Tequesta, Florida (PRWEB) May 25, 2006
eBoatCharters.com expands service in the corporate meeting and incentive travel market this week with the addition of a searchable database for sail and motor yachts. Over 700 vessels worldwide are now available for booking. By accessing this database, eBoatCharters.com provides meeting planners, travel agents and corporate meeting organizers another tool to find the appropriate yacht in their desired location. As always, eBoatCharters.com staff is ready to personally assist in venue selection.
The database at http://www.eBoatCharters.com/charteryachts provides the travel planner with photos and descriptions, so that they can find the yacht which suits their needs and ask for it by name. Rates are available for weeklong, all inclusive charters, which are perfect for incentive travel. Every detail of the budget is known in advance. The rate for a weeklong charter of a 100-150 foot yacht, suitable for up to 10 guests in 5 cabins can range from $30,000 to over $150,000.
In addition, eBoatCharters.com can recommend yachts available for a full day or half-day charter, ideal for an executive level meeting or product launch party, for example. Yachts can cater to groups up to 450 persons. Prices start at $3,000 for a 3 hour cruise.
“After our successful corporate charter for Spirit Airlines, we realized that meetings and events would be the most important area of growth for our company in 2006,” according to Serena Hoermann, president of eBoatCharters.com.
"At Spirit Airlines we pride ourselves on our innovative approach to doing business as well as our high quality - low cost philosophy. eBoatCharters.com offered us a venue that not only met our needs but delighted our guests." said Marc Cavaliere, vice president of sales and distribution for Spirit Airlines.
“The novelty of having an event on board a yacht draws people who might not have attended otherwise,” said Sheryl Cattell, Social Chair and Founder of the South Florida Interactive Marketing Association (SFIMA). When Cattell was a member of the IMA in Chicago, the “Booze Cruise” was their most popular event for 10 years running. Cattell was able to recreate that success in South Florida with the annual Nautical Networking Event, which has sold out the past two years.
“Compared with traditional venues, a yacht can be more cost effective than a traditional meeting location and you can calculate the exact budget in advance. Additionally, a boat provides a mobile, high visibility vehicle for a corporate logo," says Hoermann. “We offer to fly corporate logo flags, dress the crew in logo shirts, and otherwise display the logo for the client on board.”
eBoatCharters.com is the premier, worldwide, database of charter boats. Fishing, dive, sail and motor/power charters are available for booking worldwide. For ideas for a corporate event or to search for yachts for incentive travel, visit http://www.eBoatCharters.com or call 561.427.7213.