Customized Group Cruise Experiences & Retreats

'm Rita.

I help mission-driven changemakers empower and inspire their “people” through out-of-the-box, community-building ventures—through travel!

As a group cruise specialist, I work with you to design a custom cruising itinerary that strengthens bonds and sparks creativity in your attendees. 

Whether you’re an innovative, people-first company ready to do corporate retreats differently, a coach or small business owner seeking to serve your clients in new ways, or an organizational leader bringing together your members for an unforgettable journey, I’m here to execute your vision with ease.

Let the open waters inspire you -- and let me plan it all.

there's no one better in the business to partner with!"

"In working with us over the years, Rita is more than just a trusted partner of ours - she has become a member of our extended team. Whether it's bringing us interesting ship and venue ideas to handling all of the little details, I can always trust Rita to be two steps ahead to tackle all of our needs. If you and your company are looking to expand your workplace culture and invest in bringing your team offsite,

Ryan Schram

Her vast knowledge of the travel industry is bar none!”

“I cannot say enough great things about working with Rita! It’s always a pleasure planning a trip with her, never a shortage of support and advice. Rita manages to assist in all things and is great at problem solving when issues arise during a trip. She’s a trusted partner and someone I go to, time and time again.

Ruben Almiron

Do not hesitate to book with her, it will save you so much stress and anxiety!"

“Rita is so amazing! She single handedly planned a multi-country cruise, including dining reservations, excursion reservations, a very specific itinerary, and communicated with me every step of the way to ensure it was in my best interest for the best value.

Jesse Belock

How It Works

inspire your employees

Corporate Retreats, Events & Meetings at Sea

impact your clients

Cruising Opportunities for Coaches & Small Business Owners

With corporate retreats, events, and meetings at sea. Take the brainstorming beyond the boardroom, for a retreat experience that fosters incredible connections and creative thinking. I’ll take care of all the details.

With cruising opportunities for coaches and small business owners. Invite your clients and followers to join you on a transformational retreat experience—and discover how we can transform your business too.

meet your "captain"

Rita M. Perez

I founded RitaVentures to help forward-thinking leaders harness the power of cruising to create incredible connections with their work communities and clients. I’m a self-professed cruise junkie, a former hospitality management pro, and a certified Master Cruise Counselor. 

I use my event planning background and deep cruising knowledge to design exceptional experiences on the open waters that change what retreats can be—let me show you how! 

The podcast for mission-driven changemakers looking to create a larger impact through world travel in an innovative way. 

Welcome to the Cruise Retreat Podcast

Whether you're an executive working with committed employees or a business owner working with engaged clients, this podcast is dedicated to providing tangible tips and advice to get you from retreat idea, to transforming lives on the open waters.

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Let's Set Sail

Ready to find out if a cruise retreat is the right fit for your company or business? Schedule your complimentary consultation session with me to get started, and get all your questions answered.