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North American & Caribbean Cruise Duty & Tax Free Retail 2015: AVAILABLE NOW

Described by the Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) as the ‘Queen’ of the global cruise industry, the Caribbean and wider North American cruise industry continues to offer significant potential for the Duty & Tax Free retail sector.  

High passenger traffic coupled with high interest in on-board Duty & Tax Free retail, illustrates the potential of this channel to retailers and brand owners alike.  Furthermore, American travellers – the third most valuable nationality to the Travel Retail sector* – dominate passenger traffic.


This report presents extensive new intelligence and insight, taken from brand new in-depth research among key nationalities travelling by cruise in the North American & Caribbean region. This report presents actionable recommendations to maximise growth, improve perceptions and shape shopper behaviour in this channel with detailed insights into the Travel Retail offer both on-board and in destination and detailed analysis of core categories (including Alcohol, Beauty, Confectionery, Tobacco, Fashion & Accessories, Jewellery & Watches, Electronics & Travel Accessories and Souvenirs).  This report also provides insight into how retailers and brands can drive brand interest and future purchasing, along with methods of overcoming visiting and purchase barriers.  

Available now and priced at £5,000 (GBP), this report is based on in-depth research with 800 recent North American & Caribbean cruise travellers and represents essential reading for those wishing to increase sales within this exciting channel.

In addition, we also are very excited to be able to offer a ‘North American & Caribbean Cruise On-Board Alcohol Consumption 2015’ supplement report for an additional £1,000 (GBP).

To view the “North American & Caribbean Cruise Duty & Tax Free Retail 2015” report’s Table of Contents and sample pages please click here.

*Source: Global Blue

North American & Caribbean Cruise Duty & Tax Free Retail 2015: ORDER YOUR COPY

To order your copy of CiR’s North American & Caribbean Cruise Duty & Tax Free Retail 2015 Report, please complete this form. Once submitted, you’ll receive payment options and details of how to receive your copy.