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Aug 12, 2015, 09:58 ET

Cruise Lines International Association Announces President & CEO Transition

 Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced that Thomas P. Ostebo who recently joined CLIA as President and CEO has stepped...

Jul 21, 2015, 10:14 ET

Connected At Sea: Cruise Lines Enhance Wi-Fi Capabilities On Cruise Ships

From emails and texts to tweets and Instagram posts, travelers want to digitally share and stay connected while on vacation....

Jul 16, 2015, 10:00 ET

CLIA Recognizes Mercy Ships as Their Charity of Choice

 Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has selected Mercy Ships as their Charity of Choice.  Through this partnership, CLIA will...

May 20, 2015, 10:08 ET

Cruise Lines International Association Names Thomas P. Ostebo As President & CEO

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced Thomas P. Ostebo will join CLIA as President and Chief Executive Officer,...

Apr 22, 2015, 10:07 ET

Cruise Industry Continues Commitment And Initiatives To Advance Environmental Stewardship And Conservation Practices

In honor of Earth Day, the cruise industry renews its commitment to protect the environment in which it operates and the ports of call it visits....

Mar 17, 2015, 14:07 ET

State Of The Asia Cruise Industry: More Cruise Ships, Passengers And Ports Than Ever Before

 Today, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released the findings from comprehensive Asia Cruise Trends study. Overall, the data...

Mar 03, 2015, 10:07 ET
Sunshine

12 Healthy Reasons To Take A Cruise Vacation

According to a recent study, cruise travelers rank an ocean cruise as the best overall vacation experience.1 In addition to being fun, a cruise...

Feb 09, 2015, 10:30 ET
2015 Cruise Industry Outlook

State Of The Cruise Industry: 2015 To See Robust Growth

 Today, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released its annual State of the Cruise Industry Report and is once again projecting...

Jan 15, 2015, 09:00 ET

More Travelers Are Seeking Long Cruises

 According to recent survey of travel agents by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), 37 percent of agents reported an increase in...

Dec 10, 2014, 10:26 ET

Spend the Holidays at Sea: Still A Festive Time for Cruising

Swapping home and hearth for staterooms and ocean views doesn't mean doing away with your favorite holiday traditions. With an estimated 46.3...

Dec 03, 2014, 17:56 ET

CLIA to Consolidate Headquarters in Washington, DC

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced that in 2015 it will consolidate its U.S. offices into a single location in...

Nov 19, 2014, 20:00 ET

CLIA Releases Initial Asia Cruise Trends Findings

 The newly-formed Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) bodies in Southeast and North Asia today released initial findings from the new...

Nov 12, 2014, 18:46 ET

Adam Goldstein is Appointed New CLIA Chair

The Board of Directors of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Adam Goldstein as Chairman as of January 1.  In a normal...

Nov 12, 2014, 12:00 ET

CLIA Enhances And Expands Executive Partner Member Program

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the global cruise trade association, today announced a restructure of its Executive Partner...

Nov 12, 2014, 12:00 ET

CLIA Global Welcomes New Top Managers

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) President and CEO Christine Duffy made several personnel announcements at the opening session of the...

Nov 10, 2014, 15:00 ET

Establishment of CLIA Southeast Asia and CLIA North Asia Marks Big Step Forward for Cruising in the Region

 The growth of cruising in Asia has taken another important step forward with the establishment of CLIA Southeast Asia and CLIA North Asia as...

Nov 07, 2014, 11:29 ET

CLIA Announces Transition in Management of Travel Agent Program

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today that Dwain Wall will be leaving the association at the end of the year.  Wall...

Oct 29, 2014, 13:47 ET

Cruise Industry Honored with Marine Environmental Protection Award

 In recognition of the cruise industry's efforts to preserve the marine environment, the North American Marine Environment Protection...

Oct 19, 2014, 14:23 ET

CLIA Commends Carnival, Public Health Officials On Smooth Return To Port Of Carnival Magic

 Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) President and CEO, Christine Duffy, issued the following statement today regarding the...

Oct 15, 2014, 10:37 ET

Short Cruises: A Win-Win For Time Strapped Travelers Or First Timers Who Want To Test The Waters

 Maybe you've always wanted to try a cruise but are reluctant to commit to a full-week sailing. Perhaps you're a time-strapped Millennial...