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Surge in Brits taking cruise holidays in 2016

Surge in Brits taking cruise holidays in 2016

Figures released today by the Cruise Lines International Association show that a record 1.9 million holidaymakers from the UK and Ireland took an ocean cruise in 2016. roving that the wide choice of cruise holiday experiences, worldwide destinations and high levels of service offered on a cruise holiday cannot be beaten.

CLIA: Cruise industry worth €3.3bn to UK economy

CLIA: Cruise industry worth €3.3bn to UK economy

21 June 2016 Cruise News

Cruise Lines International Association has today published its annual European Economic Contribution Report, revealing that the cruise industry is now worth €3.26 billion per year to the UK economy. The cruise industry’s direct contribution to the British economy including items such as goods and services purchased by cruise lines and the salaries of their employees, grew by 3.3 per cent, making it the highest on record.

UK cruise market sets new passenger records

UK cruise market sets new passenger records

Figures released by the Cruise Lines International Association show that a record 1,789,000 passengers from UK and Ireland took an ocean cruise in 2015, a nine per cent rise year on year and the highest increase in seven years. UK and Ireland, which saw 145,000 more passengers take a cruise in 2015, also has the highest growth rate out of all the major European countries and the size of the market has grown by two-thirds (67 per cent) in the ten years since 2005.