Tickets for the event will go on sale on July 1, 2015 priced at £199 per person to include gala dinner, beverages, overnight accommodation and breakfast. 750 places have been allocated to attend this passenger shipping event.
The event will also include a cruise forum with key CLIA member travel agents and the annual Cruise Excellence Awards. For the first time there will also be an afternoon networking forum for CLIA Executive Partners, ports and cruise line executives.
Magellan at 46,052grt has 726 twin cabins including 14 balcony suites. The gala dinner will be served in both the Waldorf and Kensington dining rooms. The formal business of the evening presentation will be held in the tiered Magellan Show Lounge accommodating 800 guests.
Chris Coates, commercial director of CMV commented, 'We are delighted that our new flagship has been chosen to host this year’s annual CLIA dinner at her home port of London Tilbury. This event is traditionally one of the highlights of the UK cruise industry’s calendar and we will be pulling out all the stops to make sure Magellan plays host to a memorable and successful event with an added festive theme.'