About Us

The Ultimate Online Cruise Resource

Cruise Critic is the leading cruise reviews and information site which hosts the largest cruise community in the world. More than five million people, from first-time cruisers to avid cruise fans, visit Cruise Critic each month to research and plan their cruises, connect with other cruisers and share their passion for cruising.

No other single resource covers the world of cruising as thoroughly as Cruise Critic. Since its inception in 1995, Cruise Critic has earned the status of being the most influential cruise site on the Web, and an innovator of consumer-oriented cruise travel news. The site was acquired by TripAdvisor in 2007, and is part of the largest travel community in the world.

Cruise Critic is the only cruise resource to deliver a complete package which offers:

  • Authority as the market leader for consumer cruise information
  • The world's largest cruise community
  • Information and advice on all aspects of cruising
  • Professional and user-submitted cruise reviews
  • Cruise planning tools, cruise deals, special offers and more

Cruise Critic's Content Leads the Industry

As the market leader, Cruise Critic is on the front line offering breaking cruise news and trends. Cruise Critic was the first to launch comprehensive information centers and special features that offer up-to-the-minute information for the entire cruising population.

Comprehensive Cruise Vacation Planning Guide

Our comprehensive cruise vacation planning guide is renowned for objective cruise reviews of nearly 500 ships, more than 90 cruise line profiles, information on what to do and where to go in 300+ worldwide ports, and readers' ship ratings and reviews, cruise bargains and cruise tips. Our comprehensive coverage features:

  • Cruise Reviews
  • Ports of Call Profiles and Destination Features
  • Cruise Styles: Lifestyle and Specialty Cruising
  • Feature Articles
  • First-Time Cruisers' Guide
  • Member Reviews
  • Find a Cruise