The 65m Benetti Ambrosia III is the winner of the Christofle Asia Boating Awards, becoming the “Best Megayacht” at the Bangkok venue held on 27 April 2007.
The third edition of the prestigious show landed at Bangkok’s Peninsula Hotel for the Boat Thai's Exclusive Night. An Asian triumph that crowned the excellence of the Italian Azimut-Benetti Group, obtaining the “Best Yacht Management Services” award, conferred to the Simpson Marine dealer, for its over twenty years of successful work for the Azimut brand, on the East Asian market.
For the second year in a row, the dealer was awarded the title, underscoring the secure position detained by the Azimut Yachts dealer’s on the Asian market for its premium quality service centre, its highly skilled personnel, and its impeccably efficient technical assistance.
The Azimut-Benetti Group is a leading manufacturer of luxury yacht internationally and the first Megayacht builder in the world. Its portfolio names include Azimut Yachts, Benetti Yachts and Atlantis, each one catering to a distinct market bracket of the boating sector:
- Azimut Yachts: Open and Flybridge, 39 to 116 feet
- Atlantis: Open, 35 to 55 feet
- Benetti Yachts: megayacht, 24 to 70 meters
The financial results of the Azimut-Benetti Group for 2006 illustrate a high-growth situation: Production Value: +20% to 738 million € (609 million € in 2005). Moreover, the Azimut Benetti Group boasts an international network of Dealers, located in 57 countries, with 128 offices, employing, to date, 2477 people.
In addition, through Fraser Yachts, a world leader in Brokerage, Charter and Yacht Management, the Group has secured itself the highest standards of charter services to manage its Yachts around the world.
Azimut-Benetti has also performed well in another strategic sector for boating -in Real Estate: four Marinas situated in Viareggio, Varazze, Mosca (lake Himki) and Livorno.