[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]IGY MARINAS APPOINTED TO MANAGE NATIONAL HARBOR MARINA
Washington, D.C.’s Premier Waterfront Destination Marks Milestone for Company’s Growing Collection of Luxury Marinas
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – October 6, 2016 – IGY Marinas today announced that it has expanded its robust collection of luxury destinations with the addition of National Harbor Marina. This new northeast location marks a milestone, allowing the company – for the first time ever – to offer the most discerning travelers access to its
award-winning service and quality in the Washington, D.C. area.
“IGY continues to execute on its targeted expansion strategy. National Harbor has become a major tourism destination and hot bed for new development projects, making it the perfect location for IGY Marinas to expand its presence in the area,” said Tom Mukamal, CEO of IGY Marinas. “National Harbor and the Washington, D.C. region were high on the list, and due to the success of the development in the area, the marina provides great potential as a yachting destination. We look forward to working with local stake holders and our strategic partners within the industry to make this destination the yachting epicenter of our Capital’s region.”
As part of the integration process, IGY Marinas will team up with National Harbor Marina to begin implementing the company’s services and operations. IGY Marinas will also leverage existing relationships within its network, host special events and conduct philanthropic initiatives to raise the maritime profile of the marina to a new level.
National Harbor Marina is a welcomed addition to IGY Marinas’ network of premier destinations, with unique waterfront features and the impeccable customer service for which the company is known. The marina boasts more than 70 floating dock slips with the ability to accommodate yachts in excess of 150 feet in length with up to a 9-foot draft, and provides complimentary Wi-Fi, cable, water and refuse bins; security gate with pin code entrance; private shower and laundry facilities, and more.
Conveniently situated just 15 minutes from Washington, D.C. and its exciting museums, national monuments and landmarks, National Harbor Marina is a key destination for cruising itineraries in the northeast. Situated on the banks of the historic Potomac River in beautiful downtown National Harbor, the marina is within steps of incredible shopping including Tanger Outlets, major tourist attractions like the Capital Wheel and MGM National Harbor Resort & Casino plus more than 30 restaurant and bar concepts offering breathtaking waterfront views.
For more information on IGY Marinas or its impressive collection of marina destinations, visit www.IGYMarinas.com. Follow IGY Marinas on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/IGYMarinas or Twitter and Instagram @IGYMarinas.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]About IGY Marinas
Based in Fort Lauderdale, FL, IGY Marinas is the largest international marina company in the world and a leading point of contact for vessels in the western hemisphere. The company’s network includes 14 marinas operating in 7 countries; more than 8,000 unique vessels serviced; and approximately 100,000 customers each year. With more than 2,000 slips under management, IGY Marinas caters to a variety of markets including, sportfish, cruise, sail and motor vessels. With 300 slips accommodating vessels over 80 feet, IGY Marinas is also the home port to some of the world’s largest yachts. The company also hosts top international sailing, fishing and nautical-related events, making its marinas highly sought‐after maritime activity destinations.
About National Harbor
National Harbor is a community unlike any other. Situated close to the nation’s capital, National Harbor takes full advantage of one of the country’s most historic rivers. Rising from the banks of the Potomac River, just south of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Prince George’s County, Md., National Harbor is a 350-acre mixed use development with seven hotels (including the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center and MGM National Harbor), offices, residential, tree-lined streets with more than 150 shops and more than 30 restaurants, iconic attractions such as the Capital Wheel and National Harbor Carousel, and much more. With so many visitor attractions, National Harbor has established its own convention and visitors’ bureau to better serve visitors, meeting and event planners. The community provides easy access to Washington, D.C. and Alexandria, Va. and features an array of waterfront activities and events and spectacular sunsets. For more information, visit www.NationalHarbor.com.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Media Contacts
Kristin Soto / Kay Mellinger
954-510-3307 / PR@IGYMarinas.com[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]