Campaign builds on NZ’s good reputation for refits.
A new partnership between tourism agencies and the marine industry aims to double spending by wealthy superyacht owners and their crew to $190 million a year.
The campaign has been welcomed by a leading agent who provided marine and tourism services for the megayacht A and many superyachts which visited during summer.
A is owned by a Belarusian oligarch who spent millions of dollars on maintenance of the 6000-tonne vessel and cruising around New Zealand with his wife on a voyage he extended from a fortnight to more than a month. More. . . .