The building pace for the major cruise lines will continue onward and upward. (Photo: Daniel Capella)A snapshot of the 2022 cruise industry from the 2015-2016 Cruise Industry News Annual Report shows the four major cruise companies maintaining their dominance.

Based on existing ship orders and brand transfers, Carnival Corporation, Royal Caribbean Cruises, MSC Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings will account for at least 216 ships by 2022. The four companies should have capacity for at least 25.7 million passengers, up from 180 ships and 18.7 million in 2015.

About the Annual Report:

The Cruise Industry News Annual Report is the only book of its kind, presenting the worldwide cruise industry through 2025 in 350+ pages. Statistics are independently researched. See a preview of last year’s edition by clicking here.

The report covers everything from new ships on order to supply-and-demand scenarios from 1987 through 2021+. Plus there is a future outlook, complete growth projections for each cruise line, regional market reports, and detailed ship deployment by region and market, covering all the cruise lines.

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