Top 10 Cruise Liners
Here are the top 10 cruise liners you should check out. Many of them will take you on a never before seen trip of a lifetime.
1. Princess Cruises
This is a British-American cruise line whose main office is in California, United States. Two of its ships were used on the TV show, the Love Boat. In 2013, it is expected that Royal Princess will become flagship of Princess Cruises.
2. Carnival Cruise Lines
Based in Miami, it was founded in 1972 by Ted Arison. It has the largest fleet so far in the world, including 22 vessels. Carnival Destiny is the world’s largest cruise ship in the world.
3. Disney Cruise Lines
This cruise line is fun for the whole family, especially those who have little children. An American corporation, it is owned by the Walt Disney Company. It does several expeditions to Europe, the Caribbean and South America.
4. Norwegian Cruise Line
An American corporation, Norwegian Cruise Lines controls approximately 8% of the cruise line markets. It is renowned for its Freestyle Cruising concept. There are no set times or seating measures for mealtimes.
5. Polar Cruise Lines
Polar Cruises provide expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctica. You can see polar bears and view penguins on their different trips. The cruise is small but is popular for those who want to see Antarctica for themselves.
6. Royal Caribbean
This is a Norwegian and an American cruise line company. It has over 42 ships and controls 25.6% of the cruise world market.
7. Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways offers river cruises in Asia, Egypt, Europe and the Galapagos. In 2012 they are building two new ships: Avalon Vista and Avalon Visionary.
8. Oceania Cruise Line
Oceania Cruises is an American shipping company that has four luxury cruise ships that travel across the globe. Currently it is the world’s largest upscale cruise line, offering good tasting food and exceptional itineraries at an affordable and competitive price.
9. AIDA Cruises
AIDA Cruises is a British-American held cruise line which is located in Rostock, Germany. They are known for their youthful and casual styles and cater to those who speak German.
10. MSC Amonia
MSC Armonia is a cruise ship line that first set sail in 2001. The cruise line is currently operated by MSC Cruises and can lodge 2,065 passengers in 783 cabins. It does excursions and trips around the Mediterranean.