Cruises offer a wide range of “movable feasts” when it come to destinations and facilities. Royal Caribbean International’s fleet of 22 of the world’s most innovative cruise ships offer real alternatives for company meetings and incentive travel and perfect destinations. By hosting an event on a modern cruise liner, meeting spaces and A/V equipment, meals and entertainment, quality service are included in the cruise fare that can offer significant value adding.
Royal Caribbean International with a fleet of 22 ships sailing around the world is introducing an updated online portal for corporate meetings, incentives and charters at sea. Today’s meeting planners need to be inovative and flexible in planning not only affordable and memorable meetings that offer destinations and venues at deliver great value. Short cruisescan offer a product that accommodates a variety of business meeting objectives, from a national sales meeting, executive briefings, to a pure incentive program.
The revised Royal Caribbean online portal foffers easier and more intuitive search engine that connects in real time to the company’s inventory system, allowing planners to check ships’ availability based on criteria such as their group’s size, travel dates, destination, length of meeting, departure port, and level of accommodations. The new website will allow meeting planners to create a user account; save searches, check availability and send a request for proposal to one of Royal Caribbean’s nearly two dozen cruise ships.
This direct access by corporate travel and meeting planners to information, inventory and pricing will ebable planners to provide information to prospective meetings in todays shorter prepartion timscales.
Royal Caribbean International is the only cruise line to offer dedicated meeting facilities aboard every ship in its fleet, able to accommodate large groups up to about 1,400 participants. For even larger conferences and events, Royal Caribbean can offer full-ship charters solely catering to up to 6,400 participants. With a full-ship charter, meeting planners can customize itineraries, onboard programming, launching or showcasing products onboard, and customized concerts and events.
The cruise ships offer a wide range of accommodations and innovative onboard amenities, every ship also is equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia technology , Internet access, ship-to-land communications and a dedicated onboard events coordinator to assist planning and execution of the meeting program.