Florida Export Tobacco Co., Inc. established the first duty-free shop in the United States at Miami International Airport.
Florida Export Warehouse was formed to provide sundries, souvenirs, and gift merchandise to hotel and airport shops.
International Cruise Shops was created to operate duty-free shops on board cruise ships.
Florida Export became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Greyhound Corporation.
The Company changed its name to Greyhound Leisure Services, Inc. (GLSI).
Viad Corporation, successor of Greyhound Corp., sold GLSI to an investment group.
As the investment group was getting ready to go public, LVMH Moët Hennessy • Louis Vuitton acquired GLSI and purchased 100% of its shares.
As a key extension of LVMH's travel retail group, Starboard Cruise Services, Inc. was officially born in October 2000.
J.P. Miguel was named Chairman, Starboard Holdings and primarily responsible for business development and client relationships with the cruise line industry.
Starboard was awarded the contract for the largest cruise ships in the world - Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas.
Starboard was awarded Royal Caribbean's Sunshine contract and acquired Celebrity Cruises' Solstice, Silhouette and Reflection ships.
Beth Neumann was appointed President, Starboard Holdings from Avon Products Inc.
Starboard was awarded Crystal Cruise Line's Symphony and Serenity ships.
Starboard was awarded the contract for the Pullmantur Cruises and Silversea Cruise ships.