Director aims to boost environmental nature of cruising

July 21, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
A new director of environmental and health programs has been announced at Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

It is hoped that the introduction of Steve Collins to the post will improve on practices that are beneficial to the general public, news which may be welcomed by fans of world travel.
He will deal with a number of sectors including waste disposal and other environmental issues, the body stated.
In addition, he will attempt to coordinate efforts to improve vessel sanitation among cruise liners.

President and chief executive at CLIA Terry L Dale stated that the official's experience will be greatly appreciated.
"His extensive experience both in corporate environmental affairs and the Coast Guard will prove invaluable as CLIA continues to move forward in shaping policies, regulations and practices that prove to be beneficial to both the public and the industry," he commented.

Earlier this year the body gave advice for travelers expecting to travel through the hurricane season.

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