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It’s official. World Cruise Industry: 30 millionn passengers in 2019

It's official. World Cruise Industry: 30 millionn passengers in 2019

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World cruise industry is expected to attract 30 million passengers in 2019 compared with 28.2 million in 2018, and 17 million in 2009, according to the Secretary General of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Tom Boardley.Mr.

Trends in cruises and foresaw great growth prospects for the sector while delivering the keynote speech at the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019 for which Tornos News is a communications sponsor.This year alone, 18 new cruise itineraries have been added by CLIA members raising its total to 272.The Caribbean received the lion’s share of cruise ship deployments (34.4%) followed by the Mediterranean (17.3%).The global cruise industry contributed $134 billion to the global economy in 2018, with 28.2 million passengers, 1.1 million jobs and $45.6 billion in wages and salaries worldwide.Americans rank first regarding nationality breakdown of passengers  with 11.9% followed by the Chinese (2.4%), the Germans (2.2%), the British (1.5%), the Austrians (1.3%),

Source: CLIA

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