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Thai shining star from Channel 3 visits Phuket’s Soi Dog Foundation

PHUKET: The famous actor from Channel 3, Thai-British Peter Denman, paid a visit to Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket on January 28th 2019, to get to know more about the work they do and spend some quality time with the animals. He has also been nominated to be one of Soi Dog’s Brand Ambassadors as well. During the visit, he had a tour around the sanctuary that houses more than 1,000 rescued dogs and cats. The tour began by seeing some of the dogs that were saved from the dog meat trade followed by some of the lucky dogs recently rescued by Soi Dog from the Nakhon Phanom shelter, which is an ongoing process. These dogs spend time at the [...]

By |2019-02-04T12:35:51+07:00February 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa Discover the Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa, the quintessential idyllic island retreat. You’ll find them on the gleaming white sands of Mai Khao Beach, but you’ll love them for the blissful accommodation, exquisite cuisine, delightful recreation and unrivaled service. The resort is located close enough to the airport so the transfer doesn't feel like a hassle, but far enough so you won't be disturbed by the noise.Located in a wildly beautiful beachfront setting on Phuket Island in Thailand, Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa on Mai Khao Beach offers 5-star service and luxurious amenities. The resort features 180 rooms and villas, offering stylish decor, pillow-top [...]

By |2019-01-30T09:28:55+07:00January 30th, 2019|Hotels, Hotels in Mai Khao, Mai Khao|0 Comments

Thailand marine industry unites around Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous

PHUKET: Having brought all the disparate previously competing parties together in a single Phuket boat show, the fourth Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous (TYS) offered an all-embracing event at the Royal Phuket Marina for yachting enthusiasts and wealthy lifestyle-seekers from around Asia. Leading international yacht dealers, brokerage houses, charter agencies and marine suppliers were there to showcase their brands, complemented by luxury property developers and a collective mix of lavish lifestyle products. With a decisive show of unity, the industry’s global players joined Thailand's key marine tourism stakeholders – including a strong attendance of representatives from national and local government – who have all thrown their support behind TYS’s 4-year mission to open up Thai waters to foreign yacht tourism [...]

By |2019-01-24T15:27:07+07:00January 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Thailand extends visa-on-arrival fee waiver until 30 April 2019

BANGKOK: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that the Royal Thai Government has approved the extension of the visa-on-arrival fee waiver for citizens of 20 countries until 30 April. The decision was announced in the Royal Thai Government Gazette on January 11th, 2019, reasoning it as a measure to stimulate and promote tourism as well as to enhance the kingdom’s attractiveness among foreign visitors during the high travel season. K. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), said the continuation of the stimulus visa-on-arrival measure came at a perfect time as Thailand is set to celebrate Chinese New Year in February and the Thai New Year (Songkran) in April. Chinese New Year celebrations [...]

By |2019-01-17T09:17:23+07:00January 17th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Thailand Tourism Awards 2019 open for submissions

BANGKOK: Submission for the 12th Thailand Tourism Awards, the country’s most prestigious awards that recognizes the Thai travel industry’s best and brightest, opens from 1 February to 30 April, 2019. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) initiated the biannual awards project back in 1996, and specifically organizes the awards ceremony on World Tourism Day, as a symbolic gesture of recognition that builds awareness for responsible and sustainable tourism. K. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said the Awards have helped develop Thailand’s tourism industry towards a more sustainable future. "The Thailand Tourism Awards recognize operators of tourism products and services that are committed on sustainable operation and management whilst meeting the high possible standards for quality." "These awards also serve as a [...]

By |2019-01-15T15:17:34+07:00January 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Jam-packed 2019 Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous Opens

PHUKET: National and local government representatives give enthusiastic support to the fourth Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous, which completely sold out both on land and in the water. The show opened its doors today to yachting enthusiasts and wealthy lifestyle-seekers from around the region. Boasting a line-up of leading international yacht brands and brokers, charter agencies, luxury property developers, bespoke travel organizers and leading names in the hospitality and food and beverage industries, the Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous is open to the public 10 – 13 January from 14:00 to 20:00 daily (closing at 19:00 on Sunday 13th). Located at Royal Phuket Marina, entry is free of charge. Opening the proceedings, K. Apichart Chirabandhu, Advisor to the Minister of [...]

By |2019-01-11T08:41:01+07:00January 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Chalong Bay Distillery

Chalong Bay Distillery Enjoy, create and discover at Chalong Bay Distillery & Bar. A unique experience away from the traditional tourist attractions of Phuket, Chalong Bay offers its guests a whole bevy of activities to enjoy. From cocktail workshops and competitions to distillery visits, private parties, weekly Latin Fire Thursdays and more, this beautifully hidden gem is so much more than meets the eye. Spend an afternoon in the rustic garden as you sample and create some of Chalong Bay’s most popular cocktails at their cocktail workshop and using their very own internationally acclaimed rum, distilled and bottled on site. Guests also have the opportunity to participate in distillery [...]

By |2018-12-12T10:31:37+07:00December 12th, 2018|Activities, Activities in Chalong, Chalong|0 Comments

Glam Habitat Hotel

Glam Habitat Hotel Set only 100 meters away from the pristine white sand beach of Kamala, Glam Habitat Hotel is where luxury and nature blend seamlessly. Dive into paradise in our black tile swimming pool, soak up the sun on the sea-view rooftop garden and enjoy wide range of cocktails and drinks at the pool bar to complete your perfect holiday. The stylish 27 pool suites decorated with marble and wood offer a luxurious experience like no elsewhere. Four room categories are available, from One-Bedroom Suites to the lavish Four-Bedroom Pool Villas, ensuring you will find the perfect accommodation you are looking for. The breakfast is ready [...]

By |2019-01-29T16:15:49+07:00December 11th, 2018|Hotels, Hotels in Kamala, Kamala|0 Comments

Chalong Bay Distillery & Bar

Chalong Bay Distillery & Bar Set among a whimsical rustic garden, tucked away from the busy tourist attractions of southern Phuket in Chalong, Chalong Bay Distillery & Bar is serving up unique, creative dishes and pairing them with inventive cocktails using their internationally acclaimed and award-winning rum, distilled and bottled on site. Guests can relax in the open-air, thatched roofed restaurant while sitting amongst the sugarcane stalks and taking in the view of the copper still imported from France. Evening is a particularly magical time to enjoy a meal under the stars with dim, playful lighting illuminating the garden. The menu, consisting of a variation between Mediterranean and Asian starters, salads [...]

By |2018-12-06T15:13:01+07:00December 6th, 2018|Chalong, Restaurants, Restaurants in Chalong|0 Comments

Thai tourism sees growth in line with the target

BANGKOK: The Thai tourism industry recorded total international arrivals of 31.25 million in January-October 2018, up 7.84%, generating an estimated 1.63 trillion Baht in tourism revenue, up by 9.98% over the same period of 2017. China headed the list with more than nine million arrivals. Despite the recent events which led the Chinese market to decline over the past few months, the numbers keep increasing if we choose to believe the official arrival numbers published by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports yesterday. The below covers the arrivals from January 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018. Rank Country Arrivals % change 1 China 9,022,192 10.03 2 Malaysia 3,179,768 12.73 3 South Korea 1,466,676 4.77 4 Lao 1,446,835 4.92 5 [...]

By |2018-12-04T12:37:54+07:00December 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments
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