Savvy Superyacht Professionals look beyond China’s borders
By: William Mathieson, SuperyachtNews.com
Following a very well received 2013 edition of the Singapore Yacht Show, the event’s organiser Singapore Yacht Events (SYE) has announced the establishment of a new superyacht charter show for South East Asia. The inaugural show will be staged in December 2014 at the Phuket Yacht Haven in Thailand and will then take place annually.
In what is perhaps a growing acknowledgement of South East Asia’s potential as a cruising area, rather than a stonewall market for buyers, the show will offer the industry the opportunity to formalise that charter market in the region, as SYE’s MD Andy Treadwell explained: “After several years of really focused promotion, the numbers of yachts visiting Asia is at last becoming significant, and growing rapidly. We see this huge region – from Myanmar and the Andaman Sea, to Australasia and the Pacific Islands – as being very important for the international industry.
Read the full article here: http://www.superyachtnews.com/events/19647/singapore-yacht-events-charter-show-2014-phuket-yacht-haven.html