CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) has announced the election of Claire Brighton, senior commercial manager, Advantage Travel Partnership as the new chair of its Travel Agent Advisory Council for the next two years.

The TAAC is made up of leaders from major travel agency consortia, multiples, and independents representing high street agents, homeworkers, online retailers and call centres across the UK and Ireland. The group discusses how CLIA can best support, educate and engage travel agents; and how as an industry, the cruise sector can work together to get more people to cruise utilising CLIA’s training programmes and resources.