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Can I Hold a Meeting or Event on a Cruise Ship?

The benefits of holding a corporate event, company meeting or retreat on a cruise versus land are outstanding. Many cruise lines provide everything you need for a flawless and cost efficient meeting, event or retreat. Cruise expert agents can help their clients plan the perfect meeting.

What are the benefits of having a meeting, event or retreat on a cruise ship?

1. Planning is easy since the accommodations, food, entertainment and business needs are included.

2. Self-contained venues = better attendance.

3. Spouses and kids will have plenty to do.

4. Complimentary meeting space and venues.

5. Complimentary audio/visual equipment.

6. GREAT VALUE!! Meals, refreshments, accommodations, entertainment, meeting rooms are included in the price of each fare-no matter how big or small your group is.

If you have ever planned a company meeting at a hotel, then you know that everything adds up, and quickly.

Companies are charged for meeting space, refreshments, and renting any AV equipment. Plus, the room reservations for each individual. PLUS, all the meals including the meals at the meeting or off-site. What if you could pay the price of a cruise… and all this is included in the price? Cruise lines don’t take advantage of businesses and provide this great service complimentary.

Norwegian Cruise Line, Carnival and Celebrity Cruises are geared up for meetings. For example, Norwegian offers:

Incentives & Corporate Events support team to help plan your event
Dedicated Group Services Coordinator on every ship
Adaptable meeting spaces (meeting rooms, lounges or main showroom) and flexible scheduling
Complimentary state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment and Wi-Fi
Complimentary use of dedicated meeting rooms and group venues
Complimentary catered refreshment breaks
Complimentary cocktail parties
Complimentary stateroom amenities
Complimentary group dining
Private cocktail parties, award ceremonies and receptions

Additional services are available at a reasonable cost:

Turndown and stateroom deliveries
Beach Olympics & Scavenger Hunts on our private island
Company logos on menus and daily activity program
Private Art Auction with champagne
All-inclusive beverage packages
Private concerts or shows
Sport tournaments
Personalized door plaques
Group photos
Private group-specific channel in stateroom
Team-building activities: kayaking, sailing, golf, duty-free shopping tours, etc.

Pride of America ship has the Diamond Head Auditorium with the most impressive meeting space with multiple AV screens. WOW your attendees!

Most cruise lines can accommodate meetings. A cruise expert travel agent can take care of most of the meeting and meal arrangements, or the customer has access to make arrangements online.

If you want to know more about why hosting a meeting, event or retreat on a cruise ship and really WOW your attendees, contact one of our representatives at We’re happy to answer any questions you have and can even recommend what ships may be perfect for your function. Feel free to visit our website or call us at 1-888-804-CRUISE (2784).

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