Destination Tops Cruise Booking Factor


    Cruise destination ranked above all other booking factors overtaking price for the first time, says Luxury Cruise News. A survey by the company also shows increased interest in Asia and transatlantic cruises. Live entertainment was ranked as the most popular onboard activity. Twenty per cent of readers who took the survey had never been on a river cruise, but 48 per cent hope to, while 30 per cent have taken 10 or more cruises. At the moment of the survey, 77 per cent of respondents were planning their next cruise. Also, there was a nearly equal split between those who plan to book with a travel agent or directly with the cruise line.