Asia/Pacific Now Second Largest Cruise Market

Ovation of the Seas in Hong Kong

The Mediterranean is no longer the second largest cruise market by capacity, according to the 2017-2018 Cruise Industry News Annual Report.

Growth in the Asia/Pacific region, including China, has propelled the market to the second largest region, overtaking the Mediterranean, which is seeing a decrease in cruise capacity in 2017.

The Asia/Pacific numbers do not include Australia, which Cruise Industry News tabulates as its own market.

Mediterranean capacity is down to a level last seen in 2009, while the industry as a whole is considerably larger this year.

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Statistics are independently researched. See a preview of last year’s edition by clicking here.

The report covers everything from new ships on order to supply-and-demand scenarios from 1987 through 2027+. Plus there is a future outlook, complete growth projections for each cruise line, regional market reports, and detailed ship deployment by region and market, covering all the cruise lines.

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