Yes, the ratio of tuxes to suits has dropped over the years. That said he'll look classier in a tux and you can get a formal picture done for the occasion. Check around for interesting cummerbund sets, over here in Texas we have our Texas flag sets and the like to flaunt when out in the lesser 49.
Originally Posted by richstacy
Have spent two months on HAL ships on the last three years, including a 35 day cruise last year. No more than 35% tuxes now as opposed to 60% just a few years ago.
Amadeus:09Diamond;Celebrity:10Summit; HAL:87Rotterdam V,89Nieuw Amsterdam II,93Nordam III,94Ryndam III,96Westerdam III,99Veendam IV,01Maasdam V,02Amsterdam III,03Volendam III,03Zuiderdam II,04Westerdam IV,04Oosterdam I,05Zaandam III,06Statendam V,06Prinsendam II,07Nordam IV,08Eurodam I,08Rotterdam VI,09Veendam IV,09Volendam,10Nieuw Amsterdam IV,12Ryndam III,13Ryndam III, 14Volendam IV,14Eurodam;P&O:11Artemis;RC:07Splendour of the Seas,11Navigator of the Seas,12Majesty of the Seas;CDF:14Horizon