Posts from May 2016

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“New” ship returns to Miami for short cruises…to Cuba?

by mmckeon

    A beloved ship returns to Miami with a new name, new facilities, and exciting new itineraries, including possible short cruises to Cuba…just perfect for meetings, incentives, and private charters! After undergoing $50 million in upgrades, the “new” Empress of the Seas (the former beloved Nordic Empress) is back in the Royal Caribbean fleet and sailing from Miami. Four and five […]

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    Cruise Meeting Hesitations: A Planner’s View

    by mmckeon

      By Jo Kling, President, Landry & Kling Don’t Let Cruise Meeting Hesitations Hold You Back! Recently, I chatted with a long-time client about all the cruise meeting hesitations he had before he finally chose to plan a meeting at sea. Of course, hindsight is 20-20, and we shared a few chuckles as we recalled his list of pre-cruise […]

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      10 Best Culinary Experiences for Meetings At Sea & Ashore

      by mmckeon

        Desperately Seeking Unique Culinary Experiences While F&B budgets remain tight, planners are challenged with following pricey food trends for corporate meeting and incentive travel groups. Today’s sophisticated attendees expect unique, interactive and authentic dining experiences – not just another banquet meal. Good news! Upscale cruise lines have responded by introducing globally-inspired and locally-sourced menu items, […]

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        10 Things You’ll Never Hear a Meeting Pro Say…

        by mmckeon

          When planning a meeting or incentive at sea! As a meeting planning pro, you know the devil’s in the details. And chances are you’re challenged with adding unique experiences while keeping a close eye on your bottom line. Have you considered booking a “floating hotel”?  A cruise can ease your planning, simplify your budget, and create […]

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          A Special Charter Offer for “Simply Divine” Silver Muse

          by mmckeon

            The countdown has begun for one of 2017’s most highly anticipated luxury ships! With 298 oversized suites, Silver Muse will be the smallest new ship in the ultra-luxury market when she sets sail next spring – perfectly designed for corporate meetings, incentives, and private charters! Special Charter Rates on Customized Mediterranean Itineraries Silver Muse is now […]

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