Most Popular Cruise Lines in Europe
Three cruise companies leading the European cruise market in 2019 are Carnival Corporation, MSC Cruises and TUI Group.
MSC Cruises is the single largest brand in Europe, with an estimated passenger capacity of 2.2 million.
The TUI Group, includes the fast-growing TUI Cruises in the German market, Marella Cruises in the UK, and the luxury and expedition ships of Hapag-Lloyd, for an estimated annual capacity of approximately 1.1 million.
This means that three European companies account for an estimated passenger capacity of approximately 6.5 million in a market that is expected to generate upwards of 8 million passengers in 2019.