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Laguna Phuket Hosts Massive “Kao Kon La Kao” Charity Run

PHUKET: On Sunday, October 27, 2019, Asia’s premier destination resort Laguna Phuket made history when it hosted over 13,000 “Kao Kon La Kao – Southern Series” registered charity runners. Led by Kao Foundation’s Founder and Thailand’s no.1 rock star K. Artiwara (Toon) Kongmalai, crowds of runners flocked to the resort for the 10.6km. mass-participation charity run that raised 36 million baht to help seven hospitals in five southern provinces in Thailand. Breaking record as highest participated mini-marathon event ever held in the South of Thailand, the run through Laguna Phuket was the finale of Kao Kon La Kao – Southern Series – which covered more than 300-kilometre run from Trang Province through Krabi and Phang-Nga to Phuket over the course [...]

By |2019-10-28T14:02:41+07:00October 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

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

Yak Ji Rap Festival – Graffiti Battle

On October 19, from 3:00 pm onward, the Yak Ji Rap Festival kicks off at the Yak Yai Market near Chalong Circle, there will be a graffiti competition with artists participating from around the southern hemisphere with Yak, or Thai giant, as the main theme. The contestants will be showcasing their graffiti skills live at the event, creating a beautiful piece of street art, while passersby are welcomed to participate as well. The judges are famous graffiti artists from both Phuket and abroad, such as Brazil and the USA. Also, there will be some well-known artists from Bangkok and Chiang Mai who’ll make their graffiti show. People who love street art are invited to join the event and color up [...]

By |2019-10-16T14:27:21+07:00October 19th, 2019||0 Comments

Laguna Phuket Triathlon 26th edition previewed in Bangkok

PHUKET: On September 4, 2019, Asia's premier destination resort, Laguna Phuket, has hosted a press conference at Banyan Tree Bangkok for members of the press to preview its 26th annual Laguna Phuket Triathlon, coming up in November this year. The 26th edition of Asia’s longest-standing triathlon race Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) in Phuket, Thailand, is scheduled to take place during November 23 to 24, 2019 at Laguna Phuket. Comprising a unique race distance of 1.8K swim, 50K bike and 12K run through the scenic backdrop of Phuket province in Thailand, world champions and elite pro triathletes from around the world will race against each other on Sunday vying for a USD 20,000 prize purse. LPT also features "25 For 25 [...]

By |2019-09-04T17:25:55+07:00September 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019 welcomes sailors from around the world

PHUKET: Over 450 sailors, families and friends from more than 20 countries are set to make Cape Panwa Hotel their home this week as they head to Phuket to take part in the Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019, 17 – 21 July. The kick-off event for the 2019/2020 AsianYachting Grand Prix, Raceweek is set to welcome top sailors from around Asia and beyond, and charterers from as far-a-field as Australia, China and the UK, to compete in four days of high octane racing off Phuket's southeast coast. Going head-to-head in IRC Racing 0 this year are two TP52s – Team Hollywood (ex Provezza) and East Sail (ex Team Hollywood). Having been crowned AsianYachting Grand Prix champion last season, Ray [...]

By |2019-07-17T08:14:07+07:00July 17th, 2019|News|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

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

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

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek looks overseas for expansion

PHUKET: Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek organizers are looking to expand overseas and grow international participation in the award-winning regatta over the next five years. With international promotions, a series of road trips to key markets and Phuket's growing appeal as a world-class sailing destination, organizers are confident in growing the regatta's international footprint and attracting more charterers for the 2019 event and beyond. “We have seen a steady increase in the number of charterers competing in the regatta in recent years and this is an area we want to grow further. Australia is an exciting market with a high population of sailors and a strong awareness of Phuket already. This is a market we are investing in for the [...]

By |2019-05-10T16:25:59+07:00May 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Phuket Hospitality Challenge 2019

The 4th edition of the Phuket Hospitality Challenge, a charity golf tournament, is brought back to you by ASEAN Events and Fore Management Group and will be hosted on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Laguna Golf Phuket, in Cherng Talay. Being the only event of its kind presenting the unique gourmet golf concept, golfers are welcome to compete in the fun field with on-course food and beverages from Phuket’s leading dining establishments. The cost to register a team of four players is THB 18,000, which includes the green fee, caddie fee and buggy, on-course refreshments, individual goodies bag and access to the prize giving ceremony. The event is set to start at 12:30 pm. All event proceeds go to Children [...]

By |2019-03-27T09:28:53+07:00April 3rd, 2019|, |0 Comments