Revenue of the cruise industry worldwide from 2007 to 2027 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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This statistic shows the revenue of the cruise industry worldwide from 2008 to 2016 with forecasted figures for 2017 and 2027. In 2016, the global cruise industry generated a revenue of approximately 35.5 billion U.S. dollars.

Global cruise industry revenue - additional information

The revenue of the global cruise industry was forecasted to reach 57 billion U.S. dollars by 2027, growing from just 23.3 billion U.S. in 2007. In 2015, Carnival Cruise Lines held the largest share of the global cruise industry revenue, with a market share of 42.2 percent. In the same year, Carnival had a forecasted passenger capacity of approximately 62 thousand.

In 2016, the cruise industry carried over 24 million passengers worldwide and this figure was forecasted to rise to 25.8 million by 2017. Over half of the guests in the global cruise industry originate from North America. In 2015, the average cruise revenue per passenger amounted to 2,208 U.S. dollars – over half of which came from the cost of the cruise ticket. The average onboard spending of a cruise passenger was 429 U.S. dollars.

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