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10 Tips for Travel Agents - Selling Travel in COVID 19 Times

September 1st, 2020 | Ocean Getaways

Finding the right balance between freedom and safety will undoubtedly be the main priority for everyone who’s starting to plan their Fall and Winter vacation. Where’s the safest place to be? Should we stay close to home or can we trust long-haul flights? And, once we actually have our feet on the...

Cruise Ship VS Luxury Yacht Charter Costs – Which One Offers the Best Value?

August 31st, 2020 | Ocean Getaways

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the advantages of luxury yacht charters into focus, particularly when compared with cruise ships. Yet, many travel agents still believe that the safer and more personalized aspects of chartering private yachts must come at a much higher cost. This is not necessar...

Trish Cronan Elected President of CYBA International - Private Yacht Charters

February 6th, 2017 | Ocean Getaways

Trish Cronan cheering the Judges and winners of CYBA's 2016 Going Green to Save the Blue Award Ocean Getaways' President, Trish Cronan, was just elected President of CYBA - Charter Yacht Brokers Association International. CYBA, founded in the Virgin Islands in 1982, is the oldest association of p...

The Case of the Missing Diamond Necklace - Ocean Getaways Yacht Charters

July 30th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

From Diamonds to Dumpsters: Mystery at Sea There was no way in the world a diamond necklace would go missing on our watch. NO WAY! We’ve been in the yacht charter business for decades and pride ourselves on offering simply the best service in the industry, no holds barred. We have always gone...

Leaders in Going Green - Ocean Getaways Private Luxury Yacht Charters

July 30th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

Eco-friendly vacations are gaining in popularity with travelers the world over, who are realizing the need to protect the natural wonders they so longingly wish to see. At Ocean Getaways, we’re proud to be at the very forefront of the Going Green movement which is slowly, but surely, revolutioniz...

How the Statue of Liberty Launched Our Business - Ocean Getaways

July 30th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

Our founders, Brad Lavigne and Trish Cronan, got their start in the yacht charter industry working as captain and chef on charter yachts in New England and the Caribbean in the early 1980s. Their time on yachts convinced them that the world’s best vacation secret had to transcend the pages of sai...
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