See the difference between hosting your event at a land-based resort, and hosting a Cruise Meeting.

Meeting & Event ServicesCruise MeetingLand-Based Resort
Complimentary AV equipment*Yes
Complimentary meeting spaces and venuesYesSometimes
Dedicated Incentive Support TeamYesYes
Hassle-free room credits and no limit on complimentary rooms earnedYes
Single billing reconciliation for all event expensesYes
High-speed internet**YesYes
One-stop shopping for transfers and excursions at ports of callYes
Refreshment breaks with catering**YesYes
Photography and videography services**YesSometimes
text applies to Royal Caribbean, other cruise lines may vary etc

DiningCruise MeetingLand-Based Resort
World-class specialty restaurants**YesSometimes
Numerous complimentary dining options available all dayYes
Group dining options & restaurant buyoutsYesSometimes
Entertainment & ActivitiesCruise MeetingLand-Based Resort
Full-scale original productions on ice and in waterYes
Award-winning Broadway ShowsYes
Nightly live music, comedy shows, parades and dancingYesSometimes
Various unique team-building activities and customized shore excursionsYesSometimes
Full CasinoYesSometimes
Outdoor poolside movie screenYes
Duty-free designer shopping on-siteYes
Fitness & Spa FacilitiesCruise MeetingLand-Based Resort
Sauna, Steam Room & whirlpoolsYesSometimes
Running track and sports deckYes
Spa services and beauty salon**YesSometimes
Complimentary state-of-the-art fitness centerYesSometimes
DestinationsCruise MeetingLand-Based Resort
Only unpack once while experiencing multiple destinations in one tripYes
Hundreds of unique destinations to choose fromYes

*Minimal tech staffing fees may apply.
**Some additional fees may apply.
Note: The above comparison of features applies primarily to Cruise Meetings booked on Royal Caribbean ships, though many of the same features are available when you host a Cruise Meeting aboard a different cruise line.