Services to ensure a successful Cruise!

Research and recommend the right ship to meet your group’s objectives (one size does not fit all!), negotiate the best rates and amenities to fit your budget and coordinate site inspection as needed

Provide an experienced Cruise Meeting Specialist who serves as your liaison with the cruise line and other vendors from start to finish

Advice on how to adapt and implement your land-based program on a cruise, provide professional cruise travel staff aboard ship, and customize on-board experience with exclusive private events

Develop operational plan, event orders, and timelines; monitor budget, provide accounting aboard ship, and financial report at end of cruise

Anticipate needs, follow up and solve problems

Create registration forms, invitations and other marketing and logistical material, manage database and provide all necessary manifests

Coordinate VIP needs, meetings, awards and port activities

Provide additional support including bon voyage gifts, signage, name badges, decor, logo items, and more!

Some of the Services we offer

PRE-CRUISE:

Exclusive Group Webpage; 800 reservation number; Broadcast e-mail announcements; Event posters and other marketing pieces; Airline arrangements; Budgeting and financial management; Customized luggage tags, totebags, nametags, apparel, signage, etc.

ARRIVAL:

Private transfers and Meet and Greet program; Welcome reception in port prior to embarkation (selected ports only); Welcome banners and flags at port and/or aboard ship

STATEROOM AMENITIES:

Gift basket or other Bon Voyage Treats; Special amenities or information packages pre-delivered to cabins; Personalized door name plates; Terry robes or other items with group logo; Welcome letter from the Captain; Imported chocolates and champagne

PRIVATE RECEPTIONS:

Bon voyage party on deck; cocktail reception; Ice carving (Group Logo); Custom, Live and/or Big Name entertainment; Theatrical light shows, pyro and special effects; Theme parties; Award Ceremonies including plaques and photos

DINING:

Exclusivity of dining room (based on group size and ship); Pre-assigned seating; Personalized tables (florals/centerpiece); Preselect wine; Custom menu cover with group logo

GENERAL AMENITIES:

CUSTOMIZED ACTIVITIES:

Beach & Water Sports, Golf (play in a different country each day), Team building games (both onboard and in port), Tennis, Volleyball, Ping Pong, etc. tournaments, scheduled and supervised activities for children

DEPARTURE Options:

Private debarkation, Private transfers and Post-cruise tours




16001 Avery Rd., Rockville, MD 20855 USA
888-363-7438 or 301-315-9339
Fax: 301-315-6027
E-mail:info@shipshapemeetings.com
http://www.shipshapemeetings.com