As cruise destinations around the world re-open, CLIA is excited to announce the return of our Cruise Port & Destination Virtual Showcase, to be held between 19 and 26 July 2022.
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain practical insight into some of the world’s great ports and cruise destinations, presented by CLIA Executive Partners from around the world.
Tune in to learn more about each destination and find out how cruise visitors can make the most of their stay.
You’ll gain helpful information about cruise terminal locations, public transport, destination highlights and touring options – plus pick-up valuable insider tips to pass on to your cruise clients.
CLIA Members can earn three CLIA points for each destination presentation watched by collecting the destination codeword and completing a short post-event quiz. In addition, there are 10 fabulous prize packs to be won – but you must tune in live to be in the draw to win!
CLIA Members log in to the CLIA Members Hub to register for any of the sessions
If you are not a CLIA Member and would like to know more about Membership and how you can tune in to our Cruise Port & Destination Virtual Showcase sessions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
CRUISE PORT & DESTINATION VIRTUAL SHOWCASE SCHEDULE:
|Tuesday 19 July 2022 11:30am - 12:30pm AEST / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZST
Hong Kong is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations! The amazing attractions and prime geographic position make Hong Kong a perfect place to create compelling cruise itineraries to nearby North Asia and Southeast Asia. The diversity of sights, activities and attractions in Hong Kong, including culinary & nightlife, local culture and heritage, great outdoors, local neighbourhoods, are sure to please even the most discerning traveller.
The Port of Seattle, voted North America’s best homeport by Cruise Critic, is the gateway to Alaska. In 2022, the Port anticipates 200+ ships will sail to the ‘Last Frontier’. Seattle's attractions combined with Washington state’s natural beauty make the Port of Seattle the preferred choice for memorable Alaska and Pacific Northwest experiences. Learn how to integrate this extraordinary region into pre- and post-cruise stays for your clients.
|Wednesday 20 July 2022 11:30am - 12:30pm AEST / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZST
Western Australia is one of the world’s largest states, with an incredibly diverse mainland and island coastline stretching over 20,000km. A cruise in Western Australia brings you to the nation’s sunniest capital city, whitest beach and one of the most biodiverse landscapes on earth. Kimberley cruises feature the exotic pearling port of Broome. Nature has blessed Broome with 22 kilometres of beautiful white sand and turquoise water at Cable Beach, striking rust-red cliffs, Broome pearl farms and 130-million-year-old dinosaur footprints. Broome is a melting pot of cultures, creating an exotic mix of historic sites and fusion flavours.
With three diverse destinations in just one Emirate, Abu Dhabi is a truly unique destination, where respect for the past informs the present and shapes the future. This is a diverse emirate with desertscapes, oases, mountain heights, fabulous beaches, warm, clear waters, desert islands, an ancient heritage city and a modern, cosmopolitan capital city. It’s a destination of historic buildings, thrilling headline attractions, engaging tours and a packed calendar of headline events covering the arts, culture, sports, concerts and trade shows.
|Thursday 21 July 2022 11:30am - 12:30pm AEST / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZST
Darwin is Australia’s northern gateway and a popular stop over for cruise ships. The broader Northern Territory coastline offers calls for expedition cruises to experience Aboriginal art and culture and observe remarkable landscapes. Pre and post cruise visits to World heritage-listed Kakadu National Park and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are a highlight.
From its beautiful beaches and National Parks to its unique multicultural neighborhoods and lively arts and nightlife scenes, Greater Miami and Miami Beach offers a variety of experiences for everyone. PortMiami, the Cruise Capital of the World, is poised for yet another exceptionally strong cruise season as it prepares to officially launch new cruise terminals and welcome new build ships which rank among the most innovative vessels on the seas.
|Friday 22 July 2022 11:30am - 12:00pm AEST / 1:30pm - 2:00pm NZST
Nestled in the South Pacific, Samoa promises a truly authentic experience for every traveler. Discover stunning scenery, palm-fringed shores, crystal clear waters, lush tropical forests, and genuine hospitality. Made for ‘Beautiful’ adventures, Samoa’s unspoiled, natural beauty and vibrant culture offer the perfect blend of exciting experiences and relaxation. Bold and beautiful, paradise awaits…
Monaco is not just a destination - it is the experience of a lifetime! For more than a century, it has been an aspirational symbol of luxury and glamour, renowned for its safety. What the country lacks in size, it makes up for in history, culture, entertainment and character. Today it is reinventing itself while preserving its environment. Whether you are visiting by cruise or looking for a romantic or family getaway, a city break or a revitalizing experience, Monaco is FOR YOU!
|Monday 25 July 2022 11:30am - 12:30pm AEST / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZST
The NSW coastline, known as the Blue Highway, is home to an abundance of unique destinations and diverse experiences, with nine cruise ports along the scenic NSW coast, including Sydney, Australia’s iconic cruise gateway. Cruise visitors to NSW can explore vibrant cultural attractions, golden beaches, meet the native wildlife, try some of the world’s best wines and ocean-fresh seafood, and discover thrilling adventures and inspiring Aboriginal culture.
With two cruise terminals and a geographic location in the heart of Southeast Asia, it’s no wonder Singapore is considered the region’s cruise gateway. A city that continually reinvents itself, Singapore’s charm is her incredibly diverse range of experiences which are all located within easy reach of one another. From cultural neighbourhoods, art galleries and evergreen gardens to fine-dining options, balmy rooftop bars and more, it’s no wonder cruise visitors always extend their Singapore stay before and after their cruise.
|Tuesday 26 July 2022 11:30am - 12:30pm AEST / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZST
Queensland is a place of ancient wisdom, extraordinary landscapes and five World Heritage-Listed wonders. Here, experiences are like nowhere else on the planet, but the simplest moments are just as memorable. From the cities to the hinterland and the coast, the Great Barrier Reef and surrounding islands, the Outback and the world’s oldest living rainforest, Queensland leaves travellers filled with epic wonder. With 14 cruising destinations along the Queensland coastline, there’s no better place to experience the best of Australia.
Tokyo mixes the ultramodern with traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples. A place where cutting edge technology co-exists with tradition and culture as well as kindness, community, and human values. Tokyo certainly is one of the best cities in the world for unforgettable holiday experiences. Safe, clean and kind - Tokyo is waiting for you!