Press Contacts

Travel Industry & Marketing

Sarah Kennedy – Manager, Public Relations & Marketing
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.

  • November 01, 2016

    Cruise Industry Celebrates the Service of U.S. Military Veterans with Travel Discounts and Appreciation Programs

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, is celebrating the service of U.S. military men and women this Veterans Day by highlighting travel discounts and appreciation programs from the organization’s Global Cruise Line Members. Veterans and members of the armed forces can take advantage of a variety of deals, discounts and programs to see the world, spend time with loved ones, and enjoy much deserved downtime on a cruise vacation to a variety of destinations within a range of budgets.
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  • October 25, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Uncovers the Best Unexpected Cruise Experiences

    Cruise travel takes people to some of the most exciting destinations in the world and as part of Plan a Cruise Month, the cruise industry has revealed the top five most unexpected things travelers can do while on a cruise vacation. Cruise Lines International Association reported that 24 million passengers have or will set sail this year, and each will have a chance to participate in a wealth of unique and unexpected experiences while cruising.
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  • October 20, 2016

    Celestyal Cruises’ CEO Takes up CLIA Europe’s helm

    The CLIA Europe General Assembly, which is in charge of, has voted to appoint Kyriakos Anastassiadis, CEO of Celestyal Cruises, as CLIA Europe Chairman.
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  • October 18, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association and Cruise Critic®Answer the Top Five Cruising FAQs

    As part of Plan a Cruise Month, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community, has partnered with Cruise Critic, the world’s leading cruise review site and online cruise community, to answer five of the most frequently asked questions about cruising.
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  • October 11, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Unveils Some of the Most Amazing Cruise Destinations Around the World

    It’s Plan a Cruise Month and the cruise industry is celebrating by unveiling some of the most amazing and unbelievable cruise destinations around the globe. A trip to the tropics may be the first destination that comes to mind for many. At the same time, cruise lines are continuously expanding itineraries to reach more exotic corners of the world and hidden gems for travelers. According to Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) 2016 State of the Cruise Industry report, there are nearly 1,000 cruise ports and destinations around the world and that number continues to grow each year.
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  • October 06, 2016

    2017 Cruise Lines International Association Individual Agent Membership Enrollment Opens

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has launched its 2017 Individual Agent Membership (IAM) program, providing travel agents with the best benefits, tools and resources to navigate the cruise industry, attract more clients and increase their earnings.
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