Boatbookings.com, a world leader in yacht charter holidays and business
events, recently completed a successful, a first-of-its-kind promotion where
it purchased carbon credits for each of its charters booked from 15 December
to 31 December. The goal was for all of these boats to charter with a zero
carbon footprint. Through this program, the company offset 25 tons of CO2,
and, just as importantly, charterers could enjoy themselves on their yachts
knowing that they were not contributing to global warming.
Through the program, the CO2 emissions of each charter were estimated and
credits were purchased through Boatbokings.com's partner, JP Morgan Climate
Care. These credits pay for UN approved projects that reduce carbon emissions
worldwide such as installing wind farms, reforesting the rain forests, and
reducing outdoor waste burning.
Magnum Nautica, the first luxury yacht charter Croatia company has announced
that it has added a new luxury charter yacht to its existing fleet of 10
other luxury and charter yachts. This foremost Croatia yacht charter company
has added Sunseeker Manhattan 60 to its fleet, making it an ideal choice as a
luxury charter yacht for family vacations in the Adriatic waters.
Announcing the addition of this mid-sized luxury yacht to the fleet of Magnum
Nautica, its spokesperson, Dragica Gadzo, said, “The Sunseeker Manhattan
60, named Rej, is a luxury charter yacht in these areas which comes with
three fully furnished luxury cabins.” Adding further, she said, “The
yacht can carry a guest load of six people who will be accommodated in three
The master stateroom offers wardrobes and a generous en suite with a large
shower.” The other two equally luxurious cabin... (more)
Yacht Charters can often be amazing holidays, but many people are nervous
about chartering with children. They worry that, aside from the obvious
safety reasons, the kids will also be out of control because of insufficient
space on board for the kids to play. But from experiencing many people who
have chartered yachts with kids, this is almost never the case if properly
planned. In fact children normally love the experience of being on a yacht,
respect the rules, and are so fascinated by the experience that they are much
better behaved than they would be if cooped up in a hotel room!
The boat choice is critical. We normally recommend catamarans, because they
offer so much space, both inside and outside. Catamarans also don't rock back
and forth, making it a much more pleasurable cruise for the entire family,
and there are no dangerous stairs to get from the cockpit... (more)
Tom Virden launched today the "Boatbookings Magazine" on Ulitzer.
Tom Virden is the founder and Managing Director of Boatbookings.com one of
the world's largest online yacht charter agencies.
Tom is a seasoned executive in leisure, travel and technology business, and
has sailed extensively in the BVI, Thailand, Turkey and the Mediterranean. As
the original International Director at lastminute.com, he brings a wealth of
knowledge of e-commerce best practices to boatbookings.com. Tom also worked
at Apple Computer and Netscape which has provided a broad understanding of
how technology can change business paradigms. Tom is a graduate of Stanford
University and has written for the Harvard Business Review.
Initiating content coverage on any topic or launching a magazine at
Ulitzer.com is designed to be as easy as boiling an egg and doesn't take
much long... (more)
Our charter consultants know so much about the area, we decided to do an
ongoing series of expert advice about key things to know, what to do, and
trends in the regions. We start with an interview with Peter Piper, the
original Charter Consultant at Boatbookings.com, who has relocated to
Mauritius (someone has to do [...]