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North America is the prime source for cruise passengers, with some six million estimated for this year…

North America is the prime source for cruise passengers, with some six million estimated for this year. There is an approximate increase of nine percent annually predicted, some 80 percent of world cruising clients.

The Caribbean attracts more people than other area of the world, with some 51 percent. Europe and the Mediterranean attract some 15 percent of world cruise passengers, and Alaska some 7.5 percent.

There are at present 158 ships, with 148,237 berths, serving the North American market. Thirteen new vessels are being introduced this year, with 17,633 berths.

By the year 2004 there should be 206 ships, with 226,000 capacity operating in the area.

According to research by the Cruise Lines International Association, CLIA<.>, some 75 million people in the USA are considering taking a cruise vacation.

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