Like the airline industry, the cruise sector is often criticised for its significant impact on the environment. While the players in this industry are now clearly displaying their ecological ambitions, the sustainable transition of the cruise industry is still years away. Although this transition is necessary, it will require substantial investment, and ecology is far from being the sector's only development objective. While offering green cruises is one of the industry's priorities, offering premium stays and ever more advanced experiences is also on the agenda.
To read the first part of this analysis, click here. The need for a sustainable transition in the sector In a New Zealand study, researchers estimate that a cruise ship emits between 250 and 2,200g of CO2 per passenger per kilometre, depending on the type of ship and the number of passengers...
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