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.

  • March 22, 2016

    CLIA Announces Call for Nominations for 2016 CLIA Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announces its newly refreshed Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards recognizing individuals and organizations whose efforts and accomplishments represent a significant contribution to the cruise industry, as recognized by CLIA’s broader travel agent and agency membership. Nominations are being accepted from CLIA’s membership starting March 22, and the winners will be announced at a gala event at CLIA’s Cruise360, the largest and only official conference of the cruise industry.
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  • March 15, 2016

    CLIA and FCCA Announce Strategic Partnership

    Today, the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) in partnership with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announces a collaboration to transform FCCA's quarterly magazine into a global publication, reinforcing the cruise industry's unified voice and offering stakeholders an opportunity to be heard by an influential audience.
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  • March 14, 2016

    Cindy D’Aoust Appointed As Cruise Lines International Association President and CEO

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced today that its Global Executive Committee has appointed Cindy D’Aoust as President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. D’Aoust joined CLIA in December 2014 and has served as CLIA’s Acting CEO and Executive Vice President of Membership and Operations. She will continue to oversee CLIA’s operations globally while working with the senior leadership team to propel the organization forward and work on behalf of all CLIA members.
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  • March 10, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Joins World Ocean Council

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has partnered with the World Ocean Council (WOC), an international business leadership alliance dedicated to Corporate Ocean Responsibility.
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  • March 08, 2016

    CLIA Offers Members an Exciting Line Up of Events at Seatrade Cruise Global

    Next week, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) will host a series of events at the 2016 Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL, the cruise industry's premier global event.
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  • March 07, 2016

    CLIA and The Travel Institute Form Partnership to Benefit Certified Travel Professionals

    The Travel Institute and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced an official partnership that brings together the two organizations’ more than 90 years of certification and training expertise to benefit the industry’s dedicated community of travel professionals in 2016 and beyond.
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