Cruise Industry To Invest $8 Billion On 24 New Ships Through 2015


ncl_PrdA_Hawaii_Coastline Mark Johanson – International Business Times

Despite several high-profile setbacks over the previous two years, the cruise industry continues to sail toward a brighter future with 2014 looking to be yet another record year for both the number of ships at sea and number of passengers on them.

Cruise Lines International Association, or CLIA, the world’s largest cruise industry trade group, said its 63 member lines were looking forward to a positive year of growth in 2014 with passenger numbers rising year-on-year from 21.3 million to 21.7 million.

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