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Floating Hotels – Dream Venues for Meetings & Events! [Video]

by mmckeon

    Time to rethink your meeting or incentive destination? Don’t limit yourself to land! Floating Hotels (aka cruise ships) offer unique, cost-effective venues with destination experiences built in. But with so many ships and cruise lines,  busy planners (like the four featured in our short video) don’t have the time or resources to sort through all […]

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    Incentive Travel Trend: Modern American River Cruises

    by mmckeon
      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]

      by mmckeon

        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

        by mmckeon

          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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          Symphony of the Seas- New Experiences, More Wows

          by mmckeon

            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

            by mmckeon

              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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              Celebrity Edge Redefines Cruise Ship Meeting Space

              by mmckeon
                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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                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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