Bowling Over the Skeptics

    Norwegian EpicWhen Landry & Kling received a request for proposal from the Brunswick Bowling & Billiards Company, Joyce Landry and the team knew precisely which cruise ship and itinerary to recommend. One particular ship would accommodate Brunswick’s program needs and deliver a little something extra to seal the deal.


    5 Floating Hotels for Super Bowl

    Super Bowl Jacksonville dockside chartersThe Jacksonville Host Committee chose Landry & Kling to source cruise ships for Super Bowl 2005 because the city’s inventory of nearby hotel rooms fell short of NFL requirements. (6,000 people)

    Ship selection was a complex process due to environmental and technical requirements, physical impediments for ships approaching the berthing points, unbundling of meal pricing and other modifications of ship service.


    SKF’s “Un-Conventional” Meeting at Sea

    SKF is a leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training.

    The company’s objective for the 2012 Latin American Distributor Convention was to thank distributors for their commitment to SKF, celebrate success and share future strategies. Would a cruise ship support their “un-conventional” vision?


    Meeting at Sea Saves $220K

    21st annual meeting of top sales leaders for a global communications company. (380 people)

    Our client thought a private charter was the only way to make a cruise extraordinary enough for his top sales leaders. But his group size turned out to be too big for the ship he wanted, and too small for a cost-efficient charter of a larger vessel.


    Getting Business Done in a Mickey Mouse Environment

    Business meeting for a global leader in wireless communications who wanted to share best practices among cross-departmental teams selected from 11 countries. (400 people)

    Could they really get down to business with 12 hours of meetings on a 3-night cruise? Our client needed space for 100 tabletop exhibits, private dining and a high tech/youthful environment.