Staying in Touch / March 2017 Issue
Cruise News & Industry Updates

A Luxury Ship Tour That Left Us Breathless

Recently, the L&K team joined friends from Regent Seven Seas for a ship tour & lunch aboard the newest addition to their luxury fleet. Seven Seas Explorer took our breaths away! We shot lots of beautiful ship photos to share with you, so click on the link to read our report.

Read our report from Seven Seas Explorer.   






Short Cruises to Cuba: More Choices

Cuba is the must-see destination and the best time to travel there is now! Both Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean offer new 4 & 5-night short cruises to Cuba from Florida. Which ship is right for your group?


4-Night Bermuda Incentives on a New Ship

Looking for a quick Bermuda getaway for a corporate meeting or incentive? It's rare to find short cruises on a new ship, but brand new Carnival Horizon is offering a series of 4-night Bermuda cruises from New York in 2018.

Learn more about corporate getaways to Bermuda.  





Not Your Grandma's Riverboat!

If you're looking for unique, close-to-home domestic venues for meetings and incentives, why limit your choices to land? Sleek & sophisticated new ships are coming to American rivers that offer adventure, history, and authentic destination experiences 

Why you'll love these new river ships 





Pearl Had a Facelift...and is Heading for Alaska

Norwegian Pearl just emerged from a two-week drydock and arrived in Miami with a fresh new look. All 1,197 staterooms were updated; while public spaces, the pool area, and several restaurants also received makeovers, including Cagney's Steakhouse (pictured on the right). 

The Haven, Norwegian's exclusive "ship within a ship" luxury enclave (available for group buyout), boasts an upgraded courtyard and new cabanas. In May, the Pearl will head to Seattle to begin seasonal 7-night Alaska cruises.  



Meetings on Ships: What's the Difference?

If you're accustomed to planning land-based programs, a meeting or event on a cruise ship may require a bit of  “out of the box” flexibility and creative thinking. To help get you started, we’ve put together a list of essential planning differences.

Planning cruise meetings - what you need to know