Cruise the Great Lakes

Cruise the Great Lakes is the region's cruise marketing partnership. It is a collaboration of the region's States, Provinces, and partner cruise businesses working together to grow regional cruising. Its mission is to support the regional cruise market through a joint marketing campaign targeting current and potential Great Lakes passengers. The success of this partnership depends on a durable coalition of governments, cruise operators, port authorities, convention and visitor bureaus, and others.

Cruising on the Great Lakes provides significant economic benefits, and with this consistent regional brand and marketing program directed explicitly at cruise passengers, regional cruising has grown rapidly. In 2018, seven ships operated in the Great Lakes, representing about 100,000 in total cruise passenger traffic. This year, eleven ships are in the region, and the industry has seen a 60% increase in total cruise passenger traffic since 2018. Through its dedicated focus on promoting Great Lakes cruising, Cruise the Great Lakes endeavors to position the industry as a vibrant cruise market into the future.

Visit the Cruise the Great Lakes website.

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