The CLIA Podcasts are a series of interviews and conversations with some of the leaders of the ocean cruise and river cruise industries. The leaders share valuable insights into their cruise priorities now and for the future.


Andy Harmer and Tom Mahoney (Director, UK Sales - Cunard) sit down in the Queens Room aboard the newly launched Queen Anne to talk new spaces, wellness, shows, dining options and the importance of Cunard’s relationship with the travel trade. Tom talks about how the arrival of Queen Anne has attracted lots of loyal Cunard Royalists as well as many new to cruise passengers. Also hear more on plans for Queen Anne going forward, whilst Andy does his best to get some secrets about the upcoming Christening ceremony

CLIA Cruise Podcast · Episode 124 - Andy Harmer Talks With Tom Mahoney From Cunard


Andy Harmer talks to Phil Shipman (UK Sales Director - Avalon Waterways), who joined the cruise industry eight months ago, bringing decades of experience in the travel industry. He tells Andy what it’s been like getting to know Avalon Waterways and learning about what river cruising has to offer. Having attended his first CLIA RiverView Conference earlier this year, Phil also tells us why he found it such a useful event for the industry and also what sets Avalon Waterways apart.

CLIA River View Podcast · In Conversation With Phil Shipman From Avalon Waterways