Cruise Critic

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Cruise Critic
Type of site
travel news and reviews, forums
Available in English
Slogan(s) "your ultimate cruise guide"
Alexa rank Decrease 5,274 (August 2016)[1]
Launched 1995 (America Online)
1998 (official launch)
Current status online
Content license

Cruise Critic is a cruise review community website which also has information for cruisers written by editors, news on cruising and a forum. They offer over 225 reviews written by editors and members of the site, and information on cruise ships and over 135 ports of call and includes information on specific cruising styles niches, including low-carb cruising, fitness cruises, disabled cruising and gay cruises.[2]

Originally started in 1995 as a feature of America Online,[3] it has now become one of the brands operated by TripAdvisor.[4]


  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2016-08-19. 
  2. ^ "About Us" on Cruise Critic — Cruise Critic section.
  3. ^ Hilton, Spud (2003-04-27). "Cruise Web sites finding everyone's a critic". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 
  4. ^ "TripAdvisor Acquires Cruise Critic, Leading Cruise Community.". press release. PR Newswire. 2007-05-23.