Press Contacts

Travel Industry & Marketing

Sarah Kennedy – Manager, Public Relations & Marketing
Tel: 202-759-9313 | Cell: 703-628-7389 
skennedy@cruising.org 

Industry Policies/Regulatory & Legislative Issues

Christina Perez – Specialist, Public Affairs
Tel: 202-759-9326
cperez@cruising.org

Press Releases

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

  • January 18, 2017

    Travel Trade Industry Joins Coalition to Combat Wildlife Trafficking Worldwide

    Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), American Society for Travel Agents (ASTA), and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), announced today they will be working to help travelers recognize and avoid purchasing the illegal wildlife products that are decimating global populations of elephants, rhinos, tortoises and other endangered species. These actions support the mission of the U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance (the Alliance), a public-private partnership in which corporate and non-profit member organizations, including WildAid and World Wildlife Fund (WWF), work together with governmental entities to raise awareness about the dangers of wildlife trafficking and to stop consumer demand for endangered species products. Together, the Associations serve more than 25 million travelers annually.
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  • January 10, 2017

    Cruise Lines International Association Forms Alliance With Professional Travel Agents of North America

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today it has formed an alliance with the Professional Travel Agents of North America (PTANA) organization. PTANA, formed in 2009, has joined CLIA as a 2017 Premier Member and has committed to 100 percent CLIA membership adoption among its approximately 150 travel agencies and 600 travel agents across 10 chapters nationwide.
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  • January 07, 2017

    PPI Group partners with FCCA and CLIA to publish Travel & Cruise magazine

    PPI Group, a leader in custom publishing for the cruise and travel industry, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) on the publication of Travel & Cruise, the official magazine of the cruise industry.
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  • January 05, 2017

    Cruise Lines International Association Strengthens Global Leadership Team

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today it has added two new members to its global leadership team. Andy Harmer, former vice president, operations & director, UK & Ireland, has been promoted to senior vice president, membership and Bo Larsen, former vice president, strategic partnerships, has been promoted to senior vice president, strategic partnerships.
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  • December 15, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Releases 2017 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook and Cruise Travel Trends Forecast

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released the 2017 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook, detailing a steady pace of cruise travel interest and significant investment in the industry. CLIA, the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, is also predicting the top eight cruise travel trends that will have an impact on the industry in the coming year.
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  • December 08, 2016

    CLIA Releases Fourth Quarterly Travel Agent Cruise Industry Outlook Report

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released today the fourth and final Travel Agent Cruise Industry Outlook Report of 2016, revealing key cruise travel trends and insight into the current state of the travel agent industry. The report is the fourth installment in an ongoing quarterly research study from CLIA and is designed to forecast trends in the cruise industry among the travel agent community. This installment of the report found that travel agent sales remain strong, overall cruise spending is growing, and travel agents are influencing advance cruise bookings.
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