BY Anna Cummins on 6 Oct 2023

Dubai's tourism industry is flourishing, with millions of visitors seeking experiences in the Arabian Gulf.


IYC has opened a new office in Dubai, in partnership with Vision Investments Limited, a subsidiary of Al Ameeri Group Holding.

The opening of this office is the 15th office worldwide for superyacht brokerage IYC, which is one of the world’s largest international yachting companies, with over 130 professionals based in 15 offices worldwide.

The firm says its decision to establish a presence in Dubai comes as a strategic move, reflecting the immense significance of the UAE’s vibrant and growing luxury yacht market.

Dubai’s tourism industry is flourishing, with millions of visitors seeking memorable experiences in the waters of the Arabian Gulf. The city’s commitment to hosting world-class events, such as the Dubai International Boat Show, further highlights the region’s importance in the yachting world.

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Dubai Boat Show

“The opening of our 15th office globally and our presence in the Middle East solidifies our position as a key player in the yachting industry,” says Raphael Sauleau, CEO of IYC. “Our partnership with Vision Investments Limited is a testament to our confidence in Al Ameeri Group Holding and their alignment with our vision and values. We are excited about the opportunities this expansion brings and are dedicated to providing unmatched services to existing clients and new clients alike in Dubai and the Middle East.”

Ahmad Al Ameeri, CEO of Al Ameeri Group Holding adds: “We are very excited and thrilled to announce our partnership with IYC. This partnership represents a significant milestone in our journey to diversify our investments towards excellence and in particular in the maritime industry.

“Together, we embark on a voyage of limitless possibilities, aiming to redefine luxury, sophistication, and innovation in the world of yachting. With IYC & our Group’s knowledge & experience, we are confident that this partnership will provide yacht owners and clients with the finest options and solutions for their yachting needs and will set new standards of excellence.”

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