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CLIA Releases 2018 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook and Cruise Travel Trends

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, has released the 2018 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook. The report offers an in-depth look at the cruise industry’s overall global economic impact as well as the trends impacting cruise travel in 2018.




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CLIA: Top Five Reasons Why Now is the Time to Plan a Cruise to the Caribbean

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is encouraging travelers to plan a cruise to the Caribbean during Plan a Cruise Month. Despite recent hurricanes, the vast majority of Caribbean cruise ports are open and welcoming cruise travelers daily.




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Port of Galveston Major Economic Contributor to North America’s Cruise Industry

The Port of Galveston remains the fourth busiest cruise port in the U.S. based upon number of embarking passengers according to a recent study prepared by Business Research and Economic Advisors (BREA) for the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). The Port has held this ranking since 2012.




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Plan a Cruise Month: The Latest Agent Incentives and Deals

Plan a Cruise Month is officially upon us, and that means deals, deals, and more deals. The Plan a Cruise campaign, started by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), was initiated so that travelers could learn about, plan, and take a cruise vacation more easily and efficiently. (travelagentcentral.com)




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CLIA Celebrates 2017 Plan a Cruise Month Around the World

October is Plan a Cruise Month – a worldwide movement to learn more about cruising and how to plan and take a cruise vacation. The campaign, created by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) offers insight on the best cruise destinations, special cruise line deals and promotions as well as experts to help navigate the many cruise vacation options available for every travel style and budget.




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Leaders of Cruise Lines International Association Meet With Mayor of Dubrovnik to Discuss State of the Tourism Industry

MSC Magnifica at DubrovnikThe Mayor of the City of Dubrovnik, Mato Franković, and his associates met with the management team of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) along with high-level representatives of the world’s leading cruise lines on Thursday in Hamburg, to discuss the current state of the tourism industry within Dubrovnik.




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CLIA Reports on a productive Port and Destination Summit

The Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) hosted its fourth Port and Destination Summit on 5th September. Over 260 international partners of CLIA Executive Partner Program, including 50 cruise line executives gathered at the Hamburg Messe and Congress GmbH Hamburg, one day before the Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Convention official opening. (cruisebusiness.com)




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Technologies Driving CLIA Cruise Line Members’ Environmental Protection Efforts

Cruise lines are transforming the modern fleet with new technologies and designs to protect the oceans, air and destinations that millions of cruise passengers enjoy each year. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) showcases cruise lines’ technologies that sustainably reduce the industry’s environmental footprint.




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CLIA Welcomes Cruise.com as Premier Agency Member

As part of this new relationship, Cruise.com has introduced a new Certified Travel Specialist Program, which requires that any travel professional enrolled in the program must complete their CLIA Certified Cruise Counselor (CCC) certification. (travelagentcentral.com)




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CLIA Announces Change to Leadership Team: Bud Darr, senior vice president, technical and regulatory affairs, will be leaving CLIA to assume a new role with MSC Group

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today (June 2nd) that Bud Darr, senior vice president, technical and regulatory affairs, will be leaving CLIA to assume a new role with MSC Group as Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs.




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Cruise Industry Promotes Eco-Friendly Travel and Environmental Conservation on World Environment Day and Beyond

World Environment Day is being celebrated on June 5, 2017 and to celebrate the cruise industry is highlighting some of their best eco-friendly practices. From reduced emissions to recycling programs, the cruise industry takes proactive measures to preserve oceans while offering once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences for cruisers worldwide.




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CLIA Announces New Online Certificate Program

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.




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Cruise360: Agents Are “Voice of Reason” and Create “Validation,” Says Fain

Championing the value of travel agents as “the voice of reason” was Richard Fain, chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., who delivered the keynote address at Cruise360’s third General Session over the weekend. (travelagentcentral.com)




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CLIA Announces 2017 Cruise Industry Hall of Fame Award Winners at 13th Annual Cruise360 Conference

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is proud to announce the 2017 Cruise Industry Hall of Fame Award Winners. The awards recognize individuals and organizations whose efforts and accomplishments represent a significant contribution to the cruise industry.




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