" the total (Japanese) cruise population in 2012 reached 216,700, the second-highest count after the record of 225,000 in 1995.....the count of passenger nights (total nights spent by passengers) jumped 30.95% to 1,119,463, breaking the previous record of 1,027,020 set in 2007, indicating that Japanese are spending longer on cruises. The average stay per passenger is 9.1 nights, up from the 8.6 nights in 2011."
Source: TRAVELERS RIDING NEW WAVE IN JAPAN
Outbound Japan: cruise market
Jun 11, 2013
ETN Global Travel Industry News