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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...

Oct 01, 2014, 12:42 ET

The Best Time of the Year to Book a Cruise: CLIA Cruise Week Rewards Travelers Ready to Set Sail With Special Deals and Discounts

 First-time and returning cruise vacationers can explore the seven seas and thousands of ports of call with incentives and discounts destined...

Sep 15, 2014, 04:30 ET

U.S. Cruise Industry Saw Continued Growth, Economic Contributions in 2013

New data released by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) show that the North American cruise industry continued to expand in 2013,...

Sep 03, 2014, 13:09 ET

Fall: A Choice Time to Cruise

This fall, cruisers can see Mother Nature put on one of her best shows with colorful leaves as far as the eye can see, on sailings on the coast of...

Aug 12, 2014, 14:33 ET

CDC Report Debunks Norovirus Cruise Myth

 The recent release of a report on norovirus from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) underscores what the cruise industry has...

Jul 28, 2014, 11:01 ET

Indulge and Stay Fit in the Best Wellness Facilities at Sea

While health and wellness are an important consideration for vacationers, a new survey shows Americans are reluctant to try new spa and fitness...

Jul 21, 2014, 10:35 ET

CLIA Welcomes Two Public Affairs Professionals

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today that Elinore Boeke has joined the association as Director of Public Affairs, and...

Jun 18, 2014, 14:18 ET

CLIA Welcomes Kim Hall As Operational And Security Director

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced that Kim Hall has joined the association as Director of Technical and Regulatory...

Apr 22, 2014, 10:00 ET

Cruise Industry Highlights Ongoing Sustainability Efforts to Fully Protect Global Ocean Environment

In commemoration of Earth Day, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today highlighted the extensive efforts of the cruise industry and...

Mar 11, 2014, 13:04 ET

CLIA President and CEO Christine Duffy Highlights Dynamic Growth of Global Cruise Industry at Cruise Shipping Miami

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) President and CEO Christine Duffy today showcased the continued growth and bright future of the...