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Best Way to Visit Cuba [Video}

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    With it’s natural beauty, distinct culture and legendary nightlife, Cuba is a motivating destination for incentive groups who crave authentic travel experiences and the opportunity to mingle with locals. And the best way to visit Cuba is…by cruise ship! See for yourself! Royal Caribbean is spicing up their Cuba cruises with two exciting new ports […]

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    A New Type of Hotel [Video]

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      MICE planners discover unique meeting venues for all types of events with Landry & Kling’s new animated video. Ready to take your group to sea?  Please give us a call at 305-661-1880, send an email to inquiry@landrykling.com, or request a group or charter quote.

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      Incentive Travel Trend: Modern American River Cruises

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        American Song - modern American riverboat

        As we look towards 2018 and beyond,  we’re paying particular attention to cruise trends that meet the expanding needs of meeting & incentive professionals. A few of the incentive travel trends include: Closer-to-home destinations for ease of travel and less security concerns All-inclusive venues for better budget control, less out-of-pocket expense for attendees Unique, authentic […]

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        Wellness Getaways – What Your Group Needs Now [Video]

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          Looking for a quick incentive getaway to rejuvenate your participants? Take a break from the oridinary! Lindblad Expeditions and exhale have teamed up to create 3 or 4-day Wildness + Wellness Adventures aboard National Geographic Sea Bird in Mexico’s shimmering Sea of Cortez.  These adventure-packed voyages in Baja California & the Sea of Cortez are […]

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          Incentive Cruise Special: Unique 5-night Greek Isles Charter

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            Our friends at Ponant told us about a rare short cruise opportunity for an upscale incentive trip, customer recognition, or milestone celebration. The premium French cruise line is offering a 5-night Greek Isles charter of Le Lyrial (122 rooms), sailing roundtrip from Athens June 17 – 21, 2019. Imagine your top clients or star performers sailing […]

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            Virgin Voyages’ Bold New Vision for Cruising

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              Virgin Voyages prototype ship

              Virgin Voyages released their long-anticipated “Ship Tease” and it left us wanting more! The first renderings of the 2,800-passenger prototype cruise ship reveal a sleek, yacht-like exterior, designed to look like the vessel is “gliding” in the water. Looks amazing, right? Read on for more reasons meeting & incentive  planners will want to keep an […]

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              Symphony of the Seas- New Experiences, More Wows

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                When Symphony of the Seas debuts in April 2018,  the fourth Oasis-class ship will herald the arrival of the new “world’s largest” cruise ship with 2,774 guestrooms,  never-before-seen venues, and interactive experiences sure to delight groups spanning multiple generations. Upon arrival at PortMiami’s new Terminal A, your meeting or incentive group will begin their cruise […]

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                Cruise lines get down to business at IMEX

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                  IMEX America hosts the largest trade show and hosted buyer program in the U.S. for the meeting, event and incentive travel industry, and this year’s convention in Las Vegas was the biggest yet. So why was Arnold Donald, the CEO of Carnival Corporation, walking the floor at the IMEX show? He oversees the world’s largest […]

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                  Cruise Ship Makeovers Inspired by Newbuilds

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                    When it comes to cruise industry trends, Old is the New New. According to a Seatrade Cruise Whitepaper published this month, a staggering billion and a half dollars were spent on cruise ship makeovers in 2016! And there is no slowdown in sight. These revitalization  go way beyond traditional refits to complete overhauls, adding the hottest […]

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                    Celebrity Edge Redefines Cruise Ship Meeting Space

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                      Cruise ship refurbishment - Celebrity Edge Suite Retreat Lounge

                      One of the biggest misconceptions about cruise ships is that they’re not “business appropriate” and lack meeting space. Nothing could be further from the truth! Many modern ships accommodate today’s business functions with flexible meeting and conference space, plus a variety of lounges and theaters that can be used for collaborative breakouts and group events. Now Celebrity […]

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