Cruise FactsMost Popular Cruise Lines and Ships of 2022: Report Released by CruiseCompete

Most Popular Cruise Lines and Ships of 2022: Report Released by CruiseCompete

Now with over 1 million members, CruiseCompete just released their annual report for 2022.  The CruiseTrends report is based on actual requests and transactions by users of the cruise-comparison website.

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The report compiles data from 12 different categories, including the most popular cruise lines, cruise ships, cruise regions, departure ports, cabin types and more.

The categories below are based on the report and listed in order of popularity, meaning they are ranked by the total number of requests by CruiseCompete’s users.

Here are the findings of the full 2022 annual report, showing the top 5 in each category:


Most popular cruise lines

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Royal Caribbean International Oceania Cruises Viking River
Celebrity Cruises Azamara American Cruise Lines
Norwegian Cruise Line Cunard Line American Queen Voyages
Carnival Cruise Line Silversea Cruises AmaWaterways
Princess Cruises Windstar Cruises Scenic


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Oasis of the Seas Queen Mary 2 Emerald Waterways Ships
Harmony of the Seas Oceania Riviera American Duchess
Wonder of the Seas Oceania Marina American Queen
Symphony of the Seas Azamara Pursuit American Countess
Allure of the Seas Azamara Onward American Heritage

Most popular cruise regions

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Caribbean Europe Europe
North America Mediterranean North America
Central America North America Mediterranean
Europe Caribbean Asia/Far East
Mediterranean South America Africa

Most popular cruise departure ports

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Fort Lauderdale Miami Amsterdam
Miami Barcelona Budapest
Port Canaveral Southampton Paris
Los Angeles Piraeus New Orleans
Galveston Lisbon Basel

Most popular cruise ports of call

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Nassau Kusadasi Cologne
Cozumel Gustavia Budapest
CocoCay Roseau Vienna
Costa Maya Monte Carlo Koblenz
Philipsburg San Juan Strasbourg

Most popular countries visited

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Bahamas United States Germany
Mexico Spain France
United States Italy United States
Virgin Islands (US) Greece Netherlands
Netherlands Antilles France Hungary

Most popular sailing months requested

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December 2022 December 2022 October 2022
January 2023 January 2023 September 2022
November 2022 November 2022 August 2022
October 2022 August 2022 May 2023
July 2022 October 2022 July 2022

Booking window: # of days between cruise booking date and sail date

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182 254 271


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J. Souza
J. Souza
Jon is the co-founder of Cruise Fever and has been on 50+ cruises since his first in 2009. As an editor, 15-year writer on the cruise industry, and avid cruise enthusiast he has sailed with at least 10 cruise lines and is always looking for a great cruise deal. Jon lives in North Carolina and can be reached at [email protected].
Cruise FactsMost Popular Cruise Lines and Ships of 2022: Report Released by CruiseCompete

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