ConferenceDirect recently announced a new strategic partnership with Landry & Kling Global Cruise Events and 3D Cruise Partners. The partnership referred to as, “CD @ Sea”, will enable ConferenceDirect to include cruise ship charters, meetings, and events as part of their services portfolio.
“This is an important move for our company,” said Brian D. Stevens, ConferenceDirect’s Chief Executive Officer, “allowing us to keep on the cutting edge of the meetings and events industry, and continue to be a truly full-service meetings solutions firm.” Added Stevens, “We couldn’t be happier to partner with Landry & Kling and 3D Cruise Partners, who have well-established brands in this space. Their combined expertise will be a tremendous benefit to us, and more importantly, to our clients, when they want to take their events to sea,” he added.
According to Joyce Landry, CEO of Landry & Kling, “There’s strength in numbers”, so we’re very enthusiastic about Landry & Kling combining forces with 3D Cruise Partners to expand ConferenceDirect’s portfolio with global ship venues and a very wide range of support services for cruise meetings & events.”
Karen Devine, 3D Cruise Partners’ President added, “Together as CD @ Sea, we will provide CD Associates with a single point of contact for all ocean and river cruise groups and full ship charters, adding the value and creative destination solutions that all three of our companies are known for.”
Based in West Hollywood, California, ConferenceDirect is a full-service global meetings solution company whose portfolio of services includes: Site Selection & Contract Negotiation, Conference Management, Housing & Registration Services, Mobile App Technology and Strategic Meetings Management Programs. Our 350+ Associates manage over 11,000 meetings, conferences and events representing 3.88 million room nights annually for more than 2,500 customers. For more information, visit www.conferencedirect.com.
About Landry & Kling
Since 1982, Miami-based Landry & Kling Global Cruise Events has provided cruise ship solutions and custom cruise planning for ship buy-outs, incentive cruises, cruise meetings, music festivals, theme cruises and dockside ship charters for global events.
About 3D Cruise Partners
3D Cruise Partners offers over 30 years of incentive and meeting travel experience, providing exceptional cruise and destination solutions. We help our clients create extraordinary experiences by adding value, not layers, with immediate access to all cruise and destination information needed for consideration of a cruise program.