Press Contacts

Travel Industry & Marketing

Sarah Kennedy – Director, Public Relations
Tel: 703-628-7389 

Industry Policies/Regulatory & Legislative Issues

Catharine Montgomery – Director of Public Affairs
Tel: 202-759-6758

Press Releases

Stay on top of the latest information about CLIA and the cruise industry by checking out our most recent press releases below.

  • October 20, 2016

    Celestyal Cruises’ CEO Takes up CLIA Europe’s helm

    The CLIA Europe General Assembly, which is in charge of, has voted to appoint Kyriakos Anastassiadis, CEO of Celestyal Cruises, as CLIA Europe Chairman.
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  • October 18, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association and Cruise Critic®Answer the Top Five Cruising FAQs

    As part of Plan a Cruise Month, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community, has partnered with Cruise Critic, the world’s leading cruise review site and online cruise community, to answer five of the most frequently asked questions about cruising.
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  • October 11, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Unveils Some of the Most Amazing Cruise Destinations Around the World

    It’s Plan a Cruise Month and the cruise industry is celebrating by unveiling some of the most amazing and unbelievable cruise destinations around the globe. A trip to the tropics may be the first destination that comes to mind for many. At the same time, cruise lines are continuously expanding itineraries to reach more exotic corners of the world and hidden gems for travelers. According to Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) 2016 State of the Cruise Industry report, there are nearly 1,000 cruise ports and destinations around the world and that number continues to grow each year.
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  • October 06, 2016

    2017 Cruise Lines International Association Individual Agent Membership Enrollment Opens

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has launched its 2017 Individual Agent Membership (IAM) program, providing travel agents with the best benefits, tools and resources to navigate the cruise industry, attract more clients and increase their earnings.
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  • October 04, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Shares Top Reasons to Take a Cruise Over a Land-Based Vacation

    October is Plan a Cruise Month and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is celebrating all cruise travel has to offer by highlighting the benefits of cruising over land travel. From ease of travel to the best return on experience, cruise travel has a leg up on land-based travel any time of year. According to Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) 2016 State of the Cruise Industry report, cruise travel is outpacing land-based general leisure travel by 22 percent in the United States.
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  • September 29, 2016

    Celebrate Plan a Cruise Month With #Cruisesmile: A Chance to Win a Cruise Vacation Of Choice This October

    October is Plan a Cruise Month and for the second year, the cruise industry is launching #CruiseSmile a simple and exciting digital and social sweepstakes offering the chance to win a cruise vacation each week during the month of October. A variety of cruises will be showcased at under the themes; family-friendly, cultural exploration, fun in the sun and exploring nature. With 31 unique cruises, entrants have the chance to win a cruise vacation experience of choice appealing to individual travel styles and preferences.
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