* The Trend for Variety and Longer
As cruisers in any given market get experience, they begin to look for variety. The standard seven-night cruise is nice to have in a market because you know it’s going to be there any time you want it, and it’s going to fit perfectly into that week you have off. The down side is that after you take it a couple of times, you want some variety; you want to go different places. The problem is that from most home ports, there’s a limited number of ports you can reach in a week.
Carnival has accommodated this desire for variety in the Baltimore market by today announcing an array of different itineraries of differing lengths to several destinations for the winter 2015-2016 season. It’s so varied that there are only a few of the “standard” seven-night sailings left.
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