About The Industry

About CLIA

CLIA is the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, providing a unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community. On behalf of the industry, together with its members and partners, the organization supports policies and practices that foster a secure, healthy and sustainable cruise ship environment, as well as promote positive travel experiences for the more than 30 million passengers who cruise annually. The CLIA community includes the world’s most prestigious ocean, river and specialty cruise lines; a highly trained and certified travel agent community; and cruise line suppliers and partners, including ports and destinations, ship development, suppliers and business services.

The organization's global headquarters is located in Washington, DC, with regional offices located in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australasia.

CLIA’s Mission:

  • CLIA is the global organization that fosters our members' success by advocating, educating and promoting the common interests of the cruise community.
  • CLIA represents the interests of the cruise industry community.
  • 50+ Cruise Lines – From ocean to specialty cruise ships, CLIA lines represent more than 95 percent of global cruise capacity.
  • 350+ Executive Partner Members – As key suppliers and partners to the cruise lines, executive partners play a major role in the successful operation of cruising, including ports & destinations, ship development, suppliers and business services.
  • 13,000 Global Travel Agency and 50,000 Travel Agent Members – Our travel agency members include the largest agencies, hosts, franchises and consortia in the world.
  • CLIA Cruise Lines serve nearly 30 million passengers annually.

Global Reach: 7 Regions Around the World

  • CLIA Australasia

    Suite 1, Level 9, 132 Arthur Street
    North Sydney NSW 2060
    Australia
    Tel: +61 2 9964 9600
    info-aus@cruising.org

  • CLIA Asia

    Jiali Wong, Regional Manager – Asia (Based in Singapore)
    info-asia@cruising.org

  • CLIA Brazil

    Alameda Lorena, 800 conjunto 401
    São Paulo – SP – Cep. 01424-001
    Tel. (11) 3337-5000
    abremar@abremar.com.br

  • CLIA Europe (Belgium)

    Rue du Trône 60, Brussels 1050
    Belgium
    Tel. +32 (0)2 709 01 31
    info.europe@cruising.org

  • CLIA Europe (London)

    CLIA UK & Ireland
    Suite 405, 54 Fenchurch Street,
    London, EC3M 3JY
    Tel. +44 (0)20 3903 5450
    ukinfo@cruising.org

  • CLIA North America

    1201 F Street NW, Suite 250
    Washington, DC 20004
    Tel. (202) 759-9370
    info@cruising.org

  • CLIA Northwest & Canada

    #640 - 355 Burrard Street
    Vancouver, BC V6C 2G8
    Tel. 604-681-9515

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