Research and Markets: Global Cruise Market Report: 2014 Edition

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dbqg9q/global_cruise) has announced the addition of the "Global Cruise Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to their offering.

Cruise industry is the fastest growing segment of the travel industry. It caters to a diverse demographic mix. A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the ship's amenities are a part of the experience, as well as the different destinations along the way.

Cruise lines are differentiated according to the market niche that they fill. The global cruise industry is marked by ever-increasing choice of cruise holidays, the diversity of destinations and the exceptional service levels. The market also offers a wide variety of job opportunities to people from all backgrounds. Cruising is most popular among the older generation of age 50+.

A consistent increase has been observed in the global cruise industry over the past couple of years. The largest cruise market is North America, followed by Europe. In terms of growth, the number of passengers is increasing more rapidly in Europe in comparison with North America. Germany is the fastest growing cruise market in the world. Major cruising companies are increasingly setting their sights on emerging markets.

The key factors driving growth of the global cruise industry include rising global economy, increasing employed population and accelerating travel agent initiative.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Overview

2. Global Cruise Market

3. North American Cruise Industry

4. European Cruise Industry

5. Emerging Cruise Markets

6. Market Dynamics

7. Competitive Landscape

8. Company Profiles

9. Market Outlook

Companies Mentioned:

  • Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL)
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL)
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dbqg9q/global_cruise

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Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Maritime