room2 becomes official CLIA UK & Ireland partner. Hometels are available in Southampton, Chiswick and Hammersmith

Cruise Lines International Association - CLIA (logo)room2 has been confirmed as a new long-term associate partner of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) UK & Ireland.

The agreement will enhance room2’s brand awareness, bringing them into CLIA’s wider community of cruise lines, travel agents and stakeholders.

room2 offers a ‘hometel’ experience, with rooms that combine the comfort and flexibility of a home, with the ‘best bits’ of a hotel. Hometels are available in Southampton, Chiswick and Hammersmith.

room2 will gain brand exposure via the industry body’s website and yearbook. And CLIA travel agent members will be able to network with company representatives at the upcoming CLIA Cruise Forum in December and at CLIA Conference 2023 next May.

Jo Webb, room2 national key account manager, said: “We are delighted to join CLIA and look forward to welcoming CLIA members and the wider cruise community to our properties. Our team in Southampton is particularly excited, as they are ideally positioned to host and help those travelling to and from the city’s cruise terminal, which is extremely close by.”

Andy Harmer, managing director for CLIA UK & Ireland, said: “We’re very excited to welcome room2 into the CLIA family. We’re looking forward to supporting them as they build relationships across the cruise sector and enhance their profile with agents and stakeholders.”