CLIA Press Release

Cruise lines continue to transform the modern fleet to protect the oceans, air and destinations enjoyed by millions of passengers each year.

Cruise lines continue to transform the modern fleet to protect the oceans, air and destinations enjoyed by millions of passengers each year. Our data shows a step change in the uptake of new environmental technologies by CLIA cruise line members. Read more in our annual environmental technologies and practices report here.

Environmental Sustainability Update

Shoreside Power Advancements

Did you know that the number of CLIA-member cruise ships with shoreside power capability will more than double between 2023 and 2028?


Ports & Destinations Dialogue 2023

We are excited to unite the port & destination cruise community prior to Seatrade Europe, which takes place in Hamburg, Germany this September.


2023 State of the Cruise Industry Report

2023 State of the Cruise Industry Report features key industry facts and trends, cruise leadership in environmental technologies and responsible tourism practices, and economic impact demonstrating the current and future value of cruise tourism.


Cruise Is Sailing To A Better Future

Cruise lines are leading the way toward a more sustainable future, investing in innovative technologies aboard our global fleet of cruise ships and pursuing net zero carbon cruising by 2050.


Economic Impact of Global Cruise Industry in 2019

In 2019, cruise tourism generated $155 billion USD for global economies and supported nearly 1.2 million jobs across a wide cross-section of industries and sectors, from ground and air transportation to food and beverage, lodging, manufacturing, hotels, travel agencies and beyond.

CLIA cruise lines are leaders and innovators in responsible tourism and offer the best way for travelers to experience the world.

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State of the Cruise Industry Outlook 2021

The report offers a look at the trends impacting cruise travel throughout 2021.
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2019 U.S. Economic Impact Study

In this report, you will find estimates of the U.S. economic contribution of cruise tourism in 2019.
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2019 Global Market Report

Playing a significant role in international tourism, cruising continues at a paced growth around the world with a 4% increase from 2018 to 2019, totaling 29.7 million passengers.
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Travel Professionals

As the global cruise industry trade association, CLIA provides you with the best benefits, tools and resources to navigate the cruise industry, attract more clients and increase your earnings. Learn how you can take your career to the next level.

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Executive Partners

CLIA’s Executive Partner Program is an exclusive global platform that provides suppliers access to key cruise line decision makers and industry peers, with the aim to expand their influence within the cruise industry.

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Destination Stewardship

The cruise industry has always been a leader in responsible tourism, including its demonstrated commitment to environmental protection, being stewards of the places we visit, providing rewarding career opportunities, and above all, to the health and safety of guests and crew.

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