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.

  • 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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  • June 21, 2016

    Cruise Industry Continues to Deliver Positive Contributions to Europe’s Economy

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has today published its annual European Economic Contribution Report, showing that the cruise industry has once again delivered a great amount of jobs and economic contribution across Europe.
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  • June 15, 2016

    Congressional Cruise Caucus Brings Cruise Industry to Capitol Hill

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) gathered together its cruise community, including cruise line executives, travel agency leaders and key suppliers and partners, for CLIA’s annual Congressional Cruise Caucus where they will engage with Washington, D.C.’s legislative and political leaders.
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  • June 09, 2016

    Planning a Summer Vacation? CLIA Unveils Top Seven Reasons To Use a Travel Agent

    Summer is peak travel season and, while many may be tempted to book a summer vacation independently, experts agree there are multiple benefits to working with a travel agent. Seasoned travelers regularly use travel agents to access the best deals, promotions, advice and guarantees. In fact, according to Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), seven out of ten travelers (70 percent) use a travel agent to plan and book cruise vacations.
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  • June 08, 2016

    CLIA Showcases Cruise Industry Environmental Leadership During Capitol Hill Ocean Week

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today highlighted the cruise industry’s leadership in innovation and policy development to protect the environment. The announcement comes during Capitol Hill Ocean Week, led by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and sponsored by CLIA member cruise lines through the Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation (CICF).
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