How to Get a Job with CLIA

CLIA – Cruise Lines International Association, Inc. is the world’s largest cruise association. Established in 1975, CLIA is made up of 25 major cruise lines serving North America. CLIA member cruise lines include: AMA Waterways, American Cruise Lines, Avalon Waterways, Azamara Club Cruises, Carnival Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Cunard Line, Disney Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Hurtigruten, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Oceania Cruises, Paul Gauguin Cruises, Pearl Seas Cruises, Princess Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Royal Caribbean International, Seabourn Cruise Line, SeaDream Yacht Club, Silversea Cruises, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, and Windstar Cruises.

According to the official CLIA website, “CLIA is committed to focusing on industry issues relating to safety, public health, environmental responsibility, security, medical facilities, passenger protection and legislative activities.”

CLIA is dedicated to:

-Ensuring that the cruise industry provides a safe, healthy, secure shipboard environment for both passengers and crew.
-Minimizing the environmental impact of its vessel operations on the ocean, marine life and destinations.
-Adhering to regulatory initiatives and leading the effort to improve maritime policies and procedures.
-Creating a regulatory environment that will foster the continued growth of the industry.
-Delivering a reliable, affordable, & enjoyable cruise

CLIA also offers training and certification programs for aspiring cruise counselors.

If you would like to apply for a position with CLIA, you should send a polished resume and cover letter to CLIA headquarters using the information provided below. Please indicate the position you are interested in (reception, administrative, accounting, public relations, sales, instructor, marketing, technical, or manager) and send the application to the human resources department. It wouldn’t hurt to call and find out the name of the HR Manager. Good Luck!

CLIA Offices

Florida Headquarters
Marketing, public relations, membership, agent training and support:

Cruise Lines International Assn.
910 SE 17th Street, Suite 400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
TELEPHONE: 754-224-2200
FAX: 754-224-2250

In addition, CLIA has a team of training professionals positioned throughout the United States.

Washington DC Office
Technical, regulatory, safety and environmental issues

Cruise Lines International Assn.
2111 Wilson Boulevard, 8th Floor
Arlington, VA 22201
TELEPHONE: 703-522-8463
FAX: 703-522-3811
E-MAIL: [email protected]

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