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Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)

About Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) – One Industry, One Voice

Established in 1975, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, providing a unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community. CLIA supports policies and practices that foster a safe, secure, healthy and sustainable cruise ship environment and is dedicated to promote the cruise travel experience.

CLIA’s Mission:

  • CLIA is the unified global organization that helps its members succeed by advocating, educating and promoting for the common interests of the cruise community.
  • CLIA represents the interests of three critically important members:
  • 60 Member Cruise Lines – From ocean to specialty cruise ships, CLIA member lines represent more than 95 percent of global cruise capacity.
  • Over 300 Executive Partners – As key suppliers and partners to the cruise lines, executive partners play a major role in the successful operation of cruising, including ports & destinations, ship development, suppliers and business services.
  • 20,000 Global Travel Agency and 30,000 Travel Agent Members – Our travel agency members include the largest agencies, hosts, franchises and consortia in the world.
  • CLIA member lines serve more than 23 million passengers annually.