Kismet is a team of people with diverse skills, working to provide advice and assistance in many different areas. We work both for individuals and for businesses. Between us, our experience covers the travel industry (especially winter sports), property search and construction, the leisure boating industry including liveaboard worldwide cruising, technical marine equipment, management consultancy services, finance and accounting, digital marketing and website development, operations management, business strategy and planning, procurement and logistics, supply chain management and international business environments.
We have owned and worked for small owner/operator businesses and also for large multi-national organisations. Our experience covers several countries and cultures and we each speak several European languages. The one thing we have in common is yachts, the Alps and travel so most of what we do is connected to that one way or another.
Our mission is to provide cost-effective and practical help of all sorts to small businesses and individuals. Maybe you want to create a personal travel blog or small business website and need help to put it together? Or your business is struggling and you need external assistance or advice? Are you looking to buy a new yacht or upgrade what you have? We can track down the perfect vessel for you at the best price – both new and pre-loved – and help you design and procure all your systems.
Are you looking for a perfect rental property or holiday home in the Alps? Using our contacts and on the ground knowledge, we can source stunning properties before they come on the market and search for the right one for you. If you want to build your own, we can look for a building plot and guide you through the process. Our relationships with local builders and advisors and our project management skills support you all the way.
Whatever your need – get in touch today and see how we could help!
Kismet Marine Services
Services include yacht sales and search, technical design of boat systems and equipment, worldwide procurement and logistics, project management. If you're looking for a boat - either new or pre-loved, we will scour the world to find the right one for you. Whatever your boat project, we can help you with working out the technical designs to meet your requirements and we also source equipment from all over the world to ensure you always get the best price. Our marine team have 30+ years of boating experience under their belts and no project is too small! Get in touch with us know and let's chat about boats!
Business Support Services
Our business support team are experienced in all areas of running a small business from strategy and planning, finance and IT through sales and marketing, operations, business processes - you name it, one of our team will have done it. Our consultants have run their own successful companies for many years and have also work in major consultancy companies and multi-national businesses. They can bring their experience to help you solve any problem you have in a practical way - help you see the wood for the trees. The team also undertake projects to fill resource gaps - taking care of your book-keeping for example or your online marketing.
Online Marketing and Web
Do you want to start you own smart looking blog but not sure how to set it up? Are you a small business looking to get yourself online with any easy to manage and affordable website or complete online marketing setup? Or maybe you just need a digital marketing kit of adverts and material to help you on your way. Our graphics design team offers a number of fixed packages to help you or can work on a customised basis to help your business manage marketing in today's digital world. Your business is never too small to have a professional online presence!
Alpine Property Services
Are you looking for an investment property for rental or a second home in the Alps? We have relationships with a number of property owners and private individuals and we know what's happening on the ground. We can find properties before they come on the market and liaise between you and the owner to broker a deal to suit you. Maybe you want to build a new chalet? Let us know what your dream home looks like and we'll search for the right building plot then support you through the process. We can also help and advise you when it comes to renting or leasing your newly acquired asset.