CAREERS - Whet Travel | Get Whet

Company Description

Whet Travel is the largest independent music cruise company in the world and one of only a handful of companies that has a proven track record of initiating, negotiating, promoting, and producing full and half ship charters of cruise ships from 500-4,000 people from companies such as Norwegian, Carnival, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, and MSC.

Whet means to excite and it’s the core of everything we do and who we are. Whet Travel’s mission is to excite lives by creating extraordinary experiences that connect communities to their passions. Since our humble beginning in 2004 with a group of 125 friends going on a cruise to now over 15,000 people each year who sail with us. Inc Magazine ranked Whet Travel as the #4 fastest growing travel company in the country.

Our Niche

Creating unique experiences that connect communities with their passions.

Our Core Values

Team Get Ship Done: Team Oriented, Family, Dedicated, Dependable, Encouraging

RelationSHIPS: Family, Grateful, Encouraging, Appreciative

Captains First! Service Attitude, Guests First, Do the Right Thing, Respectful, Congenial

Get Whet: Passionate, Enthusiastic, Celebrate, Live, Love, Fun

Sink or Swim: Embrace Change, Adaptive, Grow or Die, Take it the Next Level



Carnival Cruise Lines and Norwegian Cruise Lines Charter Partner of the Year

Whet Travel is an Award-Winning company and was named the 4th Fastest Growing Travel Company in the United States by Inc 500.

Whet Travel is the World’s Largest Independent Producer of Festivals at Sea.


Whet Travel has the ability to work with all major cruise lines, thus allowing:

Negotiation of the Best Rates

Maximum Ship Options

Maximum Itinerary Options

Full-Service Charter Management


Full-Time Careers Currently Available at Whet Travel

Captain Support Specialist

Reports directly to the Vice President of Captain Support. Primarily responsible for cruise reservations, providing effective customer service, solving customer problems by utilizing excellent knowledge of cruise vessels being sold and payment programs, available.

We are seeking an experienced customer service representative with excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills, strong sales, organizational and time-management skills. Must speak Spanish

Cruise Festival Staff Positions Currently Available at Whet Travel

We are seeking fun, motivated and excited individuals to assist us onboard our upcoming cruise festivals! We have positions available on the following festivals.

Groove Cruise Cabo 2018 sails October 10 to October 14, 2018 from Port of San Diego (

Salsa Cruise 2018 sails October 29 to November 2, 2018 from the Port of Miami (

Groove Cruise Miami 2019 sails January 10 to January 14, 2019 from the Port of Fort Lauderdale (

Positions Available:

Artist Relations

Responsibilities include being the liaison between our artist and hospitality teams, assisting the artist and their managers/guests during their assigned sets, making sure their hospitality requests are met, attending to any special or additional requests, and keeping the stage is cleaned all times during their assigned sets. 

Also responsible for assisting with Artists transportation, escorting Artist onboard the ship and to the beach parties.

Skills/Experience: Able to perform physical activities, including walking/standing for long periods of time and lifting heavy objects. Late night shifts required.

Captain Support Specialist

Responsibilities include assisting guests with embarkation and at the Captain Support desk, answering questions, distributing gifts, manning the doors at special events, pre-selling for upcoming events

Skills/Experience: Excellent customer service skills, Spanish-speaking a plus!

Event Assistant

Responsibilities include setting up and removing of banners, elevator wraps and other branding needs on days of embarkation and debarkation, assisting Entertainment Director with artist activations, games and onboard events, assist marketing director with any other promotional activities during the festival. 

Skills/Experience: marketing background, event coordination or planning experience a plus. Able to perform physical activities, including walking/standing for long periods of time and lifting heavy objects (up to 40 lbs).

Hospitality Runner

Responsibilities include organizing and delivering artist riders during assigned sets and stages. Picking up coolers, and returning items to the production room.

Skills/Experience: Able to perform physical activities, including walking/standing for long periods of time and lifting heavy objects. Late night shifts required.

Production Assistant

Responsibilities include assistant Operations Team with various checklists to ensure the quality of event execution is consistent. 

Skills/Experience: Excellent organizational skills. Event planning or coordination skills a plus.

Internships Available

Graphic Design Intern

You will assist with:

– the design and development of layouts for marketing materials and campaigns, using appealing graphics that are well organized

-creating/editing current design elements into each unique layout to produce an up-to-date style for custom ads

-support for the marketing department through a variety of channels, print, digital, web, and etc.

-the development and design of graphics, logos, collateral event materials, and a variety of other creative tasks.

– Ability to exercise good judgment when interpreting instructions and to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions

– Utilize strong written skills and bring effective visual ideas from concept through to completion


-Required Software Proficiency: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign & Google Slides.

-Prior experience designing in Advertising or Music Industry would be helpful

-Please submit resume & digital portfolio (pdf or website)

Marketing Intern

You will assist with:

– Expanding our features, managing and developing our growing community of users, shaping our brand identity through our website, and social media, organizing great events, and much more!

– Conceive, design and develop advertising creative for cross platform campaigns spanning mobile and web

– Usability testing and documentation for our product use

– Follow standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data

– Assisting with Social Media posts, and Mail Chimp email campaigns

– Other duties as may be assigned