WISTA International Conference Goes to Sea

    WISTA Group in Koningsdam theater

    Association Background WISTA (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association) is an international networking organization for women at management levels in the global maritime industry, representing more than 40 countries. Their annual meeting rotates among various countries, and WISTA USA was the proud host of the 2016 WISTA International Annual General Meeting & Conference. The organizers decided […]


    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.