The cruise market as a booming area

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The cruise industry has been experiencing especially dynamic development.
Within just 10 years, the number of passengers has tripled. In Germany alone, more than 1.77 million people took part on an ocean cruise in 2014.
In 2015, 13.04 million passengers from the USA, 5.76 million from Europe and 3.45 million passengers from the remaining parts of the world took cruises.
Thus, Germany is the second largest cruise market in the world after the United Sates bumping England in to third place.

Largest crusie operators:

  • AIDA Cruises (DE)
  • Carnival Corporation & Carnival Cruise Lines Inc (US)
  • Celebrity Cruises (US)
  • Costa Crociere (IT)
  • Cunard Line, (UK)
  • Disney Cruise Line (US)
  • Hapag-Lloyd Cruises(DE)
  • Holland-America Line (US)
  • MSC Cruises (IT)
  • NCL Corporation Ltd.(US)
  • P&O Cruises Ltd. (UK)
  • Princess Cruises Ltd. (US)
  • Pullmantur Cruises (ES)
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (US)
  • Star Cruises (SG)
  • Transocean Cruises (DE)
  • TUI Cruises (DE)

Below are the tracks of cruise ships in January 2016