2013 World Wide Market Share
The total world wide cruise industry is estimated at $36.2 billion (a 4.5% increase over 2012) with 20.9 million annualized passengers carried (a 3.3% increase over 2012). Brand diversification of all operations is summarized below.
*Norwegian Cruise Lines is jointly owned by Genting Hong Kong (owners of Star Cruises) and Apollo Management. **Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises are owned by Apollo Management and operated under parent company Prestige Cruise Holdings. ***TUI Cruises is a German-based joint venture between TUI AG and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Sources: Cruise Market Watch’s proprietary Cruise Pulse™ and Port Pulse™ databases, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., Carnival Corporation and plc, NCL Corporation Ltd., Thomson/First Call, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) and DVB Bank.