Clia has partnered with the Family Holiday Association (FHA) to provide 250 disadvantaged families with a break.

During this weekend’s Clia Cruise360 event in Copenhagen, the cruise industry body is encouraging agent members and cruise line and travel industry partners to donate £10 each towards 250 family holidays for disadvantaged families.

To donate text ‘CLIA17 £10’ to 70070 or visit

Andy Harmer, senior vice president for membership and director for Clia UK and Ireland, said: “We are pleased to announce our partnership with the FHA with the goal of providing some incredible holiday memories for deserving families up and down the UK. We are calling on all of our wonderful agent members and travel industry partners to donate to this truly deserving cause.

Angie Watson, fundraising and communications manager at the Family Holiday Association, added: “We are absolutely thrilled to be partnering up with Clia, we share an understanding of the importance and value of breaks away from home and the positive and long-lasting impact they have on families’ lives. We are excited to work together over the coming year and spread a little sunshine to those who need it most.”


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