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.

  • July 19, 2016

    Senate Passes Resolution Honoring CLIA’s Cruise Travel Professionals

    The U.S. Senate last week unanimously passed S.Res. 486, commemorating Cruise Travel Professional Month in October 2016 and acknowledging the creativity and professionalism of the men and women of the cruise travel professional community. The resolution was introduced by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), with co-sponsoring Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK).
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  • July 14, 2016

    DHS Sec. Johnson Appoints CLIA’s Kim Hall to National Maritime Security Advisory Committee

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has appointed Kim Hall, CLIA Director of Technical and Regulatory Affairs for Operational and Security, to the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC).
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  • July 07, 2016

    CLIA Announces Renewed Certification Programs and Training Opportunities

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has renewed its certification programs. Designed to help travel agents take their business to the next level at every stage of their career, the new certification programs are part of CLIA’s Career Seascape, a one-stop professional development platform.
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  • July 07, 2016

    Benefits of Upgrading to a Cruise Ship Suite Life

    According to Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the leading authority of the global cruise community, cruise lines have raised the bar when it comes to cabin suites, penthouses and preferred guest services. From 24/7 butlers and private dining rooms to preferred embarking and disembarking privileges and wrap around balconies with 180 degree views, living the suite life just got even sweeter for those that choose to book a cruise suite.
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  • July 06, 2016

    CLIA Highlights Cruise Line Recycling Efforts During Clean Beaches Week

    In recognition of Clean Beaches Week, July 1-7, 2017, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today highlighted cruise line contributions to keeping the world’s beaches and oceans clean.
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  • June 30, 2016

    CLIA to Host Third Annual Port & Destination Summit in Tenerife

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community, announced its 2016 Port & Destination Summit, taking place on Tuesday, September 20 in Santa Cruz, Tenerife, one day ahead of Seatrade Cruise Med, the largest cruise industry gathering in Europe.
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