Monday, 27 July 2020 23:09

CLIA 'not giving up on summer’

It is too early to write off cruising in 2020-21 and the industry is still working towards making it happen, a Cruise Line Industry Association (CLIA) media conference reiterated this week.

‘Nothing is guaranteed. But we’ve got weeks and months to engage with authorities on this,’ says Gavin Smith, chair of CLIA Australasia.

Published in Cruising Updates
Thursday, 14 May 2020 23:57

Step by step for cruise

A stepped approach to restarting cruising could begin with cruises to nowhere and then extend out to domestic and regional cruising, the wider industry and affiliates heard at a webinar this week.

Hosted by New Zealand Cruise Association (NZCA), the webinar featured Joel Katz, managing director of the Cruise Lines Industry Association Australasia, and was moderated by NZCA chairperson Debbie Summers. It attracted port operators, hoteliers, ground operators, regional tourism representatives, South Pacific tourism operators and more.

Published in Cruising Updates
Friday, 24 April 2020 04:44

Call to support cruise industry

The New Zealand Cruise Association (NZCA) has called for the cruise industry to share stories about why cruise is important.

‘Talk to anybody and everybody using whatever media, social media outlet you are comfortable with,’ says CEO Kevin O’Sullivan. ‘The cruise industry in New Zealand will recover, but it needs your help.’

Published in Cruising Updates
Thursday, 09 August 2018 22:33

Infrastructure constraints

During July, CLIA released the New Zealand Ocean Source Market Report showing that Kiwis continue to increasingly choose cruise as their preferred holiday choice.

Published in Cruising Updates

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