Press Contacts

Travel Industry & Marketing

Sarah Kennedy – Manager, Public Relations & Marketing
Tel: 703-628-7389 
skennedy@cruising.org 

Industry Policies/Regulatory & Legislative Issues

Catharine Montgomery – Director of Public Affairs
Tel: 202-759-6758
cmontgomery@cruising.org

Press Releases

Stay on top of the latest information about CLIA and the cruise industry by checking out our most recent press releases below.

  • October 29, 2014

    Cruise Industry Honored with Marine Environmental Protection Award

    In recognition of the cruise industry’s efforts to preserve the marine environment, the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) has awarded Cruise Lines International Association with NAMEPA’s 2014 Marine Environment Protection Association Award.
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  • September 17, 2014

    Cruise Lines International Association Honored with Coveted Travel Industry Awards

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, announced today that it has received Gold and Silver Travel Weekly Magellan Awards in the publication’s prestigious annual travel industry competition. The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honor the best in travel products and services.
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  • July 28, 2014

    INDULGE AND STAY FIT IN THE BEST WELLNESS FACILITIES AT SEA.

    While health and wellness are an important consideration for vacationers, a new survey shows Americans are reluctant to try new spa and fitness activities – 40 percent say they never try anything new, citing cost and availability as top barriers. However, staying fit on a cruise vacation has never been easier, according to Cruise Lines International Association, the world’s largest cruise organization. Expansive cruise ship fitness centers rival those on land – with the bonus of ocean views – and world-class shipboard spas boast the latest and greatest in relaxation, beauty and wellness treatments.
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  • July 21, 2014

    CLIA WELCOMES TWO PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROFESSIONALS

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today that Elinore Boeke has joined the association as Director of Public Affairs, and Amanda Deatherage has joined as Manager of Public Affairs.
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  • June 19, 2014

    CLIA WELCOMES KIM HALL AS OPERATIONAL AND SECURITY DIRECTOR.

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced that Kim Hall has joined the association as Director of Technical and Regulatory Affairs, Operational and Security. For the past three and a half years, Hall was Senior Analyst with the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI), supporting DHS S&T, USCG Headquarters, USCG Atlantic Area, and the National Strike Force Coordination Center.
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  • June 05, 2014

    SECRETS TO A SUCCESSFUL FAMILY REUNION AT SEA

    Whether families are traveling to celebrate a special birthday, retirement, graduation, or simply to celebrate each other, a cruise vacation is sure to bring them closer together.
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