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Andaman Hotelier 2019 Gallery

The hospitality event Andaman Hotelier 2019 came to a close on Sunday, June 23, 2019, after 3 days of intense competitions and innovative products being showcased. More than 80 booths from different hospitality suppliers could be visited to find out about the latest trends in the industry. Andaman Hotelier 2019 also offered several shows and competitions to keep the public entertained. Those include flower bouquet decoration from recycled items, podium flower decoration, bed making competition, flower decoration for spa, herbal compress DIY, spa bed making, fruit and vegetable carving, cooking class using local ingredients such as lobster and Phuket pineapple, bartender competition and engineering competitions, such as electronic technician, air-conditioned technician, carpenter and welder. We are looking forward to [...]

By |2019-06-24T15:46:18+07:00June 24th, 2019|Last Night in Phuket|0 Comments

Miss Mom Phuket 2019 Gallery

Phuket's very own "Miss Mom 2019" competition crowned K. Sangjan Modnok, Owner of Royal Thai Villas, on June 15, 2019, during the awards ceremony at the Ramada Plaza Chao Fah hotel, in Phuket Town. The first runner-up title was bestowed upon K. Sakunya Suthaharuetai, and the second runner-up went to K. Arista Chakchai, the owner of Baan Ping Yang. Feel free to browse the pictures below and have a look at the original press release of the event.

By |2019-06-21T11:26:50+07:00June 21st, 2019|Last Night in Phuket|0 Comments

And the winner of Miss Mom Phuket 2019 is…

PHUKET: The annual beauty pageant run by Lifestyle in Thailand, Miss Mom Phuket 2019, officially celebrated its winner this year – K. Sangjan Modnok, the owner of Royal Thai Villas, who also won Miss Angel Lifestyle by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). The first runner-up title was bestowed upon K. Sakunya Suthaharuetai, and the second runner-up went to K. Arista Chakchai, the owner of Baan Ping Yang. Two other distinctions were also given that evening. The first one, Miss Amazing Phuket, went to K. Chadarat Taodaeng, from Tiger Kingdom, and the second one, Miss Lifestyle in Thailand, also known as Miss Popular Vote, went to K. Nopparat Jommuang, the owner of Nopparat Elephant Trekking Camp in Kathu. Check [...]

By |2019-06-21T11:29:09+07:00June 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa

Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa An idyllic destination for a truly unforgettable vacation, Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa is set on 75 acres of lush tropical gardens and offers breathtaking views of the serene Karon beachfront. The property comprises 662 rooms in total that can be separated into eleven different categories, most of which are available in King bed and Twin beds configuration. Eleven breakout rooms are available for various functions, which positions the resort as one of the most comprehensive MICE and events venues in Southeast Asia. Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa is also home to the largest pillar-less ballroom on [...]

By |2019-06-18T15:37:25+07:00June 18th, 2019|Hotels, Hotels in Karon Beach, Karon|0 Comments

Phuket Surf Fest 2019 kicked off for low season

PHUKET: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phuket Office recently organized the “Phuket Surf Fest 2019” to kick off the Phuket Surf Series 2019, scheduled from June to September, and promote tourism during the current Green Season. The Phuket Surf Fest 2019 event was held under collaboration with Patong Municipality, Surfing Thailand, Phuket Surfing Club, Quiksilver Thailand and the public and private sector partners, from May 31, 2019 to June 2, 2019 at the Loma Park on Patong Beach. TAT Phuket Office Director K. Kanokkittika Kritwutikon said the Phuket Surf Fest 2019 spotlighted Phuket as a destination for surfing and ramped up promotion for the Phuket Surf Series 2019, scheduled during June-September at five popular beaches in Phuket: Surin, Patong, [...]

By |2019-06-14T10:44:21+07:00June 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Ramada Plaza Chao Fah

Ramada Plaza Chao Fah Every Ramada offers you a warm, friendly and comfortable stay with free high-speed wireless internet access, spacious rooms, comfortable beds, business services, and fitness center. Ramada Plaza Chao Fah certainly is no different than the rule. This hotel is a fusion between modern and traditional styles – contemporary quality furnishings with a strong influence from our Peranakan heritage. The Peranakan, or Straits-born Chinese also more commonly known as ‘baba-yaya’, are the descendants of Hokkien Chinese immigrants who came to the Malay Archipelago from the 15th century and married locally. Their Chinese heritage was then influenced by local Thai customs and [...]

By |2019-06-13T12:46:35+07:00June 13th, 2019|Hotels, Hotels in Phuket Town, Phuket Town|0 Comments

Airbnb helping to grow Phuket’s tourism pie

BANGKOK: Global end-to-end travel platform Airbnb, is creating new revenue streams for Phuket through connecting global travelers with a broad range of accommodation offerings and unique experiences on the island. Airbnb travelers seek out local and authentic experiences, and choose to spend their money in the local neighborhoods they visit. Airbnb guests are voting with their feet with guest arrivals to Phuket reaching 320,000 in the past twelve months – a growth of 61% year over year – with guests staying in boutique hotels, vacation rentals and local homes. With guest experience a top priority, 80% of hosts in Phuket have received the highest 5-star rating on Airbnb. Airbnb’s top guest origin markets to Phuket include China, the United States, [...]

By |2019-06-11T19:14:07+07:00June 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Thai Smile Airways to join Star Alliance

BANGKOK: Star Alliance has announced the plans for Thai Smile Airways to become the next Connecting Partner in its global network. The Chief Executive Board of Star Alliance, meeting on the sides of the 75th IATA Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea, approved the application of Thai Smile Airways to become a part the Alliance’s Connecting Partner model. The Connecting Partner model was established by Star Alliance in June 2016 to complement its membership model. Mr. Jeffrey Goh, Star Alliance CEO said: “Three years after the introduction of the new program, I am pleased to announce that Thai Smile is set to become the next Star Alliance Connecting Partner, which will support us in further strengthening our position as [...]

By |2019-06-10T08:31:18+07:00June 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Filipino and Japanese runners shine at 2019 Laguna Phuket Marathon

PHUKET: Phuket's largest mass participation sports event, the award-winning Laguna Phuket Marathon, welcomed a record 12,000-plus runners from 73 countries for its 14th edition. Held on the 8th and 9th June at Laguna Phuket, the two-day festival of sport and fun was presided over by K. Worawit Techasupakura, Vice Minister for Tourism and Sports, and K. Prakob Wongmaneerung, Vice Governor of Phuket Province. A boon for Phuket's low season tourism, Laguna Phuket Marathon 2019 saw celebrities and singers – K. Nont Aulaphas Na Pom Petch, K. Somchai Khemkla and K. Supoj Chancharoe – actors and actresses – K. Jirayut Tantakul, K. Rachawin Wongwiriya, K. Aroonnapa Panichjaroon and Mathew Dean – rockstar K. Athiwara “ Toon” Kongmalai, and many of Thailand's [...]

By |2019-06-09T20:08:46+07:00June 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Sephora brings new beauty experience at Central Phuket

PHUKET: Sephora is opening its eleventh store in Thailand at Central Phuket, using over 400 square meters on the first floor at the Festival area. This is the very first Sephora store outside of Bangkok. The new concept will ensure that customers and tourists in the South of Thailand can gain new experiences in discovering new beauty items from more than 80 world-class brands for makeup, skincare, hair products, beauty tools, etc. Sephora experienced Beauty Advisors will provide guidance and helpful tips to all customers. The brand's "Touch & Try" concept will encourage customers to touch and try products before making a purchase. Check out the full gallery photos right here: Grand Opening Sephora Phuket. K. Supranee Chantaboonkajorn, [...]

By |2019-06-10T17:11:24+07:00June 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments
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