Posts from March 2011

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New River Cruisers Raise the Bar in Europe

by mmckeon

As we sail into 2011, Europe remains a popular meeting and incentive destination, and more planners are discovering the joys – and value – of river cruising. River vessels offer intimate and immersive cultural experiences – your attendees glide serenely down grand rivers through idyllic European villages and into the heart of grand cities. No […]

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Shanghai Port Execs Meet Us in Miami

by mmckeon

China is poised to be the world’s next MICE powerhouse, and the country’s largest city is gearing up for the influx of meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions business. While Shanghai’s hotels and convention facilities experience a building boom, the Port of Shanghai is also expanding. Landry & Kling and Seasite.com recently joined forces with Seatrade, […]

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The next great convention space – at sea

by mmckeon

According to latest industry trend reports, meeting planners are continuing to look for creative ways to plan dynamic meetings while cutting costs. Another trend we’ve noticed? Mixing a bit of fun and more activities into the business agenda. So we’re not surprised that a meeting at sea is no longer a novel idea – it’s […]

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The best news ever for solo meeting attendees

by mmckeon

If you’re concerned about booking a cruise ship meeting because of single supplement rates, here’s a solution: consider putting your group of solo attendees in Norwegian Epic Studios. When the Norwegian Epic was launched last year, there was a lot of buzz about the ship’s new Studio Staterooms. Norwegian Cruise Line really broke the mold […]

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