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Press/Media Information

Qualifying, credentialed consumer and trade media are welcome to apply for complimentary press pass to 2024 Cruise360

Convention organizers will issue complimentary media credentials to journalists intending to report on the convention's exhibition and conference sessions. CLIA reserves the right to limit the amount of credentialed press to attend the 2024 conference.

Media must fall under one of the following eligible categories to register:

  • BROADCAST MEDIA – (Includes television and radio broadcast reporters, camera/sound crew and producers from news organizations.)
  • FREELANCE WRITERS – (Must be working on assignment for an accredited news organization.)
  • ONLINE PUBLICATIONS, NEWSLETTERS and TRAVEL/LIFESTYLE BLOGS – (Online sites must regularly update original news content and have a readership of more than 1,000 per month covering the travel, lifestyle, cruise industry or hospitality industry.)

Categories NOT Eligible:

  • Fan sites, and personal websites do not qualify for media credentials.
  • Media outlets with less than 1,000 readers, viewers, views.
  • Marketing, advertising, public relations, account and sales representatives or executives, presidents, publishers, CEOs, board members, consultants, authors, analysts and researchers may not register as media.

The convention's media relations staff can request additional forms of verification of an individual's credentials at any time. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Business card with media outlet name, individual's name and title, and address.
  • Name and title listed in a masthead.
  • A bylined article.
  • A written letter of assignment from an editor.

The media relations staff may contact journalists who were granted credentials after the convention to request clippings or other evidence of coverage.

CLIA and its media relations representatives reserve the right to deny media credentials to individuals who abuse the privilege or obtain credentials under false pretenses. In the event an individual is granted credentials and fails to report on the exhibition and conference, he or she might be denied media registration at subsequent conventions.  

Apply For Media/Press Credentials Here

For questions regarding Press Registration for Cruise360, and for Press Inquiries or

Credential Request, please contact:
Macinzie McFarland
Email: [email protected]