CLIA News

Auckland wharf decision secures tourism future

23 April 2019

The international cruise industry has welcomed a decision to improve berthing facilities at Auckland's Queens Wharf, which will provide much needed certainty for New Zealand's cruise sector. Approval for the construction of two temporary mooring points known as dolphins will ensure Auckland is able to cater to all types of cruise vessels and allow continued growth in cruise-related tourism, which is worth NZ$491 million a year to the national economy.

Read More


Cruise360 showcase puts more into cruising

15 April 2019

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) will present new ways for travel agents to enhance their clients' cruise holidays at its dedicated Executive Partner Product and Destination showcase, to be held in conjunction with this year's Cruise360 Australasia conference in Sydney. Bookings are now open for the August 29 event, which will allow agent members to find out more about the additional products and services that can be offered with a cruise holiday.

Read More


CLIA explores the outback in new NT course

10 April 2019

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia has teamed up with Tourism Northern Territory to introduce a new education option for travel agent members, focussed on the untamed expanses of Australia's spectacular Top End. The new Northern Territory course is the latest addition to the CLIA Learning Academy and incorporates spectacular imagery and video to help showcase some of the destination's best experiences for cruise visitors.

Read More


Auckland set to break cruise records

27 March 2019

Auckland is nearing the end of its most successful cruise season, having welcomed dozens of international ships and millions of dollars in visitor spending over the 2018-19 peak. By the end of April, Auckland will have hosted 39 different cruise ships which will have made 110 visits since the start of the international cruise season in October.This is a 20% increase on the number of visits made during last year's record period.

Read More


CLIA LIVE series kicks off this week

11 March 2019

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia this week launches its expanded CLIA LIVE travel agent training series, with dozens of CLIA members set to join the first event tomorrow in Perth.The two-day session is one of six scheduled around Australia and New Zealand this year and the first to be held in Western Australia.

Read More


Adam Goldstein to address Cruise360

4 March 2019

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has confirmed its recently appointed Global Chair Adam Goldstein will be among key speakers at this year's Cruise360 Australasia conference, the industry's peak annual forum for sharing ideas, knowledge and visions for the future. Mr Goldstein, the Vice Chairman of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, will visit Sydney to join a full-day line-up of expert speakers and panel sessions on Friday August 30.

Read More


Cruise industry honours its top achievers

25 February 2019

The big achievers of the Australasian cruising world have been named at this year's annual Cruise Industry Awards, the biggest night of the year for the Australian and New Zealand cruise community. Held by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia, the gala dinner and awards night attracted more than 500 guests to Sydney's Star Event Centre on Saturday and helped mark another successful year in the thriving cruise sector.

Read More


Cruise industry gearing up for its biggest night

18 February 2019

The Australasian cruise industry's top annual celebration is set to attract its biggest ever turnout this weekend, with more than 500 people expected to join the 18th annual Cruise Industry Awards on Saturday February 23. Hosted by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia, the gala dinner and awards night will help celebrate another year of success in the cruise industry and recognise the top performers of the Australian and New Zealand travel trade.

Read More


CLIA Welcomes Sydney Infrastructure Prioritisation

14 February 2019

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia has welcomed Infrastructure Australia's prioritisation of a new Sydney cruise terminal, which is critical to the future development of the country's thriving cruise industry. CLIA Australasia Managing Director Joel Katz said today's release of the 2019 Infrastructure Priority List provided important recognition for the economic contribution cruising makes to the national economy and the serious capacity constraints faced in Australia's largest cruise port.

Read More


CLIA unveils new-look Cruise Dynamics

1 February 2019

CLIA Australasia has launched its latest re-certification elective, Cruise Dynamics 2019, offering a completely new learning experience for travel agents. With a revamped format and modern design, Cruise Dynamics 2019 brings a new look to the CLIA Learning Academy.

Read More


Displaying items 11 - 20 of 48

Cruise Lines International Association (Australasia) © 2018 Copyright | T&Cs & Privacy Policy