Posts from August 2016

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Your New Yacht Charter Resource

by mmckeon

    Who doesn’t dream of sailing on their own private yacht? Meeting and event planners have discovered that the intimate size and relaxed ambiance of  a yacht charter make it an ideal choice for many types of 3 to 7-night ocean-going programs including: Executive Retreats Milestone Events Incentive Travel Client Recognition Corporate Events By the way…do you […]

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    Cruises to Cuba for Incentive Groups

    by mmckeon

    Looking for a unique “hot” destination to motivate, inspire, and leave a lasting impression? Incentive cruises to Cuba are well worth your consideration. This captivating island  is less than 100 miles from the southernmost tip of Florida…but a world apart! Long forbidden to U.S. visitors, Cuba is now poised to become the most sought-after destination for incentive […]

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    Rio Olympics ship charter: Joyce reporting live!

    by Joyce Landry
      Joyce Landry in Rio with Olympic ring

      Special Report by Joyce Landry, CEO, Landry & Kling Rio 2016 Olympics comes to an end. My final posting includes our memories in photos. The photo book of memories from Landry & Kling, Inc. Day 11 The games are winding up with some exciting finals this weekend.  I’ll be winding up the blog posts (and […]

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      More Short Caribbean Cruises on a Premium Ship!

      by mmckeon

        P“More short Caribbean cruises, please.” That’s the request we often hear from our meeting planner clients, typically followed by …preferably on a premium ship. We hear you…and Celebrity Cruises does, too! Beginning in early 2018, Celebrity Summit will offer a series of 4 and 5-night Caribbean itineraries departing from Ft. Lauderdale. The stunning 2,158-passenger ship is […]

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        Cruise Line Environmental News

        by mmckeon

          If you’re concerned about the environmental impact of cruising, you’ll want to read the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) 2016 Environment Sustainability Report.  The cruise line environmental update details the industry’s environmental initiatives and innovative technologies that are being developed to ensure future generations of cruise passengers have access to pristine oceans, clean air, and beautiful […]

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          Crystal’s Historic Northwest Passage Journey

          by mmckeon

            Its’s being called “The Ultimate Expedition for the True Explorer” After more than three years of planning and preparation, Crystal Serenity has embarked on an extraordinarily rare and historic expedition through the Northwest Passage – a route that was nearly unnavigable 100 years ago. Crystal Cruises is the first luxury cruise line to make the Northwest […]

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            The Fastest Internet at Sea! [video]

            by mmckeon

              Need to stay connected during your cruise event? Royal Caribbean has expanded VOOM, the fastest internet at sea to all of its ships around the world. Offering more bandwidth and unprecedented connectivity, your attendees can stream their favorite movies, video chat, search the internet and share all their experiences with friends and family back at home! 

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              Silversea Fleet Getting Massive Makeover

              by mmckeon

                Silversea announced that the luxury cruise line is investing $170 million for the biggest fleet-wide refurbishment plan in its history.  The extreme ship makeover, largely influenced by feedback from World Cruisers, will begin in late fall 2016.   The Silversea fleet refurbishment is great news for meeting & incentive travel planners who are looking for an all-inclusive luxury […]

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