Simpson Yacht Charter is a division of Simpson Marine Group founded in 1984 in Hong Kong by Mike Simpson. The company has specialised in yachting services in Asia ever since and their name has become synonymous with quality, expertise and most importantly, unforgettable yachting experiences. With a team of more than 100 staff in 11 offices across seven key hubs throughout Asia Simpson Marine cover every aspect of yachting including new yacht sales, yacht brokerage, yacht management, before and after sales service, a specialist superyacht division and luxury yacht charters.
Fondly known as “The Grande Dame of the Far East”, The Peninsula Hong Kong is one of the world’s legendary Grand Hotels. Opened on 11 December 1928, The Peninsula Hong Kong has built its reputation on the finest traditions of service and hospitality with a refined blend of Eastern and Western hospitality in an atmosphere of unmatched classical grandeur and timeless elegance.
Both companies excel in their respective operational fields, enjoy strong reputation in Hong Kong, regionally and globally and share strong core values including a strong legacy and heritage, confirmed excellence in creating memorable guest experiences.
A new range of “land and sea” packages allows guests to select from Simpson Yacht Charter’s diverse collection of luxury yachts and super yachts and combine these with indulgent dining, wellness pampering and opulent guestrooms of The Peninsula Hong Kong. For example, yacht day-charter guests can finish an unforgettable day at sea and end on a high note by continuing to the hotel for an overnight stay, complete with seamless Rolls-Royce transfer from the pier, pre-checked-in luggage and evening wear awaiting in guestroom, a choice of distinct cuisines and the comfort of a Peninsula guestroom with mesmerizing views.
Guests may also combine a multiple-nights hotel stay with an overnight yacht charter in between or tailor their “land and sea” staycation adventure to their preference or even create a “land, sea and air” experience with the hotel’s helicopter service right from its rooftop.
“It gives me and all the management team of Simpson Marine, great pleasure to see our collaboration with The Peninsula Hong Kong officially launched. Simpson Marine, Asia’s leading yacht sales and charter company is delighted to offer Peninsula guests the opportunity to relax and enjoy themselves on the sea around Hong Kong’s beautiful coastline on board yachts from the Simpson Yacht Charter fleet. We are also looking forward to seeing this flagship collaboration further expand regionally to The Peninsula Bangkok”, confirms Mike Simpson, Managing Director of Simpson Marine.
Mr Joseph Chong, Regional Vice-President, Asia, The Peninsula Hotels, comments: “We are delighted to celebrate a pioneering partnership as The Peninsula Hong Kong joins hands with Simpson Yacht Charter. Our two brands share highly prized values and an acclaimed legacy of refined luxury service and a commitment to excellence. We believe this collaboration will provide exhilarating seaborne adventures that create truly memorable experiences for our guests.”
“We are delighted to partner with such prestigious and reputed institution as The Peninsula Hong Kong, which is renowned for its glamour and prestige, and for setting global standards of luxury hospitality with their wide range of personalized services and guest experiences, bespoke yacht charters will now add additional sea touch which makes a lot of sense in Hong Kong, picturesquely nested in between the 260+ islands and comprised of beautiful marine parks. At Simpson Yacht Charter we are on stand-by for any charter request ranging from a romantic anniversary cruise in the harbor, to a family day cruise on a luxury catamaran to an overnight charter on our larger yachts”, says Reanna Wang, Simpson Yacht Charter Manager.
As a special extension of this collaboration, The Peninsula Hong Kong’s culinary team, as a preferred caterer on board, will enhance each yacht voyage by creating and bringing exquisite gourmet aboard and served in true Peninsula style.