Today’s meeting planners and travel buyers are tasked with finding destinations and venues that deliver tremendous value, as well as memorable, unique and one-of-a-kind experiences. To assist these busy executives, Royal Caribbean International offers the latest version of its online portal dedicated to corporate meetings, incentives and charters at sea: www.RoyalCaribbeanIncentives.com. Meeting planners can use the new RoyalCaribbeanIncentives.com website to create their own accounts; save searches and profiles; search for availability; request a proposal; and access a library of information and resources to help planners create an incredible event on a stretched budget aboard one of Royal Caribbean’s 22 world-renowned ships.
“Royal Caribbean International’s fleet of 22 of the world’s most innovative cruise ships are the perfect destinations for company meetings and incentive travel,” said Lori Cassidy, director of Corporate, Incentive, and Charter Sales, Royal Caribbean International. “Companies get more for their dollar by hosting an event on Royal Caribbean, with meeting spaces and A/V equipment, meals and entertainment, our signature Gold Anchor Service and much more included in the cruise fare. We are delighted to offer corporate travel and meeting planners more direct access to information, inventory and pricing than ever before with the new RoyalCaribbeanIncentives.com.”
Royal Caribbean’s new corporate meetings, incentives and charters online portal offers meeting planners all the necessary information and tools to help create a successful event at sea. The new intuitive design features a navigation bar along the top, guiding planners to instant references about the Royal Experience, exciting destinations, Royal Caribbean’s innovative ships, onboard event venues, as well as a meeting resource center for tips, guidelines and further information on planning a meeting, incentive or group event at sea.
A new search engine also is connected live to the cruise line’s inventory system, with which planners can check into ships’ availabilities based on a wide range of criteria, including range of travel dates, variety of destinations, length of meeting, choice of departure ports, total number of participants, and desired level of accommodations. Furthermore, corporate travel and meeting planners can instantly request a proposal from Royal Caribbean based on those criteria, and save and track their progress in a personalized and secure online account.
Royal Caribbean also offers a comprehensive Planning Guide, which provides meeting planners with a plethora of detailed information on how to plan and customize an event at sea. The Guide includes venue choices by class of ship, dining options, team building events, deck plans as well as a wide variety of customization options. This Guide is available to download via www.RoyalCaribbeanIncentives.com.
Companies have a choice among 22 Royal Caribbean cruise ships, sailing exciting itineraries to some of the world’s most popular destinations. Royal Caribbean International is the only cruise line to offer dedicated meeting facilities aboard every ship in its fleet, able to accommodate 16 to nearly 1,400 participants. Featuring a wide range of accommodations and innovative onboard amenities, every ship also is equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia technology to illustrate and enhance presentations, as well as Internet access and ship-to-land communications. A dedicated onboard events coordinator helps with planning and ensures a stress-free execution of the meeting program, from reserving meeting rooms to arranging private receptions and facilitating any other business needs that should arise.
For even larger conferences and events, Royal Caribbean also offers full-ship charters for the utmost in customization, where an entire ship 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 staging for concerts and events.
Royal Caribbean International also offers Royal Incentive Rewards, a turnkey incentive solution for businesses and organizations looking to improve company performance. Royal Incentive Rewards are pre-paid cruise certificates, which companies can utilize to recognize individual performance. Recipients enjoy the freedom to travel at their convenience and have the ability to upgrade or transfer their certificate, which have no expiration date. Once the recipient is ready to book a cruise, they simply call the Royal Incentive Rewards Desk, and the cruise line will handle the rest.
For more information or to receive a quote about hosting a meeting at sea; chartering a ship; and purchasing Royal Incentive Rewards, please contact one of Royal Caribbean’s Corporate Sales Managers at 1-800-762-0458 or visit www.RoyalCaribbeanIncentives.com.
Each Royal Caribbean ship features a professional day spa, a variety of pools and onboard amenities for private teambuilding activities, a complete fitness center with an extensive collection of weight- and aerobics-training equipment, complimentary Adventure Ocean kids programming led by college educated counselors, and a variety of lounges and dining options. On port days, Royal Caribbean also can pre-arrange private and customizable group excursions for additional teambuilding activities in some of the world’s most exciting destinations.
In the evenings, guests enjoy award-winning entertainment and activities, a variety of specialty restaurants and bars and lounges, and the world-class Casino Royale. Colleagues can kick-back, relax and enjoy the award-winning cruise line’s hospitality. Throughout, every onboard staff member is committed to delivering a stress-free and organized program at sea, a la Royal Caribbean’s world-renowned friendly and engaging service, also known as the Gold Anchor Service.