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October 5, 2017

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In the 2016 activity, occupation and economic impact of the crocieristica industry in the USA has recorded new
Altogether the expenses of the crocieristiche companies, the passengers and the crews are piled to
21,69 billion dollars
Last year the number of American crocieristi has reached a new record. The passengers have been in fact 11,50 million Americans (included those coming from Porto Rico) imbarcatisi on ships from cruise. He evidences the last study on the economic impact on the American economy realized from the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) specifying that the new historical peak represents an increment of +1.5% regarding 11,33 million American crocieristi in the 2014 (study on the economic impact in 2015 is not realized).

the precise document that in 2016 is established also the new record of crocieristi that have begun the cruise from American ports, number that quota has reached 11,66 million, with an increment of +5.4% on 2014.

a third record marked in 2016 is that of the total of the direct expenses of the crocieristico field in the United States, expenses of the crocieristiche companies and the passengers and the members of the crews of the ships that are piled to 21,69 billion dollars, with an increase of +3.2% on 2014 and a rise of +15% regarding 2011.

the CLIA has evidenced that the volume record of expenses is reached in spite of in the 2016 crocieristiche companies has carried out smaller expenses in the USA for the fuel purchase and this is determined mainly by the important decrease of the price of the fuel in 2016 regarding 2014 let alone thanks to the increment of the operating efficiency of the ships. Although this, last year the direct expenses of the crocieristiche companies for the purchase of food and services (13,96 billion dollars) and for the investments (2,06 billion) that they have been attested to 16,02 billion dollars totally have recorded an increase of +2.5% on 2014. Moreover the direct expenses of the companies for the payment of the wages of the dependent Americans and for the taxes paid to federal, state and local level have turned out of 1,48 billion dollars (+3.9%).

To these expenses those pairs to 4,18 billion dollars of the passengers join and of the crews, that they have shown a rise of +5.8% on 2014 producing partially by the increase of embarks of passengers from the American ports.

In the 2016 21,69 billion dollars of direct expenses of the crocieristica industry have generated directly, second the esteem, 158,226 places of work in USA (+3.9%) for a total of 7,38 billion dollars of salaries (+5.2%), levels of wage occupation and that represent both new records.

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