CLIA Australasia & Asia md Joel Katz said tickets for CLIA LIVE, a two-day presentation by leading local and international cruise line representatives for Cruise Lines International Association-accredited agents, are selling fast.

Travel agents are being encouraged to bring interested clients to Viking Cruises’ information sessions around Australia where they will have reserved seating with the agency’s sign.

The millennials-only policy may have gone away even before U by Uniworld begins revenue service in a few weeks, but at least one major retail group thinks the new concept will still broaden the audience for river cruising.

CLIA Australasia has launched its newest cruise destination course - Cruising Northern Europe - which covers 48 ports across 13 countries.

Alaska cruises jumped to the top spot from last year’s fifth place to become the most booked domestic vacation for 2018, according to findings from Travel Leaders Group’s 2018 Travel Trends Survey.

Carnival Cruise Line's new upgrade program lets travel agents be the heroes with their clients.

Royal Caribbean International has decided to pay travel agents full commission when their clients redeem a future cruise certificate.

UK-based Traveltek Group appointed cruise industry veteran Francis Riley to lead its ambitious expansion strategy in the Americas.

Victory Cruise Lines added executive firepower with the appointment of a small ship/adventure cruising veteran as president and CEO.

Hurtigruten promoted Beth Mercier to director, national accounts, for the Americas, based in the Seattle office. Most recently she was director of US explorer sales.

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