Staying in Touch / Nov 2016 Issue
Cruise News & Industry Updates

Our MICE Cruise Partner of the Year goes to...

Congratulations to Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Landry & Kling’s recipient of the “MICE Cruise Partner of the Year” award! Learn how a “ship charter trifecta” of all three NCLH brands - Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas - inspired this first-annual honor.
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Virgin Voyages - Not your Average Cruise Line!

Details emerge about Sir Richard Branson’s bold new cruise line “Virgin Voyages”. The South Florida-based company boasts three “not your average cruise ships” that will deliver unique, transformational experiences and be the cleanest fleet at sea.The first 2,700-passenger ship is expected to sail from Miami in 2020 and offer Caribbean adventure itineraries. More will be revealed... 

Best Cruise Culinary Experiences for Groups

As meeting planners and attendees crave top-notch culinary experiences and more choices for special diets, it’s time to take a fresh look at cruise ship dining. Here are a few of our top picks for best new cruise ship food experiences for groups - both onboard and ashore!
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A 5-Night Med Cruise to Put Wind in Their Sails

What could be more motivating to your Star Performers than standing on the teak deck of an elegant clipper ship – sails billowing overhead – as they sail from one exotic port to another? Here’s a rare opportunity to charter the Star Flyer for a 5 night Mediterranean cruise. Looking for unique short cruises? Check out our "Cruise Gems" page for 40 more!
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Behind the Curtain: Celebrity's 18 Amazing Shows

Celebrity Cruises previewed some of their ships’ amazing entertainment during their first Corporate & Incentive Advisory Board meeting, and the Landry & Kling team was there to experience it.The Celebrity-hosted event took place at Royal Caribbean’s ginormous production studio in Miami.
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Viking Sushi and "Waterfall of the Gods"

What island nation is topping the “must-see” lists this year? It’s Iceland! This exotic, snow-capped paradise offers something for everyone and is quickly becoming one of the hottest incentive travel destinations. And there’s no better way to explore it than by a privately chartered mega-yacht.
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The Ultimate MICE Venue, by the Numbers [Video]

This new meeting and incentive venue has 300 menu items across 24 restaurants....2 bionic bartenders...3,415 pieces of sports equipment...128 entertainers...and more works of art than the Louvre has paintings! Check out this video of the largest ship in the world.
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