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City leaders in Corfu and Heraklion and CLIA co-fund destination assessments by the GSTC

City leaders in Corfu and Heraklion have teamed up with GSTC and CLIA to assess the sustainability status of each city and to map out a plan for a future of sustainable tourism. The destination assessments of Corfu and Heraklion, to be co-funded with CLIA and conducted by the GSTC, will provide benchmark data, and […]

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CLIA: COVID testing on 100% of passengers and crew and a negative test required for any embarkation on cruise ships

CLIA ocean cruise line members, representing 95% of the ocean-going capacity worldwide, have agreed to conduct 100% testing of passengers and crew on all ships with a capacity to carry 250 or more persons —with a negative test required for any embarkation. Moreover, as part of this policy, crew must undergo additional testing requirements, including […]

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Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Releases 2020 Environmental Technologies and Practices Report

Annual report affirms cruise industry leadership and progress in maritime environmental protection practices Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the leading voice of the global cruise industry, released today the Global Cruise Industry Environmental Technologies and Practices Report produced by Oxford Economics. The report highlights the progress that CLIA oceangoing cruise line members continue to make […]

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CLIA Announces Voluntary Suspension of Cruise Operations from U.S. Ports

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) issued the following statement to announce that the association’s ocean-going cruise line members will voluntarily extend the suspension of cruise operations from U.S. ports until 15 September 2020. “Due to the ongoing situation within the U.S. related to COVID-19, CLIA member cruise lines have decided to voluntarily extend the period […]

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CLIA’s commitment to sustainable tourism

The Cities’ Sustainability Report conducted by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) can be a reliable tool to assist tourism and cruise destinations around the world, including Greece, to become more attractive. The latest report on the sustainability of the City of Dubrovnik was presented recently via video. The GSTC evaluation, funded by CLIA, covers […]

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Mutual benefits through the cooperation between CLIA and the Greek government

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global situation that has required an extraordinary response, and the cruise industry has placed public health at the heart of its response. Within 48 hours of the World Health Organization (WHO) announcing a global public health emergency, CLIA member cruise lines had adopted enhanced screening protocols worldwide.  These measures […]

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Dynamic Presence for the CLIA Europe in the 2019 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

The Cruise Line International Association Europe (CLIA Europe), which supports the Greek cruise market and aims at its further development in the region, today announced its participation in major cruise and shipping events that will take place between May 27 and 29, 2019, within the framework of the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019. The […]

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Cruise Lines International Association Summit at Sea 2017 : A Well Attended and Productive Event

For its second international ‘Summit at Sea’ event, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), welcomed 175 senior cruise industry delegates from four continents, onboard the magnificent Cunard liner, Queen Elizabeth. Sailing from Hamburg to Southampton between 9-12 May, attendees included members of CLIA’s Executive Partner Programme, ranging from cruise lines, port authorities, destinations, manufacturers, shipyards and […]

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