Cruise Industry Steaming Ahead with Cruise Connections

Cruise Connections, a leading cruise agency, announces the cruise industry continues its strong pattern of growth as the member fleets of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) carried 2.873 million worldwide guests in the third quarter of 2004, a 9.72% increase over the same period in 2003. In all, a record 10.5 million people took a cruise in 2004.