Survey: Hawaii the top destination for long cruises

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A cruise ship in Honolulu.
A cruise ship in Honolulu. Photo Credit: Hawaii Tourism Authority/Tor Johnson

A 15-day cruise from San Francisco that includes Hawaii tops the list of top-selling long cruises (15 days or longer) for 2015, according to a survey by Cruise Holidays.

The Hawaiian Islands were also popular on an itinerary from Los Angeles. A Panama Canal transit from Fort Lauderdale, a 16-day transatlantic cruise from Miami and an 18-day cruise from Sydney to Hawaii rounded out the top five long cruises on the list.

A pair of 21-day itineraries was included in the top 10.  One was a 21-day Caribbean cruise from Fort Lauderdale on Holland America Line. The other was a 21-day Suez Canal cruise from Istanbul offered by Oceania Cruises.

The information was part of Cruise Holidays’ annual Cruise Trends report, based on surveys of Cruise Holidays agents about their bookings for the upcoming year.

Cruise Holidays also listed the five ships most popular for 2015 group bookings among its agents: Celebrity Summit, Celebrity Reflection, Independence of the Seas, Norwegian Dawn and Oasis of the Seas.

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