CLIA Press Releases

Thursday, November 6, 2014

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

In recognition of the cruise industry’s efforts to preserve the marine environment, the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) has awarded Cruise Lines International Association with NAMEPA’s 2014 Marine Environment Protection Association Award.

The Award will be presented to CLIA at an Annual Awards Dinner tonight, during the NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Conference in New York.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

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Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) President and CEO, Christine Duffy, issued the following statement today regarding the successful disembarkation of a passenger on the Carnival Magic who was under self-monitoring for potential exposure to Ebola.

Friday, October 3, 2014

First-time and returning cruise vacationers can explore the seven seas and thousands of ports of call with incentives and discounts destined to make every cruise an affordable dream vacation. This comes as Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) launches its annual CLIA Cruise Week travel promotion. The event will run from October 6 – 13, with the world’s top cruise lines participating and offering exclusive cruise deals for travel aboard more than 200 of the world’s most popular cruise ships, including specialty and river cruises.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Cruise Lines International Association announced the opening of travel agent registration for CLIA Cruise Week, formerly known as National Cruise Vacation Week, to be held October 6-13. The annual promotion is the cruise industry’s largest and most successful cruise promotion with participation by thousands of agents and agencies across the US and Canada and CLIA’s cruise line members.

CLIA Cruise Week transforms a critical sales period into a booking bonanza that means millions of dollars in cruise sales and commissions for the travel agent community.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, announced today that it has received Gold and Silver Travel Weekly Magellan Awards in the publication’s prestigious annual travel industry competition.  The Travel Wee

Monday, September 15, 2014

New data released by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) show that the North American cruise industry continued to expand in 2013, generating employment, income, and other economic benefits throughout the U.S. economy.

In the last decade, demand for cruising across the globe has increased 77 percent, from 12 million to 21.3 million passengers.

New data released by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) show that worldwide, cruise industry expenditures generated $117 billion in total economic contributions, supporting the employment of 891,009 full-time equivalent employees with total wages of $38.47 billion.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

This fall, cruisers can see Mother Nature put on one of her best shows with colorful leaves as far as the eye can see, on sailings on the coast of New England and Canada. Cruise passengers can also celebrate Halloween complete with ghosts and ghouls and enjoy elaborate shipboard Thanksgiving feasts.

Friday, August 22, 2014

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Cruising today is anything but sedate and while R & R and reading a book poolside are always options, more and more travelers are opting for one-of-a-kind experiences when they hit the seas or the rivers of the world.