Press Contacts

Travel Industry & Marketing

Sarah Kennedy – Director, Public Relations
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.

  • February 19, 2015

    Charles Sylvia Joins CLIA as Vice President of Trade Relations

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is excited to announce that Charles Sylvia will be joining CLIA on March 2, 2015, as Vice President of Trade Relations.
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  • February 12, 2015

    CLIA ANNOUNCES CROISIEUROPE AS NEW GLOBAL CRUISE LINE MEMBER

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced CroisiEurope, Europe’s largest river cruise line, has joined as a Global Cruise Line Member. CLIA now has 27 global cruise line members. As a CLIA Global Cruise Line Member, cruise lines are offered a range of benefits, including access to CLIA travel agent and agency members, and marketing and promotional activities across CLIA’s 15 offices around the world.
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  • January 28, 2015

    Nominations Are Open for the Eleventh Annual CLIA Hall Of Fame Awards

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has opened nominations for the eleventh annual CLIA Hall of Fame Awards recognizing individuals, both past and present, whose efforts and accomplishments represent a significant contribution to the cruise industry. Nominations are due no later than February 12, 2015, and will be accepted through submissions at http://www.cruising.org/2015-hall-fame-nomination-information.
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  • January 23, 2015

    CLIA Announces New Individual Agent Member Program Benefits

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise trade association, today unveiled new Individual Agent Membership benefits available at http://cruising.org/membership-center/agent-membership/premium-agent-cruise-line-offers. All 26 CLIA North American Cruise Line Members are now offering an unprecedented number of special offers valued at an estimated $5,000. These offers, exclusively for 2015 CLIA agent members, include agent bonus commissions, reduced rate cruises for agent personal travel, priority FAM trip invitations and special benefits for CLIA-certified agent members.
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  • January 23, 2015

    CLIA Agent Member 2015 Cruise Line Offers at a Glance

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise trade association, today unveiled new Individual Agent Membership benefits available. Below is a summary of all 26 CLIA North American Cruise Line Members special offers, valued at an estimated $5,000.
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  • January 19, 2015

    CRUISE LINES INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES PRESIDENT & CEO TRANSITION PLANS

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced the transition plan for the organization following the departure of Christine Duffy, President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 31, 2015. In the interim, newly appointed Global CLIA Chairman Adam M. Goldstein, President and COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., will serve as the official spokesperson for the organization. Cindy D’Aoust, Executive Vice President of Membership and Operations, will assume and oversee the management of U.S. operations and the leadership teams in the Washington, DC, and Fort Lauderdale, FL, offices.
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