Cruises in Europe 2012: 53 liners from the Caribbean
Cruises in Europe 2012: 53 liners from the Caribbean

Cruises in Europe 2012: 53 liners from the Caribbean

2012 summer cruise season in Europe promises to be hot not only due to the sun, but also many offers from cruise operators, which massively transfer its fleet from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean and the Baltic. In total 53 liners from the Caribbean will arrive to Europe in June. Such data is provided by the resource

In addition to the Caribbean European cruise lines will receive ships from other regions of the world. South America has already contributed to the European fleet with 19 ships, while Africa and Asia - 7.

Thanks to such substantial replenishment cruise itineraries in Europe this summer will be served in total by 206 liners representing
64 cruise lines. During the season in Europe the liners will operate 528 cruise destinations.

In addition to the old ships European cruise fleet also has new recently launched vessels, as well as liners that come into service after the upgrade. There will be 7 completely new ships, including the main premiere of the season - Carnival Breeze, which in early June started its first sea cruise in the Mediterranean.

The most popular cruise areas are Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea regions, where in total 45 cruise lines offer its services. In second place is held by Northern Europe, which coast became a new home for 44 companies. Among the countries that were able to attract the largest number of operators is Norway. This summer the famous fjords, as well as cruises to Spitsbergen in the Arctic will be served by the ships from 43 companies.

Among the premieres of the current season are also new ports that will host its first cruises. It is Brac Island and Makarska resort in Croatia, the British port of Lyme Regis, famous for its picturesque harbor and as the site of the novel "The French Lieutenant's Woman", as well as the Dutch port of Vlissingen.

Ilya Kalachev

Date: 09/07/2012


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