The Global Cruise Industry in Numbers: 2021 Annual Report Out Now

The 2021 Cruise Industry News Annual Report is now available, projecting the growth and ship deployment of every cruise brand and cruise company.

The 34th edition of the 400-page Cruise Industry News Annual Report projects the industry’s growth through 2027 based on new ship orders (there are no orders past 2027) and known or expected ship deployments. The report is available in print and via digital access.

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The projections track every company, every brand and every ship year-by-year and region by region for every market segment, from contemporary to luxury, expedition and niche products in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and elsewhere.

The top 20 sailing regions are also analyzed, comparing year-over-year capacity for 2021 and going as far back as 1990 from the Caribbean to Antarctica.

Furthermore, the major brands’ deployments are broken down: where the ships are deployed, passenger capacity and the changes over a four- and five-year window,

The 2021 Cruise Industry News Annual Report is based on Cruise Industry News’ independent research and shows the direction the industry is most likely to sail in the coming years, who the dominant players will be overall and in the different markets and market segments, and also the roles startups and niche players are expected to play.

This is the global cruise industry in a nutshell in the foreseeable future and the present.

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