Destination Planning Consultant (Independent Contractor – temporary assignment)

Title Destination Planning Consultant (Independent Contractor – temporary assignment)
Category Corporate
Job Information

Destination Planning Consultant (Independent Contractor – temporary assignment)

The World, Residences at Sea, is the largest privately- owned residential yacht on earth is seeking an Independent Contractor who is a subject matter expert with world-wide Destination Planning.

The Independent Contractor will research and develop programming including Destination Experiences, Overland Journeys, private vehicles and guides, airport transfers, shuttles and port lecturers for assigned ports.

Details of the assignment

  • Research and develop global Destination Experiences and unique opportunities/sites of interest; including but not limited to City highlights, Unique local attractions, Child/Family-friendly offerings, Active offerings (i.e. hiking, bicycling, boat cruises), Photography programs, Lecture-hosted outings, F&B themed offerings, Design your own day suggestions
  • Confirm shuttle transfer vehicle sizes and rates; request point of interest stops
  • Source Port Lecturers
  • Plan assigned Overland Journeys
  • Proof Destination Experiences and Overland Journeys
  • Share information on diving, fishing, sailing, biking, hiking, golf for allocated ports during Destination research
  • Analyze competitive bids from Destination Management Companies
  • Provide content for The World In publication

Background required

  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in five-star/luxury cruise Shore Excursions, International Tour/Travel Operations, International Group Travel Operations, Resort or Cruise Line, Private Travel Company with experience in creating unique and authentic programs
  • Strong global destination experience from a luxury travel perspective
  • Strong world-wide knowledge of geography and Destination offerings
  • Excellent research skills
  • Proficient in MS office to include, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook



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