The Miami-based company is a leader in sourcing and logistics for ship charters, floating accommodations and cruise events.
40 years of innovation
When former cruise line executives Joyce Landry and Jo Kling co-founded Landry & Kling in 1982, the company was the first to specialize in corporate meetings and events at sea. They also advanced the idea of using cruise ships as dockside ‘floating hotels.’
In addition to the corporate sector, the company expanded into new markets to solidify its position as a world leader in sourcing and managing complex and long-term vessel charters. The most recent humanitarian ship charter project provides temporary housing for Ukrainian refugees in Scotland.
Redesigned website and logo
Landry & Kling’s website, redesigned to work effortlessly with desktop and mobile devices, reflects the company’s resilience and evolution. The site provides resources and solutions for dockside or offshore accommodations, ships for meetings and events, special interest/music charters and disaster relief/humanitarian aid vessels.
‘Over the years, we have expanded our service offerings while broadening Landry & Kling’s global reach across several sectors,’ CEO Joyce Landry said. ‘We are proud of our new website and look forward to providing creative ship and vessel solutions to meet the unique needs of our clients.’
The new LK logo design features bold geometrics and colors inspired by the ocean and earth. The previously red K now has two shades of blue evoking the sky and sea and is anchored by green to signify Landry & Kling’s commitment to sustainability. The new tagline, ‘Global Ship Solutions,’ represents the company’s broader scope of customized client solutions.
Sustainable Ships website rebranded
In 2020, Landry & Kling launched SustainableShips.com to promote sustainable cruise industry practices. The refreshed site features a new look and logo consistent with Landry & Kling’s rebranding and provides resources for corporate and group travel planners seeking responsible travel options.
Mission of Innocents
Landry & Kling is managing multiple ship charters in Scotland to provide temporary housing for more than 2,000 Ukrainian refugees, including over 800 children. This inspired the creation of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Missions of Innocents.
‘This year, we have been honored to work with the Scottish government to provide floating accommodations for displaced Ukrainians. We have witnessed them face this difficult time with courage and optimism, but the children especially touched our hearts,’ Landry said.
‘We helped create a children’s program onboard two vessels to encourage self-expression and healing through music, dance, art and sports,’ she continued. ‘Watching the Ukrainian children rediscover joy through this program was the inspiration for the founding of Mission of Innocents.’
The goal is helping children displaced from war, climate devastation and political strife find joy by nurturing their self-worth and healing.
Information/to donate: www.missionofinnocents.org.