Cruising has become a major part of the tourism industry, accounting for U.S.$29.4 billion with over 19 million passengers carried worldwide in 2011. The number of cruise tourists worldwide in 2005 was estimated at some 14 million. The main region for cruising was North America (70% of cruises), where the Caribbean islands were the most popular destinations.

Cruising Worldwide

Kreuzfahrt Weltweit

The second most popular region was continental Europe (13%), where the fastest growing segment is cruises in the Baltic Sea. The most visited Baltic ports are Copenhagen, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Stockholm and Helsinki. The seaport of St. Petersburg, the main Baltic port of call, received 426,500 passengers during the 2009 cruise season.

Crucero por Todo el Mundo

Deck Games on Cruise Ships (Enchantment of the Seas)

Deck Games on Cruise Ships (Enchantment of the Seas)

Order Digital Image 13.044 on A4 scale


Croisière dans le Monde Entier

لانطلاق في جميع أنحاء العالم

Over 45,000 people from the Caribbean are directly employed in the cruise industry. An estimated 17,457,600 cruise passengers visited the islands in the 2011-2012 cruise year) Cruise lines operating in the Caribbean include Royal Caribbean International, Princess Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Holland America, P&O, Cunard, Crystal Cruises, Pullmantur Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line.

Круизы по всему миру

Przelot na Całym Świecie

Κρουαζιέρα σε όλο τον κόσμο

As most of the passengers on a cruise are affluent and have considerable ransom potential, not to mention a considerable amount of cash and jewelry on board (casino and shops), there have been several high-profile pirate attacks on cruise ships, such as on the Seabourn Spirit and MSC Melody. As a result, cruise ships have implemented various security measures.

Dünya Çapında Seyir

Do you want to book a Cruise? Visit Cheap Cruises for the most beautiful cruises worldwide