More Short Cruises for Meetings & Incentives!

by mmckeon

    Short cruises hit the sweet spot for meetings and incentives! To accommodate demands from the expanding MICE cruise market, cruise lines are adding more short itineraries with newer and larger ships. In fact, three, four, and five night voyages will account for more than one third of the Caribbean cruise capacity in 2019. These short […]

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    Cruises to Motivate Millennials

    by mmckeon
      Symphony of the Seas - incentive travel Millennials

      Move over, Gen X! When it comes to planning meetings and incentive travel programs, Millennials seem to be on everyone’s mind these days. At a session on emerging trends at the recent Incentive Research Foundation’s (RFI) Invitational Conference , 67 percent of the audience said they are developing new programs just for Millennials.

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      A Tale of Two Rivers: My European River Cruises

      by Joyce Landry

        European river cruises are booming, and more meeting and incentive travel planners are considering them for their top-tier events. After my recent familiarization cruises on two different river ships sailing through Western Europe, I understand why –  and recommend them wholeheartedly!  The two river lines I sailed with were Amadeus River Cruises (Luftner Cruises) through […]

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        Best Cruise Line Private Island Experiences for Meetings & Incentives

        by mmckeon

          Meeting and incentive travel planners: Are you looking for a new tropical destination with unique experiences to motivate your attendees? Visit a cruise line private island! Over the last few years, cruise lines have been busy developing and transforming their own private island experiences in the Bahamas and Caribbean. These exclusive ports are sure to […]

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          Cruises Add Wellness to Meetings & Incentives

          by mmckeon

            Incorporating health and wellness into meetings and incentive travel programs is not a passing trend – it’s expected! Meeting professionals and attendees want to stay active, healthy and focused during their program. When the IRF (Incentive Research Foundation) released its 2019 Wellness in Meetings and Incentive Travel Study, it revealed: Meeting planners reported high rates […]

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            Premium Expedition Cruising – the Ultimate Incentive Trip

            by mmckeon

              Planning a corporate meeting, milestone event, or incentive trip? Premium expedition cruising is the ultimate adventure travel experience. There’s no better way to motivate performance and reward a job well done! Expedition Cruising is Booming! According to Cruise Industry News, a staggering 41 new expedition ships will be delivered between now and 2023, doubling the […]

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