Floating hotels for major events around the world.

A dockside ship charter is your creative solution to add sleeping rooms and meeting space.

A dockside ship charter offers a wealth of benefits when you need additional accommodations for international sporting events, government summits, or city-wide conferences. You’ll have greater security than a land-based hotel, freedom to customize the ship, and exclusive use of all dining, meeting, and entertainment venues.

Our long-term relationships with major cruise lines and suppliers worldwide help us get the results you want.

Experienced contract negotiations for dockside charters
Feasibility of port access: draft, berthing, and height limitations
Budget considerations and techniques to manage onboard revenue
Hospitality planning and event logistics
Liaison with security and local government
Ship-savvy staff for on-site execution
Financial reporting post-event

Put our experience to work for you.

As the world’s leading ship charter specialists, we will provide you impartial advice and offer solutions to enhance your investment—our goal is to minimize the pitfalls and set the stage for your success.

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Why work with Landry & Kling?


Proven track record of working with government and institutional organizations worldwide.


Expertise facilitating ship charters for summits, meetings, and global sporting events of any size.


Sponsorship branding can be developed for your event sponsors.

Success Story:
Floating Hotel for a Global Sporting Event

Rio Olympic Summer Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

CHALLENGE: The Rio Olympics Bidding Committee needed additional rooms to win a bid on the 2016 Summer Olympics.

SOLUTION: Landry & Kling facilitated a ship charter for 40 nights to help the Rio Committee win the Olympic bid.

RESULTS: The ship sailed from Miami into the heart of Rio to provide 2,000 additional guest rooms plus hospitality and meeting venues.

Landry and Kling was the invisible force that brought it all together.

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