This study has been jointly commissioned by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australia in collaboration with Australian Cruise Association (ACA).

It represents an Economic Impact Assessment (EIA) of cruise tourism in Australia for the 2017-18 season (financial year).

The 2017-18 Australian Cruise Industry Economic Impact Assessment reveals an industry that continues to generate significant national and regional economic activity – and benefits business and communities across Australia.


Economic Impact of Cruise Tourism

The national economic impact of cruise tourism in Australia for 2017-18 is based on the aggregation of all passenger, crew and cruise line expenditure at each port or destination visited by a cruise ship during the season.