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There’s been a lot of noise lately about a company called Klout, which recently rounded up another $30 million in venture capital funding from several big firms. Klout, for those who don’t know it, attempts to put a single numerical value on your online influence across social-media si...
"The wisdom’s in the room. Make a concerted effort to learn from those around you," said Butch Ward from Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, FL, as he spoke with a crowd of public relations professionals at the January 2010 Social Media Café. Butch and three fellow experts shared new...
Epicor Software Corporation today announced that Ocean Yacht Systems has signed a contract to implement Epicor 9, the next-generation Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system from Epicor, giving the company a centralised system for all processes from sales to production planning, inve...
The tiny island of Mustique in the Caribbean is home to many celebrities. Magnificent estates scattered around the island are owned and visited by the rich and famous from around the world The island is also home to a fabulous blues festival and is one of the Caribbean's favorite ya...
As a private yacht charter broker I travel throughout the world looking for the most amazing yachts and locations for holidays. This series of articles are written to share with you a glimpse into what it's like to travel aboard these luxury yachts throughout the world. Private yacht...
Celebrities can frequently be seen around Sardinia one of the hottest destinations in the Mediterranean. Visiting by yacht on a private yacht charter is one of the best ways to go there.
Mention a Caribbean cruise and most people assume you're talking about St. Martin / St. Barths or perhaps the Virgin Islands. People usually do not think of the Southern Caribbean which includes St. Vincent and the Grenadines. However, that is starting to change. 'The Caribbean is the ...
YachtWorld.com, the world's leading Internet yacht brokerage portal and a division of Dominion Enterprises, today announced the launch of http://www.yachtworldcharters.com, a single, global marketplace for both the yacht charter industry and individual yacht charterer alike. Benefi...
You are invited onboard m/v YACHT EXPRESS for a tour of the extensive rider amenities and to capture the onboard visuals of the "float-on, float-off" process before the ship's departure to Port Everglades, Florida and back across the Atlantic to Genoa, Italy.
ip.access and Blue Ocean Wireless won the Award for Blue Ocean’s global service, which uses ip.access nanoGSM picocells on commercial ships to provide on-board 2G mobile phone connectivity to merchant seafarers. Using the cellular signal generated by the ip.access nanoGSM, crew members...
Whether at home or at sea, the owners of Paraffin are never without an incomparable wine collection. Here, their wine steward, Laurent Barbier, describes the special design features implemented in the construction of the yacht's wine cellar and dining room, and what he has to consider ...
A barge trip on one of France's many canals provides the opportunity to disembark and venture inland. In this case, we chose to take some time to explore the vineyards of Bordeaux.
After publishing my blog entry about Bodrum yesterday, I received a number of feedback emails. After reading them, I realized perhaps this man should even be removed from his post. I still would like to give Bodrum mayor Mehmet Kocadon until Tuesday, June 30, 2009 to clean up the shore...
Magnum Nautica, the famous Croatia yacht charter company released today the news that, as of this year, the Dalla Pieta 72' HT - Anigota will become available for private yacht charter in Croatia through Central Booking at Magnum Nautica yacht charters.
The 1991, 90.6m mini cruise ship, HEBRIDEAN SPIRIT, has been sold to a direct client and brokered by Michael White and Peter Thompson from OCI UK. The ship will be operated through OCEAN Management on behalf of the new Owner.
Gumusluk is a traditional fishing village on the Bodrum peninsula in the south west end of the Aegean part in the Turkish riviera. Bodrum or the ancient city of Halicarnassus of Caria is a well known center of tourism and yachting. Bodrum peninsula is also well known for the lovely bay...
The city of Priene, an Ionian settlement was laid out on Mount Mycale (Samsun) and contained many famous examples of Hellenistic art and architecture. The original location of the city has never been found but it was probably a peninsula with two harbors. The ruins are from the new cit...
Chartering a yacht with Children has its pitfalls, but if done properly can be both a rewarding experience and a huge amount of fun. This article discusses things to do, and not to do, when chartering a yacht for a family.
The two beautiful islands of the Sporades island group in Greece, Skiathos and Skopelos, have been home to film making of Mamma Mia in 2007. The islands with their pine forests coming down to the sea shore, the beautiful small bays and coves with their blue flag beaches are two very po...
Perge, originally, a Hellenistic settlement, later developed into a thriving Roman city, is a historicist's delight. Situated only 18 km from Antalya in the Pamphylia plain, Perge has a long legacy (almost from 1500 B.C.) to narrate with its initial inhabitants being the Hittites. Its ...
Today there are only two producers of Citron Liquor in the whole wide world. In 1896 Markos Vallindras established the first Naxos distillery in Halki. They have been producing their Citron in the traditional way since then. Their brand once could be found all over the world however to...
The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals Magazine was launched today on Ulitzer.com. The magazine will be featured on Ulitzer's Travel and Hospitality section and currently accepting applications for its site editor position who will be in charge of the magazine's editorial direction. Pr...
This winter, American entrepreneur Joe Hollingsworth, Jr. finally realized his dream of taking family and friends on an extended Caribbean cruise aboard a luxury charter yacht, with help from The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals. The charter, which lasted for 29 days, spanned the Ca...
OCEAN Independence proudly unveiled their 2009 Charter Portfolio at Zürich’s stylish Stockeregg Gallery on Monday 2nd March. The world’s finest luxury superyachts for charter and enticing cruising itineraries, coupled with an innovatively designed hardcover in OCI’s original branding, ...
Mykonos and Delos attract tourists from all over the world. The hospitality of the people, is the reason why Mykonos is in everyone's heart! The night life, the white and blue traditional houses, the nice beaches... We urge you to visit the island and see for yourself!! The many magica...
I thought it could be a good idea to provide you with a detailed excursion plan if you ever decide to visit Rhodes island, the largest of the Dodecanessa islands group in Greece. This is actually the route I followed in Sept-Oct 2007 when I visited the island. You can customize the rou...
Eating out in Greece is a national pastime and a leisurely pleasure. Whether dining at a local taverna or an elegant restaurant, Greeks take their time over food. The native cuisine is delightfully uncomplicated and quite different from what's found in Greek restaurants abroad. Much of...
Lycia is the historical name of the Tekke peninsula on the southern coast of Turkey in the Mediterranean sea. It is a place where steep mountains rise directly from the sea, woody coasts, small but lovely bays mostly accessible by the sea, beautiful views and very suitable for trekking...
Looking for a Deal on a Crewed Catamaran ? Due to 2 cancellations we have special deals in USD!!
Absolute Yacthing offers 20% off on the Charter Price for bookings untill the 30th of March 2009.
New for sale and Charter - Santana IV of Plymouth, new for charter Lir, Carlamaria and Alila. Showing in MYBA event in Genoa: Element, Mrs Seven, Paolyre, Samakanda...
Gunluklu bay is a natural wonder, being 19 kms away to Fethiye on the road to Gocek where an alley branches off to the left which after one km ends up at Gunluklu Bay Anchorage covered by different and aromatic aqueous amber (styrax) trees. The bay is protected from winds on both sides...
All over Greece the bread in itself is prepared and served for special occasions like weddings, engagements, baptism, and also for Easter and Christmas. It is also used in ritual occasions in and for the churches. The Cretan wedding bread decorations are very important, and the taste i...
If you ever go to Antalya, within the historic city walls of the city you will see a minaret not of the usual kind, as it is a brick minaret decorated with dark blue mosaics and has the look of eight flutes melted together into one. It is thus called Yivli Minare or Fluted Minaret and ...
The Monastery stands alone in the middle of no-where built in mid 15th century at a time when pirates and bandits of all nationalities were ravaging Crete so the monks built a thick and strong 10 m high wall around the monastery, a wall with small windows like arrow-holes, a heavy cast...
During her comprehensive 2008 refit, the interior design of her six suites, accommodating twelve guests, was completely updated including the introduction of an entirely new state of the art AV System. Other facilities were added including all new exercise machines to the Gymnasium. ...
Kaputaş beach is a very popular place as the region has an untouched natural beauty and a great view overlooked from the Kaş-Kalkan highway running above as its colour is a lovely real turquoise. From the beach it is just a short swim to some nearby phosphorescent caves, that are excel...
This boat has a comprehensive Passport Premire Warranty good into 2012. This 58 Sedan only has 195 hours of use on her optional 900 MAN engines. The engines and generator were just dealer serviced! She is truly turn key. Ready to be enjoyed with options like the DSS Satellite TV system...
One of the most importand attractions in the ancient city of Ephesus is the Library of Celsus, built in AD 135 by Gaius Julius Aquila (a consul) to honor his father's memory, Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus the Governor of Asia Minor. The building was intended to be used both as Lib...
It is believed that Sultaniye Kaplicalari or spas have been first opened by the Kaunos locals, some 2000 years ago. The remains of a hospital in the area is supposed to be a proof for that. In those years the spring waters were believed to improve sexual power, and when drunk to cure v...