Services

Services Offered by AOG

Across Oceans Group, Inc. (AOG) is a market leader in advisory services for client strategy, industry networking, global sales and guest experience in travel, cruise lines, hospitality, international waters retail merchandising, shipping, offshore and aviation industries. We offer change management consulting relating to the repair, conservation, renovation and refit of maritime objects including cruise lines, yachts, boats, vessels and barges. Our collective efforts drive progressive ideas, client sales, support and cost saving solutions by adding the most value to our partners worldwide.

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Technology Strategy

Improving sales and marketing capabilities in any company today requires specialized technology applications. To help identify hot prospects, manage promotional activities, focus on the greatest opportunities, and improve operational efficiency, companies are investing in CRM customer relationship management, BPM business process management and optimization, enterprise information management, business reporting, analytical tools and mobile devices. Across Oceans Group helps companies define their technology strategy. We also help them to execute that strategy by designing, building, and operating the information management, reporting, and analytic systems that are at the core of their sales and marketing operations.

Custom Solutions

Our expert consultants are accomplished and well rounded, with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We understand how sales, technology, operations and marketing functions operate and how to improve them and reduce costs. We break down processes to identify opportunities and challenges, using data, facts and rigorous analysis to drive our recommendations. Our experts uniquely understand the interconnections in the entire sales, technology and marketing system of each client. As a result, we develop solutions that improve their overall system, not just one piece of it, and not one piece at the expense of another. We also know that a new process design which may make sense on paper might be impossible to implement in reality.

Client Outsourcing

Improving sales and marketing capabilities in any company today requires specialized technology applications. To help identify hot prospects, manage promotional activities, focus on the greatest opportunities, and improve operational efficiency, companies are investing in CRM customer relationship management, BPM business process management and optimization, enterprise information management, business reporting, analytical tools and mobile devices. Across Oceans Group helps companies define their technology strategy. We also help them to execute that strategy by designing, building, and operating the information management, reporting, and analytic systems that are at the core of their sales and marketing operations.

Strategic Partners

Our knowledge of best-in-class software and the intricacies of sales and marketing data and processes, we design and implement the best solutions. In doing so, we reduce implementation costs and timelines. More importantly, we design the solution with your people’s needs front and center. Through the deep expertise in introducing far-reaching change, we know how to get your sales and marketing professionals to embrace new technology. We have an outstanding track record in implementing technology solutions because we intimately understand how people in every aspect of sales and marketing work and think. In our role as a strategic partner, we often bridge the gap between our clients’ sales, marketing organizations and their IT organizations.

Consulting Services

Our consulting services have helped many Fortune 500 companies worldwide solve their most critical sales, technology support and marketing challenges. We have expertise in the demand generation process, from identifying customer needs, developing effective value propositions and creating marketing strategies to designing channel strategies as well as deploying and compensating the sales force. We bring rigorous research and analysis, critical thinking, and thought leadership to decisions that are often otherwise based on intuition. We bring science to the art of demand generation. We work with companies to determine the parts of their sales and marketing strategies and organizations that need to be improved.

International Marketing

Marketing is about conversations. Our marketing focus is to create a brand voice for our customers and build strong relationships to capture greater value from customers in return. The resulting strategy integrates sales with traditional and online marketing to ensure a cohesive communication plan is delivered to market. Across Oceans Group international marketing expertise covers a complete portfolio of services covering trade and consumer to ensure customers are identified, understood, located and promoted to, with a strong commitment to brand management and a firm understanding of the return on investment. Our sales teams know the trade, the movers, the shakers the big players and the small guys. Our sales teams understand how to achieve revenue growth and are armed with the tools to succeed. Our sales teams combine local talent with a strong support structure. Our sales teams protect what exists, but focus on what is missing. Our sales teams are fresh, energized, autonomous, hungry and profit driven.

Cruise Line Marketing

Global interest in the cruise sector continues to grow across established and emerging travel markets. Across Oceans Group represents many of the leading cruise brands through careful application of sales and marketing strategies. Our track record of revenue delivery is a testament to the popularity of this sector.

Airline Aviation

Increased competition, spiraling costs and changing consumer behavior has driven airlines to seek further cost efficiencies and revenue growth opportunities. Across Oceans Group is perfectly positioned to help airlines develop their growing International strategies to grow and compete by employing our expertise and local know-how to help plan and implement an effective airline sales and marketing solution.

Portfolio Development

Designed to meet small business market needs, portfolio field travel sales representatives allow you to introduce your product to a broad range of agency, corporate, meeting/incentive, or other predefined customers and targets. You would join a small mix of other complementary travel companies which are not competitive in a sales representative portfolio.

Sales Business Development

We assemble a team to sell your products and services to a particular group of agencies, specialty accounts, or agencies out of reach geographically or by revenue volume or potential for field sales. Whether dedicated or portfolio representation, Across Oceans Group can target a specific sales channel or a mix of sales channels, ranging from interline, corporate, agency sales.

Marketing Services

Market research: we help customers determine the nature of its customers and competitors across international markets, the demand for products and services, and provide recommendations for furthering international development. Product positioning: Across Oceans Group provides a distribution platform for companies to test new brands, products and services. We translate client objectives into tangible local goals and implement plans with clear timelines and deliverables. Advertising and marketing collateral: our advertising and marketing distribution extends to design, production and placement of material across all key media channels. Collateral includes translated brochures, flyers, email, presentations and social media positioning through Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Branding: Across Oceans Group helps clients position their products and services across language, culture, demographics and customs ensuring brand integrity and identity are sensitively managed to fit the local market. Distribution: our local offices know the key communication channels, the negotiating players, their target audiences, and the distributors to mass and niche customer groups. With extensive local databases segmented by channel, we ensure effective communication is sent to the right audience at the right time.

Hotel & Hospitality

Across Oceans Group has helped hotel brands increase sales and raise interest by applying cost-effective strategies including sales representation, digital marketing and traditional brand development activity. Effective application of our people and technology approach delivers strong results across all local channels.

Client Branded Development

Our sales representative is dedicated to your company and is branded as your company when in front of the customer. You gain from having dedicated sales staff represent your company who sell only your products. You receive the same benefit as an internal sales force while at the same time eliminating administrative or legal burdens for your organization.

Customized Market Analysis

The Company “Across Oceans Group” will produce a customized “Market Analysis” based on the below six core sections (1. Branding, 2. Leadership, 3. Training, 4. Insights, 5. Process and 6. Innovation) and Approved topic Sections which will be provided within 60 days of the document execution.