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Sunday, November 13, 2011

One in four of you have cruised!

The latest data from CLIA leaves no doubt-More Americans are aware of cruising, and are “strongly interested” in either a repeat cruise or trying one for the first time.

The 2011 Cruise Market Profile has found these key influences in order in selecting a cruise:

The destination was No. 1 cited by at more than one third of those surveyed.

The overall experience was No. 2

Cost of the journey followed at # 3

Checking in a number 4 was the availability of facilities such as a spa, gym, children/tweens/teens activities, others features ranked fourth.

Chose to cruise! There are plenty of great deals available!