Cruise Destinations

Where to cruise

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.

The hardest part of any cruise vacation (besides going home) is pre-cruise planning. 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.

Alaska

Alaska is a top cruise destination for those wanting to explore the outdoors. The cruise season is May-September.

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Asia
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Caribbean

What’s not to like? Balmy breezes and island vibes await.

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Europe

History. Culture. Cafes. The best time to cruise here is May – Septermber.

Antarctica
Exotics

South Pacific, Asia, South America, let’s get out there and see what there is to explore off the beaten path.

Mediterranean
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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 destinations.
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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 demands.

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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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