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.
CroisiEurope is also part of the CLIA Specialty Cruise Collection, a group of 16 cruise lines representing the rapidly growing small ship, river, coastal, luxury, adventure and sailing ship member lines.
“We are thrilled to have CroisiEurope join CLIA as a global member, particularly as they are part of the specialty cruise category,” said Adam M. Goldstein, CLIA Global Chairman and President/COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. “CroisiEurope is highly regarded in the global cruise industry and joining as a global member gives them access to all of CLIA’s benefits across the globe.”
CroisiEurope has been a leader in affordable European river cruises for nearly 40 years. The family-owned company operates 43 vessels that sail along Europe’s most famous rivers, canals and coasts and offer passengers the chance to explore picturesque riverside cities in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Holland, Germany and Belgium. Onboard features include exquisite French cuisine, unlimited beverages and free Wi-Fi. Today, CroisiEurope offers cruises in Europe, the Mediterranean, Russia, Vietnam and Cambodia.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the world's largest cruise industry trade association with representation in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australasia. CLIA represents the interests of cruise lines and travel agents and is engaged in providing travel agent training, and marketing communications to promote the value and desirability of a cruise holiday vacation. For more information on CLIA, the cruise industry, and CLIA-member cruise lines and travel agencies, visit www.cruising.org. CLIA can also be followed on the Cruise Lines International Association's Facebook and Twitter fan pages.