GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Cruise Line Industry Statistics

The cruise line industry statistics encompass data on passenger numbers, revenue, fleet size, market share, and destinations served by various companies.

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"The average length of a cruise is about 7 days."

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"80% of cruise passengers say that they are very or completely satisfied with their overall cruise experience."

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"In 2019, the global cruise industry generated an estimated $150 billion in total output worldwide."

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"The environmental footprint of cruise ships has been a subject of criticism; they produce more CO2 per passenger than trains or airplanes."

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"The Caribbean is the most popular cruise destination, attracting about 34% of global cruise capacity in 2019."

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"The Asia-Pacific cruise market has grown, reaching over 4 million passengers by 2020."

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"Most cruises are booked at least six months in advance."

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"Cruises to private islands are becoming increasingly popular, with many cruise lines now owning private destinations."

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"The average age of cruise passengers is 47 years old."

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"The global passenger volume reached approximately 30 million in 2019."

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"About 60% of cruise passengers book their cruise using a travel agent."

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"The average onboard spend per passenger for a cruise is around $62 per day."

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"The cruise industry growth rate was projected to be around 6-7% annually before the pandemic."

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

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"The cruise industry was expected to reach 32 million passengers by 2020 before the COVID-19 pandemic impacted travel."

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"River cruising is a growing segment, with over 20% annual growth in Europe pre-pandemic."

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"Cruise lines employed around 1.2 million people worldwide in 2019."

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"The cruise industry has invested over $22 billion in ships and technologies that support a cleaner environment."

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"Carnival Corporation is the largest cruise company, owning nine cruise brands and controlling over 45% of the global market share."

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"North America is the largest cruise market, accounting for nearly 50% of cruise passengers."

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