CLIA: Forecast for Cruise 2008

Top Predicted Shipboard Trends

• More casual 73%

• More individual choice in dining, entertainment and recreation 64%

Amenities Receiving the Best Passenger Reviews

• More dining options (menus, restaurants, seating times) 83%

• Bedding upgrades 55%

• Onboard activities (bowling, rock climbing, water slides) 54%

Future Dining Trends

• Greater flexibility in seating times and schedules 76%

• More choices in dining venues 65%

• Increased variety in menu options 46%

Most Popular Shore Excursion Activity

• Sightseeing 78%

• History and culture 59%

• Active excursions (biking, hiking, ziplining) 42%

Cruise Booking Window

• More than half of cruise clients are booking at least seven months in advance Steady Capacity Growth

Top Reasons Consumers Choose a Cruise Vacation

• Value 69%

• Experience multiple destinations on one trip 66%

• Convenience of having to pack/unpack only once 55%

Survey of 900+ agents conducted by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), December 2007

Record 12.6 Million Cruise Passengers in 2007

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