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2014-07-21 12:21:14

Elinore Boeke and Amanda Deatherage bring substantial advocacy and communications experience ARLINGTON, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today that Elinore Boeke has joined the association as Director of Public Affairs, and Amanda Deatherage has joined as Manager of Public Affairs. Mike McGarry, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, said, "We are excited to have Elinore and Amanda as members of CLIA's public...

2014-06-18 16:20:55

Hall brings maritime and piracy analytic experience to association ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced that Kim Hall has joined the association as Director of Technical and Regulatory Affairs, Operational and Security. For the past three and a half years, Hall was Senior Analyst with the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI), supporting DHS S&T, USCG Headquarters, USCG Atlantic...

2014-05-23 08:21:15

Carnival Is Now One of Five Major Cruise Lines with Planned Service to Mazatlan, Including Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Norwegian Cruise Line and Azamara Club Cruises. MAZATLAN, Mexico, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazatlan, Mexico's "Colonial City on the Beach," today announced that Carnival Cruise Lines will resume service to the destination with year-round cruises departing out of Los Angeles. The seven-night Mexican Riviera cruise, which will begin sailing in April...

2014-04-22 12:23:22

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In commemoration of Earth Day, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today highlighted the extensive efforts of the cruise industry and CLIA member lines to preserve and protect the environment. "CLIA member cruise lines continue to invest in systems and technologies that improve overall environmental performance," said Christine Duffy, president and CEO of CLIA. "The industry takes its responsibility as caretakers of the...

2014-03-11 12:29:37

MIAMI, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) President and CEO Christine Duffy today showcased the continued growth and bright future of the cruise industry during her keynote address which opened Cruise Shipping Miami, the premier annual event of the global cruise industry. Duffy also announced the establishment of CLIA's 14(th) cruise association - CLIA Italy - which will further enable the global association to speak more...

2014-02-26 16:22:35

Panels to discuss trends, status of the global industry's three largest markets MIAMI, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to Cruise Shipping Miami's highly anticipated "State of the Global Cruise Industry" led by the heads of the four largest cruise corporations, three additional new panels of cruise line chief executives will analyze critical issues and trends in the world's largest cruise markets -- the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australasia. As the rapid globalization of...

2014-02-13 16:20:18

BBC's Katty Kay to moderate State of the Global Cruise Industry panel MIAMI, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise Shipping Miami's popular State of the Industry plenary session has been retooled and renamed for the 30th anniversary edition of the cruise industry's premier annual event, set for March 10-13, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Now called the State of the Global Cruise Industry, the panel will feature the chief executives of the world's four largest cruise...

2014-02-06 12:20:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced the establishment of a Global Ports Committee as well as new regional committees in the Americas, Australasia and Asia in addition to the regional committee already operating in Europe. CLIA is now focusing more on engaging directly with port communities around the world both on operational and strategic issues. Port partners will now have increased opportunities to engage...

2014-02-06 04:20:18

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) have announced today that they will be exclusively providing the official travel agent training programme at the Seatrade Med Cruise Convention taking place in Barcelona this September. Hundreds of travel agents from across Spain will be attending the tenth edition of Seatrade Med to participate in the bespoke training programme, aimed at both sales and customer service staff at travel...

2014-01-13 12:20:54

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today issued the following statement from President and CEO Christine Duffy on the recently-released Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on implementation of the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act (CVSSA) of 2010 and cruise industry safety practices: "We are pleased the GAO concluded that cruise lines are complying with the requirements of the CVSSA, and implementation of...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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