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These “road warrior” tips for long flights are priceless!

If you plan meetings and incentive travel programs, your job description includes air travel - lots of it, and often overseas. So we don’t have to tell you how stressful and/or uncomfortable flying can be, especially when you need to arrive in your destination fresh, rested and ready to work. The Landry & Kling team knows your pain, and they’re eager to share their tips to help make your next long flight a bit more pleasant.

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From Lincoln Center to Memphis Blues – a musical journey at sea

Holland America's new Pinnacle Class ship will redefine "modern classic elegance" in the premium ship category when she sets sail in spring 2016. We're excited to share news about the ship's world-class entertainment experience and choice of unique venues (which can also be used for meetings and group events).

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More Quick & Tasty Cruise News Bites for Planners

Attention Meeting Planners: Lots of industry news coinciding with the Cruise Shipping Miami Conference this month, so let's get to it. Your top five tasty cruise news bites. Enjoy!

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The Meeting Planner’s Essential Guide to Cruise Line Apps

In the great race to stay ahead of the technology curve, cruise lines are introducing - and updating - their own mobile apps, packed with tools for pre-cruise and onboard use. Most of these apps are available for free in Apple Store and Google Play, and include features that can be used while offline (no Internet purchase required!). Some even include "chat" function, so guests can communicate with one another onboar

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Announcing MSC Seaside – the first of a new generation of ships!

MSC Cruises announced that the first of its next generation “Seaside” class of ships – set to debut November 2017 – will be named MSC Seaside and sail year-round from Miami to the Caribbean. We're super excited about this news, and after learning more about MSC Seaside, you will be too!

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Meeting Planning is for the Birds!

When I'm not working my day job as Landry & Kling's web content editor, you'll find me out in the Florida Everglades or Wetlands watching and photographing birds. They're not just beautiful - if you pay attention, birds have valuable lessons to share. So I thought I'd pass along a few of their meeting planning tips.

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Last-Minute Gem! Rare 5-Night Adventure in the “Land of Fire and Ice”

Here’s a rare opportunity for your “been there, done that” high-end incentive travel group: a 5-night land + sea Iceland adventure program from Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic. And it's right around the corner!

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Watch the world’s biggest cruise ship sail backwards down a narrow river!

Watch Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas as she leaves a German shipyard to make her way to the sea. But it was no easy undertaking! The shipyard is located inland, on a shallow, winding, and very narrow river - and she had to sail backwards!

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A Taste of my Mekong River Cruise Adventure!

This month, I took a Mekong River familiarization cruise on Avalon Waterway's new ship, Avalon Siem Reap. Our journey through Vietnam and Cambodia took us deep into the heart of this exotic destination, and we met many warm and gentle people along the way. It's not easy putting this experience into words, so I thought I'd share some photos to give you a taste.

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I just returned from Rock Legends Cruise III – with an earworm!

My amazing staff and I just returned from the Native American Heritage Association (NAHA) Rock Legends Cruise III, and I’m still humming the Doobie Brothers smash hit “Takin’ it to the Streets”. But in this case, we took it to the seas!

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