FREDERICK, MD. – Carey International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative chauffeured service solutions, customer-centric travel technology, and ground transportation logistics management, announced that it has continued its partnership with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, as a CLIA Diamond Executive Partner Member.
As a Diamond Executive Partner, Carey International will have a strong presence at the majority of CLIA events throughout the year, where they will present new technology, specially curated ground transportation packages, and exclusive promotions for the cruise industry to review.
“Carey International is proud to join the exclusive list of Diamond Level Executive Partners for CLIA,” said Gary L. Kessler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Carey International, Inc., “This partnership further demonstrates our commitment to supporting the cruise industry and provides Carey International with an effective platform to showcase how our services are uniquely positioned to assist travel professionals and their cruising clients.”
In addition to renewing their partnership, Carey International has collaborated with CLIA on updating its Carey Connect Management Website to automatically accept and recognize travel agents’ CLIA numbers without having to complete a separate registration process, allowing agents to login and begin booking without any additional paperwork or approvals.
“As we work to make cruising the best overall vacation experience available, Carey International and the services they offer are a welcome addition to our community,” said Cindy D’Aoust, president and CEO, CLIA. “I have no doubt that our travel agent members will drive great value from this new partnership and I look forward to working together to move our industry forward.”
Carey International is exhibiting at the CLIA’s 2017 Cruise360 Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, the largest and only official conference of the cruise industry, where they will demonstrate the new CLIA registration process as well as unveil its 2017 Carey International Elite Rates for North American Cruise Ports, Airports, and Hotels.