Press/Media Information


Qualifying, credentialed consumer and trade media are welcome to attend 2019 Cruise360. Please note changes to this year's media access:

  • No Ship Inspections – Media are NOT eligible for ship inspections.
  • No Press Conferences – Press conferences will be eliminated this year, however, cruise lines will host press conferences at SeaTrade Cruise Global (April 8-11, 2019)
  • Past Attendance/No Reporting – Prior access and attendance without evidence of past coverage.
  • Media Room – Media will continue to have access to a media room for refreshments and an area to conduct interviews.

 

PRESS POLICY
Convention organizers will issue complimentary media credentials to journalists intending to report on the convention's exhibition and conference sessions.

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

  • PRINT MEDIA AND NEWS WIRE SERVICES 
  • MEDIA PHOTOGRAPHERS 
  • 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:
Sarah Guffey  
Circle Public Relations 
Email:
sarah@circlepublicrelations.com
Phone
:815-630-9557