Cruise Lines International Association News

Cruise industry boosts UK economy by £2.5bn

Cruise industry boosts UK economy by £2.5bn

25th Jun 2013 Cruise News

Figures from the Cruise Lines International Association have revealed the industry benefitted the UK economy to the tune of £2.5 billion in 2012. Cruising – one of the fastest growing sectors of the domestic tourism sector – also supports more than 66,000 jobs in the UK.

North American cruise industry expands

North American cruise industry expands

13th Sep 2012 Cruise News

The North American cruise industry continued to expand its contribution to the U.S. economy in 2011 according to a new study. Meanwhile 16.3 million people took cruise vacations on CLIA member lines in 2011, an increase of 10.1 percent over the previous year.

Boom time for global cruise industry

Boom time for global cruise industry

11th Sep 2012 Cruise News

The number of people around the world who took a cruise holiday grew by ten per cent last year – an increase of almost two million people which topped 20 million global ocean cruise passengers for the first time. The numbers increased from 18.7 million to 20.6 million between 2010 and 2011. The main markets are North America (11.5 million) and Europe (6.2 million).

Cruise industry seeks new emergency plans following Concordia sinking

Cruise industry seeks new emergency plans following Concordia sinking

10th Feb 2012 Cruise News

The global cruise industry has announced a new emergency drill policy requiring mandatory muster for embarking passengers prior to departure from port. The new policy follows the industry’s announcement on January 27th of a Cruise Industry Operational Safety Review in response to the Concordia incident and as part of the industry’s continuous efforts to review and improve safety measures. 

Terry Dale resigns from CLIA

Terry Dale resigns from CLIA

23rd Jun 2010 Press Release Cruise News

The Executive Committee of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has regretfully accepted the resignation of Terry L. Dale, who has served as president and CEO since 2003.