Teambuilding Events on a Budget

Allure of the Seas Sports DeckIt’s not surprising that demand for teambuilding is back, given that relationships built during collaborative activities lead to increased productivity back in the workplace.

Meeting planners challenged with delivering unique experiences within the confines of tight budgets are finding that meetings at sea are a creative solution, with built-in opportunities for teambuilding events.

Cruise ships offer planners unique team-building options, both on board and ashore, at no cost or a minimal fee. You’ll find a wide variety of challenging activities that are designed to break down barriers and promote teamwork.

From culinary events, rock-climbing or golf tournaments at sea, to beach Olympics on a cruise line private island, there are many ways to create memorable experiences that simply can’t be duplicated at a land-based hotel.

Active Adventures Onboard Ships

Carnival Cruises new SportsSquare outdoor recreation area features a 9-hole, 2-level mini-golf and challenging ropes course. Not to be outdone, Norwegian Breakaway’s three-story sports complex boasts the largest ropes course at sea to challenge your group with more than 40 different elements, including a zip track.

Royal Caribbean ships also feature exciting onboard facilities that offer team-building opportunities, including private FlowRider lessons, private use of rock wall, mini-golf tournaments, exclusive use of the ice rink, or ZipLine instruction on Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas.

Prefer to take your group ashore for team-building fun?

SKF private beach event at CocoCay, BahamasCruise line “private islands” in the Caribbean and Bahamas are perfect destinations for group events. Meeting at sea attendees and incentive top performers across the board agree that the private island experience is one of the highlights of their program.

What’s not to love? Pristine beaches, water sports, beach barbecue and tropical rhythms, and of course – fun-filled Beach Olympics.