The Phuket boat show in 2022

PHUKET, November 1, 2021: The Thailand International Boat Show returns to the Royal Phuket Marina from January 6 to 9, 2022 after an absence of two years.

The organizer, Jand Events, estimates that thousands of boating enthusiasts and potential buyers from Thailand and overseas will be in attendance. It will also be the only boat show to be held in a large marina in Thailand in 2022.

“The Thailand International Boat Show will be the first international event of its kind since Phuket reopened to international visitors earlier this year. We are working closely with local and central government and are aligned with the national agenda to reopen the country to international visitors. We support the government’s plans and together we will help re-shine the world-class maritime tourism of Phuket and Thailand, ”said David Hayes, CEO of JAND Events.

From left to right: Gulu Lalvani, President of Royal Phuket Marina; Narong Wun Siew, Governor of Phuket; David Hayes, CEO of the organizers JAND Events; and Nanthasiri Ronnasiri, Director of the Thailand Tourism Board, Phuket office.

Phuket is one of the destinations that will be fully open to vaccinated international travelers from 46 low-risk countries starting today, November 1. Visitors are to undergo a 24-hour quarantine at a registered hotel while being tested for Covid-19. They are then free to explore the country.

Thai government agencies quickly approved the event. The Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the Tourism Authority of Thailand gave their approval and support, while the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau approved the fair to attract high-performance international visitors. Authorities in Phuket, headed by the governor, have also provided support and expressed support for the show as part of a strong collaborative effort between the public and private sectors.

The Thailand International Boat Show will showcase the full range of pleasure boat options, from dinghies to superyachts, dinghies and water toys. It will feature boats for sale and charter and showcase many of the most recognizable marine brands such as Fontaine Pajot, Majesty Yachts, NEEL, Oryx, ILIAD, Silvercraft, LEEN, Nomad Yachts, Stealth Catamarans, Ocean Voyager, Rapido, Corsair Marine and Integrated Maritime Service.

The show is positioned as an event for major players in the yachting industry, many of whom see South East Asia as the last frontier of yachting and want to gain a foothold in a region stretching from Sri Lanka to Fiji. .

A three-day yachting conference at the nearby Phuket Boat Lagoon marina will feature influential figures from the yachting industry, as well as networking events and a gala dinner hosted by the Intercontinental Phuket Resort on Saturday 8 January.

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