Cruise Industry Market Is Strong while Capacity Soars with New Ships, Business and Industry Trends Analysis

Cruise ships are a unique business model within the hospitality industry, a hotel/guest cabin side, multiple dining venues and a tour operation in one platform.  The crew skills required to operate a cruise ship safely and successfully are by far the most varied within the hospitality and travel sectors.  Cruise ships must have large engineering staffs, a navigation staff, housekeeping, cooking/dining/bar staff, entertainment, social directors and frequently, even casino staff.  Frequently, only a small part of the crew consists of permanent employees of the cruise line, with the balance being contract workers provided by outside firms. Cruises are particularly well-positioned…

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