The report entitled “Global Cruise Industry: 2012 edition” discusses the global cruise industry in detail in terms of the global capacity, demand and geographical breakdown. It analyzes the major cruise markets including the North America and Europe. Also the emerging cruise markets of Asia, Australia and New Zealand are being discussed in detail. Some of the major ongoing trends as well as the factors expected to drive the cruise market are presented in the report. Also, some of the notable challenges and key issues faced by the cruise industry which can hamper the growth of the cruise industry in the years to come are being discussed. After discussing the competitive conditions in the global cruise market, the report profiles the major cruise companies, with their strategies for growth.