Article by Chris Clifford
With its warm climate, nearly 300 days of sunshine, and 528 miles of beautiful beaches washed by the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal is the perfect year-round cruising ground and of course the perfect port of call before heading off across the Atlantic for a Caribbean season
Currently, maritime transport represents not only the strength of their core business, but also the identity and the tradition of the group. It is one of their core businesses, but it is also a symbolic connection to their history and to the region. The existence of communication routes and the possibility of travelling through them are essential factors for the development of a region. The investment made over the years allowed the team to create increasingly better services, providing the customers with excellent shipping conditions. With over 100 years of activity in this particular area, the Bensaude Group has a deep knowledge of the reality and needs of The Azores. They are present in every island and the business is adapted to the specific challenges of each geographic location. The goal is for provide suitable solutions to the industry and the business people of The Azores. They invest in training and in education, because they want to have the best teams and meet every international requirements. The Company’s headquarters are located in Ponta Delgada, and have offices in Lisbon, Terceira, Faial and Leixões (Oporto). Bensaude Agentes de Navegação (Shipping Agents) combines the accumulated knowledge of a group that has been operating in this industry since the 19th century, with a strong investment in modern technology and training, to provide the best service possible to its clients.
For more details Tel: +351 296 304 770 or visit www.grupobensaude.pt/en/
ATLANTYS SUPERYACHT SERVICES
Atlantys, the brand of GRUPO ETE dedicated to the superyacht’s agency in mainland Portugal, the Azores, Madeira, and Cape Verde, is leading the way on the growing demand of this market in the Mid-Atlantic. Atlantys allies the excellence of customised services with the discovery of a new destination creating an outstanding experience. Atlantys combines strong operational skills, with a fully integrated agency, logistics and concierge services for this luxury market in Portugal and beyond. These locations are more than just a simple stopover for the superyachts that cross the Mediterranean and Caribbean seas, they are unique features and excellent leisure destinations. Atlantys designs a customised support service to superyachts and its crews, owners, and guests, ensuring all their exquisite requirements are met. An exclusive service that matches local knowledge with efficiency and high-skilled teams, available and committed. In the past two years, more than 150 superyachts have been attended by GRUPO ETE in their various locations.
For more details Tel: +351 914 443 699 or visit www.atlantys.eu