new online travel agency focused on the cruise industry has a unique goal: to help
travelers find and book one-way itineraries, in effect using cruise ships as
the means of travel from one destination to the next.
platform includes 25,000 routes sailing to 121 countries from 11 cruise lines, including
Royal Caribbean, Disney Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Princess Cruises,
Norwegian Cruise Line and MSC Cruises.
has a “Back to Back Cruise” search option that enables travelers to combine
cruises in one trip to build a customized itinerary.
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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," says CruiseWire CEO and co-founder Andrea Farber.
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."
also has a rewards program, offering 1% cash back on all cruises booked on the
says the cruise industry is positioning itself for long-term growth, with more than 50 new ships on order or under construction.
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," Farber says.