National and Local Government Representatives Give Enthusiastic Support
The fourth Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous completely sold out both on land and in the water, opened its doors on 10 January 2019, to yachting enthusiasts and wealthy lifestyle-seekers from around the region. Boasting a line-up of leading international yacht brands and brokers, charter agencies, luxury property developers, bespoke travel organisers and leading names in the hospitality and food and beverage industries, the Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous.
This year there were 150 exhibitors from around the globe, with 40 yachts from some of the known brands. Along with wide range of luxury products and services at the completely sold-out Exhibition Hall.
Opening the proceedings, Mr Apichart Chirabandhu, Advisor to the Minister of Tourism and Sport, said: “The Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Ministry of Tourism & Sports are delighted to continue to support the Thailand Yacht Show, to show our commitment to create new opportunities that will boost Phuket’s and Thailand’s economies. By growing the marine tourism industry, we will attract quality visitors and high-end leisure tourists with significant purchasing power.”
Visitors got chance to enjoy the latest watersport toys, gadgets, and equipment with live displays at the show’s interactive Demonstration Platform in the marina and also join in many of the activities along the Boardwalk and in the exhibition hall. Activities include sommelier wine tastings, elephant painting by Elephant Parade and photo workshops by Nikon, as well as a Classic Car display in Royal Phuket Marina’s iconic Town Square. At the Superyacht Hub at next-door private island, Koh Rang Noi, superyachts like the 73m M/Y Titania were also available for viewing by interested charterers and buyers.”
The Boardwalk came alive each evening with live music and sunset sessions from the show’s resident DJ, while the legendary dock parties are the place to be and be seen rubbing shoulders with the glitterati.
The Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous, was organised in partnership with the Thai Government, is an international gathering of some of the biggest and best-known yachting and luxury lifestyle brands, in a highly social setting in one of the world’s most beautiful yachting destinations.