CLIA LAUNCHES 2018 ASIA CRUISE INDUSTRY OCEAN SOURCE MARKET REPORT

MEDIA RELEASE CLIA LAUNCHES 2018 ASIA CRUISE INDUSTRY OCEAN SOURCE MARKET REPORT 21 May 2019 – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, has released the 2018 Asia Cruise Industry Ocean Source Market Report. The report offers an in-depth look at the growth, demographics and trends of the top source […]

ASIA HITS ANOTHER RECORD WITH 4.24 MILLION CRUISE PASSENGERS IN 2018

Media Release ASIA HITS ANOTHER RECORD WITH 4.24 MILLION CRUISE PASSENGERS IN 2018 6 May 2019 – Asia’s cruise passenger source market hit a new high in 2018 with 4.24 million people taking an ocean cruise, up 4.6 per cent year-on-year, according to data released today by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). Asia continues to […]

CLIA and MCIA sign MOU to drive cruise education in Malaysia

MEDIA RELEASE 4 March 2019 Cruise Lines Industry Association (CLIA) and Malaysia Cruise Industry Association (MCIA) sign MOU to drive cruise education in Malaysia Cruise industry body Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Asia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Malaysia Cruise Industry Association (MCIA), to jointly drive cruise education and awareness in Malaysia. […]

MATTA AND CLIA SET FOCUS ON EMERGING CRUISE TOURISM IN MALAYSIA

London, 5 November 2018: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) and the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) have developed a collaboration through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic cooperation to drive the emerging cruise tourism in Malaysia. The MoU signing ceremony was completed by MATTA President, Datuk Tan Kok Liang and […]

CLIA Asia says “#ChooseCruise” this October

For the first time, #ChooseCruise – an October month-long worldwide campaign will be rolled out in Asia. #ChooseCruise aims to promote cruising as the preferred holiday style and encourages travellers to book their dream cruise holiday via a Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)-accredited travel agent. “#ChooseCruise has been very successful in other regions, and we […]

CLIA’s 2018 Asia Cruise Trends reports favourable outlook for Asia

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), today, released their 2018 Asia Cruise Trends, a comprehensive analysis of the cruise industry within Asia. “Asia once again showed impressive results in 2017 with most Asian source markets registering double-digit year-on-year growth,” said Joel Katz Managing Director for CLIA Australasia & Asia. “After another year of exceptional growth which saw […]

ASIA CRUISE PASSENGERS CROSS THE FOUR MILLION MARK IN 2017

A record-breaking 4,060,000 Asians took an ocean cruise in 2017 according to Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) – a 20.5 per cent increase from the 3,370,000 Asian passengers in 2016. At 20.5 per cent, the 2017 year-on-year growth is more than three times the global growth (6.3 per cent), way ahead of markets such as […]

Travel Agencies urged to equip themselves with cruise knowledge to cater to the growth in cruise travellers

Singapore, 19 March 2018 – Cruise travel amongst Singaporeans is on the rise with passenger numbers from Singapore showing an increase of close to 20% between 2015 and 2016. The surge in cruises sailing out of Singapore and a keen interest in cruise from travellers will continue to fuel this growth. As the overwhelming majority […]

First-of-a-Kind Partnership to Propel Cruise Growth in Southeast Asia

Fort Lauderdale, 5 March 2015– The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the cruise industry’s global trade organisation, announced a new three-year partnership today that is aimed at boosting the increasingly vibrant cruising industry in Singapore and Southeast Asia. STB and CLIA will tap their complementary strengths to undertake travel agent […]

CLIA Asia’s inaugural participation in SATTE 2018 offers cruise sales training to Indian travel agents

Cruise is one of the fastest growing leisure travel segments globally and has been picking up steam in India. With an increased inventory of cruise itineraries in neighbouring Asian ports such as Singapore and Hong Kong and India’s ambition to grow cruise tourism, cruise sales in India is expected to soar over the next few […]