Marina d’Arechi anticipates a successful 2018 year, starting with a warm welcome to all visitors at the London International Boat Show. Exhibiting on Stand WE020 from 10th-14thJanuary at the London ExCeL Centre.
Marina d’Arechi is pleased to encourage more UK boaters to the 1,000 berth marina in Salerno, Italy – a perfect base for yachts from 10m-100m to explore the Amalfi Coast and Capri in Italy.
During the London Boat Show, Marina d’Arechi will offer an exclusive berthing offer of a ‘price-match’ available only to UK boaters, to relocate their boat from the UK to Italy, with Marina d’Arechi matching the UK annual berthing fee with a comparable berth at Marina d’Arechi. *T&C’s apply.
Agostino Galozzi, Chairman at Gallozzi Group SpA comments, “There continues to be great interest from UK boat owners wishing to explore more of the Italian coast line and who favour the warmth, charm and friendliness of Italy. We reach the start of 2018 having successfully completed construction of the port, which is just 26 nautical miles from Capri, 16 nautical miles from Positano and the other pearls of the Amalfi Coast. The last pontoon has been completed with 37 further berths and a control tower. We are continuing to see great international interest from boat owners wishing to visit and stay at Marina d’Arechi and we are keen to further increase our reach for more boat owners to visit us throughout the 2018 year!”
Marina d’Arechi is experiencing a boom in berth bookings and enquiries and successfully attracting a larger scope of berth visitors and longer-stay berth holders. A recent survey analysed feedback given by leisure boater owners, Captains and Crew via a questionnaire handed out by the Marina d’Arechi management team.
The four main reasons guests visited Marina d’Arechi to cruise the Amalfi Coast included;
- Geographical position (100%)
- Staff courtesy and professionalism (95%)
- Care of vessels and services provided (90%)
- The aesthetics of the marina (88%)
Marina d’Arechi has been busy creating new opportunities for the marina retail area including excellent services to tourists choosing to visit the Marina Resort, where you can pay only 10% VAT instead of 22% VAT. Thirteen new shops will make the ‘shopping centre’ a vital part of the marina where guests will be able to find everything they may need from nautical clothing, accessories, charter services, brokering, car rental and a special ‘Cambusa point’, dedicated to local specialities from the Campania region. A unique partnership with the Centri Verrengia allowing guests at Marina d’Arechi to undergo medical treatment – general medicine, specialist examinations, diagnosis, clinical analysis and more or, on request and where possible, on board their own vessels in the marina.
Agostino Galozzi continues, “Marina d’Arechi, the tourist port of Salerno has increased by over 70% year on year, which has seen an influx of VIP visitors often making use of the 5* marina facilities Marina d’Arechi. More specifically, the transitory moorings have increased by 70.08% in 2017 against summer 2016. Permanent berths have also performed well, with an increase of 21.71% according to this summer’s figures. There is certainly great excitement to what the 2018 year will achieve!!”