Uk Cruise Market News

Plymouth takes steps toward cruise port

Plymouth takes steps toward cruise port

Leading marine consultants have been appointed to look at the economic case for a cruise terminal in the city of Plymouth, Devon. GP Wild International, a leading authority on passenger shipping and cruise markets whose clients have included CruiseScotland, Monaco and the port city of Dubrovnik, is compiling a report which will examine the current cruise market, its future trends and the Plymouth’s place within this market.

UK cruise market breaks new records in 2013

UK cruise market breaks new records in 2013

30th Mar 2014 Press Release Cruise News

Figures released today by CLIA UK & Ireland show that 2013 was another record year for the UK cruise market, with continued growth and port embarkations passing the one million mark for the first time.

UK cruise industry predicts record 2014

UK cruise industry predicts record 2014

20th Jan 2014 Cruise News

Forecast figures released today by the Cruise Lines International Association show that a record 1.79 million British holidaymakers took a cruise in 2013 – an increase of more than five per cent on 2012. Despite continued economic pressures on consumer spending, an additional 89,000 UK passengers took an ocean cruise in 2013.

Liverpool receives cruise tourism boost

Liverpool receives cruise tourism boost

28th May 2012 Cruise News

Government officials have confirmed cruise vessels will be allowed to begin and end their voyages in Liverpool. At present cruise liners are only permitted to make ‘stop off’ visits to the city.

Stena Line confirms new Scottish port

Stena Line confirms new Scottish port

12th Feb 2010 Cruise News

Swedish ferry operator Stena Line has confirmed it is to invest approximately £200m in a new ferry port in Scotland. The Loch Ryan port will occupy a 28-acre site two miles north of Cairnryan, following the Scottish parliament’s decision to grant a Harbour Empowerment Order (HEO) allowing construction.