European river cruising to be a holiday priority in 2014

Published Date: 24/12/2013 11:37:32

European river cruising will be the most popular travel trend in 2014, according to new research from Travel Leaders Group. 

River cruising has landed in the top give international destinations for the first time ever, and sailed its way to the top. 

The overall top domestic and international destinations in 2014 will be Las Vegas and Caribbean cruises. 

It was also found that 85.7 per cent of agents believe that holiday bookings for next year are on a par with or greater than this time one year ago. Furthermore, 94 per cent of those surveyed indicated that client spending was likely to be the same or higher in the coming year. 

Travel Leaders Group CEO Barry Liben, commented: "If Europe could find a way to create additional scenic rivers, the travel industry – and, in particular, our agents – would be sending even more clients on European river cruises. Demand is definitely outpacing supply even as major river cruise lines build more ships.”