CLIA Year In Review
With Worldwide Cruise Associates
The cruise industry saw 24.7 million global ocean passengers with the top 10 countries purchasing cruises being: Canada, the US, Brazil, the UK, Frances, Spain, Germany, Italy, China and Australia.
There are a total 458 ships in the CLIA Global Fleet (260 ocean and 198 river) with 499K beds (474k ocean and 25k river).
26 new ships were added to the CLIA fleet, 9 ocean and 17 river.
Destinations purchased were an overwhelming 35% to the Caribbean. Second place was the Mediterranean at 18.3%. Europe (without med, Asia, Australia, Alaska, and South America) were some of the other favorite destinations.