Cruise Industry Expects 32 Million Passengers in 2020

CLIA also says there is more interest from younger audiences

Cruise ship with lights on
In 2018, travelers and the cruise lines they sailed with contributed $150 billion to the world economy. Getty Images

In what will probably result in some of the longest buffet lines in human history, the cruise industry expects to set record highs in the new year, predicting more than 32 million passengers to set sail in 2020.

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