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Grand Opening Sephora Phuket

Sephora, a Paris–based multinational chain of personal care and beauty stores, founded in Limoges in 1969, opened its first store in Phuket, at Central Festival. This is the eleventh store of the brand in Thailand, which had stayed exclusively in Bangkok so far. Featuring nearly 300 brands, along with its own private label, Sephora offers beauty products including cosmetics, skincare, body, fragrance, nail color, and hair care.

By |2019-06-09T15:57:06+07:00June 9th, 2019|Last Night in Phuket|0 Comments

Peranakan Phuket Museum

Peranakan Phuket Museum The Peranakan Phuket Museum is located on Thepkrasattri Road, the main road leading to the airport, only 17 km. from Phuket Town and 15 km. to Phuket International Airport. It is operated by the fourth generation of local jewelers in Phuket, the Taweesuwan Group, and retraces the history of the island and its inhabitants. The word Peranakan means “born here” in Malay and can be used to describe mixed Chinese descendants. Phuket has a long history and heritage from different cultures, such as Chinese, Malay, and European. Throughout the museum, you will learn about art, culture, history, traditional lifestyle, traditional costumes, local faiths, beliefs, and [...]

By |2019-06-02T14:16:52+07:00June 2nd, 2019|Activities, Activities in Mai Khao, Mai Khao|0 Comments

Street Food Festival back in full force at Limelight Avenue

PHUKET: Starting this coming Monday, June 3, 2019, the second edition of the mouthwatering Street Food Festival will be held at Limelight Avenue Phuket, in the heart of Phuket town, from 11:00 am till 7:00 pm, on the ground floor. This foodie event will take place every Monday and Tuesday throughout the month of June to give you ample time to fill in your stomach. Gourmets and aficionados of Thai cuisine will find a heaven of selected street food from outstanding local eateries, such as spicy mixed fruits salads, crepes, Hokkaido bread, cotton candy, Thailand’s favorite dessert mango sticky rice, grass jelly with milk, pork ball from Thip Phuket and spicy fermented rice noodle, known by locals as Kanom Jeen, [...]

By |2019-05-31T14:13:48+07:00May 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Splash Jungle Water Park

Splash Jungle Water Park Splash Jungle Water Park is Phuket’s first water park, located in the sub-district of Mai Khao, a few kilometers north of Phuket International Airport. Covering over 6 acres of land, the water park features exciting slides, a wave pool, a 335 meters long lazy river, dedicated kids zones and more. The park offers a variety of slides, such as the Whizzard, a collection of 6 rides of equal length right next to each other, perfect for a quick race with your friends, the SuperBowl, which let you plunge down a dark tube rush into a giant circular feature, the thrill-seeking Boomerango, which accelerates you over [...]

By |2019-05-31T10:35:28+07:00May 31st, 2019|Activities, Activities in Mai Khao, Mai Khao|0 Comments

Andaman Hotelier Tourism Fair is back this coming June 2019

PHUKET: On May 16, 2019, Phuket Vice Governor, K. Thanyawat Chanpinit, chaired a press conference of the Andaman Hotelier Tourism Fair 2019 at Central Festival Phuket, alongside several Phuket local authorities and Phuket hotel, hospitality and tourism associations. This press conference announced the details of the big hospitality fair, which will be held from June 21 to 23, from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm at Baan & Beyond Phuket. This year’s fair will be set under the concept of ‘Fly to the New Height’ and will keep the concept of Green and Innovation for all contests. At the fair, there will be several activities to observe and enjoy including flower bouquet decoration from recycled items, podium flower decoration, bed making [...]

By |2019-05-24T13:25:29+07:00May 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Celebrate June Wellness at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket

PHUKET: Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket presents a program of wellness-inspired activities throughout the month of June to coincide with the celebrations of Global Wellness Day and International Yoga Day. Guests will be treated to a range of outstanding wellness and relaxation experiences including renewing spa treatments, mindful yoga sessions and exciting culinary journeys. The resort’s luxurious Spa will delight guests with the ‘Spa All You Can’ offer, featuring unlimited services available from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm daily for only THB 6,969 net for two people. Various treatments such as facials, scrubs and massages will also be on offer with up to 25% discount. To honor International Yoga Day, the resort will organize a mindful yoga session [...]

By |2019-05-27T11:58:46+07:00May 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Phuket Andaman Camp

Phuket Andaman Camp Phuket Andaman Camp is an open-air restaurant perched on the hill overlooking part of Chalong and Phuket Town. You can access the restaurant by following a small street a few meters away from the Wang Talang gems store on Chao Fa West Road, and drive up the hill for a few minutes. The car park can accommodate a dozen vehicles, but is located on a steep hill, so driving slowly and carefully is advised. A few steps from the parking lot will lead you to the main restaurant, which is separated into two dining areas: one being under a large wood canopy and the other being built on [...]

Miss Mom Phuket 2019 officially kicks off

PHUKET: The annual beauty pageant contest 'Miss Mom Phuket 2019', originally created on the island of Phuket, has announced its 4th competition to the press on May 15, 2019, at the Ramada Plaza Phuket Chaofa Hotel, in Phuket Town. The competition is open to any woman who is at least 40 years of age with children, and registration has already started since May 1, 2019. This year’s beauty contest will be held on June 15, 2019 at the Ramada Plaza Phuket Chaofa Hotel, from 7:00 pm onward. Previously, the contest was called ‘Miss Grand Mom’, but was changed recently to its current name ‘Miss Mom Phuket’. Once the competition is over and the winners are finally announced, the beautiful mothers [...]

By |2019-05-16T21:58:50+07:00May 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

New Visa prepaid tourist card on the way

BANGKOK: Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), The Mall Group, and Visa – with support from the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) – have announced the launch of a new SCB M Visa prepaid tourist card for foreign tourists who can use it for cashless travel and shopping when in Thailand. To celebrate the launch, the first 1,000 customers who apply will receive vouchers worth THB 500 when spending THB 2,000 or more at The Mall Group’s department stores from June 1 to December 31, 2019. Information and applications are available at the Tourist Lounge at the Emporium, Emquartier, Paragon Department Store, and SCB exchange booths at Don Mueang International Airport. K. Siripakorn Cheawsamoot, TAT Deputy Governor for Digital Research and Development, [...]

By |2019-05-16T10:01:45+07:00May 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Off-the-beaten-track destinations in Thailand experiencing explosive Airbnb growth

PHUKET: New data released today highlights how the Airbnb community is helping grow tourism in off-the-beaten-track destinations across Thailand and the Asia Pacific, and helping spread the benefits of tourism beyond big cities and major tourism hotspots. Off-the-beaten-track destinations in Thailand grew by 53% year-on-year, with some areas like Rawai growing by more than 92% year-on-year. Airbnb hosts outside of big cities and major tourist destinations in APAC earned nearly US$1bn through the Airbnb platform in 2018. 12 million guests checked into Airbnb listings in these destinations in 2018, growing 70% year-over-year. Similar to other countries in the Asia Pacific, the Airbnb community is growing rapidly in off-the-beaten track destinations in Thailand. This growth is powered by travelers increasingly seeking [...]

By |2019-05-15T08:18:39+07:00May 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments
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