CLIA Press Releases

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Berlin - Today Christine Duffy, President and CEO of the cruise industry’s global trade association – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) – delivered remarks at one of the world’s largest travel and tourism conventions, the annual ITB conference in Berlin, Germany.

In her speech, Duffy outlined the tremendous growth the cruise industry has witnessed both in Europe and globally and detailed the positive economic impact of the cruise industry in Europe.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced that Brian O’Connor, Vice President, Sales (North America) for Princess Cruises and Cunard Line, will take the role of Chairman of the CLIA Trade Relations & Sales Committee effective immediately. He succeeds Camille Olivere, Senior Vice President Sales, Americas for Norwegian Cruise Line, who completed her service leading the committee at the end of 2013.   

Thursday, February 20, 2014

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Four of the cruise industry’s most influential leaders will offer their expert insight to an audience of CLIA member agents during a panel on the first day of cruise3sixty 2014, the only official cruise conference of the cruise industry.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA– Following the successful cruise3sixty conference and trade show operated by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) North America for the last 10 years, the first ever cruise3sixty Australasia took place on Feb. 7, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Untitled Document Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) launches its revamped cruisExcellence 2.0 regional training this month, kicking off an action-packed one-day Saturday program that will be available in 11 cities through October.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced the establishment of a Global Ports Committee as well as new regional committees in the Americas, Australasia and Asia in addition to the regional committee already operating in Europe. CLIA is now focusing more on engaging directly with port communities around the world both on operational and strategic issues. Port partners will now have increased opportunities to engage with CLIA member lines through this newly established Committee structure.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today the appointment of travel industry veteran Dwain Wall as Senior Vice President of Agency and Trade Relations.

Friday, January 17, 2014

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Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), alongside many leaders from the travel and event industry, today announced its support for and active participation in the “Meetings Mean Business” campaign.  This campaign will create

Thursday, January 16, 2014

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As the cruise line industry continues to strengthen its global presence and with the economy in an ongoing recovery mode, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and its cruise line members are looking forward to a positive year of growth with a 2014 passenger forecast of 21.7 million w

Monday, January 13, 2014

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Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today issued the following statement from President and CEO Christine Duffy on the recently-released Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on implementation of the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act (CVSSA) of 2010 and cruise industry s