North America: cruise class most commonly used as of August 2017

This statistic shows the most commonly used cruise class in North America as of August 2017, by share. During the survey, 84 percent of respondents indicated that they favor contemporary class cruises.

Most commonly used cruise class in North America as of August 2017, by share

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Release date

January 2018


Canada, United States

Survey time period

August 2017

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

consumers who earn more than $50,000 annually and have taken a vacation in the past three years.

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* 792 cruisers and 813 non-cruisers.
Demographic groups were described by the source as:
Gen Y/Millennial (born between 1982 and 1998)
Gen X (born between 1967 and 1981)
Boomers (born between 1948 and 1966)
Traditionalists (born between 1917 and 1947)
Multiple answers were possible.

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