Unparalleled Track Record Ensures Your Success

We remove the “unknowns” related to incentive cruises, and ship charters, providing impartial advice to help you maximize your organization’s Return On Investment. Since 1982, our track record of success guarantees yours.

Specialists in Cruise Events and Meetings at Sea

Landry & Kling Staff plannng meetingOur exclusive focus is cruise events and meetings at sea. We listen to your needs, help you select the right ship for your group cruise event, and translate your program to the seagoing environment. We’re in the cruise industry’s Hall of Fame, recognized for our “extraordinary contributions” as the pioneers of corporate cruising.

Cruise Ship Broker Service or Full Program Planning

Need help to find a cruise ship for your group event or charter program? As expert cruise ship brokers, we listen to your needs, sort through the options, and recommend the best vessels. We then put our negotiation skills to work to make sure you get best pricing and amenities. If you need planning support for your cruise event, we offer a full range of services, including program logistics and onsite implementation. Read more about Landry & Kling’s cruise event services.

Group Cruise & Ship Charter Contract Negotiation

No one has negotiated a wider variety of cruise and charter contracts. Our long-time relationships help us get the results you want, maximizing value and protecting your long-term interests. We negotiate the lowest cost, and the most amenities to stretch your budget for groups and full-ship charters. The small details can make a huge difference.

Cruise Destination Knowledge & Port Contacts

All destinations are not created equal. We help you select the itinerary and ports that best support your program goals. We enjoy long-established relationships with reliable destination management companies around the world who bring the same commitment to your program as we do.

Location, Location, Location

Our location in South Florida, “Cruise Capital of the World”, allows us to ship-shop, do pre-con meetings during planning, or meet face-to-face with cruise executives or operational staff on your behalf.

Creative Customization vs. the Cookie-Cutter Cruise

For group organizers who believe customization is critical to the success of their program, we can help with creative ideas and ensure that you capitalize on all the opportunities possible in the cruise ship environment – including many that can be negotiated on a complimentary basis. We also offer a wide array of optional support services as needed.

Depth of Staff

With a team of 12 full-time staff plus our part-time cruise travel staff, you will have a dedicated team from contract negotiations through on-board implementation and final wrap up. We’re responsive, thorough and upbeat in our day-to-day work with you.

Tact, Poise, Discretion

Over the years, our experience with a variety of ships, destinations, and situations, plus our knowledge of on-board protocol, enables us to anticipate and resolve problems and overcome obstacles… usually before our clients are even aware of them. We are your advocate with the cruise line and our goal is to make this an easy and pleasurable planning experience for you.

Bonding, Registration, Insurance & Financial Accountability

We are bonded by the Cruise Lines International Association and are duly licensed as a “Seller of Travel”. We are accustomed to managing all expenses related to our clients’ cruise programs, overseeing onboard accounting during program implementation, and providing a final detailed reconciliation of all accounts at program completion. We maintain significant insurance coverage as required by many of our corporate clients.

 

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