MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CruiseWire, an online travel agency, has announced the official launch of the world's first cruise booking website designed primarily around one-way cruise travel. With over 25,000 cruises sailing to 121 countries available on CruiseWire.com, this innovative cruise booking platform offers 11 of the world's most popular cruise lines to deliver an unparalleled search experience, with the introduction of their revolutionary Back to Back Cruise search.
Designed to make it easy to find the perfect combination of back to back cruises which visit all of your favorite destinations in one trip, CruiseWire's Back to Back search engine helps users travel to the world's best destinations exclusively via cruise ships. Traveling from New York to London to Paris to Rome with a back to back cruise package is only one of the endless combinations of cities that users can choose from to build customized world cruises.
"Using cruise ships for one-way travel has always been possible, but it's incredibly difficult to find the perfect combination of back to back cruises that visit every city that travelers want to see when planning a vacation within a specific date range," said CruiseWire CEO and co-founder Andrea Farber. "We built this one-way cruise search platform from the ground up to make it easy for travelers to see their favorite cities with less flights and more cruises, by offering an online booking system designed specifically around building customized back to back cruise packages."
With over 200 million passengers sailing on cruises in the past 10 years alone, cruising continues to be a preferred way to travel and the major cruise lines are planning for this continued and sustainable growth with over 50 new cruise ships currently on order or under construction. Despite the continued cruise industry growth, approximately 82% of cruise passengers still prefer to book their cruise vacations using a travel agent, according to the Cruise Lines International Association.
"While cruise ships currently represent less than 1% of total one-way travel worldwide when compared to airplanes, automobiles and trains, we believe that's because travelers have never before had access to a cruise search engine that delivers the same experience people have come to expect when searching for flights or car rentals," said CruiseWire CEO Andrea Farber. "Cruisers and travelers of all types deserve better options and CruiseWire delivers the freedom to explore the world's top destinations, or simply travel from Point A to Point B, using cruise ships for the entire trip."
In addition to offering automatic 1% cashback rewards on all cruises, CruiseWire never charges booking fees or cancellation fees. Users have the opportunity to see both the total package price and the per night price for all cruises as a part of the company's commitment to pricing transparency. Furthermore, research has never been easier with CruiseWire's built-in favorites bookmark feature and advanced filter tools that can help narrow search results to compare the best cruise options.
With available cruise inventory for over 160+ ships across 11 cruise lines, the launch of CruiseWire will forever change the cruise industry by helping users find the perfect cruise at the best price for all the cruise lines that CruiseWire supports including Royal Caribbean, Disney Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Seabourn Cruise Line, Cunard Line, Costa Cruises and MSC Cruises.
CruiseWire is an innovative online travel agency that brings reimagined search tools to cruise booking. CruiseWire is on a mission to change the way people think about one-way ocean travel with the world's first Back to Back Cruise Search. CruiseWire is headquartered in Miami, Florida with offices in New York and Chicago. For more information, visit https://CruiseWire.com.