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.

  • September 15, 2016

    Annual Plan a Cruise Month Campaign is Less than Three Weeks Away

    The annual Plan a Cruise Month campaign is less than three weeks away. Taking place during the month of October, the multi-faceted campaign unites the cruise community on a global scale and is designed to generate widespread awareness of cruise travel. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community, is providing travel agents with all of the tips, tools and techniques to enable travel agents to engage with clients and help them plan the perfect cruise.
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  • September 13, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Opens Enrollment for 2017 Travel Agency Membership

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has opened enrollment for its 2017 Travel Agency Membership program. CLIA Membership raises the professional credibility and reputation within the leisure travel industry and is designed to help members increase their industry knowledge, network and profitability.
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  • September 08, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Unveils Top Five Reasons Multigenerational Families Should Cruise Together

    In celebration of Grandparents Day on September 11, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has revealed the top five reasons cruise vacations are the best option for multigenerational families looking to travel together. According to The Family Travel Alliance, the demand for family-friendly travel is one of the fastest-growing segments in the tourism industry and is responsible for more than one-third of all leisure vacations. From providing unmatchable return on experience to unforgettable memories for the whole family, cruising is a perfect fit for grandparents planning a family vacation.
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  • September 01, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Opens Registration for 2016 Executive Partner Summit

    Registration is now open for Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) annual Executive Partner Summit, taking place November 14-15, 2016, in Doral, Florida (12 miles outside of downtown Miami). The event includes CLIA’s highly regarded Technical & Regulatory and Port & Destination Forums, offering networking opportunities and engaging seminars.
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  • 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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