Captain 3000grt and more UK MCA CEC
6 Oct 2017 8:51 (GMT+1)

GIGANTIC VESSELS DO WE REALLY NEED THEM?? WHEN ALL EMERGING MARKETS WILL BE SATURATED WHAT WE WILL DO WITH THEM?

GIGANTIC VESSELS ARE DESTROYING OUR ENVIROMENT AND PUTTING MORE RISKS ABOUT ACCIDENTS

The cruise industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the mass tourism market, with 24 million passengers sailing in 2016, compared to just 1.4 million in 1980. And a growing number of these passengers are choosing to sail on gigantic mega-ships that can dwarf the local surroundings and turn small islands and historic city centres into a nightmare for local residents.Jamming that many passengers into a small island or historic city centre can tax the local infrastructure in its own rig...
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10 months ago
Dear Captain, i'm agree with your post. i work in the cruise industry since 1997 and during these years the cruise industry have lost the real idea of cruise, of fun, of discovering, of sea and sky....for some floating little town where, if you do not look at...outside, you never will note to be in a ship. Cruise is adventure and this is the reason because the expedition cruises, little luxury cruises have , now, a great success. who love the cruise life wants to dream ...looking at the sea and the sky, and to feel to be in a exclusive world, not in a town. More, enormous ships....if the china market told that for the next year will be a reduction of 13% as number of pax for the cruises...how do you want to book 5000 pax per week? it is time to change mind and to discover the real cruise philosophy, to satisfied guest and to make...revenue. Luciano Barbuti
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