Azimut Yachts Celebrates Thai Partnerships
Published: Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Azimut Yachts in Thailand celebrates two pivotal events – a gala for the opening of the luxurious Azimut Lounge on the coast of Pattaya with the participation of local authorities was followed by the signing ceremony of the partnership with MGC Marine in the presence of the Italian Ambassador. The partnership agreement represents an important step, not only to strengthen the brand's presence in the area, but also to promote nautical tourism in the whole country.
(From left: Itthiphon Kunplome, Pattaya City Mayor, Phawat Lertmukda, Chonburi Deputy Governor, Giovanna Vitelli, Owner of Azimut Benetti Group and Vice President Product and Marketing Strategy, Rattana Thamchuanviriya, Deputy President, Vivat Thamchuanviriya, President, Sunhavut Thamchuanviriya, Group Managing Director Master Group Corporation (Asia) Limited, Sebastien Bernard, Country Manager at MGC Marine – Azimut Yachts Thailand)
As part of Azimut Yachts growing strategy, the Italian brand belonging to the Azimut | Benetti Group continues to expand its presence on foreign markets through a focused strategy of partnership with new dealers. MGC Marine has recently been appointed as the sole authorised importer and distributor of Azimut Yachts, valued at over a billion euro for Thailand, under the brand name Azimut Yachts Thailand.
MGC Marine is part of the Master Group Corporation (Asia), major dealer in the automotive retail business including luxury brands such as Rolls Royce and Aston Martin.
Besides presenting the first three Azimut Yachts products, ranging from 50 to 85 feet, MGC Asia opened the “Azimut Lounge”, an exclusive reception area for clients of Azimut Yachts in Thailand at Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Pattaya, an hour and a half drive from Bangkok. The Governor of Pattaya and local authorities attended the official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb 25. The Azimut Lounge provides full service coverage for all yachting needs, while the company plans to open its second Azimut Lounge in Phuket within 12 months.