Cruise Planning

Popular Cruise Destinations

Where do you want to cruise?

One of the biggest challenges as a cruise traveler is figuring out where to cruise. A lot of thought and effort go into the research phase to discover where to cruise.  Each region is different and offers unique experiences. Typically a cruise passenger will choose to travel close to home to see if they are suited for the sea, then they will venture off to a warm-weather destination. After that, the world of cruising opens up and you might be more inclined to try exotic or boutique cruise experiences. 

First-time cruisers or seasoned cruisers will find plenty of ports to explore in these popular cruise destinations.Go beyond the ordinary and choose a cruise that will help you check off your travel goals.  You can choose to be as active or as relaxed as you please. Choosing a cruise itinerary takes a lot of thought and planning. Passengers can explore the Arctic, stroll the charming streets of a small seaside village, explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites, attend a music festival at sea, or take a cruise around the world. Whatever you decide, if there is an ocean, sea, bay, river, or canal available, there is going to be a ship to take you on a grand adventure.

Most Popular Cruise Destinations

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Carrie Finley
Chief Experience Officer

Cruise Trend Outlook

The cruise industry is growing at a rapid rate. You will be able to find the right cruise to meet your needs. Use our tools and tips to design your best cruise vacation ever on a ship that sails on the oceans or  rivers around the globe.

Instagram photos are
driving interest in travel
around the world. With
onboard connectivity,
cruise passengers are
filling Instagram feeds
with diverse travel
experiences both
onboard and on land
from several cruise
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Experiential travel has evolved into achievement travel as
vacationers are looking for experiences beyond sightseeing. Bucket
lists have become goal-oriented and cruise lines are meeting these

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Cruise lines have adopted technology for cruise
travelers—including keychains, necklaces, bracelets, apps and
more—in order to provide a highly personalized travel experience
while on and off the ship.

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