Floating Hotels: Your Booklet of Cruise Ideas

by mmckeon

    You always need fresh ideas, unique meeting venues, and new destinations. So be prepared. Sooner or later, a “floating hotel” is in your future! Today’s cruise ships are much like hotels, but -oh-so-different, with many inclusions and unique experiences your group simply won’t find at a land-based property. Today’s cruise ship’s function like floating hotels […]

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    3-Nt Mediterranean Yacht Charter – 56 Rooms!

    by mmckeon
    SeaDream Yacht in Monte Carlo Marina

    SeaDream Yacht Club has a 3-night unpublished Western Mediterranean cruise available for charter in June 2018 on their 112-passenger / 56 room mega-yacht. This is your opportunity to recognize and reward your customers or top performers with a private yacht experience in one of the world’s most enticing destinations…at an excellent, all-inclusive charter rate. SeaDream Yacht – […]

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    Hurricane Relief Housing – Ship Charters Available!

    by Jo Kling

      Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the recent hurricanes. Even though our Miami office was temporarily closed after Hurricane Irma, our team suffered minimal personal damage and were able to continue working on an urgent request for hurricane relief housing. Not only did we find a suitable ship for that client, our extensive research also […]

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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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        Want an Antidote to Rising F&B Costs?

        by Jo Kling
          Norwegian Bliss - La Cucina Waterfront dining

          The meeting planning industry can unanimously agree on at least one key pain point – the rise of food & beverage costs. Factors associated with this continued increase include rising production prices, environmental conditions affecting supply, and changing attendee preferences – reflecting increasing demand for gluten free, low-carb,  and vegan options, all of which are […]

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          Meet at Sea and Experience Norwegian Bliss

          by mmckeon
            Norwegian Bliss Observation Lounge

            Norwegian Cruise Line revealed more details about Norwegian Bliss, their new, 4,000-passenger ship that promises a spectacular cruising experience for groups who meet at sea.  Boasting new design features and several “first at sea” innovations,  Bliss will offer 7-night cruises to Alaska and the Caribbean with select voyages to the Mexican Riviera beginning in June […]

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            Meeting Planning Stress? Take a Bird Break!

            by mmckeon
              Green Heron - meeting planner stress

              When I’m not working my day job as Landry & Kling’s web content editor, you’ll find me out in the Florida Everglades or Wetlands watching and photographing birds. They’re not just beautiful – if you pay attention, birds have valuable lessons to share. So I thought I’d pass along a few of their meeting planning tips.

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              A Sales Incentive Cruise Success Story

              by mmckeon
              Radiance of the Seas in Alaska - sales incentive cruise

              Planning a recognition program? Then you ‘ll want to read this sales incentive cruise success story. The Landry & Kling’s team report includes ship highlights, what the client and sales agents loved about the destination, and wow moments that made this event an overwhelming success. How it Began A leading insurance company contacted Landry & Kling to explore cruise […]

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