As part of the 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 authorized 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 as Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin.
Besides presenting the first three Azimut Yachts products, ranging from 50 to 85 feet,
MGC Asia officially opened ‘Azimut Lounge’, the 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 February 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 twelve months.
To celebrate the signing of the partnership agreement with MGC Marine, the following
day an official ceremony was then held in Bangkok at the presence of the Italian
Ambassador and was attended by 150 local journalists and TV.
Mrs Giovanna Vitelli, owner of the Azimut|Benetti Group and daughter of the
Group’s founder and President Paolo Vitelli claimed: “We strongly believe in increasing
and further strengthening Azimut Yachts’ sale and assistance network in the South-
East-Asia markets. We have chosen a very important partner, that will keep the
brand’s commitment to provide our customers with top quality services and
Dr. Sunhavut Thamchuanviriya, Group Managing Director Master Group
Corporation (Asia) Limited / “MGC”, emphasized as: “Thailand is internationally
appreciated for its great potential in tourism. The marine tourism is part of the
remarkable prospect thanks to its richness in natural sea resources, flora and fauna,
pristine islands, as well as internationally-standardized boatyards.”
The elegant-looking building of ‘Azimut Lounge’ on the seafront of Pattaya has been
designed bearing in mind a maritime yachting atmosphere, featuring interiors of
modern luxury and timeless splendor. As part of full service coverage, highly
experienced yachting consultants are available to cater to clients’ discerning needs