Short cruise itineraries hit the sweet spot for meetings and incentive planners! Cruise lines are now featuring newer and larger ships sailing three, four, and five nights. 

Sky Princess Top Deck sailing from NYC

Sky Princess comes alive at night.

These cruises are NOT your “same old, never bold” meeting or event venues!  These voyages offer all the excitement of a 7-night cruise with less time out of the office. Just the thing to boost meeting attendance and motivate and reward your people! 

Short Cruise Itineraries for Meetings & Incentives

There are short cruise itineraries now available all over the world, on all types and sizes of ships. Read on for a small sampling of  short cruises that meeting and incentive travel planners will find especially appealing.

The Bahamas & Caribbean – Short Cruises

4 night Bahamas & Perfect Day at CocoCay from Miami 
Navigator of the Seas (Royal Caribbean). Special short cruise itineraries include two visits to Royal Caribbean’s new private island experience!

4 & 5-night Western Caribbean from Galveston
Adventure of the Seas
(Royal Caribbean). Adventure of the Seas will call Texas home for the first time in 2020, becoming the largest ship sailing short getaways from Galveston.

4 & 5-night Western Caribbean & Bimini from Miami
Scarlet Lady
(Virgin Voyages). Highly-anticipated Scarlet Lady launches in 2020 with short cruise itineraries. Voyages will feature longer port visits, late night departures, exclusive Bimini Beach Club experience. 

MSC cruise line private island: Ocean Cay Marine Reserve

Ocean Caye MSC features pristine beaches and exciting evening events.

3 & 4-night Bahamas from Miami
MSC Meraviglia (MSC Cruises).  MSC Meraviglia will be the first Caribbean ship to visit MSC’s eco-friendly island, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve. 

4 & 5-night Caribbean & Bahamas from Miami
Celebrity Infinity (Celebrity Cruises). Premium Celebrity Infinity returns to Miami in November 2020. The ship will feature new staterooms, elevated design concepts & technology.

Bermuda – Short Cruises

Norwegian Encore cruises to Bermuda

Norwegian Encore sails from NYC

4 & 5 Night Bermuda from NYC
Norwegian Encore
(Norwegian Cruise Lines). Short cruise itineraires to Bermuda! Sail on Norwegian’s newest Breakaway Plus cruise ship. 

New England & Canada – Short Cruises

5-night Canadian Atlantic Provinces from NYC
Sky Princess (Princess Cruises) featires short cruise intineraries to Eastern Canada.

West Coast & Baja Mexico – Short Cruises

4 & 5-nt West Coast Getaway from Los Angeles
Royal Princess (Princess Cruises). Visit up to two coastal California cities druing these short cruise itineraries.

3, 4 & 5-night Baja Mexico from San Diego or San Francisco
Carnival Miracle (Carnival Cruises). These short cruise itineraries are an ideal choice for west coast planners.

Lindblad-National Geographic Expedition in Baja

Lindblad-National Geographic Baja expedition

4-night Wild Baja Escape from La Paz, Mexico
National Geographic Venture (Lindblad Expeditions). Explore the Sea of Cortez on a 5-day expedition voyage with the transformative wellbeing of a retreat.  

Western Mediterranean – Short Cruises

3 nights RT Barcelona or 4-night RT Rome (Civitavecchia)
Norwegian Epic (Norwegian Cruise Line) offers short cruise itineraries sailing from Barcelona or Rome.

Asia/Pacific – Short Cruises

Spectrum of the Seas purpose-built for China

Spectrum of the Seas, built for Asia

4 & 5 night cruises from Shanghai, China
Spectrum of the Seas
(Royal Caribbean International). The first Quantum Ultra Class ship is designed for the Chinese/Asian market.

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Remember, this is just a sample of short cruise itineraries – there are dozens more! Get unbiased advice from the global cruise event specialists at Landry & Kling! Request a quote, give us a call at +1.305.661.1880, or send an email to