Cruise Industry News takes a look at the financial performance of the “big three” following the all-important third quarter of 2018.
It was a major performance from all three major cruise companies, when ticket pricing and onboard spend should be at their highest, during the summer season.
Net income per passenger day rocketed up at Carnival Corporation, going to $70.59 per passenger day versus $56.54 a year prior.
Royal Caribbean Cruises had net income per passenger day of $72.99 while Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings came in at $85.62
Gross onboard revenue per passenger day was up at all three companies as well, with Norwegian posting the highest number and biggest year-over-year gain at $95.36 per passenger day, compared to $90.65 in 2017.
The Cruise Industry Financial Tracking Report provides an in-depth look into the financial metrics of the leading cruise companies. Learn more.
Included: Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, MSC, Star/Genting, Royal Olympic, P&O Princess, Regent, American Classical Voyages and Commodore.
Key metrics include revenue, operating expenses, operating income and net income, as well as those metrics on a per passenger day basis. We also look at EPS, fleets, berths and passenger cruise days.