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.

  • February 10, 2016

    CLIA Releases Quarterly Travel Agent Cruise Industry Outlook Report

    Today, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released the Travel Agent Cruise Industry Outlook Report, revealing that North American travel agents expect to see notable growth in the number of cruises people take in 2016 as well as an increase in passenger spending.
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  • February 04, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Announces 2016 Travel Agency and Individual Agent Member Programs and Benefits

    Building upon the success of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) North American Travel Agency and Individual Travel Agent member program in 2015, CLIA is offering a host of new benefits for its 2016 Agency and Individual Agent Membership (IAM) programs to ensure CLIA is providing members meaningful, practical and valuable resources to succeed.
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  • February 04, 2016

    Cruise Industry Honored With Maritime Award of the Americas for Its Environmental Innovation

    The Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS) announced Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) as the winner of the 2015 Maritime Award of the Americas, in the Environmental Waste Management in Cruise Lines category. The award process was highly competitive and the winning practices “showed measurable outcome and significant sustained impact.” The award will be presented to CLIA during the OAS Hemispheric Seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility and Gender Equality in the Port Sector, on April 29th, 2016, in Panama City, Panama.
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  • January 28, 2016

    CLIA to Host 2016 Port & Destination Forum in London

    Cruise Lines International Association's (CLIA), the global association grouping the world’s cruise lines, has today announced that it will hold its annual Port & Destination Forum in London on 23 February, being the first event organised for CLIA’s Port & Destination Community this year.
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  • January 14, 2016

    CLIA’S Inaugural Summit At Sea On Board MSC Preziosa Brings Together Industry in Unique Platform

    Cruise Lines International Association's (CLIA) first Summit at Sea, a new platform designed to engage with industry colleagues and cruise lines, was very well received by participating industry delegates. For four days (8-11 January), 120 participants representing 57 CLIA Executive Partners and 17 cruise lines were immersed in a tailored educational programme, including conference and workshop sessions on many current topics of interest for the industry, including port operations, health, destination development, environment, security, and safety.
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  • January 11, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Debuts Water Wanderlust, 2016 Media Open House

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) hosted Water Wanderlust, the 2016 Media Open House on January 7, 2016, in New York. Water Wanderlust is an opportunity for the cruise industry to come together and showcase the variety of cruise ships, new offerings and destinations available to travelers to key media and digital influencers.
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