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Spain: The cruising companies will fight against smoking



The international companies, occupying shipping and the organization of cruises, are declined to introduction of restrictions for smoking passengers. Some liners forbid since 2014 smoking on the decks being balconies of cabins, similar requirements exist already in such companies as Disney Cruise Line, Cunard y P&O Cruises Royal Caribbean and Seabourn. Spain, being also one of leaders of sea cruising tourism, did not make yet a final decision, however, in the light of fight against smoking, most likely, will adjoin an innovation.

One of the largest cruising guidebooks of Cruise Critic interviewed among passengers of cruising liners and noted that 54 % of travelers support smoking restriction in cabins and on balconies. And 24 % support in general an absolute prohibition of tobacco products onboard the liner. As to the most fashionable directions of sea cruising tourism of 2014, the Panama Canal, Japan and Australia will appear them - exactly tickets there are most actively reserved. Tour operators speak about a tendency: travelers try to choose short routes, with a first-aid kit of the all inclusive service, and also more often now order overland excursions in places of parking, and, 60 % of tourists on a land resort to services of the same company which will organize them cruise. For this reason now among sea carriers competitiveness and in the sphere of excursion "overland" programs noticeably develops.