Working from a pool overlooking the turquoise sea, with a fitness track, hot tubs and several delicious restaurants to eat from: what better than to “work from home” aboard a luxury cruise liner?
Like many companies in the travel industry, cruises have been hit hard by the pandemic and the resulting tourism slump. Now Ocean Builders has its eyes on the cheap inventory so it can transform cruise ships into floating offices. Ocean Builders is seeking to capitalise on digital nomads who, without the constraints of families or mortgages, can up sticks and work from anywhere in the world – Covid travel restrictions permitting.
The organisation, which is in the early stages of developing floating seapods off the coast of Panama, is calling on the elites of London, San Francisco and New York to join them on their floating office in warmer climes.
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