YachtWorld Charters Announces Winner of Contest

by | Nov 10, 2010 | YachtWorld

SEATTLE – Nov. 10, 2010 – YachtWorldCharters.com, a single global marketplace for both the yacht charter industry and the individual charterer, announced today the winners of the “Win a Charter” promotion at the recent United States Sailboat Show and United States Powerboat Show, both held in Annapolis, MD. YachtWorldCharters.com is a division of Boats Group.

The promotion was open to all visitors who submitted inquiries to YachtWorldCharters.com charter members while visiting the YachtWorldCharters.com display at the boat shows. Two prizes were awarded. The winner of the first prize, an Apple iPad, is Nancy Saylor of Worthington, OH. The winner of the Grand Prize, a one-week bareboat charter in the Bahamas by 360 Yachting, is Lyla Roos of West Chester, PA.

“Congratulations to our winners! It’s exciting to see people planning their next charter vacation with the help of YachtWorldCharters.com,” said John Stewart, brand manager, YachtWorld.com. “What sets us apart, in addition to our extensive online charter database, are the insight and information we provide, helping people find a charter company to make that dream vacation a reality.”

The United States Sailboat Show was the debut of YachtWorldCharters.com’s new service that provides charter companies the opportunity to promote their brand and boats in the booth at a major boat show. “The display showcased 12 large, high-resolution listings from a select handful of our charter members,” said Drew Jones, national sales manager,

YachtWorldCharters.com. “Each listing prominently displayed the charter company name, logo and contact information, along with boat photos, charter specifications and any special offers available. All charter inquiries collected at the show were passed directly to the participating companies.”

Benefits for the charterer using YachtWorldCharters.com include a choice of nearly 4,000 vessels in more than 300 destinations worldwide, together with stories and reviews on both boats and destinations. The site also offers online pricing, availability, reservations, and access to special offers the moment they become available.

Benefits for the charter industry include visitor traffic, the ability to manage inventory on a day to day basis, display detailed descriptions of each vessel with multiple photographs, provide real-time availability and information about special offers, late availability and cruising areas.

About Boats Group – Boats Group is the recreational marine industry division of Dominion Enterprises – a leading marketing services company serving the automotive, marine, enthusiast and commercial vehicle, real estate, apartment rental, and employment industries. Dominion Enterprises’ businesses provide a comprehensive suite of technology-based marketing solutions including Internet advertising, lead generation, CRM, Web site design and hosting, and data management services. Dominion Enterprises has more than 40 market-leading Web sites reaching more than 17.6 million unique visitors, and more than 280 magazines with a weekly circulation of 2.4 million. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, the company has 4,900 employees in more than 186 offices.