Financial Breakdown of Typical Cruiser
Ever wonder where the money goes? Here is a break down of the estimated 2013 average cruise revenue and expense per passenger for all cruise lines world wide. The average per passenger per day is projected to be $200.85, with $152.39 ticket price and $48.47 on board spending (average cruise duration 8.5 days, median duration 7.0 days).
|A financial breakdown of typical cruiser (worldwide, across all cruise lines)|
|-Casino & Bar||$222|
|-Shore excursions (cruise line portion)||$81|
|-All other onboard spending||$61|
|Other operating costs||$251||14.5%|
|Ship fuel costs||$221||12.8%|
|Corporate Operating Costs||$200||11.6%|
|Onboard and other||$76||4.4%|
|Other and transportation||$57||3.3%|
|Profit before taxes||$185||10.7%|
Sources: Cruise Market Watch’s proprietary Cruise Pulse™ and Port Pulse™ databases, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., Carnival Corporation and plc, NCL Corporation Ltd., Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) and DVB Bank.