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Cruise Meetings & Incentives: Past, Present, Future

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    The evolution of cruise meetings & incentives Cruise meetings & incentives are increasingly popular as planners search for unique, cost-effective venues to deliver memorable event experiences. But the marriage of cruising and business hasn’t always been smooth sailing. In fact, back in 1982 when Joyce Landry & Jo Kling formed Landry & Kling to specialize in this […]

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    Add Wellness to Meetings & Incentives: 5 Easy Ways

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      The $3.7 trillion global wellness industry is impacting travel trends and making waves in the MICE market. Are you searching for easy, budget-friendly ways to add wellness to your meetings and incentives travel programs? You’re not alone!  The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) recently released The IRF Wellness in Meetings and Incentive Travel Study. Although the overwhelming majority of […]

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      Experience the Ultimate Adventure at Sea! [Vinfographic]

      by mmckeon

        Are your meeting or incentive cruise attendees ready for some heart-pumping, multi-sensory thrills? On Harmony of the Seas, they can plummet 10 stories into to the mysteries of the deep on the tallest slide at sea. Towering 150 feet above sea level, Harmony of the Seas’ Ultimate Abyss is not only the tallest cruise ship slide […]

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        Short cruise on a premium ship for meetings & incentives

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          A unique short cruise on a premium ship is always in demand by meeting & incentive travel planners who are searching for new, upscale venues and destination experiences. So we’re delighted to share a rare 5-night voyage on award-winning Celebrity Reflection, sailing round trip from Rome, August 15  20, 2018.  This special “one off” sailing on 3,046-passenger Celebrity Reflection (typically sailing […]

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          Celebrity Edge – A Revolutionary Ship Reveal [video]

          by mmckeon

            What makes a cruise ship “revolutionary? Celebrity Edge is the first ship designed using today’s most advanced 3-D technology and virtual reality. Everything about cruising has been reengineered! An “Edgy” Video Reveals Cutting-Edge Ship Design Watch as the tender-launch platform at deck 2 becomes a “Magic Carpet”, transporting you to a very hip bar-restaurant on deck 16 where […]

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            Wearable Technology at Sea Now Trending

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              Wearable technology at sea is trending – and this is great news for meeting planners and attendees who want a more personalized cruise experience. Royal Caribbean was the first cruise line to introduce WOWBand RIFD bracelets in 2014, earning Quantum of the Seas accolades as “the World’s First Smart-Ship”. The then-revolutionary wearable device gave cruise […]

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              New ships on American rivers – not your grandma’s riverboat!

              by mmckeon

                Close-to-home river cruising is making a comeback – in a big way! Planners we talk to are looking for more unique, close-to-home venues for their meetings and incentives. But why limit your choices to land? There are new ships on American rivers that offer adventure, history, and authentic destination experiences – from the Mississippi River […]

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                4-Night Bermuda Cruises from New York on a brand new ship!

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                  Looking for a quick Bermuda getaway for a corporate meeting or incentive travel program? The newest ship from Carnival Cruises, 3,963-passenger Carnival Horizon, will offer a series of 4-night Bermuda cruises from New York to Bermuda in spring and summer of 2018.  The Itinerary The “long weekend” cruises sail Thursday to Monday and feature a full-day […]

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                  Short Cruises to Cuba: Choosing Your Ship

                  by mmckeon

                    Cuba is the must-see destination for meetings and incentive travel and the best time to travel there is now…by cruise ship, of course! So here’s great news for planners:  Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International recently announced new 4 & 5-night short cruises to Cuba. Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Sky and Royal Caribbean’s Empress […]

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