About Us

In January 2000, Starboard was acquired by the multi-national company LVMH Moët Hennessy • Louis Vuitton, Inc., the world’s leading luxury brand group.

For more than 50 years, we have successfully adapted to the changing and fast-growing cruise line industry. As we adapt, we innovate and continue to grow. We are committed to being the world's largest and leading onboard retailer, offering cruise ship guests world-class brands and exclusive merchandise with tax and duty-free savings. Our global reach ensures we are in a unique position to truly understand the cruising guest.


Starboard Stats

  • We operate on more than 80 cruise ships worldwide, representing nine cruise lines.
  • We employ more than 1,200 employees onboard our ships.
  • We employ more than 300 people in our corporate headquarters in Miami, Florida.
  • We have offices in Italy and Hong Kong.

Our History

Formerly known as Greyhound Leisure Services, Starboard has been a duty-free retailer since 1958. Starboard operates duty free and travel retail operations on more than 80 ships worldwide, representing nine cruise lines.