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.

  • May 05, 2014

    Literacy at Sea Celebration Makes a Big Splash with Support of Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation, Best-Selling Authors

    Miami, FL - A shared passion to promote literacy in Florida and across the nation was the inspiration behind a festive Miami Port event aboard the Carnival Breeze. The Literacy at Sea Celebration was hosted by the Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation (CICF) to support the work of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. The national nonprofit, which is focused on providing young children and their low-literate parents the opportunity to learn together, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with a series of special events.
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  • April 23, 2014

    “CLIA CRUISE WEEK” NEW NAME OF CLIA’S HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL ANNUAL NATIONAL CRUISE VACATION WEEK

    A new name is just the start of the excitement surrounding “CLIA Cruise Week,” formerly Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) National Cruise Vacation Week. The promotion, which has been a public relations and sales success for agents, cruise lines and consumers for a decade, is now going global. While other CLIA associations outside of North America have held similar promotions under different names, to drive consistency in branding and greater consumer awareness, the promotion will now utilize the “CLIA Cruise Week” name internationally.
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  • April 22, 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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  • April 22, 2014

    Cruise Industry Highlights Ongoing Sustainability Efforts to Fully Protect Global Ocean Environment

    In commemoration of Earth Day, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today highlighted the extensive efforts of the cruise industry and CLIA member lines to preserve and protect the environment.
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  • April 22, 2014

    CRUISE INDUSTRY HIGHLIGHTS ONGOING SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS TO FULLY PROTECT GLOBAL OCEAN ENVIRONMENT.

    In commemoration of Earth Day, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today highlighted the extensive efforts of the cruise industry and CLIA member lines to preserve and protect the environment.
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  • April 10, 2014

    CLIA CRUISE3SIXTY CONFERENCE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF SUCCESS, FOCUS ON FUTURE GROWTH

    One of the largest-ever number of industry delegates attended Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) 10th Anniversary cruise3sixty conference and trade show April 2-6, at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. More than 1,800 delegates were registered for the annual event, which focuses on helping CLIA member agents boost their cruise industry knowledge and sales. Attendees hailed from across the United States, as well as Canada, Australia, Germany, Cayman Islands, Netherlands Antilles, Brazil, New Zealand, Kenya, Nigeria, China, British Virgin Islands and Malaysia.
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