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Honolulu ship tour highlights cruise industry’s environmental stewardship

Greg Wirtz, President of Cruise Lines International Association – North West & Canada (CLIA-NWC) recently visited Honolulu joining CLIA-NWC representative Charlie Toguchi in meetings with government officials from the Hawaii State House of Representatives, the Senate Transportation Committee and the Department of Transportation (DOT).  A tour of Honolulu Harbor with Hawaii Pilots Association President Tom

2017-09-28T23:26:41+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – July

BOOM IN CRUISES TO ALASKA At least 100,000 people leave Vancouver every month and head for Alaska, but they are not jamming the airports and highways. This bold rush to the cold happens on cruise ships, 2,000 passengers at a time. By taking advantage of last minute offers, shoulder season prices (June and September) and

2017-09-28T23:33:18+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – June

CANADA/NEW ENGLAND TARGETS YEAR-ROUND OPERATIONS The Canada/New England region is bullish on its 10-year plan, which calls for becoming a year-round destination for cruise calls, representatives from the regional alliance recently said at the 19th annual Cruise Canada New England Symposium in Montreal. “Over the next 10 years, the organization will be working to enhance

2017-07-18T19:14:46+00:00

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

2017-06-27T23:49:54+00:00

CLIA-NWC Hawaii Newsletter – June 2017

Exclusive e-newsletter for partners of CLIA North West & Canada Mahalo for your support!   TRIBUTE PAID TO THE US COAST GUARD 14TH DISTRICT The 15th Annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard’s Fourteenth District was held on April 19, 2017 at the Hale Koa Hotel. CLIA was pleased to once again be a

2017-07-13T22:03:39+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – May

CLIA-NWC CELEBRATES INAUGURAL 'CRUISE INDUSTRY DAY' IN VICTORIA At a reception hosted by CLIA-NWC to celebrate the start of the 2017 cruise season, Mayor Lisa Helps officially proclaimed May 2 ‘Cruise Industry Day’ in Victoria, B.C. The Mayor addressed a crowd of more than 100 business and community partners from Victoria, Vancouver, Nanaimo, Port Alberni,

2017-07-18T19:17:54+00:00

Has the cruise industry outgrown Vancouver?

This Saturday, three large cruise ships will converge at Canada Place cruise ship terminal bringing some 14,000 passengers (or guests, as we call them) here in a single day to start or finish their cruise vacation. Unfortunately, for guests travelling on three big ship-days like this Saturday, their experience in this beautiful port city may

2017-09-28T23:34:20+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
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