Cruising to the Forefront of Sustainability

by Joyce Landry

    Due to the pandemic, the world that we once knew has made a 180-degree shift and many are suffering. But here at Landry & Kling Global Cruise Services, we choose not to dwell on the negative but focus on finding opportunities in our industry for positive change.  Early on, as cruise lines began to comply […]

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    Hurricane Disaster Relief Ships Can Help!

    by Joyce Landry
      Floatel used for workforce housing

      Hurricane Disaster Relief Ships Provide Safe, Secure Housing The official hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin (the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico) is from June 1st to November 30th, peaking from late August through September. However, deadly hurricanes can occur anytime during hurricane season. Post-hurricane, cruise ships and other marine […]

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      Small Ships & River Vessel Charters: Easing Back to Cruising

      by Joyce Landry

        The world has changed due to the pandemic and most of our travel plans have been put on hold. But if you’re still dreaming of exploring beautiful destinations (and seriously, who isn’t?), it’s time to begin planning your healthy travel on a reimagined cruise. Beautiful small ships are ready to sail the world’s oceans and […]

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        Landry & King facilitating cruise ship charters for coronavirus relief

        by Joyce Landry

          During the coronavirus pandemic, Landry & Kling Global Cruise Events is joining forces with cruise line partners to deliver ships as floating medical centers to increase land-based hospital bed capacity. Ships around the world can provide more hospital beds Our company is currently working with several nations outside the USA that are at capacity with […]

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          Celebrity Apex and Beyond – A Hard Hat Tour

          by Joyce Landry

            Want an insider’s “sneak peek” of Celebrity Apex, the newest addition to Celebrity’s fleet of MICE-ready ships? I recently returned from Saint Nazaire France, where I took a hard hat tour of the new Celebrity Apex. In addition, I had the honor of attending the steel cutting ceremony for the next ship in their gorgeous […]

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            Incentive Cruises Check All the Boxes

            by mmckeon

              As we enter a new decade, Landry & Kling continues to track meeting & incentive travel forecasts as well as exciting cruise industry trends. And we love it when the two worlds come together! Read on to see how incentive cruises check all the boxes for planners. According to the most recent Incentive Travel Industry […]

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              5 Top Tips for Planning a Ship Charter Program

              by Joyce Landry

                For the ultimate in security and exclusivity, more organizations are considering ship charters for meetings and incentive travel programs. From a miletone event for 50 persons to a global convention for 5,000 attendees, a private cruise ship charter is a unique and memorable experience your participants cannot duplicate on their own. Chartering a ship is […]

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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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