GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Cruise Industry Statistics [Latest Report]

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"The European cruise market represents around 28% of the global market."

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"The largest cruise ship in the world, Symphony of the Seas, can carry 6,680 passengers."

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"In 2019, cruise ships visited over 1,200 ports worldwide."

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"The average duration of a cruise is about seven days."

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"By 2027, the number of global cruise passengers is expected to reach 40 million annually."

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"The COVID-19 pandemic caused the cruise industry to lose an estimated $50 billion in 2020."

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"The global cruise industry employs around 1.2 million people."

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"The average age of a cruise passenger is 47 years old."

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"The average price of a week-long cruise in the Caribbean is around $1,200 per person."

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"Royal Caribbean Group is the second-largest cruise company, holding approximately 24% of the market share."

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"Carnival Corporation is the largest cruise company, accounting for around 45% of the market share."

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"The average cruise passenger spends around $200 per day while onboard."

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"The Caribbean is the most popular cruise destination, attracting around 34% of all cruise passengers."

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"Most cruise lines have committed to reducing their carbon emissions by 40% by 2030."

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"70% of cruise travelers reported that they are repeat cruisers."

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"The cruise industry contributes approximately $134 billion to global economic activity."

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"The global cruise industry was valued at approximately $150 billion in 2020."

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"Over 50% of cruise bookings are made through a travel agent."

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"In 2019, over 30 million people took a cruise worldwide."

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"Cruise ships can cost between $500 million to $1 billion to build."

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