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For 40 years, Landry & Kling has been the “go-to” industry source for trade publications, media outlets, and journalists reporting on cruise meetings and incentives, ship charters, accommodation ship projects, and most recently – cruise industry sustainability.

A Sea of Opportunity / Meetings & Incentives at Sea in 2023

April 3, 2023, Insurance & Financial Meetings Management / When it comes to rewarding and incentivizing a company’s top performers, hosting an event aboard a luxury ship at sea has many appealing options.

In fact, the industry has rebounded after the pandemic. Chérie Weinstein, CTC, CIS, CITE, project manager at Landry & Kling Global Ship Solutions, says, “Cruising has come back from the depths of the pandemic. Planners are definitely interested in cruising again. People are feeling really optimistic, and we are seeing repeat groups in rotation, which is very encouraging.”

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Landry & Kling celebrates 40 years with a new image and purpose

February 08, 2023, Seatrade Cruise News / Landry & Kling Global Ship Solutions rolled out a new website and logo and created Mission of Innocents, a nonprofit inspired by their work with displaced Ukrainian children on two ships in Scotland.The Miami-based company is a leader in sourcing and logistics for ship charters, floating accommodations and cruise events.

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High winds and high drama at COP26 for Landry & Kling and Inchcape

January 12, 2022 , Cruise & Ferry / Partners successfully navigated complex logistical challenges to provide floating hotels for major global climate conference in their first joint charter project

Held in Glasgow, Scotland, in November 2021, the global COP26 conference was the stage for big decisions on the climate and also the scene of dramatic protests. But behind the scenes, a very different drama played out as two cruise ships were drafted in to house essential workers to keep the show rolling, with Inchcape Shipping Services as the main support act.

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Cruise Ships house COP26 essential workers

November 17, 2021, Prevue Meetings + Incentives / Cruise ships were on deck to house COP26 security, AV and other critical staff members.

What do you do when a citywide event takes over all available hotel rooms, leaving no accommodations for the event organizer’s critical workforce members? If you’re providing security, production, audiovisual, build and technical services to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), which just wrapped up a packed agenda that ran from Oct. 31-Nov. 12 in Glasgow, Scotland, you call in some cruise ships.

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Congestion blamed on deployment, not lack of cruise ports

October 4, 2021, Seatrade Cruise News / With cruise ships numbering in the hundreds and destinations in the many thousands, ‘You don’t have a port congestion problem; you have a deployment problem,’ Inchcape Shipping Services’ Grant Holmes said… Holmes spoke during a Seatrade Cruise Global panel dedicated to sustainability, a topic that came up in many sessions at last week’s event. This one — moderated by Joyce Landry, CEO, Landry & Kling Global Cruise Services and founder, — delved into port congestion and touched on purchasing, waste management, ship operations, and decarbonization.

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Landry & Kling and Inchcape Shipping Services form a partnership

Sept. 25, 2021 – Seatrade Cruise News / In a new strategic collaboration Landry & Kling Global Cruise Services named Inchcape Shipping Services its preferred port services company for charters on a global scale. This expands ship charter service offerings for both companies. Miami-based Landry & Kling is a leading ship sourcing and logistics company for world events, floating accommodations, short- and long-term charter projects for conferences, workforce housing, and disaster relief, while Inchcape Shipping Services is a leader in global port agency and marine services.

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UN climate change summit to use Silja Europa as accommodation ship

September 24, 2021, Offshore Energy / Tallink Grupp’s cruise vessel Silja Europa will provide accommodation during the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) taking place in Glasgow, Scotland on 31 October – 12 November 2021. During the charter, the 1993-built vessel will be berthed in Scotland between 21 October and 14 November and will provide accommodation and catering services to approximately 1500 charterer’s personnel and guests…Silja Europa has been chartered via specialist company Landry & Kling Global Cruise Services

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Bahamas Paradise steps up in hurricane charter deal for Entergy

September 5, 2021 – Cruise Industry News / The deal to charter the Grand Classica to Entergy, the New Orleans-based energy provider, to house workers for Hurricane Ida relief efforts came together in just a couple of days…Bahamas Paradise will provide housing and food and beverage services for Entergy, which worked closely with Landry & Kling to arrange the charter.

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Cruise industry workers ready for a restart

April 26, 2021 – Miami Herald / While cruises have remained stalled, Joyce Landry, CEO of global cruise charter logistics company Landry & Kling, has been forced to pivot from her core business before the pandemic – organizing business conferences and meetings on cruise ships – to focus on organizing floating workforce housing contracts for a mix of uses including mining expeditions and government security training exercises

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