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.

  • April 22, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Releases Statement on Cuba

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) welcomes the Cuban government’s positive and fair decision to allow all American citizens equal opportunity to visit Cuba. The cruise industry understands the power that travel has to bring learning and understanding between nations and cultures. Further, CLIA fully supports the rights of all people to travel freely and have the opportunity to experience a wide range of destinations. Every step that nations take towards open access and free interchange between citizens is a step in the right direction.
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  • April 20, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Takes 2016 Plan A Cruise Month Campaign Global

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community, has announced its annual Plan a Cruise Month campaign (October) will become a global initiative, expanding upon previous year’s individual efforts from CLIA offices around the world.
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  • April 19, 2016

    Top Industry Executives to Take Stage at Cruise360

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced additional details on the general sessions taking place at the 2016 Cruise360 Conference, held June 1-6 in beautiful Vancouver, B.C. These panels each provide a unique perspective on the cruise industry and represent important segments of the industry.
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  • April 07, 2016

    The Rise of the River Cruise: Sail Iconic Rivers While Visiting Distinctive Corners of the World

    How can travelers leisurely explore several countries and discover multiple cultures in a matter of days? The answer is sailing on an iconic river aboard a river cruise. According to Cruise Lines International Association's (CLIA) 2016 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook, the demand for the river cruise experience is at an all-time high; as of 2015, there were 169 river CLIA member cruise ships* on the water with 18 additional ships ordered for 2016.
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  • April 05, 2016

    Cruise Lines International Association Recognizes Its Port Executive Partners on Western Hemisphere Ports Day

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today honors its Port Executive Partners in recognition of Western Hemisphere Ports Day. Organized by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), CLIA celebrates the contributions the port community makes to the global cruise industry.
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  • March 29, 2016

    Cruise Industry Leaders to Headline the 2016 CLIA Cruise360 Conference

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced the top industry leaders who will take center stage at the 2016 Cruise360 Conference, the largest and only official conference of the cruise industry, held June 1 – 6, in Vancouver, BC. The three keynotes will provide insights into the industry, spotlight new innovations and focus on key opportunities facing the cruise travel industry today.
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