Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) names Royal Caribbean Cruises Vice Chairman Adam M. Goldstein as Global Chair

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Appoints Adam M. Goldstein as 2019 Global Chair WASHINGTON, DC, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade organization, today (January 7, 2019) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Adam M. Goldstein, Vice Chairman, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., as… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association opens enrollment for its 2018 Travel Agency Membership and Individual Agent Membership programs

Washington, DC, 2017-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has opened enrollment for its 2018 Travel Agency Membership and Individual Agent Membership (IAM) programs. CLIA Membership elevates the credibility and reputation of agencies and their individual agents within the travel industry and is built to help members navigate the cruise industry,… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association launches Meetings & Events at Sea Certificate Program

Washington DC, 2017-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Bringing specialized certificate programs online, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced that travel agents can now expand their business with the new Meetings & Events at Sea Certificate Program. The program, designed in partnership with Meetings Professional International (MPI), will allow travel professionals the chance to… Read the full press release

5 Reasons Why Your Next Cruise Vacation Should Be Booked By A Travel Agent

Washington DC, 2017-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — National Travel Agent Day is May 3, 2017 and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is celebrating the more than 25,000 CLIA-member travel agents globally that help to navigate the many cruise choices for passengers. When it comes to cruise travel, travel agents truly are the matchmakers helping… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association reveals the top five destinations for summer 2017 travel

Washington DC, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The warm weather season is quickly approaching and many travelers are beginning to plan summer vacations. From family-friendly beach getaways to adventurous voyages into little explored places, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, reveals the top five destinations for summer 2017… Read the full press release

CLIA names Vicki Freed, Royal Caribbean’s SVP of sales, trade support and service as chair of its Trade Relations Committee

Washington DC, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is pleased to announce that Vicki Freed, senior vice president of sales, trade support and service for Royal Caribbean International, has been named chair of the CLIA Trade Relations Committee. In this role, Freed will lead the committee which consists of senior leadership… Read the full press release

CLIA opens 2017 Travel Agency Membership program enrollment

Washington, DC, 2016-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has opened enrollment for its 2017 Travel Agency Membership program. CLIA Membership raises the professional credibility and reputation within the leisure travel industry and is designed to help members increase their industry knowledge, network and profitability. This year, CLIA updated and expanded its… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association launches first-ever Travel Agent Destination Summit in Puerto Rico from September 29 – October 2, 2016

Washington DC, 2016-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community, in partnership with the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), the preeminent force in representing the mutual interests of cruise lines and Caribbean and Latin American destinations, has launched the first-ever Travel Agent Destination… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association released the third Travel Agent Cruise Industry Outlook Report of 2016

Washington DC, 2016-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released today the third Travel Agent Cruise Industry Outlook Report of 2016, revealing that as the demand for cruising continues to grow, travel agents are playing an increasingly important role in the consumer travel process. The report is the third installment in an… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association announces its 2016 Port & Destination Summit on September 20 in Santa Cruz, Tenerife

Washington DC, 2016-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community, announced its 2016 Port & Destination Summit, taking place on Tuesday, September 20 in Santa Cruz, Tenerife, one day ahead of Seatrade Cruise Med, the largest cruise industry gathering in Europe. Restructured… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association held a successful annual Congressional Cruise Caucus

Washington DC, 2016-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) gathered together its cruise community, including cruise line executives, travel agency leaders and key suppliers and partners, for CLIA’s annual Congressional Cruise Caucus where they will engage with Washington, D.C.’s legislative and political leaders. One of CLIA’s primary goals is to educate policy… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association welcomes Caroline Johnson as Senior Vice President, Membership Operations

Washington DC, 2016-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that Caroline Johnson has joined the organization as Senior Vice President, Membership Operations. Johnson will be responsible for leading membership strategy, planning and business operations in North America. Johnson, who has been with CLIA for the last four months as a contractor,… Read the full press release

Earth Day: Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) reaffirms its commitment and efforts toward environmental stewardship

Washington DC, 2016-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In recognition of this year’s Earth Day, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today reaffirms its commitment and efforts toward environmental stewardship. The cruise industry takes seriously its great responsibility to preserve and protect the environment, which is fundamental to the industry and essential to providing enjoyable travel experiences… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) on Cuba: we fully support the rights of all people to travel freely and have the opportunity to experience a wide range of destinations

Washington DC, 2016-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) welcomes the Cuban government’s positive and fair decision to allow all American citizens equal opportunity to visit Cuba. The cruise industry understands the power that travel has to bring learning and understanding between nations and cultures.  Further, CLIA fully supports the rights of… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced additional details on the general sessions at the 2016 Cruise360 Conference

Washington, DC, 2016-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced additional details on the general sessions taking place at the 2016 Cruise360 Conference, held June 1-6 in beautiful Vancouver, B.C.  These panels each provide a unique perspective on the cruise industry and represent important segments of the industry. “More than ever… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association honors its Port Executive Partners in recognition of Western Hemisphere Ports Day

Washington, DC, 2016-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today honors its Port Executive Partners in recognition of Western Hemisphere Ports Day. Organized by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), CLIA celebrates the contributions the port community makes to the global cruise industry. “Ports are critical to the cruise experience as… Read the full press release

CLIA 2016 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook reveals global cruise travel continues to grow at a record pace

Washington, DC, 2015-12-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released the 2016 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook, revealing global cruise travel is continuing to grow and evolve at a record pace The industry shows no signs of slowing down, with nearly 24 million passengers expected to sail in 2016, a… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association: new peak in U.S. cruise industry expenditures

Washington, DC, 2015-10-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise lines, their passengers and crew spent a record $21 billion in the U.S. in 2014, up 16 percent since 2010 and representing a new peak in U.S. cruise industry expenditures, according to a new study from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the largest cruise industry trade… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association: Global demand for cruising reached 22.04 million passengers in 2014

Washington, DC, 2015-10-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Global demand for cruising reached 22.04 million passengers[1] in 2014, up 68 percent from 13.1 million passengers in 2004, according to a new study from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the largest cruise industry trade association and the leading authority of the global cruise community. Since 2013,… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association: cruise lines introduced enhanced Wi-Fi capabilities on cruise ships making it easier than ever before to stay connected at sea

Washington, DC, 2015-7-22 — /Travel PR News/ — From emails and texts to tweets and Instagram posts, travelers want to digitally share and stay connected while on vacation. While the perception may be that a cruise vacation does not offer a chance to be accessible, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) reveals that cruise lines have… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises USA’s Ken Muskat named chairman of the Cruise Lines International Association Trade Relations Committee

Washington, DC, 2015-5-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is pleased to announce that Ken Muskat, executive vice president of sales, public relations, and guest services for MSC Cruises USA, has been named chairman of the CLIA Trade Relations Committee. In this role, Muskat will lead a committee of his peers and work… Read the full press release