Kelly Craighead and Lisa Lutoff-Perlo to speak at Clia conference


Kelly Craighead, Clia president and CEO and Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises will speak at Clia UK & Ireland’s flagship 2019 Conference.

The event, which takes place between May 15–17, will include a trade fair, a full day of conference sessions and a gala dinner. Delegates will have the chance to visit to visit two of the three ships in port for the event: Celebrity Edge, above, Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 and MSC’s Preziosa.

Lutoff-Perlo will give a talk to the conference attendees who registered for a space onboard Celebrity Edge on May 15. Kelly Craighead will speak at the full-day conference on May 16, joining an expert speaker line-up that includes Azamara Club Cruises’ president and CEO Larry Pimentel and Virgin Voyages’ president and CEO Tom McAlpin. 

Andy Harmer, Clia UK & Ireland director, said: “Clia is delighted to announce today two special speakers for our flagship Conference. Kelly and Lisa are both proven leaders within their sectors and we look forward to having them share their insight, experiences and knowledge of the cruise industry, which will be invaluable to CLIA travel agents.”

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