In 2018, Goa has 31 international cruise ship arrivals bringing 45,936 tourists to the little state on the west cost of India.
Majority of the foreign tourist arrivals, 30%, were from the United Kingdom and about 13% were from the United States. Tourist arrivals of German nationals by ship stood in third with about 15%. While Indian nationals were at about 2%.
87% of the ships for the year visited the state in a 5 month period from January to April and in December (keeping clear of the Indian monsoons from June to mid September) which accounted for 93% of the tourist arrivals by a cruise ship.