The results of a survey by travel agents reveal that Americans and Canadians, for cruisers in the U.S. and Canada, the Mediterranean is one of the three major destinations for next year.
Specifically, 45.1% of respondents said that the Mediterranean are attracted because it generates “a new or improved interest and demand.” These data place just behind the Mediterranean Caribbean and Alaska in preferences.
The Costa Concordia ship accident had negative effects for cruises that run through the Mediterranean. However, thanks to the prompt reaction of the security industry has made in less than a year, the cruisers show no reluctance to navigate this area. Moreover, they are very attracted to the beauty and rich cultural heritage of the Mediterranean.
Regarding the sale of cruises, agents of the U.S. and Canada say they are being sold more Mediterranean cruises in 2011. Furthermore, given the statistics, in 2013 is expected to sell more.