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New Yachtico App Launches on Sabre Travel Network

A new app in the Sabre Travel Network aimed at boosting travel agent bookings for chartered yacht and boat vacations

"A new app in the Sabre Travel Network is aimed at boosting travel agent bookings for chartered yacht and boat vacations. Florida-based Yachtico launched the app, which is available through the Sabre Red App Centre. It allows agents to book an inventory of some 16,000 professionally operated motorboats, sailboats and houseboats around the world. (...)"
Source: www.travelpulse.com (article  ), Dec. 22, 2015

 

Radio Interview on Chartering Your Own Private Yacht

Chartering Your Own Private Yacht

"Have you ever sat on the beach and been envious of the sailboats which glide in at their leisure and pull up anchor for the horizon when they’ve had enough? You don’t have to just dream, YACHTICO.com has the yachts for rent and boats for charter to turn your dream into reality. (...)"
Source: www.nationaltravelradio.blogspot.ca (interview  ), Nov. 17, 2015

 

Florida’s Yachtico delivers charters via Sabre Travel Marketplace

Florida travel pros can now book international yacht and boat charters through Yachtico's new portal within the Sabre online travel marketplace

"(...)Florida travel pros can now book luxurious international yacht and boat charters for their clients through Yachtico’s new portal within the Sabre online travel marketplace, the company announced recently from Boca Raton, Florida. Outing prices start from $200 per person per week. Options range from $800 per week for a four-person canal boat or houseboat, and up to $65,000 a week for a fully crewed 87-foot motor yacht. (...)"
Source: www.flbusinessdaily.com (article  ), Nov. 17, 2015

 

Yachtico Brings Yacht and Boat Charter Offerings to Travel Agents via the Sabre Travel Market Place

Yachtico Brings Yacht and Boat Charter Offerings to Travel Agents via the Sabre Travel Market Place

"Rather than spend a day on a boat or spend on select boating activities, it has become more popular and affordable to spend an entire vacation at sea with a wide range of charter choices from Yachtico and its professional partners. Chartering a motor yacht, sail boat or houseboat has become a bonding and memorable experience for audiences who seek adventure and quality time with travel companions."
Source: www.eglobaltravelmedia.com.au (article  ), Nov. 13, 2015

 

Yachtico launches travel app with Sabre

Yachtico launches travel app with Sabre

"Yachtico, a Florida-based company, has entered a partnership with the Sabre travel marketplace, a move that allows travel agencies to book yacht and boat charters. The Yachtico app, which is now available through the Sabre Red App Centre, allows travel agents to choose from an inventory of 16,000 professionally operated motorboats, sailboats and houseboats."
Source: www.topix.com (article  ), Nov. 11, 2015

 

Yachtico Brings Yacht and Boat Charter Offerings to Travel Agents via the Sabre Travel Marketplace

Yachtico app now available through Sabre Red App Centre

"(...)The Yachtico app, which is now available through the Sabre Red App Centre, allows travel agents to choose from an inventory of 16,000 professionally operated motorboats, sailboats and houseboats around the world (...)"
Source: businesswire.com (article  ), Nov. 11, 2015

 

Travel Website of the Week: Yachtico - November 4, 2015

Search, Explore, and book yachts online with no fees

"(...)Yachtico connects vacationers to the largest collection of professionally operated boat charters for week-long vacations. They boast 15,000 boats worldwide, offering vacationers affordable and luxury choices in every season. What's great is that you can search and explore boats and book online with no fees. (...)"
Source: www.johnnyjet.com (article  ), Nov. 4, 2015

 

Yachtico Announces The Top 10 Most Popular Luxury Boat Rentals of 2015

"(...)With Yachtico, vacationers can book yachts in real time at any budget level. Similar to booking a room in a luxury resort on Orbitz, a traveler chooses a destination city, a luxury level (like a 5-star hotel) and a date. It's that simple. (...)"
Source: www.travelorereport.blogspot.com (article  ), Nov. 4, 2015

 

Online yacht booking firm docks U.S. headquarters at FAU Boca Raton

International yacht rental company Yachtico has opened its U.S. headquarters in Boca Raton

"International yacht rental company Yachtico has opened its U.S. headquarters in Boca Raton, bringing another global marine business to a region known for its blue water industry (...)"
Source: www.palmbeachpost.com (article  ), Oct. 30, 2015

 

BDB Assisted New Corporate HQ Relocate to Palm Beach County - 50 Jobs

The largest global online yacht booking company, is relocating corporate headquarters to Palm Beach County

"West Palm Beach, The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with the State of Florida and Boca Raton, announced that it has it has assisted Yachtico, the largest global online yacht booking company, in relocating its corporate headquarters to Palm Beach County from Germany. (...)"
Source: www.bdb.org (article  ), Oct. 16, 2015

 

Yachtico plans to hire dozens of workers in the next couple of years

Vacation booking company moves headquarters from Berlin Germany

"A yacht vacation booking company is moving its headquarters from Berlin, Germany to the Research Park, at Florida Atlantic University. Yachtico plans to hire dozens of workers in the next couple of years. The CEO said he couldn’t be happier moving headquarters to the epicenter of boating in America. (...)"
Source: www.wptv.com (video  ), Oct. 12, 2015

 

"Expedia for yachts" opens its global headquarters in Boca Raton

Expedia for yachts plans to hire dozens of workers

"A company called "an Expedia for yachts" is opening its global headquarters in Boca Raton. Yachtico plans to hire dozens of workers, some of which will be hired directly out of FAU. (...)"
Source: www.cbs12.com (video  ),  Oct. 12, 2015

 

"Expedia for yachts" opens global headquarters in Boca Raton, creates 50 jobs

Yachtico, a yacht vacation booking company, moved its headquarters

"Yachtico, a yacht vacation booking company, moved its headquarters from Berlin, Germany, to the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, and plans to hire dozens of workers. (...)"
Source: www.bizjournals.com (article  ), Oct. 9, 2015

 

Boat charter company Yachtico moves global headquarters to Boca Raton

Yachtico set up its global base at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University

"(...)Yachtico set up its global base at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University. Yachtico now employs six people at the Boca Raton site and they aim to reach 50 employees by late 2017, it aims to tap talent with tech skills from FAU, a news release said. (...)"
Source: www.sun-sentinel.com (article  ), Oct. 9, 2015

 

RBB - Yachtico was highly recommended in German TV!

Yachtico.com in TV - The own boat or charter

"(...)Whenever you want to charter a sailing yacht or a motor yacht worldwide - go to Yachtico.com. One of the conclusions: You do not have to own a yacht to enjoy the outstanding experience. (...)"
Source: www.rbb-online.de (video  ), Dec. 16, 2014

 

How to: Rent a Private Yacht for (Relatively) Cheap

Yachtico-launch: A search engine for boat and yacht charter

"For rentals and charters in Europe and beyond, look no further than Yachtico, a Berlin-based start-up with a collection of 15,000 ships. The fleet ranges from houseboats to full-blown yachts in locations like Greece, Spain, and Turkey, plus the Caribbean and Thailand."
Source: blog.shermanstravel.com (article  ), Aug. 20, 2014

 

Wise get a 1 million euro investments and the Italian embassy in Berlin organizes a start-up event

Wise get a 1 million euro investments and the Italian embassy in Berlin organizes a start-up event

"(...) Wise is one of the Italian start-up participating at the event organized by the Italian embassy in Berlin tomorrow, November 11th. Serveral Italian and German start-up will pitch and they are CoContest cocontest.com - Codemotion codemotionworld.com - evomob evomob.com - INTOINO intoino.com - iversityiversity.org - Laubwerk laubwerk.com - Qurami qurami.com - Yachtico yachtico.com  (...)"
Source: en.startupbusiness.it (article  ), Nov. 10, 2013

 

YACHTICO.com Gear Up For 2014 With Seasonal Prices And Early Bird Deals

YACHTICO have released new seasonal prices for 2014 and have incentivised their users with exclusive deals and a new search feature to make booking easier than ever.

Yachtico Gear Up For 2014 With Seasonal Prices And Early Bird Deals

"Boat rental has always been a popular endeavor but yacht rental was once only available to the elite of society but thanks to Yachtico it is now accessible to all. Yachtico are a search engine and service provider connecting vessel owners with potential charters, and they have released their seasonal prices for 2014 along with exciting incentives for those who book early. (...)"
Source: finance.boston.com (article  ), Oct. 4, 2013

 

Peer-to-peer boat rentals setting sail in the U.S.

Peer-to-peer boat rentals setting sail in the U.S.

"(...) Much as Airbnb lets people rent out their apartments, or Lyft and RelayRides allow private owners to offer their cars, peer-to-peer boat sharing might already be available at a pier near you. You can indulge your inner Andy Samberg domestically with companies such as Boatbound or GetMyBoat, or abroad with Yachtico or Incrediblue. (...)"
Source: news.yahoo.com (article  ), Aug. 30, 2013

 

Boat rental platform Yachtico sails to US

Boat rental platform Yachtico sails to US with million-euro funding

"Founded in 2011, Yachtico is headed up by Yier Erin Bargeld, Steffen Brünn, and Ron Hillmann. It sells itself as the “Airbnb of boat rentals,” though unlike the apartment rental service, Yachtico performs thorough background checks before boats are hired out; ID checks and insurance are compulsory."
Source: reuters.com (article  ), Aug. 23, 2013

 

YACHTICO reels in funding for boat rental service

Yachtico reels in funding for boat rental service

"Boat rental service Yachtico has raised an undisclosed level of funding from existing investors IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft and Investitionsbank Berlin’s Pro FIT. Yachtico, based in Berlin, says the financing will be used to enhance its website and expand business to the US. Yachtico claims it makes more than 17,000 boats available for rental. The firm’s business model means it receives a commission for every rental."
Source: noah-conference.com (article  ), Aug. 23, 2013

 

Boat rental platform YACHTICO sails to US with million-euro funding

Boat rental platform Yachtico sails to US with million-euro funding

"Yachtico, the Berlin-based company which claims to be the largest online platform for boat rentals, has just received a low seven-figure investment (it’s just over a million euros, we hear). Existing investor IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft and the Pro-FIT program of the Investitionsbank Berlin, along with unnamed private investors, contributed to the financing round. (...)"
Source: venturebeat.com (article  ), Aug. 22,.2013

 

The new breed of travel startups that wants you to borrow a boat this summer

The new breed of travel startups that wants you to borrow a boat this summer

"(...) Renters complete booking payments directly on BoatBound, Yachtico, and incrediblue. BoatBound also includes insurance in the total rental cost. (...)"
Source: skift.com (article  ), Jul. 11, 2013

 

 

Yacht charter and boat rentals worldwide

Yacht charter and boat rentals worldwide

"(...)  Remember to factor all charter costs in the light of return air fares, which can stack up if your destination is far flung. Yachtico serve most popular destinations in the world, including, the Caribbean, the Seychelles, Thailand, the Algarve and Canary Islands, Baltic Sea and many more. If you are unsure as to where to go, use the the Yachtico destinations page. (...)"
Source: travel.excite.co.uk (article  ), Jun. 18, 2013

 

Digital tech mission

The German capital region

From Berlin-Brandenburg
to New York & Philadelphia
June 9 – 13, 2013
THE GERMAN CAPITAL REGION MORE VALUE FOR YOUR INVESTMENT
Source: zab-brandenburg.de (download brochure  ), Jun., 2013

 

The Berlin Digital Tech Community comes to New York 

The Berlin Digital Tech Community comes to New York

"(...) Join us for a fascinating panel line-up including recent and long-time international Entrepreneurs who made the move to NYC and Digital natives who have grown up in the European Community (Germany, UK and Italy) – Steffen Brünn, CEO of Yachtico.com, the world’s fastest growing yacht charter & boat rental platform and (...)"
Source: meetup.com, Jun. 02, 2013

 

YACHTICO Launches Successful Boat Rental Search Engine Into the United States Market

Yachtico launches its service into America. The site offers a comprehensive database of boat lease providers so that customers can find the boat they want quickly and easily.

Yachtico Launches Successful Boat Rental Search Engine Into the United States Market

"(...) The site was originally developed to provide Caribbean yacht charter, but after extensive product research soon discovered that the demand for yacht rentals stretched far further. Soon they included Mediterranean boat rental, and continued to expand until they had worldwide coverage with over 15,000 boats available. (...)"
Source: sbwire.com (article  ), May, 31, 2013

 

Yachtico-launch: A search engine for boat & yacht charter

Yachtico-launch: A search engine for boat & yacht charter

"After several months of preperation the new search engine for boat & yacht charter called Yachtico has now beeing launched officially. The Berlin based startup was founded by Ron Hillmann and Steffen Brünn. Yachtico enables its users to quickly and easily find a charter yacht or a sailing boat for rent.
Source: eu-startups.com (article  ), May, 20, 2013
 

 

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