Press Contacts

Travel Industry & Marketing

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

Industry Policies/Regulatory & Legislative Issues

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

  • April 20, 2018

    CLIA Announces Winners of 2018 Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards. These awards recognize individuals and organizations whose efforts and accomplishments represent a significant contribution to the cruise industry. The 2018 Award Winners were honored at the Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards dinner during the CLIA Cruise360 conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL on Thursday, April 19, 2018.
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  • March 27, 2018

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Announces Professional Development Partnership with Avoya Travel

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is pleased to announce a first of its kind professional development partnership with Avoya Travel®, a CLIA Premier Agency Member. Under this new partnership, CLIA will serve as the preferred professional development and introductory travel education provider for new-to-travel professionals opening an Independent Agency in the Avoya Travel Network™.
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  • March 05, 2018

    First-of-a-Kind Partnership to Propel Cruise Growth in Southeast Asia

    The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the cruise industry’s global trade organisation, announced a new three-year partnership today that is aimed at boosting the increasingly vibrant cruising industry in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
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  • February 27, 2018

    Celebrations at Sea: Five Tips on How to Make Milestones Memorable on a Cruise

    Every day on a cruise ship is a celebration so it’s no wonder that many travelers are choosing to commemorate life’s greatest moments -- from weddings and reunions to retirements and everything in between – on a cruise vacation. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, is sharing the top five tips for celebrating life’s milestones aboard a cruise ship.
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  • February 26, 2018

    Cruise Lines International Association Debuts Five New Online Courses for Travel Professionals

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced five new online courses to its professional development program available to CLIA Travel Agency, Individual Agent Members and non-member travel professionals.
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  • February 22, 2018

    Cruise Lines International Association Opens Media Registration for 2018 CLIA Cruise360 Conference

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has opened media registration for 2018 CLIA Cruise360, the largest and only official conference of the cruise industry, taking place April 17-23, 2018, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Cruise360 brings together media, travel professionals, cruise line representatives, ports & destinations and industry suppliers for a week’s worth of travel insights, networking and the latest industry trends.
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