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Cruise Industry COVID-19 Facts and Resources

The top priority for the entire cruise community—including cruise lines, travel agents, ports, destinations, suppliers and beyond—continues to be the health and safety of passengers, crew and the communities in the places we visit.

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Environmental Sustainability

Cruise lines are at the forefront in developing responsible environmental practices, leading by example for the world’s shipping industry.


U.S. Cruise Operations Update

CLIA ocean-going cruise line members have agreed to voluntarily suspend U.S. cruise operations until at least 31 October 2020.

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CLIA stands in solidarity with our Black colleagues, members, and partners

CLIA, as a global organization, strongly condemns racism in any form and commits to taking the actions necessary to make a difference through education and service. The following represents just a start to those efforts.


2020 International Day of the Seafarer

CLIA is paying tribute to the dedicated and hard-working seafarers all around the world on the tenth anniversary of the International Day of the Seafarer.


COVID-19 River Cruise Resources

As the world continues to address challenges regarding COVID-19, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has been communicating with River Cruise Operators around the world, as well as leading health authorities and our partners across the wider travel community, to help coordinate efforts during the ongoing suspension of worldwide operations.

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2019 Environmental Technologies Report

This report provides aggregated data across CLIA’s global oceangoing cruise line membership. The report reflects the number of ships equipped with certain technologies, corresponding passenger capacities and the percentage of the entire fleet represented.


State Of The Cruise Industry Outlook 2020

CLIA has released the 2020 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook report— offering a look at the research, analytics and trends driving the cruise industry forward in the coming year 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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2019 CLIA State of the Industry

The report offers a look at the trends impacting cruise travel throughout 2019 and beyond as well as the overall global economic impact.
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2018 Global Passenger Report

Cruising continues at a paced growth around the world with an almost 7 percent increase from 2017 to 2018, totaling 28.5 million passengers.
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2017 Global Economic Impact Study

In this report, you will find estimates of the global economic contribution of cruise tourism in 2017.
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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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Behind the research, statistics and economic impact reports, there are stories about real people, families, livelihoods and how cruise travel benefits entire communities in unique ways.

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