VANCOUVER – As the global tragedy regarding COVID-19 has unfolded Cruise Lines International Association – Northwest & Canada (CLIA-NWC) has been working collaboratively on behalf of our member cruise lines with tourism partners and ports on both coasts, as well as with the Government of Canada, to share the latest information and answer important questions


Does Vancouver need a new port?

Before I ever began writing about cruises for a living, I used to work in Vancouver’s animation industry. From April to October, I’d usually walk from our offices on Howe Street, and later Water Street, over to Canada Place to spend my lunch hour watching the cruise ships at Canada Place take on provisions and


Ketchikan welcomes its first 1,000,000th cruise ship visitor

On September 25, for the very first time, Ketchikan welcomed its one millionth cruise ship visitor in a single summer season, a sure sign that Alaska’s cruise ship industry, and its tourism industry, are a vibrant and growing sector of Alaska’s economy. Candy Borda and family from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, arrived on Norwegian Cruise Line


7 millionth passenger arrives at Ogden Point

Victoria’s seven millionth cruise ship passenger arrived June 22 on Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas, one of approximately 550,000 visitors to travel to the region via cruise this season. The arrival marks an important milestone for tourism in Victoria, proving that the city and region are growing in popularity with national and international visitors. Victoria began as