Clia Uk News
UK and Ireland see two million cruise passenger departures for first time
Cruise Lines International Association has announced that the number of ocean cruises taken by UK and Irish passengers last year reached over two million for the first time.
UK cruise sector welcomed record passenger numbers in 2018
CLIA UK & Ireland is expecting to confirm more than two million British travellers took a cruise last year for the first time. The news comes as positive figures from the key 2018 summer travelling period are released, revealing a 2.1 per cent rise on the same period in 2017.
CLIA reveals speaker line-up for 2018 River Cruise Conference
On the agenda are Mail on Sunday travel editor Sarah Hartley, APT chief commercial officer Debra Fox, and Scenic managing director, UK, Colin Downing.
CLIA launches new global marketing campaign
CLIA is launching a global campaign, #ChooseCruise, running throughout this September and October in the UK, and globally throughout October, to reach agents, consumers and media.
CLIA reveals agenda for 2019 conference
The three-day flagship event, the largest travel agent event in the UK, will include a trade fair, a full day of conference sessions and gala dinner including entertainment.
CLIA records surge in UK cruise passengers for 2017
The British cruise market saw another year of growth in 2017 with a record high of 1,971,000 cruise passengers setting sail on an ocean cruise.
Roberts appointed CLIA UK chairman
CLIA UK & Ireland has appointed Tony Roberts, Princess Cruises’ vice-president UK and Europe, as chair. He succeeds Stuart Leven, vice-president EMEA and managing director of RCL Cruises, who has served as chair for the past 18 months.
Fiennes to offer keynote at CLIA UK & Ireland Conference
Record-breaking British explorer Ranulph Fiennes has been confirmed as one of the keynote speakers for the 12th annual CLIA UK & Ireland Conference, taking place in Southampton from May 23rd-25th.
Technology theme for CLIA UK conference
Technology in the cruise industry is to be the sub-theme of the CLIA UK & Ireland 12th annual conference, taking place in Southampton in May.
Surge in Brits taking cruise holidays in 2016
Figures released today by the Cruise Lines International Association show that a record 1.9 million holidaymakers from the UK and Ireland took an ocean cruise in 2016. roving that the wide choice of cruise holiday experiences, worldwide destinations and high levels of service offered on a cruise holiday cannot be beaten.
CLIA reveals record growth for river cruise holidays
Figures released today by the Cruise Lines International Association show the ever-growing appeal of river cruising has led to an 11 per cent rise in the number of UK passengers taking a holiday on waterways in Europe and further afield - rising to 166,900 passengers in 2016.
CLIA to offer agents new resources for 2017
New and updated resources, seminars and master-classes remain at the forefront of Cruise Lines International Association’s plans for 2017.