‘The Love Boat’: How a TV show transformed the cruise industry

Tamara Hardingham-Gill, CNN • Published 23rd May 2022 (CNN) — From steam-powered ships, to mega-liners, the cruise industry has been through quite a transformation over the years. And the market has skyrocketed. Back in 1970, an estimated 500,000 people went on a cruise holiday. That figure had jumped to five million by 1997.So what brought about this sudden surge in interest? According to … Read more