Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
SPH Magazines appoints Two2 Co Ltd to Relaunch Asia-Pacific Boating
When SPH Magazines announced the closure of the magazine Asia-Pacific Boating there were some long faces in the industry.
Not least here at the Howorths because for many years niw we have been their European correspondents reviewing yachts and superyachts for their bi monthly magazines.
For more than 40 years, Asia-Pacific Boating has been the leading name among luxury yachting publications in the region, with a reputation among Asian yacht owners and enthusiasts for timely reviews, news and features,.
So it is with smiling faces that we can now reveal the relaunch of Asia-Pacific Boating, by Two2 Co Ltd who have taken over the operations following the issuance of licenses by SPH Magazines.
Kicking off with the May/June 2020 issue, Asia-Pacific Boating will sport bold new looks, while continuing to provide the latest industry news, trends and features. The print magazines will be available for distribution in Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand. They will also feature enhanced content and formats across digital and multimedia platforms to reach out to a wider audience.
As an appointed licensee, Two2 will take over the organising of the highly anticipated Asia Boating Awards to honour leading brands and industry icons for their outstanding achievements in the year, alongside tailor-made branded events to engage readers.
With more than 10 years of experience in the boating industry. Grace Chien has partnered with Loup Thomazo, an experienced Hong Kong-based French entrepreneur to create Two2 Co Ltd.
Partnership with SPH Magazines
They then, formed a partnership with SPH Magazines to realise the full potential Asia Pacific Boating. By maintaining the highest quality of the print editions while developing their digital presence, Two2 will enable the title to remain the benchmark in their respective categories.
SPH Magazines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), a publicly listed media company. It also has offices in Malaysia and Hong Kong.
They are Singapore’s premier magazine media company with a portfolio of more than 80 brands and products in Singapore and the region. Their diverse portfolio includes brands such as Her World, Harper’s Bazaar, The Peak, Home & Decor and HardwareZone, all of which are well-established market leaders in their respective genres.