Number of Global Cruise Passengers Hits 28.5 Million in 2018

The global cruise industry continued to see steady growth in 2018 in line with the overall increase in global tourism, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) said in releasing its latest report on global cruise passenger statistics. According to CLIA, cruising continues at a paced growth around the world with an almost 7 percent increase from 2017 to 2018, … [Read more...]

CLIA: Cruise Industry to Continue Steady Growth in 2018

The global cruise industry will continue to see steady growth in 2018 with more two dozen deliveries scheduled in order to keep pace with demand, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) said in its annual 'State of the Cruise Industry' report released this week. CLIA is the world’s largest cruise industry trade association. Current data shows cruise travel … [Read more...]

CLIA: Cruise Industry Continues to See ‘Steady Growth’

The international cruise industry is continuing to see a steady pace of cruise travel interest and significant investment in the industry, according to the Cruise Lines International Association's 2017 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook report. In the report, released Friday, the world's largest cruise industry association says cruise travel is expected to continue to … [Read more...]

Booming Cruise Industry Reports Better-Than-Expected Passenger Numbers in 2015

The Cruise Lines International Association has bumped up its passenger predictions for 2016 after numbers showed that the industry surpassed its 2015 passenger projections. According to CLIA, the industry reported a total of 23.2 million passengers on ocean cruises globally in 2015, up from a projection of 23 million, and a 4-percent increase over 2014. As a result of steady … [Read more...]

CLIA: Nine Key Trends in Asia’s Booming Cruise Ship Industry

The Asia cruise industry is experiencing dramatic double-digit growth of cruise ships, passengers and ports in the region, according new data released today by the Cruise Lines International Association, the largest association serving the global cruise industry. “It is exciting that, for the first time, we know the true size of Asian source markets and have been able to … [Read more...]