Cruisers are seeking far-flung, pristine destinations in 2020, driven by a desire for immersion in each location, according to Virtuoso. The network has announced its top cruise trends for the year in time for Wave Season.
“In 2020, cruisers are choosing itineraries based on destinations and the more unusual and far away, the better,” said Beth Butzlaff, vice president, cruise sales at Virtuoso, in a written statement. “Cruising used to be considered more passive, but lines have overcome that misperception with more time in port and experiences that are unique to the destination. Passengers want to enjoy the essence of these places through interactions with local people and culture, and the industry has responded with innovative offerings to satisfy evolving preferences.”
Virtuoso’s top cruise trends for 2020 are:
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