Carnival rolled out plans for its China-based cruise joint venture with CSSC. The venture also signed a contract to order two new China-built ships with the option to order four more.
Some overseas cruise lines' decision to exit the Chinese market has more to do with their business errors than with Chinese customers or domestic market demand, tourism experts said on Thursday.
Genting Cruise Lines has celebrated SuperStar Virgo’s inaugural homeport sailing from Tianjin to multiple destinations in Japan.
Norwegian Cruise Line sees opportunity in China and is still committed to the Chinese cruise market for the long-term. In summer 2020 Norwegian Spirit will redeploy seasonally to China.
Fliggy plans to charter five sailings in 2019 and grow sourcing by 25%.
With "characteristic towns" popping up all over China, the local government of South China's Hainan Province recently announced it would build eight yacht towns by the end of 2025.
Asia’s cruise market is sailing into a golden era, powered by significant growth in China. By 2035, China’s cruise industry is projected to generate 460 billion yuan in revenue.
Revenue increased to USD 2.3 billion from USD 2.2 billion the year before, and net income jumped from USD 420 million in 2017 to USD 466 million this year.
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