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.

  • August 24, 2016

    French America Line Joins CLIA as Newest Regional Cruise Line Members

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced the addition of new Regional Cruise Line Member – French America Line, America’s premium river cruise tour. The river cruise company joins the growing number of CLIA Cruise Line Members, totaling 62 cruise lines.
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  • August 19, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Announces Australasia Managing Director Transition

    Today, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that Joel Katz will join CLIA Australasia as Managing Director, effective January 1, 2017. Katz will oversee strategic direction and government relations for the organization, as the region continues to see unprecedented growth.
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  • August 16, 2016

    CLIA Announces Inaugural Travel Agent Destination Summit in Puerto Rico

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community, in partnership with the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), the preeminent force in representing the mutual interests of cruise lines and Caribbean and Latin American destinations, has launched the first-ever Travel Agent Destination Summit, taking place in Puerto Rico, September 29 – October 2, 2016.
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  • August 11, 2016

    State of the Asia Cruise Industry: No Signs of Slowing Down

    Today, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released the findings of the new, comprehensive 2016 Asia Cruise Trends study. Once again, the data reveals the cruise industry in Asia is growing at a record pace and shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, according to the latest study, Asian source markets experienced the most growth year over year in ocean cruise passengers with an impressive 24 percent increase from 2014 to 2015 and a total of 2.08 million passengers in 2015. Asian cruise deployment, capacity and destinations have been showing remarkable growth too.
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  • August 10, 2016

    CLIA Opens Registration for Cruise360 Conference in Fort Lauderdale

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community, has opened registration for its annual Cruise360 conference taking place in Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 18-24, 2017, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.
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  • August 10, 2016

    CLIA Releases Environmental Sustainability Report

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today released its 2016 Environment Sustainability Report, detailing the state of the industry’s environmental initiatives and its ongoing commitment to sustainable cruising.
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