GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Cruise Passenger Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"The average cruise passenger gains 5 to 10 pounds during a 7-day cruise."

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"The Caribbean remains the most popular cruise destination, accounting for 34.4% of global deployment."

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"Over 70% of cruise passengers stated that their cruise met or exceeded their expectations."

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"62% of cruise passengers are repeat customers."

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"Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the cruise industry generated over $150 billion a year."

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"The major cruise lines account for roughly 90% of the industry’s passengers."

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"The average cruise passenger comes from a household with an annual income of $114,000."

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"Cruise passenger capacity increased by 30% between 2010 and 2019."

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"Over 80% of cruise passengers book their trips using a travel agent."

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"The majority of first-time cruise passengers opt for a short, 3-5 day cruise."

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"In 2019, the cruise industry carried an estimated 29.7 million passengers worldwide."

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"North America accounted for over 50% of the global cruise passenger volume in 2018."

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"Asia saw a 20.6% increase in cruise passengers from 2017 to 2018."

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"The cruise industry supports over 1.17 million jobs worldwide."

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"The cruise industry is expected to reach 32 million passengers by 2023."

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"The cruise industry has seen a near doubling of passenger numbers since 2009."

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"In 2017, the European cruise market recorded 6.96 million passengers."

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"The average cruise passenger spends about $214.25 per day."

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

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"Fifty-three percent of cruise passengers start planning their trip a year or more in advance."

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