Staying in Touch / June 2017 Issue
Are Cruise Ships Safe?  

These days, safety and security are top of mind when planning a global meeting or incentive trip. So how secure are cruise ships? The answer might surprise you! Much of what cruise lines do to protect passengers happens quietly, behind the scenes, with multiple layers of security.

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Recently, Incentive Magazine Executive Editor Leo Jakobson reached out to Landry & Kling CEO Joyce Landry for “Insider Intel” about incentive cruises. The May/June article, ”Cruises Go Full Speed Ahead in Incentive Travel”, explores why more planners are finally getting on board.

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Meeting planners’ wish lists often include “more short cruises on a new ship”. Wish fulfilled! Holland America’s newest premium ship is offering 2 short “cruise gems” from Ft. Lauderdale in 2018 and 2019.

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What can companies do to improve employee productivity, engagement, and retention? A new study from the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) offers practical tips on how to motivate employee performance - and it’s not what you might think!

The 3 takeaways  


Looking for a quick getaway for a holiday incentive or add-on to your California or Mexico program?  Lindblad Expeditions just announced short Baja Cruises in December 2017 and January 2018 at very attractive rates! And with only 31 staterooms, National Geographic Sea Bird is ideal for a private ship charter.

 Highlights of Lindblad's short Baja cruises