On September 13, 2019, the French Consulate, located on Bypass Road, in Phuket Town, hosted the Grand Opening of their monthly art exhibition. This month, the exhibition is titled Panya, the 2008-2018 Collection, and is the work of K. Panya Hongthong, a Graphic Design, Fashion Photographer, and Artist. The exhibition is divided into three areas, which all feature a different side from the artist; drawings, acrylic paintings and photographs. The exhibition will last until October 4, 2019.
On September 8 and 9, 2019, Jungceylon Shopping Center, in Patong, organized a two-day art exhibition, titled "Together for the Protection of Children in Travel and Tourism", to raise awareness about child protection in the travel and tourism industry. The exhibition was a collaboration between The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism (The Code), an initiative to protect children from sexual exploitation in the industry, and the local network on Child Protection. Visitors witnessed stage performances by Thai and Burmese school students, participated in painting activities and were able to visit several booths where the Child Protection network introduced activities and games. On stage, a panel discussion took place, explaining [...]
On August 17, 2019, Limelight Avenue Phuket, a shopping center located on Dibuk Road, in Phuket Town, celebrated its fourth year of operation with a thank you party for friends, medias, and family. Dubbed "For Fans For Fun", the event gathered many celebrities, as well as singers and dancers. Hivetel, Dibuka and Pint Factory took care of serving delicious appetizers and refreshing drinks, while the Lemongrass Restaurant hosted the dinner, with a full-on BBQ stand, sashimi platters and a Thai buffet with many of the restaurant's specialties. The management of Limelight Avenue Phuket took this opportunity to announce the launch of a series of stickers for the famous chat application, Line, which are available for download since yesterday. All [...]
On Mother's Day, August 12, 2019, Phuket was invited to the High Tea @ Chao Fah event, hosted at the Ramada Plaza Chao Fah, in Phuket Town, to celebrate the lovely mothers out there and to be given the opportunity to try some wonderful tea pairing with delicious pastries. The event gathered a nice crowd of mainly locals, who were seen exploring the six different varieties of tea promoted by TWG Singapore. Alongside the refreshing beverage were a selection of beautiful crafted pastries, both sweet and savory, to elegantly pair with the hot teas. This promotion is available every Saturday and Sunday, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and is currently priced at THB 490.- per person, or THB [...]
On July 25, 2019, Phuketify was invited to the Gardens Gastronomy Bar, in Phuket Town, for the launch and reveal of the leading Norwegian craft gin in Phuket: Harahorn Norwegian Small Batch Gin. A selection of media and cocktails connoisseurs gathered at the mixology venue to discover some unique flavors delivered by the Norwegian spirit. Det Norske Brenneri, which can be translated as The Norwegian Distiller, is the largest private distiller in Norway and produces some 1.8 million bottles annually from its Grimstad base, in Southern Norway. "We distill the essence of traditional craftsmanship, using only the best Norwegian ingredients. The success of Harahorn domestically and in export markets is a direct result of this, including numerous awards at [...]
On July 14, 2019, Phuketify had the pleasure to celebrate French National Day at the Royal Phawadee Village, in the center of Patong. The celebration started at 6:30pm, with a refreshing Pina Colada cocktail served in a bamboo cup and with a bamboo straw, showcasing the sustainability efforts of the venue towards environment. After a speech from Mr. Claude de Crissey, French Honorary Consul in Phuket, Phuket Vice Governor and other Phuket officials, the crowd listened to both the royal Thai anthem and the French anthem. The buffet was composed of French classics and Thai traditional dishes, including a large selection of seafood, cold cuts and delicious cheese; nothing short of what is expected from French National Day celebrations. [...]
From July 5 to 7, 2019, the Phuket Hotel Craft & Skill Expo 2019 took place at the Royal Phuket City hotel, in Phuket Town. This three-day event welcomes industry professionals and interested parties to discover the latest trends in hospitality. A number of suppliers in food & beverage, HVAC and IT showcased their products on the main floor of the event. The center stage welcomed various competitions over the weekend, such as the Southern Region Barista Latte Art competition, the Thailand Bartender Championship, and the Creative Coffee Break Challenge, to encourage the development of MICE business in Phuket. The organizer expected a little over 10,000 visitors over the weekend. The Phuket Hotel Craft & Skill Expo 2019 was [...]
On June 29, 2019, Phuket celebrated the grand opening of the Twinpalms Residences MontAzure, in Kamala, right next to world-famous beach clubs, such as HQ and Café Del Mar. This new property development comprises 75 units, including 56 one-bedroom and 19 two-bedroom. A mixed crowd of Phuket media, VIP and friends of the Twinpalms Management gathered for an evening of delightful shows, sumptuous food and, of course, gorgeous bubbles to accompany the night away. The band recreated pieces of modern music with instruments such as cello and saxophones, while the celebrity singer of the night offered guests traditional opera from the second floor of one building. The party at Twinpalms Residences MontAzure continued with a large display of fireworks [...]
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 [...]
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.