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  1. Cruising

  2. Ocean Liners / Passenger Ships • Divided into classes:Wealthy – upper classModestSteerage – immigrants / lower class below deck 1900’s

  3. The Cunard Line developed new engines – luxurious interiors and a faster, smoother ride across the Atlantic. Lusitania Mauritiania

  4. The White Star Line launched new boats in 1911 and 1912. Titanic Olympic

  5. During WW2, travel by ship became dangerous • Many ships carried troops After the War • People wanted to experience other destinations • Increased disposable income and time led to an increase in travel by ship 1939 - 1945

  6. Pan American World Airways flew the first non-stop passenger flight from New York to Paris in 7 ½ hours. • Ocean liners lost a lot of business Change in Marketing Strategies • From ‘Getting there is half the fun’ to ‘Being here is all the fun’ • Presented as resorts on water, not modes of travel 1958Jet Travel

  7. Cruise travel increased and continues to grow 1971 -

  8. - 1132 ft length- up to 3090 passengers Queen Mary 2

  9. - 1187 ft length- Up to 6296 passengers Oasis of the Seas

  10. All-inclusive • A lot to do • Sample different geographic areas (ports of call) Why Choose a Cruise?

  11. Sounds boring • Too stuffy and crowded • Too formal • Only for older people • Expensive • Unsafe travel • Fear of getting sea-sick Why not cruise?Myths of cruising

  12. Vancouver250 cruise ships; 900,000 passengers • Victoria600,000 passengers • Halifax125 cruise ships; 265,000 passengers Busiest Ports in Canada

  13. Oasis of the Seas Video

  14. Take a Cruise Project…