CLIA-NWC Hawaii Newsletter – October 2018

HAWAII VISITED BY RADIANCE OF THE SEAS & GOLDEN PRINCESS AS CRUISE SEASON BEGINS In addition to the regularly scheduled Pride of America cruises that sail year-round in Hawaiian waters, Hawaii recently welcomed two other cruise lines heading into the upcoming cruise season. The Radiance of the Sea, made a port call to

2018-10-15T22:48:57+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – August

CANADA'S MINISTER OF TOURISM VISITS VANCOUVER'S CANADA PLACE  On August 20th, the Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism toured Canada Place Cruise Terminal and was welcomed on-board the Disney Wonder. On August 21st the Minister joined speakers from Tourism Vancouver, Destination British Columbia, Rocky Mountaineer and Indigenous Tourism BC at a Vancouver Board

2018-09-10T18:10:35+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – July

PACIFIC NORTHWEST ECONOMIC REGION SUMMIT 2018 Over 500 regional business leaders, legislators, and key decision makers attended the PNWER Annual Summit July 22 - 26 in Spokane, exploring shared challenges in the region, discuss best practices, promote regional relationships, and develop an action plan for addressing these challenges in the coming year. For

2018-08-08T20:15:59+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – June

BUILDING STRONG COMMUNITY RELATIONS IN THE CITY OF VICTORIA  Grade 4 and 5 students from the James Bay Community School  recently got a first hand look at the cruise ships that visit Ogden Point. Hosted by Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas and the Grand Princess students, teachers and accompanying parents visited the bridge

2018-07-26T22:57:17+00:00

CLIA-NWC Hawaii Newsletter – June 2018

PILOTAGE A HAWAIIAN TRADITION - INTERVIEW PRESIDENT TOM HEBERLE Centuries ago Hawaiians began serving as pilots for visiting vessels helping by providing local knowledge of Hawaii’s coastline.  According to an article from Hawaii Ocean Industry and Shipping News, the first record of Hawaiians serving as pilots comes from an account written by a captain

2018-06-12T16:56:45+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – May

VANCOUVER WELCOMES 25 MILLIONTH CRUISE PASSENGER The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority hosted a celebration to welcome the 25 millionth cruise passenger through the Port of Vancouver on Wednesday May 23. The event featured the presentation of a special gift to the lucky passenger to commemorate the milestone occasion, and included remarks by the

2018-06-04T21:09:41+00:00

Cruise ship industry contributes $3.2 billion to the Canadian economy in 2016

Vancouver, BC. April 25, 2017 – Cruise ships, together with their passengers and crew, make a significant annual contribution to the Canadian economy – and cruise industry spending is increasing at a healthy rate in all three of Canada’s major coastal cruise regions – BC, Quebec and Atlantic Canada. Those are among the findings of a new study detailing the economic

2017-07-13T21:00:23+00:00