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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…

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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, Norwegian and Carnival – here: https://skift.com/2017/08/15/cruise-passengers-are-booking-earlier-than-ever-is-that-a-good-thing/

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2017 Cruise Industry

This “2017 Cruise Industry” infographic shows the statistics about the industry on a single page. The biggest cruise companies in the world are still 1) Carnival Corporation, 2) Royal Caribbean and 3) Norwegian Cruise Line. No surprises here, since this ordering didn’t change over the last two years. The popular Read more…

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Where do the Cruise Passengers come from?

The USA is the biggest market for the Cruise Industry with 11,52 million passengers per year. The top 5 of countries with the most cruise passengers is completed by Germany (2,02 million), China (2,01 million), UK (1,89 million) and Australia (1,29 million). Source: CLIA 2017 Cruise Industry Outlook