Across Oceans Group Navigates the International Cruise Industry

Credit: AOG

Published Oct 16, 2018 5:03 PM by The Maritime Executive

Across Oceans Group is the McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group, and Bain & Company of the International Cruise Line Industry. AOG is the leading global management consultancy navigating the cruise industry for vendors, suppliers and buyers. Located near Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, Carnival Corporation, Norwegian Cruise Line, Disney Cruise Line and trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions. 

Today, with 113 new cruise vessels entering service and with customer site offices in London, Hong Kong, Miami and Seattle Across Oceans Group advises vendors, suppliers and business leaders on the jobs-to-be-done, new sales growth, consumer products, product strategies, passenger technology, total guest experience, and operations across industries, geographies, and enterprises with the purpose to drive growth and profitability.

Across Oceans Group facilitates contracts between vendors and cruise lines, global marine, offshore, hospitality, aviation, duty-free shops and travel retail. Results are a product of analytical and collaborative thinking, and by partnering with our customers, we develop strategic solutions to reduce business disruptions while maximizing resources to advance company missions.

Partnering with Across Oceans Group eliminates years from your sale's cycle by helping establish close relationships with key decision makers within the industry at the right time. AOG accelerates sales, and marketing process by allowing you to take advantage of our decades of industry expertise and relationships.

Our advisory services create, protect and transform value today so our clients have the opportunity to thrive tomorrow. AOG's track record for helping to transform the world's great companies into sharper, smarter, better versions of themselves is quite remarkable.

Across Oceans Group welcomes opportunities from companies that wish to strengthen executive relationships, sales and product support by bringing together compatible opportunities. Our collective efforts drive progressive ideas, sales and cost saving solutions by adding the most value to our partners worldwide. 

Douglas S. Diggle, CEO says, "Creating value, sales and revenue for our worldwide partners and delivering a total guest experience is very important to us; it is in our core DNA. Whether your business is Air, Ocean, or Ground, AOG has the expertise and know-how to meet your needs. Join me next month in the Philippines as I speak at the Cruise Line Shipping CrewConnect Global Conference."

Henry Murphy, COO says, "The opportunity in the cruise line, maritime, and shipping industry has never been more compelling, and we already have won the hearts and minds of many customers. I am energized to help lead our clients and company to its next phase of development and operational excellence."

Kevin Yombor, Legal Counsel says, "Many times, businesses do not keep an attorney until they need one. By the time a business realizes it requires an attorney, it is sometime too late. AOG recognizes the importance to be prepared. Having an attorney available to help navigate your business through legal channels provides you with that advantage."

Jon Ingleton, Editor of Cruise & Ferry UK says, "The growth of Across Oceans Group consultancy business into different disciplines over the past 12 years demonstrates the significant appeal for an independent and expert insight into cruise line operations."

Ken Muskat, CEO of SkySea Golden Era says, "I have known Douglas since 2005 when I interviewed for my sales team. The passion and drive Douglas has for the cruise industry is impressive and his interest in the global development of the industry, especially in the expanding Asia market, makes him a valuable resource."

Terry Stanfill, President of RLM says, "My team has hired Across Oceans Group and have engaged in mutable statement of works to develop of new product and solutions for airports, cruise lines and the global travel industry."

Michael Moore, Esq, President of Moore & Company says, "Douglas and his team at AOG have a deep and broad understanding of the shipping, cruise line, yacht and travel industries. He has been most helpful on past matters including the Tiger Woods case. I would check first with Douglas on any non-lawyer services touching the global marine, cruise line shipping, aviation and travel industries."

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