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Hamburg Messe und Congress launches cooperation partnership with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), World’s Largest Cruise Industry Association

Hamburg Messe und Congress (HMC) and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) have signed an agreement to collaborate on three international trade fairs: Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Cruise Convention 2023, MARINE INTERIORS Cruise & Ferry Global Expo 2023, and SMM, the leading international maritime trade fair. (more…)

MedCruise at the 1st BlueMissionMed Mediterranean Stakeholder Forum in Palermo, Italy

MedCruise at the 1st BlueMissionMed Mediterranean Stakeholder Forum in Palermo, Italy (Image at LateCruiseNews.com - June 2023)The President of MedCruise, the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports, Figen Ayan, took part in the 1st BlueMissionMed Mediterranean Stakeholder Forum in Palermo, Italy from 29th to 30th May, along with representatives from GSTC (Global Sustainable Tourism Council) and CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association), key components of the participation of MedCruise in this initiative. (more…)

Swan Hellenic joins CLIA Europe

Swan Hellenic is making a return to the cruise business with two new expedition ships (Artist impression, July 2020)70-year-old British cultural expedition cruise line Swan Hellenic has partnered with CLIA to build its profile and relationships with agents across Europe. Joining the industry organisation under ‘European Regional Cruise Lines’, the partnership brings Swan Hellenic into CLIA Europe’s wider community of cruise operators, travel agents and executive partners. (more…)

New Study Finds Negligible Environmental Impact From Accumulated Scrubber Wash Water In Ports

Independence of The Seas scrubberThe Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has welcomed the preliminary results of an independent study presented by CE Delft, a research organisation in the Netherlands specialising in environmental issues, indicating that accumulated concentrations of exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS, or “scrubbers”) wash water components are at very low levels and well below applicable regulatory limits. (more…)

Keynote speakers announced for River Cruise Conference

The 128-passenger Avalon Tapestry II in Paris (Photo: Avalon Waterways)CLIA has announced that Mail on Sunday travel editor Sarah Hartley, APT chief commercial officer Debra Fox, and Scenic managing director UK Colin Downing, are the keynote speakers for its river cruise conference. The annual conference is now in its eighth year and will take place in Paris from 10-11 November. (cruisetradenews.com)

Majorca and Ibiza facing Boycott: Cruise liners to Refuse to stop as tourist tax doubles

Windstar at Ibiza, Baleares - SpainCruise liners are threatening to SHUN Mallorca and Ibiza unless the Balearic Government changes its mind about charging passengers two euros a day under the new tourist tax rules. The association of cruise companies in Europe, the Cruise Lines International Association says the new fee is undemocratic and could force companies to leave the islands out of its routes. (express.co.uk)

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Cruise Lines Pitch Venice Alternative

Aerial view of the Venice port (Courtesy VTP) (Click to enlarge)The cruise industry is hoping to find an alternative route to open Venice back up to larger ships, according to a carefully prepared statement from CLIA Europe. Recent regulations have restricted ships sailing into Venice to be no more than 96,000 tons, causing a steep traffic drop for the port. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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CLIA Announces significant increase of European Cruise Travellers in 2016

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) confirms a 3.4 per cent increase of European passengers compared with 2015, essentially lead by the German and UK & Ireland markets, according to its annual CLIA survey*, presented this week by Kyriakos Anastassiadis, chairman CLIA Europe and CEO of Celestyal Cruises, at Seatrade Cruise Global 2017. (more…)