Results of a poll released today by Cruise Critic®, the world’s largest cruise reviews site and cruise community, reveals that more than half of cruisers feel that smoking should be banned from balconies, and just under a quarter of respondents believe that it should be banned everywhere.
Whilst the recent failure of a few businesses has led some pundits to question the future of the high street travel agent it would seem that this lack of trust and confidence is not shared by the cruising fraternity and they are not turning to online solutions in their droves.
This summer, a record number of cruisers are expected to take to the seas, and many of them will be taking a cruise for the first time, prompting Cruise Critic® (www.cruisecritic.com) to launch a new Cruise Planning section dedicated to helping rookie cruisers plan their first cruise.
Cruising continues to be one of the major growth industries within travel despite the tough economic climate and it’s the Ultra-Luxury market that has seen the largest rise in UK sales - up by more than 50% in 2009.
CruiseCritic.co.uk, the leading cruise reviews and news Web site, is challenging common misconceptions about cruising with its list of the Best Cruises for People Who Swear They’ll Never Cruise
The resilience of the cruise industry is what kept it afloat during the past twelve months, and it now looks set to propel cruising to new heights in 2010, according to Cruise Critic®