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John Higginson appointed Editor-in-Chief of Asia-Pacific Boating


Hong Kong, 10 January 2017 – Blu Inc Media Hong Kong, a subsidiary of SPH Magazines, has appointed John Higginson as the new Editor-in-Chief of Asia-Pacific Boating, the region’s leading luxury yachting magazine.

Higginson returns to Asia-Pacific Boating, having helmed it from 2003 to 2006. With over 20 years of experience in the PR and publishing industry, his editorial background includes yachting, property, lifestyle, sports and custom publishing.

Higginson said: “I am excited to return to Asia-Pacific Boating, a publication that is well established and is a beacon to the yachting industry in this region. I look forward to working with the team to continue making the magazine even better for our loyal readers.”

Foong Seong Khong, Managing Director of Blu Inc Media Hong Kong, said: “We are delighted to have John on board. With his vast experience, Asia-Pacific Boating is geared to continue bringing the best of Asia’s yachting industry to our readers. I would also like to thank Mr Glen Watson for his contribution to the magazine over the past three years.”

For more information, please contact:

Wincy Lee

Assistant Marketing Manager
DID: +852 2165 2813

FAX: +852 2868 1799

Email: wincyl@bluincmedia.com

About Asia-Pacific Boating

With a heritage spanning 41 years, Asia-Pacific Boating has become 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. In print, digital and multimedia formats, Asia-Pacific Boating now reaches a wide range of yachtsmen and industry insiders in Asia and worldwide.

About Blu Inc Media (HK) Ltd

Blu Inc Media (HK) Ltd is a subsidiary of SPH Magazines Pte Ltd, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media giant Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Blu Inc Media’s philosophy is to publish market-leading magazines that connect with Asia’s wealthy, brand-conscious individuals through their chosen lifestyle activities. Blu Inc Media ensures that each magazine meets the highest international publishing standards, providing readers with a blend of internationally and locally produced content in a fresh and innovative format. Visit www.bluincmedia.com www.sphmagazines.com.sg for more information.