Key trends shaping the cruise industry in 2020

CLIA issued its 2020 State of the Cruise Industry report taking an in-depth look at the impact of cruising and the trends across the industry. The cruise industry has cemented its role as a mainstream vacation choice with about 32 million guests expected to sail in 2020.

CLIA presents its 2020 cruise trends and details outlook

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has published its new report “2020 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook” focusing on cruise industry’s analytics, researches and trends that will drive the company forward. As the President and CEO Kelly Craighead, further reported more than 30 million guests are expected to sail the following year.

Florida on top of cruise economic impact

According to a recently published report from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), “Contribution of the International Cruise Industry to the U.S Economy in 2018”, the cruise industry of the U.S. has marked an increase of more than 10% since 2016, as it had an economic impact of over $52.7 billion in contributions in 2018.

More cruise destinations emerge in Asia

Cruise Lines International Association released the 2019 Asia Cruise Deployment and Capacity Report. In the report, the organization details Asia’s planned cruise activity in 2019, providing stakeholders with information to keep pace with the dynamic cruise industry in this area.

CLIA cooperates with Dubrovnik to safeguard cultural heritage

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the City of Dubrovnik signed a Memorandum of Understanding to preserve and protect the cultural heritage of Dubrovnik through responsible tourism management. The agreement also aims to establish Dubrovnik as a model of sustainable tourism in the Adriatic.

Infographic: Cruise industry in numbers for Asia in 2018

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released its annual Asia Cruise Industry Ocean Source Market Report, which analyzes the growth, demographics and trends of the top source markets in Asia. The report noted a record-breaking 4.24 million ocean-going cruise passengers in 2018.

Infographic: 28.5 million cruise passengers in 2018

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the largest cruise industry trade organisation globally, published its 2018 global cruise passenger statistics. An almost 7% increase was seen from 2017 to 2018 in the cruising industry, reaching the 28.5 million passengers. According to CLIA, North American travellers continue embracing cruising, with an annual passenger increase of 9% (14.2 million passengers) in 2018.

Cruise industry opposes Australia’s Biosecurity Imports Levy

A proposal to hit cruise lines with a new tax will add an unfair burden to the industry and drive up costs for both operators and passengers, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia warned. The Association refers to Australia’s Biosecurity Imports Levy, to be implemented by July 2019. 

Two cruise lines skip Amsterdam over new passenger tax

Effective from 1st January 2019, Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands and an attractive tourist destination, has applied a new tax on cruise passengers, triggering a wave of complaints by major cruise lines, as well as the largest cruise industry trade body. 

What will be the cruise trends for 2019

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), published the 2019 Cruise Trends and State of the Cruise Industry Outlook. The report analyses the trends affecting cruise travel in 2019 and beyond, as well as the total global economic impact.


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