Articles tagged “clia”

Business Travel

Remote Workers Take to the Seas

Cruise ships turned into floating harbingers of doom during the pandemic. Now they have a chance to reposition themselves for the remote working boom.

Remote Workers Take to the Seas

Coronavirus

Why Lawmakers Are So Uneasy About Giving the Cruise Industry a Bailout

Corporate bailouts are never popular with the average voter. But bailing out the cruise industry — which goes out of its way to avoid paying U.S. federal taxes — is proving a particularly hard case to make as the travel industry appeals to Congress for help.

Why Lawmakers Are So Uneasy About Giving the Cruise Industry a Bailout

Cruises

Cruise Lines Face New Skepticism on Pollution-Cutting Technology

The cruise industry is compliant with International Maritime Organization pollution guidelines largely through the use of scrubber technology. But this week, critics are once again questioning whether scrubber technology should be allowed in the first place.

Cruise Lines Face New Skepticism on Pollution-Cutting Technology

Cruises

Venice’s Big Money Conundrum to Solving Its Cruise Ship Crisis

Venice's struggle to deal with oversize cruise ships is constantly in the headlines, but beware of anyone claiming a solution has been reached — the situation is beset with complications of almost every kind.

Venice’s Big Money Conundrum to Solving Its Cruise Ship Crisis

Business Travel

Expedition Cruising Is Still Small But Going Mainstream for Travel Advisors

Expedition cruises have come a long way from bunk accommodations on old Russian ships, with a growing fleet of luxury vessels presenting lucrative opportunities for travel advisors. It's especially so for those looking for unique holiday solutions for their well-heeled customers.

Expedition Cruising Is Still Small But Going Mainstream for Travel Advisors

Cruises

Travelers Are Becoming More Environmentally Aware. Has the Cruise Industry Noticed?

The cruise industry has historically benefitted from a consumer base that is broadly forgiving of its environmental missteps. But times are changing.

Travelers Are Becoming More Environmentally Aware. Has the Cruise Industry Noticed?

Business Travel

Travel Advisors Find Already-Complex Cruise Bookings Are Getting Even Harder

This might be the best time in history for travel advisors to sell cruises, but it's also the most complex. Those who take time to know the growing array of cruise choices and focus on the high end of the market are the most likely to succeed.

Travel Advisors Find Already-Complex Cruise Bookings Are Getting Even Harder

Cruises

Cruise Trade Group Launches Campaign to Personalize the Industry

It makes sense to try to elevate the voices of people who benefit from the cruise industry, especially if they aren’t directly employed by cruise lines. But this is still a public relations push and should be taken with the appropriate grain of salt.

Cruise Trade Group Launches Campaign to Personalize the Industry

Cruises

Cruise Execs Dodge the Industry’s Downsides at Global Gathering

The cruise industry is having a good run. But why not talk frankly about challenges and address them with meaningful solutions?

Cruise Execs Dodge the Industry’s Downsides at Global Gathering

Cruises

Cruise Trade Group Taps Political Insider as New CEO

The incoming Cruise Lines International Association CEO knows her way around Washington, D.C. and has a background in travel and tourism. That should be enough for a good start, but the cruise industry is complicated enough that she'll have plenty of work ahead.

Cruise Trade Group Taps Political Insider as New CEO