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CRUISE SHIP

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Definition:
Passenger ship intended to provide passengers with a full tourist experience. All passengers have cabins. Facilities for entertainment aboard are included.

Context:
Ships operating normal ferry services are excluded, even if some passengers treat the service as a cruise. In addition, cargo carrying vessels able to carry a very limited number of passengers with their own cabins are also excluded. Ships intended solely for day excursions are also excluded.

Source Publication:
Glossary For Transport Statistics, Eurostat, ECMT, UN/ECE, Third edition.

Statistical Theme: Transport statistics

Created on Thursday, August 09, 2007

Last updated on Monday, April 22, 2013