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IS MY SHIP TOO BIG?

An artist’s rendering of the new mega-ships being built by MSC Cruises

The cruise industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the mass tourism market, with 24 million passengers sailing in 2016, compared to just 1.4 million in 1980. And a growing number of these passengers are choosing to sail on gigantic mega-ships that can dwarf the local surroundings and turn small islands and historic city centres into a nightmare for local residents. Continue reading “IS MY SHIP TOO BIG?”