Cruise Research Society

The purpose of the association is to:


Promote science and research in the field of maritime tourism and cruise management

More specifically, CRS organises, endorses and sponsors: 

  • Scientific events (i.e. conferences, symposia workshops, etc.)
  • Scientific publications 
  • Research projects 
  • Awarding of research projects
  • Development of education & training concepts and material 
  • Active support of and commitment to the WTO’s Code of Ethics (abbr: World Tourism Organization - Global Code of Ethics) 

The Cruise Research Society (CRS) pursues exclusively charitable purposes in accordance to the section "Tax-privileged purposes" of the (German) tax code. The association acts selflessly and does not primarily pursue economic purposes. Funds of the association may only be used for the purposes outlined in the articles of association.