Joyce Landry

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A Celebratory Weekend as a Carnival Excellence Award Winner!

by Joyce Landry

    It was an honor for Landry & Kling to be recognized by Carnival with their 2017 Excellence Award for Corporate & Incentive Sales, especially in our 35th year. This was a celebration to remember, starting with the invitation to an awards celebration at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch in Beaver Creek, Colorado (pictured above). For […]

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    Why Ritz-Carlton Yachts are Big News for Corporate Events

    by Joyce Landry
      Ritz-Carlton Yacht

      If you’re in the travel or events industries, you’ve likely stumbled onto the news that the Ritz-Carlton announced its entry into the cruise market with a yachting concept. According to Ritz-Carlton, “Each custom-built yacht offers an intimate journey with space for only 298 guests. Accommodations include 149 suites, each with its own balcony, and several […]

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      Cruising with Alibaba on First Norwegian Joy Charter

      by Joyce Landry
        Alibaba welcomes guests during Norwegian Joy ship charter

        The following is my first hand account from the new Norwegian Joy in Shanghai – where I sailed with the Alibaba group during the first Norwegian Joy charter cruise in her new homeland.  As explained in a recent Seatrade Cruise News article, “Norwegian Joy’s first Shanghai cruise hosts Alibaba Group”, Norwegian Cruise Line has a […]

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        Silver Muse Preview Cruise: My First Impressions [video]

        by Joyce Landry

          Silversea recently invited top travel agent partners and media to preview their new 596-passenger Silver Muse during the “shakedown cruise” to test the ship. I had the honor of representing Landry & Kling Global Cruise Events on the day Silver Muse was delivered from the shipyard in Genoa. We flew to Milan one day early to […]

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          Cruise Industry Leaders: Women at the Helm

          by Joyce Landry

            When my partner Jo Kling and I launched Landry & Kling in 1982, we were hard-pressed to find many female cruise industry leaders in senior positions. There were no women in cruise line C-Suites, and the idea of a female in the coveted captain’s seat was inconceivable. [Right: Jo Kling and I at our Miami office in 1988] Maritime […]

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            My Musical Cruise around Cuba [Video]

            by Joyce Landry

              Editor’s Note: Our CEO Joyce Landry recently sailed around the island of Cuba with Celesystal Cruises. Joyce took lots of beautiful photos and posted her Cuba article on Scuttlebutt Blog, but there was something missing….music! So we’re delighted to present Joyce’s video/slideshow.  Cuba – eclectic, intriguing, colorful and soulful. It was far more than we […]

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              Christmas in Cuba: How I spent my holiday vacation

              by Joyce Landry

                For those of us who have been in the cruise industry for a long time, Cuba has always been a place to cruise by or around. The big mountainous blob of land that stays in your vision for hours. I honestly never thought I would see the day that we would cruise right into Havana. […]

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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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