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 […]

CLIA Releases 2018 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook and Cruise Travel Trends

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, has released the 2018 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook. The report offers an in-depth look at the cruise industry’s overall global economic impact as well as the trends impacting cruise travel in 2018. Current data shows cruise travel is steadily on the […]

CLIA Announces New Regional Manager for Asia

As cruise tourism in Asia continues to grow at an impressive rate, and the cruise industry deploys more ships to destinations across the region, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Asia has announced the appointment of Jiali Wong as its new Regional Manager for Asia, based in Singapore. With almost 10 years’ experience in tourism, Ms […]

Cruise Lines International Association Releases 2017 Asia Cruise Trends and North Asia Economic Impact Study

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), today, releases the findings from two new reports about the Asian Cruise market. The first, 2017 Asia Cruise Trends, is a comprehensive analysis of the cruise industry within Asia. The second, the 2016 North Asia Economic Impact Study, reveals the economic impact the cruise industry has had to the North […]

CLIA Asia announces new interim structure to manage membership, training and accreditation services

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Asia has announced that as of 1 June, all back-office membership and training program services will be managed from their Australasia offices in Sydney, Australia, while they develop a regional structure. Joel Katz, MD CLIA Australasia and CLIA Asia, said: “We will leverage off the experience our Australasian team has […]

CLIA introduces membership to wider Asian travel agent community

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) continues their expansion into Asia by introducing their membership and accreditation program to travel agents from Indonesia and Malaysia. At a cruise travel agent event hosted in Jakarta yesterday in conjunction with CLIA’s executive partner Singapore Tourism Bureau (STB), CLIA’s Head of Training & Development Peter Kollar delivered a key-note […]

CLIA launches in India

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today launched its travel agent training program in Mumbai. At the trade industry event ‘Cruising ahead with Singapore’ organised by Singapore Tourism Board (STB) held at the Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai, CLIA’s Head of International Training & Development, Peter Kollar, announced the opening of CLIA’s travel agent accreditation program to […]