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Time to register for the upcoming Laguna Phuket Triathlon

PHUKET: Following the paramount success of 25th Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) in November 2018, Asia’s premier destination resort Laguna Phuket has announced the award-winning race’s 26th annual edition is to take place on November 23 to 24 2019. Laguna Phuket invites runners and triathletes to register for Asia’s longest-standing triathlon race, the 26th Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT), featuring “25 For 25 Sprint” short-distance triathlon and LPT Charity Fun Run. The 2-day multi-sport event will raise funds through Children First Fund (CFF) for more than 400 children in seven orphanages in Phuket, as well as for the Kao Kon La Kao Foundation, in support of hospitals in Thailand. The registration booth will open from Thursday, October 24 to Sunday, October 27, [...]

By |2019-10-23T15:48:50+07:00October 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket bestowed Holidays with Kids 2019 award

PHUKET: Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket has been voted among Thailand’s best family resorts for 2019 by readers of Australia’s leading family travel and lifestyle magazine, Holidays with Kids. The annual Top 10 list is driven by a detailed survey that invites readers to evaluate family-friendly hotels and resorts and rank their nomination based on a comprehensive list of criteria, including kids’ clubs and activities, facilities for parents and kids, proximity to attractions, value for money and overall experience. Nominations come from Holidays with Kids Australia’s readership of over 600,000 parents, including 68,000 online members and 112,000 social media followers. “We are honored to have been voted number 3 in this year’s Top 10 Readers’ Choice Awards which [...]

By |2019-10-11T09:34:45+07:00October 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Angsana Laguna Phuket unveils the Angsana Convention and Exhibition Space

PHUKET: Majestic in its scale and dynamic in its décor, the Angsana Convention and Exhibition Space (ACES) located at the Angsana Laguna Phuket resort complex, is now Phuket's go-to venue for hosting meeting and events of all requirements and size, creating experiences that will leave a lasting impression. At 1,500-sqm, the spacious, world-class event hall can be easily configured into layouts suitable for any requirement from MICE business conferences and brand product launches, to weddings and grand gala dinner events. Lighting and sound themes are custom designed for each event to create a bespoke, professional and sophisticated ambience for business events or a more lively, upbeat atmosphere for fashion events, product launches, exhibitions or even dance parties. Furthermore, our team [...]

By |2019-10-08T10:33:26+07:00October 8th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Boat Lagoon Oktoberfest 2019

On October 5, 2019, the team at Boat Lagoon organized the 2019 Oktoberfest festival, next to the white marquee. Hundreds of beer-loving fans gathered at the venue to indulge in German specialties, such as home-made pretzels, sauerkraut and delicious sausages with mustard. The entertainment was provided by a live band and DJ, while the one and only Jason Wilder made sure everyone had a lot of fun though games and competitions.

By |2019-10-06T12:12:20+07:00October 6th, 2019|Last Night in Phuket|0 Comments

Laguna Phuket raises 1.55 million Baht for children in Phuket

PHUKET: Laguna Phuket recently hosted the Children First Charity Event, where they raised more than 1.55 million Baht towards the Children First Fund, which helps several orphanages in Phuket. Celebrating Banyan Tree Group's 25 anniversary in September 2019, Laguna Phuket, home of world's first Banyan Tree resort, in collaboration with the award-winning Laguna Golf Phuket and Kao Kon La Kao Foundation, hosted a series of fundraising activities, Children First Charity Event (CFCE), during September 21 to 23, and raised more than 1.55 million baht towards Children First Fund (CFF) in support of seven orphanages in Phuket, housing more than 400 orphans and underprivileged children. On Saturday, September 21, a charity journey from day into night, under the theme "Swing for [...]

By |2019-09-26T09:00:51+07:00September 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Phuket joins the global cry on climate change during PHIST 2019

PHUKET: PHIST 2019, Asia's largest travel and tourism sustainability event, was hosted on September 23, as Southeast Asia's hospitality industry came together in a spirit of collaboration to tackle the critical environmental issues facing resort destinations across the region. A year on from the inaugural edition of PHIST, the event is catching fire. A record attendance of 1,000 delegates attended this year's full-day event, which was held at Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa. PHIST is the brainchild of the Phuket Hotels Association, C9 Hotelworks and Greenview. Dedicated to generating fresh ideas and fostering a spirit of cooperation, the action-packed forum included a series of expert panels and discussions covering a range of vital topics, including destination management, development, ocean [...]

By |2019-09-24T23:39:38+07:00September 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket features Pesto and Pistou this autumn

PHUKET: Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket is inviting international guests and local residents to come savor the tastes and flavors of the Mediterranean this autumn with the launch of its latest global menu – Pesto and Pistou. Marking another gastronomic triumph for a brand synonymous with culinary excellence for more than 70 years, the expert chefs at Mövenpick have perfected a new innovative range of Pestos (Italian) and Pistous (French) to create seven experimental dishes, available at El Gaucho Restaurant throughout October 2019. Chef Pichet Kitkha, who heads the culinary team at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket, will lead the kitchen in preparing the pesto and pistou based dishes. These two classic European sauces are both [...]

By |2019-09-23T14:11:45+07:00September 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Angsana Laguna Phuket awarded 2019 Best Sustainable Hotel

PHUKET: Angsana Laguna Phuket has been named a winner in the Best Sustainable Hotel category of M&C Asia Stella Awards 2019 in Singapore. The award recognizes best practices in sustainability, respect for the environment, and social positioning. Angsana was founded with the core value of driving sustainable development and employ an integrated and participatory approach to minimize their impact while safeguarding and enhancing the human and physical environment for present and future generations. To achieve this, Angsana Laguna Phuket, which is located on Bang Tao Beach, has implemented a responsible management model, which aims to generate sustainable wealth in the local environment while also becoming a benchmark for excellence and innovation in the hospitality industry. "It is a proud moment [...]

By |2019-09-19T17:21:57+07:00September 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The first-ever Cookie Suite at DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort

PHUKET: The very first Cookie Suite is now available at the DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort, in Patong, which recently celebrated its grand opening at the beginning of September. The simple gesture of offering a warm DoubleTree Cookie to guests upon check-in has become synonymous with the warm welcome and CARE (Creating A Rewarding Experience) service culture of DoubleTree by Hilton. To celebrate the brand's 50th anniversary, the recently opened DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort is marking this significant milestone locally by taking the experience a step further with a first-of-its-kind Cookie Suite Experiential Package. The bespoke package will be accompanied by a range of benefits that will allow guests to enjoy an immersive retreat in the brand's [...]

By |2019-09-19T14:01:46+07:00September 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Grand Mercure Patong offers exciting Thai cooking class concepts

PHUKET: Grand Mercure Phuket Patong Resort & Villas has recently launched three Thai cooking class formulas that not only focus on the recipes themselves, but also on the sourcing and understanding of the ingredients. It is time to refresh your culinary skills and enjoy an authentic Thai experience by learning how to cook local dishes, explore a unique fish market, picking up lots of delightful recipes and cooking tips along the way. The first option allows you to explore Patong's local market, “Baan Zaan market” and learn how to select and buy fresh ingredients before cooking them in a fully-equipped workspace at Bubbles Restaurant. This half-day package sells for THB 2,500 per person, or THB 2,000 per person when a [...]

By |2019-09-18T17:15:03+07:00September 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments