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International Cruise Market Monitor
Now in its 20th year this quarterly publication contains all the latest news, market updates, sector capacity overviews, a timely analysis of supply growth and port and cruise company developments. The annual subscription price includes 4 quarterly editions containing all the latest market data as well as a cruise or destination special reports(available separately from £115 each)
The third quarter edition in 2014, for instance, included the a special report on Norway and Iceland, a source market report on North and South America and a destination market report on Asia Pacific and the Indian Ocean
Cruise Industry Statistical Review 2013-14
The new Statistical Review is now available. If you wish to order the Review please download it directly or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
China, Taiwan and Korea Regional Cruise Market Report 2015
In 2015 Carnival and Royal Caribbean have each committed significant additional capacity to the region. This report examines what has already taken place and what is committed in the future. In particular it studies the itinerary plans of all the leading cruise lines operating in the region. Subsequently the report presents statistical projections for cruise tourism numbers and growth in 2015 based on the lower berth capacity of each ship.
The disposition and performance of each cruise port in China, Taiwan and Korea is examined in detail as is that of each of the cruise lines, both the international players and the local operators.
Potential geopolitical issues which could affect future developments are also discussed.
Some of the Key Findings contained in the report are:
Between 2005 and 2013, Chinese per capita income grew by 240%.
Over the same period outbound Chinese tourist numbers rose by 340% from 28.8 million to 98.2 million.
In 2013 there were 727,000 outbound Chinese cruise tourists, a market penetration of just 0.05%.
US market penetration of 3.46% would mean 47 million Chinese would take a cruise.
Norway and Iceland Regional Cruise Market Report 2014
This report examines the inbound and outbound tourist flows from Norway and Iceland together with the tourism receipts and expenditures for both countries. Subsequently the report provides a cruise focus for the two countries and establishes that Norway and Iceland are popular cruise destinations. In addition, Norway, especially, is also identified as a growing source market. Cruise tourist visits by port for the last five years are provided in the report for both countries.
Destination & Source Market Report Mediterranean & Northern Europe 2014
This report contains all the latest statistics for the ports and destinations in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe cruising regions; looking at fleet deployment and base port utilisation and providing an in depth analysis on growth in the region. It also includes an analysis of the region as a passenger source market looking at all the key contributing nations with a specific in depth look at Germany which is looking set to overtake the UK as the leading contributor in the region.
North and South America Source Market Report 2014
Initially this report looks at the growth of cruise tourism, typically over the period from 2008 to 2013 although some figures go back even further. The analysis includes a breakdown of passenger growth by region in the United States. Subsequently USA inbound and outbound tourism development is examined over the last six years. This research covers the main sources for inbound tourists and the main destinations prefered by Americans.
Brazil is the leading source market in South America and figures from 2005/6 to the 2013/14 are provided in the report. The continued development of the southern cone is also considered in this report. Finally the main South American inbound and outbound tourist flows are detailed before the outlook for both North and South America is discussed.
Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean Destination Market Report 2014
In this report the Asia Pacific region is divided into four sectors - the South Pacific, South-east Asia, the Far East, especially China and long voyages. Similarly the Indian Ocean is examined in four areas - Red Sea, Middle East and Arabian Gulf, Indian Ocean proper and cruises from South and East Africa to southern Indian destinations.
Each part the report provides analysis of regional cruise ship deployment and operator participation by source market. Leading operators are also identified in each region and capacity is analysed by operating groups or single brand operations. The participation of key base ports in each region are also quantified and ranked in terms of potential passenger throughputs.
The report establishes that the recent fortunes of the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean regions have been considerably different.
NEW! 2014 Edition - Annual Cruise Port Survey
The latest edition of our annual survey of the world's leading ports by region detailing passenger numbers and future growth projections as well as detailed profiles of the region leaders.
Caribbean & South America Regional Cruise Market Report
This Regional Cruise Market Report covers the Caribbean & South America looking at fleet deployment and base port utilisation and providing an in depth analysis on growth in the region for the year ahead.
Competing in a Changing World: Outlook for Cruise Tourism to 2020
New market opportunities are an essential consideration and the report focuses on Russia, the Black Sea and Latin America amongst others. As well as new source markets the report analyses the scope for port and destination development as well as some of the wider issues affecting the industry such as fuel costs and the environment. In all it is a comprehensive assessment of the coming years with a detailed outlook to 2020 and what the industry can expect and achieve.
NEW ! The Cruising Potential of Russia & Eastern Europe
This report examines the tourism potential for Russia in particular but also the wider Eastern European region. The scope for the development of cruise tourism is discussed in detail looking at its potential as both a destination and source market.
Tourism & Cruise Country Report - South East Asia & Australasia
Although much of Asian tourism growth arises from the Chinese powerhouse there is significant development in other emerging markets. This report looks at key countries such as Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore amongst others and assesses their tourism potential and developing cruise market. The report also examines tourism developments in Australia a more mature market and the cruise industry is reflected upon both in terms of destination development and source market potential.
Tourism & Cruise Country Report: Russia and Turkey: An Olympic opportunity for Cruising?
Russia & Turkey both border the Black Sea offering growing opportunities for inbound & outbound tourism. This year 2014 will be especially significant with the Winter Olympics being held in the Russian resort of Sochi turning the global spotlight on tourism in this and the wider Black Sea region. This report examines the tourism development and potential of Russia and Turkey as well as looking at the latest developments surrounding these ports namely Sochi and Istanbul.
Tourism & Cruise Country Report: Southern Cone Region of South America
A report focusing on the developments in tourism and the cruise market potential of the Southern Cone region of South America encompassing primarily Argentina, Chile and Uruguay
Regional Cruise Market Report-East & West Coast America 2013
These two regions provide an interesting blend of all-year round operations through cruises to Hawaii, California and Mexico with the seasonal destinations of Bermuda, Alaska and Canada and New England segment. Both these regions are currently challenged by the effect of existing and incoming environmental legislation.This report looks at the fleet deployment and includes analysis by operator and cruise group as well as examining passenger throughputs at the region's ports.
Turkey and Black Sea Country Report
Traditionally the cruise industry has viewed Turkey as a destination but this perception is changing as there is a growing realisation that Turkey also offers the opportunity to be developed as a source market. This may involve its own domestic population as well as other source markets in the Middle East and Eastern Europe, especially from those countries with direct air links to Turkey such as Russia, Bulgaria and Ukraine. This report examines the data to assess the potential for the region as both a source and destination market.
Tourism developments in Asia with a focus on China - Sizing up Asia’s true cruise potential
This report assesses the tourism opportunities in the China and the Asia Pacific region as both a destination and a source market and looks specifically at the potential in terms of cruise ship passengers.
Tourism & Cruise Country Report - Brazil & Argentina
This report examines the tourism potential offered by Brazil & Argentina looking at numbers of tourists as well as spending potential. These two countries are amongst the fastest developing in the world with much happening in the region both economically and on a tourism front with major events such s the World Cup and the Rio Olympics pending. The report examines the scope for the development of cruise tourism in particular looking at ports and destinations in the region.
Tourism & Cruise Country Report - UK & Ireland 2013
Updated for 2013- The UK remains second to the USA in terms of numbers cruising with last year’s total, including Ireland, reaching over 1.7 million. This report examines the UK & Ireland as a source market profiling the customer base and looking at how the market has developed.
Cruising and the Environment 2012
The environment continues to be a prime focus for the cruise industry and this report reviews the current issues, legislation and potential future developments for the industry. The subject is one of much debate and the analysis here attempts to bring the current thinking into an accessible format for all who have an interest or want to keep themselves up to speed with cruising and its environmental issues.