Press Contacts

Travel Industry & Marketing

Sarah Kennedy – Director, Public Relations
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 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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  • June 28, 2016

    Cruise Brothers Joins CLIA as a Diamond Agency Member

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced that Cruise Brothers, one of the largest family-owned travel agencies in the country, is the newest CLIA Diamond Agency Member. Cruise Brothers is headquartered in East Providence, RI, and has more than 3,000 cruise-focused travel agents.
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  • June 27, 2016

    CLIA Celebrates Cruising’s Seafarers for IMO Day of the Seafarer

    Leading up to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Day of the Seafarer on June 25, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) expressed appreciation for the seafarers that provide the 24.2 million passengers who will cruise this year with exceptional vacation experiences.
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