Welcome to Cruise Lines International Association - North West & Canada

Cruise Lines International Association – North West & Canada (CLIA-NWC), formerly known as the North West & Canada Cruise Association, is a non-profit association representing the major cruise lines that operate in the Pacific Northwest (British Columbia, Washington State, Alaska & Hawaii) and in Atlantic Canada and Quebec.

It was established in 1986 to develop strong partnerships with the communities in which its member lines are based and where they visit.

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Highlights

CLIA North West & Canada member lines recognized for contribution to Vancouver tourism

CLIA North West & Canada member lines recognized for contribution to Vancouver tourism

Skål International Vancouver awarded CLIA NW & Canada with the annual Bill Rowe 2014 Memorial Tourism Award on January 14th. The award is given to a local individual, corporation or organization that has significantly contributed to the success and growth of the tourism industry in Vancouver and British Columbia.  

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Growth of the North America cruise port

Growth of the North America cruise port

With larger cruise ships carrying more passengers, port development seeks to attract cruise lines and their guests worldwide.

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Cruise incidents down despite capacity spike, says study

Cruise incidents down despite capacity spike, says study

A comprehensive study of cruise ship emergencies has found that the number of major incidents such as fires, engine failures, and other serious safety problems, has trended downward over the past five years, even as cruise ship capacity has sharply increased.

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