TITLE

Cruise numbers continue to rise

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);5/29/2009, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Bill Gibbons, director of the Passenger Shipping Association (PSA) has predicted that the number of Britons cruising will continue to increase, but at a slower pace than in the past few years. Gibbons said that while the growth of the past years was likely to subside because of the recession, the PSA was confident of continued passenger growth due to the number of ships launching next year in the British market.
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42982466

 

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