Global Cruise Passenger Numbers Reached 23.2 Million

   June 6, 2016 ,   Cruise Industry

The number of ocean cruise passengers reached highest ever figure of 23.2 million in 2015, according to a release by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

CLIA has also revised projections up for 2016, predicting that passenger numbers will hit 24.2 million by the end of the year.

The growth is attributable to emerging regions of the globe, with Asia experiencing highest year-over-year increase of 24%, with over 2 million ocean cruise passengers in 2015.

The Australia region, including the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand - had a 14% year-on-year increase in ocean cruise passengers, topping 1.1 million.

For more numbers and facts see the cruise industry statistics and market analysis at RepositionCruises.com

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