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Thailand International Boat Show 2024: A spotlight on Asia-Pacific’s marine leisure sector

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The second annual Thailand International Boat Show aims to bolster Thailand’s reputation as an elite yachting destination, featuring over 50 boats and introducing new industry-focused events.

PHUKET – Leading off the focus of the marine leisure world in the Asia-Pacific region in 2024 will be the second annual Thailand International Boat Show A Luxury Lifestyle Event. With more than 80% of the in-water space already booked and a new onshore layout, the event will showcase Thailand and the best of boating and luxury lifestyle across Asia to the world.

Held at Royal Phuket Marina and organized by JAND Events, the ]Thailand International Boat Show A Luxury Lifestyle Event’ wraps up an almost two-month festival of marine events that showcase Thailand’s world-class racing, superyachts and boating and luxury credentials to the world.

The organizers are excited to announce there will be more than 50 boats in the water for the 2024 edition, with many marine and luxury lifestyle businesses already confirmed onshore. Visitors can expect a range of businesses from marine products and services to tech and lifestyle. Leading superyacht services provider co-founder of Asia Pacific Superyachts in Phuket shared the excitement of the upcoming event, reporting, – “it’s great to see that the Thailand International Boat Show will grow again this year! The region is back with booming tourist numbers and people are very keen to travel and explore in this region”.

Organizers JAND Events are planning a number of new additions to the 2024 show, including:

An all-new onshore exhibition space – a purpose-built air-conditioned marquee will be erected in Royal Phuket Marina’s Town Square, better connecting the in-water, onshore and social spaces for visitors.
Thailand Yachting Conference (10 January) – The conference will take place the day before the show opens and will bring together government officials and leading industry professionals to share insights on regulations, cruising grounds, infrastructure, superyachts, technology and sustainability.

Robb Report “Best of the Best” Yachting Awards (10 January) – a first for Thailand International Boat Show A Luxury Lifestyle Event, the yachting awards will be hosted by Robb Report and will be presented at a Gala Dinner the evening before the show opens.

Wade Pearce, Founder & Director of SG Marine Guide Pte, Ltd. and Thai Marine Guide has been appointed a consultant and brand ambassador – Pearce will organise the Thailand Yachting Conference as well as consult to organisers JAND Events.

Aligned with the Thai government’s desire to stimulate yacht tourism, organisers JAND Events are working closely with the Thai Yachting Business Association, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau, as well as industry stakeholders and media partners to promote Thailand as a world-class yachting hub.

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