Thailand’s marine industry is now on the national agenda, which lead to a public hearing yesterday at Phuket City Hall to discuss how to develop Phuket as the maritime hub in Asean. A large turnout from the Island’s marine industry, local government departments and associated authorities together discussed a number of items and reached consensus […]
Recent reporting from the Phuket Gazette made the announcement of the Phuket Marine Office tabling the idea of creating temporary chartering licenses for foreign-flagged superyachts, as Thailand pushes for the province to become a “Maritime Hub for Southeast Asia.” The newspaper in reporting the news, stated: “There will be a public hearing, with an English-language […]
“Superyachts in search of an exotic tropical destination and new dive experiences are discovering Koh Samui and the Gulf of Siam, home to Angthong Marine Park Archipelago and other nearby stunning islands”, reports Captain Charlie Dwyer, heading up Asia Pacific Superyachts in Koh Samui, Thailand.
A growing number of wealthy guests and amazing Superyachts are streaming to Thailand’s two largest islands – Phuket & Koh Samui.
Cruising for the wealthy is opening up beyond the usual hubs and marinas of the Mediterranean as facilities are being developed and upgraded around the world. The islands of Phuket and Koh Samui in Thailand, with their natural island beauty and high end luxury resorts, gorgeous villas and famed spas, are attracting a growing numbers of superyachts and affluent visitors from within the Kingdom and throughout the world.