Should An Expedition Cruise
Be Your Company’s Next Big Incentive?

Our industry expert discussion is focused on hiring and utilizing a cruise to reward and the benefits of chartering a cruise ship as an alternative to more traditional venues.

Featured Speakers:

Robert Cao

Robert Cao,
Global Director of Charter & Incentive Sales for Hurtigruten

Robert is the Global Director for Charter and Incentive Sales at Hurtigruten. He brings incredible experience, creativity and drive to expand the charter & incentive business in collaboration with shipboard and shoreside teams.


Robert has 30 years of sales experience, including 20 in the cruise industry, and more than 15 in the M.I.C.E sector – most recently with Landry & Kling Global Cruise Events, trailblazers in cruise industry meetings and events. Prior roles were charter, groups & incentive sales director USA for Club Med Sales, and International Sales Manager for Norwegian Cruise Line and Orient Lines.

Joyce Landry, President & CEO for Landry & Kling Global Cruise Events

Joyce Landry,
President & CEO for Landry & Kling Global Cruise Events

Joyce co-founded Landry & Kling Global Cruise Events company in 1982 as the first to specialize in corporate meetings, incentives, and events at sea. Landry & Kling manages corporate cruise programs, music festivals at sea, theme cruises, and dockside ship charters for global events and disaster relief. Joyce has held positions on several cruise line advisory boards and is considered a pioneer and thought leader in the industry.


Joyce’s credentials include being named one of Top 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry by Meeting News magazine. Joyce and her former business partner Jo Kling were also inducted into the Cruise Industry Hall of Fame, in recognition of their visionary role in the use of cruise ships as corporate meeting venues.

Josh Adams, Industry Relations Specialist

Josh Adams,
Industry Relations Specialist, streamlinevents

With more than 30 years in event management, Adams has held roles in employee management, client account management, and most recently in Sales. In his new position he will focus on enhancing streamlinevents’ relationships within the industry, while at the same time working to address initiatives of business and social importance that align with the core values of streamlinevents. He has actively followed current trends and supports the initiatives streamlinevents has taken to make positive impacts, for example, championing CSR initiatives with clients as well as within the company’s local community.

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