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I did a post about a year ago on the rise of the cruise market in Germany, and the way that this is being reflected (indeed, possibly even caused) by the number of new-build ships being constructed for that market. Two of these ships are for AIDA, Carnival’s German arm. The first will be named […]

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More German cruise ships!

I’ve done a couple of posts recently about the rise and rise of the German cruise market. Sometime in 2014 it overtook the UK cruise market in total numbers of cruises sold, and it’s expected to rise still further. You can find those older posts here and here. It’s not clear whether the increase in […]

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I did a post recently in which I discussed the state of cruising in the German market and pointed out that it was very close to overtaking the UK as the largest market for cruise passengers in Europe. Well, I’ve read a report that says that in 2014 this happened (my figures were from 2013). […]

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According to the latest figures I can find (for 2013), just over 1.7m British people went on a cruise in 2013. That includes both ocean and river cruises, with any line, presumably booked through one of the CLIA (UK) companies, and embarking anywhere in the world. That represents a penetration rate of 2.8%. For a […]

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