Cruise

Contribution of cruise industry to U.S. Economy in 2016

New report by CLIA about the contribution of the international cruise industry to the U.S. Economy in 2016, see: http://cruising.org/docs/default-source/research/us_economicimpact-100217.pdf “The number of passengers sourced from the United States and those embarking from U.S. ports rose between 2014 to 2016. Passengers sourced from the U.S. including Puerto Rico, totaled 11.50 Read more…

By Jeroen Havermans, ago
Cruise

Costa Cruises is learning from Airlines

Costa Cruises adopted the online booking process and implemented learnings from airlines. Starting in 2018, Costa Cruises implemented a pricing plan with four categories: Basic, Comfort Classic, Comform Premium and Deluxe. Guests will get additional benefits/services choosing for a higher price plan. Similar to (lowcost) airlines, guests can’t choose their Read more…

By Jeroen Havermans, ago
Cruise

Cruise Passengers are booking earlier than ever!

Leaders of major cruise companies say that passengers are locking in their cruises earlier than ever, leading to record booking windows and higher prices. Read more on this topic Рwith insights from Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and Carnival Рhere: https://skift.com/2017/08/15/cruise-passengers-are-booking-earlier-than-ever-is-that-a-good-thing/

By Jeroen Havermans, ago