360° Leisure Solutions around the World.

Your Partner in Leisure, Lifestyle & Asset Management

COLUMBIA blue is an integrated leisure services platform. We are setting new standards in performance efficiency, state-of-the-art technology, sustainability and customized service delivery on land, at sea and in the air. 

By adopting a project-based approach and harnessing the in-house expertise and specializations within the Columbia Group, COLUMBIA blue delivers 360° leisure services around the world.

We are one of the driving forces for change in the leisure, lifestyle and asset management sectors.

There is no lifestyle and leisure project which cannot be delivered to the highest quality standard.

Our Services

Mix & match

Sea and air travel management, new building, refitting, hospitality, health & lifestyle services.

A platform for novelty

Unleash your imagination and find new freedom with our integrated leisure services.

360 degree turnkey solutions

All of your leisure needs out of one hand.

No Limits in service

Individually tailored services of the highest quality and worldwide benefits of the COLUMBIA Group.

Yacht Management

Swiss Ocean Yacht Management specialises in all aspects of yachting asset management, ranging from superyachts to gigayachts. We provide an individually tailored service, independent from brokerage activities. In addition to operational and crew management services, Swiss Ocean Yacht Management also specialises in new build and refit projects as well as superyacht development.

As part of the Columbia Shipmanagement Group, one of the largest ship management companies in the world, we are able to offer unparalleled cost savings and resources with 24/7 access to an extensive network of experts. With offices in Germany, Switzerland, Cyprus and Singapore we pride ourselves on having both local and global expertise.

Aviation Management

Skyside is the new aviation branch of the COLUMBIA Group. Based in Vienna, they are located in one of Europe´s most favourable hubs for commercial air transportation. Their aircraft management team has the agility, responsiveness and personal attention of a private flight department, while also maintaining access to the resources of a large transportation organization. Whether customers own one aircraft or a fleet, a light business jet or a VIP airliner, fly a few hours annually or want to maximize charter revenue, Skyside possesses the experience and means to ensure a fantastic ownership experience.

Higher dispatch reliability and experienced teams help to minimize customer downtime. Our optimum planning techniques combined with our billing transparency make us an effective aviation partner. Services Provided: Aircraft management, Charter operation, Camo services, Aircraft delivery.

Cruise Management

For more than 35 years, COLUMBIA Cruise Services is providing management services to some of the most renowned cruise brands around the world. CCS specializes in the full management of cruise and expedition passenger vessels. 

Operating out of Hamburg, CCS provides a full range of services tailored to the precise needs of our clients. Our services include hotel operations, technical and crew management as well as specialized services like dry dockings or newbuilding supervision.

Concierge, Lifestyle and Event Management

Every moment is unique. We develop event concepts to create breathtaking results for you. Your time is your most valuable asset. Make the most of it with our concierge services, personal assistance, travel, event and lifestyle management.

Save real time on your everyday duties and seize the day the way you want to. Our concierges are highly skilled individuals who take care of essential time-consuming tasks and make your life as easy and enjoyable as possible. Get in touch to learn about our worldwide private concierge network and our individually tailored corporate concierge services.

Hospitality Services & Trainings

Hospitality is our second nature. We make sure that you always feel at home. Whatever you wish for, we are here to make it happen. On the water, in the air, in remote areas or in our wide range of exclusive villas, hotels, and resorts worldwide.

COLUMBIA signature offers individually tailored hospitality services, fine dining and truly unique experiences in the most beautiful places on earth. Our diverse service portfolio, personnel training and management consulting is build to lift your expertise to the next level, extend your branches and make the most of your business.

Public Health Consultancy

COLUMBIA pure provides leisure, tourism, transportation, and industrial businesses with Public Health programs to ensure that business segments remain compliant with relevant international requirements and best practices. With a people-focused approach to your services.

From preventative health support, to inspections, and outbreak management, COLUMBIA pure is here to assure that your trade meets worldwide health standards and regulations.

By providing a full range of public health services, we can create customized outbreak prevention, response plans, sanitation inspections and a wide range of Public Health trainings in various areas.

Maritime Project Management

COLUMBIA projects offers 360 degree maritime project management services, bringing the initial idea to completion and beyond.

From pre-purchase inspections to new building projects, refits and conversions, COLUMBIA projects provides the full range of services for passenger vessels such as yachts, ferries, expedition, cruise ships and floating accommodation.

Our dedicated naval architects and maritime project experts utilise their unmatched experience to bring your vision to reality.

Sustainability Report

COLUMBIA blue presents its Sustainability Report for the year 2022.

The information presented in this ESG report includes all the operations of COLUMBIA blue, which includes COLUMBIA cruise services, COLUMBIA signature, COLUMBIA pure and Swiss Ocean Yacht Management.




Join our team

Exciting job opportunities can be found in the career section of each brand’s web page. If you are interested in joining a vibrant project management team in the leisure industry, please send your CV as an initiative application and inquiry into future positions to shorejobs@csm-d.com.