New report by CLIA about the contribution of the international cruise industry to the U.S. Economy in 2016, see:

“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 million in 2016, another record for the U.S. This is an increase of 1.5 percent from 2014, and U.S.-sourced passengers is 10 percent higher than in 2011.”

“Cruise passenger embarkations from U.S. ports increased by 5.4 percent from 2014 to 2016, to 11.66 million. Once again, this was a new high for passenger embarkations from U.S. ports.”

Categories: Cruise

0 thoughts on “Contribution of cruise industry to U.S. Economy in 2016”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Posts


Why the big 3 cruise lines are seeing strong profits and rising stock prices?

The big three cruise line operators Carnival, Royal Caribbean Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line are riding a consumer trend to buy experiences rather than things. Read more onĀ Forbes:


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 Read more…


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 – with insights from Royal Caribbean, Read more…