CLIA UK & Ireland is expecting to confirm more than two million British travellers took a cruise last year for the first time. The news comes as positive figures from the key 2018 summer travelling period are released, revealing a 2.1 per cent rise on the same period in 2017.
The British cruise market saw another year of growth in 2017 with a record high of 1,971,000 cruise passengers setting sail on an ocean cruise.
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.
Figures released today by the Cruise Lines International Association show the ever-growing appeal of river cruising has led to an 11 per cent rise in the number of UK passengers taking a holiday on waterways in Europe and further afield - rising to 166,900 passengers in 2016.