Posts Tagged ‘CLIA’

CLIA has added 67 new members this year

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today that it has added 67 new members this year following a successful week at Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale, FL that took place in March. (more…)

CLIA 2017 Summit at Sea to Set Sail from Hamburg on Queen Elizabeth

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Queen Elizabeth at Southampton (Image Steve Dunlop, courtesy Cunard Line)Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced its 2017 Summit at Sea –an exclusive, flagship event for cruise industry stakeholders, taking place from 9th – 12th May 2017 aboard Cunard Cruise Line’s majestic Queen Elizabeth, the company’s newest luxury liner, named for her Majesty the Queen.

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

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

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. (more…)

Cruise Lines International Association Announces 2017 Cruise360 Keynote Session Details

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced their speaker lineup for the general sessions taking place at the 2017 Cruise360 Conference, held April 18-24 in sunny Fort Lauderdale, FL.

CLIA Announces Call for Nominations for 2017 CLIA Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Nominations are now open for Cruise Line’s International Association’s (CLIA) annual Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations whose efforts and accomplishments represent a significant contribution to the cruise industry. (more…)

Cruise Industry Offers Incentives and Experiences to Help Solo Travelers Fall in Love with Cruise Travel

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

While Valentine’s Day may put a spotlight on couples, there’s another great relationship on the horizon – singles and cruise travel. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is celebrating the season of love by highlighting tips and benefits for travelers interested in going solo to discover a love of cruising.

CLIA Responds to Labor Article in California Sunday Magazine

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

A recent article in the California Sunday Magazine provided a one-sided and inaccurate view of Crewmember employment on cruise ships. The Members of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which comprise more than 95% of all ocean-going cruise ships, see Crewmembers as family.

CLIA Releases The Cruise Travel Report: Attitudes, Behaviors and Travel Preferences of Cruisers and Non-Cruisers

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released the Cruise Travel Report a revealing look at the attitudes, behaviors and travel preferences of cruisers and non-cruisers. (more…)

Travel Trade Industry Joins Coalition to Combat Wildlife Trafficking Worldwide

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), American Society for Travel Agents (ASTA), and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), announced they will be working to help travelers recognize and avoid purchasing the illegal wildlife products that are decimating global populations of elephants, rhinos, tortoises and other endangered species.

CLIA Forms Alliance With Professional Travel Agents of North America

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced it has formed an alliance with the Professional Travel Agents of North America (PTANA) organization. (more…)

Thursday Briefing: Ken Muskat Joins SkySea, CLIA Shuffles Exec Team

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

SkySea, a cruise line focused on the emerging Chinese cruise market, has appointed Ken Muskat as its new CEO. Meanwhile, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is making some executive moves of its own. (travelagentcentral.com)

CLIA Strengthens Global Leadership Team

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Andy Harmer, former vice president, operations & director, UK & Ireland, has been promoted to senior vice president, membership and Bo Larsen, former vice president, strategic partnerships, has been promoted to senior vice president, strategic partnerships.

CLIA Revenue Reaches $26.8 Million

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

The Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) total revenue reached $26,853,544 for fiscal year 2015, according to the non-profit’s 990 Form, on file with the Internal Revenue Service. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

CLIA Releases 2017 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook and Cruise Travel Trends Forecast

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released the 2017 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook, detailing a steady pace of cruise travel interest and significant investment in the industry. CLIA is also predicting the top eight cruise travel trends that will have an impact on the industry in the coming year.

PPI Group partners with FCCA and CLIA to publish Travel & Cruise magazine

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

PPI Group, a leader in custom publishing for the cruise and travel industry, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) on the publication of Travel & Cruise, the official magazine of the cruise industry. (more…)

CLIA Releases Fourth Quarterly Travel Agent Cruise Industry Outlook Report

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released today (Dec 08) the fourth and final Travel Agent Cruise Industry Outlook Report of 2016, revealing key cruise travel trends and insight into the current state of the travel agent industry. (more…)

CLIA Appoints Arnold Donald as New Global Chair

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Board of Directors has appointed Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc, as Global Chair, effective January 1, 2017. (more…)

CLIA Celebrates the Service of U.S. Military Veterans with Travel Discounts and Appreciation Programs

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is celebrating the service of U.S. military men and women this Veterans Day by highlighting travel discounts and appreciation programs from the organization’s Global Cruise Line Members.

Plan a Cruise Month Is a Springboard to Wave Season

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Cruise Lines International Association’s annual “Plan a Cruise” Month is heading into its final week, as agents piggyback on the industry’s support with their own events and promotions. (travelagentcentral.com)

CLIA to Outline Cruise Ship Safety at SMC 2016

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

CLIA’s Robert Griffiths, director of technical and regulatory affairs, design and engineering, will discuss the process of weaving safety into every aspect of the cruising experience, from innovative ship design, to operational procedures, to crew training, at the SNAME Maritime Convention 2016 in Bellevue, Washington. (marinelink.com)

CLIA Unveils Some of the Most Amazing Cruise Destinations Around the World

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

It’s Plan a Cruise Month and the cruise industry is celebrating by unveiling some of the most amazing and unbelievable cruise destinations around the globe. A trip to the tropics may be the first destination that comes to mind for many. (more…)

CLIA Shares Top Reasons to Take a Cruise Over a Land-Based Vacation

Friday, October 7th, 2016

October is Plan a Cruise Month and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is celebrating all cruise travel has to offer by highlighting the benefits of cruising over land travel.

2017 Cruise Lines International Association Individual Agent Membership Enrollment Opens

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has launched its 2017 Individual Agent Membership (IAM) program, providing travel agents with the best benefits, tools and resources to navigate the cruise industry, attract more clients and increase their earnings.

CLIA Reveals Why There Has Never Been a Better Time to Take a European Ocean or River Cruise

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

The 128-passenger Avalon Tapestry II in Paris (Photo: Avalon Waterways)According to Cruise Critic readers, eight out of ten dream of taking a European Cruise but half of those polled think it’s unaffordable. (cruising.org)

‘Everyone sleeps with everyone’: Cruise ship worker’s shocking tales from six years on the high seas (And CLIA comment)

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

A cruise ship worker has opened up about the alleged low pay, cramped rooms and incestuous behaviour he experienced at sea. The employee, known as Blake, worked in the casino of two different boats – one luxury the other budget. (dailymail.co.uk)

Win up to £5,000 worth of prizes in ‘The Big Fred. Olsen Giveaway’ for CLIA ‘Cruise Month’

Monday, September 19th, 2016

In support of CLIA ‘Cruise Month’, which is running during October 2016, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is giving travel agents the chance to win up to £5,000 worth of prizes in ‘The Big Fred. Olsen Giveaway’ – the biggest prize draw that the company has ever run! (more…)

Annual Plan a Cruise Month Campaign is Less than Three Weeks Away

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Taking place during the month of October, the multi-faceted campaign unites the cruise community on a global scale and is designed to generate widespread awareness of cruise travel. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is providing travel agents with all of the tips, tools and techniques to enable travel agents to engage with clients and help them plan the perfect cruise.

CLIA Opens Enrollment for 2017 Travel Agency Membership

Friday, September 16th, 2016

This year, CLIA updated and expanded its membership offerings to provide members with the best benefits to build their business. The new program has been simplified, and travel agency’s interested in joining can choose one of two membership levels.

CLAI Unveils Top Five Reasons Multigenerational Families Should Cruise Together

Friday, September 9th, 2016

Carnival's cruise experience involves an interactive and participatory style of holidayIn celebration of Grandparents Day on September 11, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has revealed the top five reasons cruise vacations are the best option for multigenerational families looking to travel together. (more…)

CLIA Opens Registration for 2016 Executive Partner Summit

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Registration is now open for Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) annual Executive Partner Summit, taking place November 14-15, 2016, in Doral, Florida (12 miles outside of downtown Miami).

French America Line Joins CLIA as Newest Regional Cruise Line Members

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

The 150-passenger Louisiane (Courtesy French America Line)Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced the addition of new Regional Cruise Line Member – French America Line, America’s premium river cruise tour. (more…)

CLIA Global announces CLIA Australasia managing director transition

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced that Joel Katz will join CLIA Australasia as Managing Director, effective January 1, 2017. (etbtravelnews.com)