Cruise ships serve many purposes, but the two main aspects are transportation and leisure.
- Modern cruise ships now offer many amenities that cater to tourists so that they enjoy their experience. Ships are now used for leisure activities more than ever before.
- Cruising for leisure has become one of the major aspects of the tourism industry. In 2011, cruising accounted for nearly $30 billion from a total of 19 million passengers.
- The food and beverages quantities that are consumed on cruise ships are extremely large. On average, in a single week, passengers on one cruise ship consume 28,000 eggs, 20,000 pounds of beef, 18,000 slices of pizza, and 8,000 gallons of ice cream.
- A cruise ships’ restaurant, typically, schedules two dinner services and