CLIA Opens Registration for Cruise360 Conference in Fort Lauderdale

Aug 10, 2016

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community, has opened registration for its annual Cruise360 conference taking place in Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 18-24, 2017, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.  

Cruise360 provides highly rated professional development, multiple networking events, ship inspections and in an in-depth view of current cruise and travel industry trends.  As the largest and only official conference of the cruise industry, Cruise360 brings together travel professionals, cruise line representatives, ports & destinations, industry suppliers and CLIA preferred executive partners for a truly panoramic view of the cruise industry.

“The innovation and engagement experienced in Vancouver at CLIA’s 2016 Cruise360 was well received, and was evident in the highest attendee satisfaction ratings in five years,” said Cindy D'Aoust, president and CEO, CLIA. “We have a chance to build on this success with our partners in Fort Lauderdale as we plan for 2017.  Travel professionals can expect, enhanced education, expanded ship inspections and interactive workshops all delivered in an entertaining format.”

Early bird pricing is available until September 19, 2016, and is open to CLIA members for $149 and non-members for $279. To become a CLIA Member and take advantage of the early bird registration pricing, travel agents can join before August 15. For more information on how to become a CLIA Member, please visit cruising.org/joinclia.

To register for Crusie360, and learn more, please visit Cruise360.org.

About Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) – One Industry, One Voice

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, providing a unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community. The association has 15 offices globally with representation in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australasia. CLIA supports policies and practices that foster a safe, secure, healthy and sustainable cruise ship environment for the more than 23 million passengers who cruise annually and is dedicated to promote the cruise travel experience. Members are comprised of the world's most prestigious ocean, river and specialty cruise lines; a highly trained and certified travel agent community; and cruise line suppliers and partners, including ports & destinations, ship development, suppliers and business services. The organization’s mission is to be the unified global organization that helps its members succeed by advocating, educating and promoting for the common interests of the cruise community. For more information, visit www.cruising.org or follow Cruise Lines International Association on CLIA Facebook and Twitter pages.

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