The International Jazz Day 2019 was hosted on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Music Matter Jazz Club, in Phuket Town. Despite a heavy rain at the start of the event, music lovers and jazz aficionados came in numbers to listen to the eleven bands performing that night. 40 performers took turn on stage, from countries like Belgium, Hungary, Indonesia, Philippines, Japan, Ireland, the United States, Singapore, Mauritius, Wales, England, and of course, Thailand.
A press conference was hold on April 19, 2019, at Blue Elephant, in Phuket old town, by Phuket officials to announce the yearly colorful Baba wedding ceremony. The event gathered members of the local government and businesses which support the traditional wedding, together with many local families, all dressed up in Peranakan style. Read on the news titled "Yearly Baba wedding tradition to take place in June 2019".
On April 5 and 6, 2019, Boat Lagoon welcomed the What The Fun Festival 2019, an event aiming at promoting local products in a fun and family-friendly environment. Among the participants of this 2-day event were Phuket Town’s favorite Dibuka, 23 Restaurant and the Irish Pub in Patong to name a few. Also present to spice up these evenings were Tiger Muay Thai, from Chalong, and the Big Gym, offering some interesting activities such as aqua gym. All the vendors showcased their products alongside great DJs, celebrity food & beverage offers and a fashion show.
The fifth edition of Phuket Best Burger kicked off on March 30, 2019, at the Boat Lagoon Phuket. Over 30 hotels, restaurants and burger professionals gathered to battle in this yearly competition. This year, the winner of Phuket Best Burger is Prime Burger Patong Beach, while the best vegetarian/vegan burger is Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort. Congratulations to the two of you!
“Living in Phuket” is an annual event set up to help Phuket’s many expats and their families connect with the services that will make their life on the island easier. This event attracts many major organizations and groups from Phuket’s community to one location, making it that much easier to find the right support without having to run around town collecting information. The event focuses on introducing new comers to social and volunteer opportunities, lifestyle, travel and hospitality services, education, establishments, specialized relations and more. “Living in Phuket” represents an invaluable resource of information for Expats. The event will take place in the king Carl Gustaf conference room of the Bangkok Hospital Phuket (3rd floor), in Phuket Town. Visit Living [...]
A new boutique hotel has open its door in Kata and goes by the name of the SIS Kata, as the original concept comes from three sisters who have worked days and nights to bring this vision to life. This stunning property is completed with a rooftop swimming pool and restaurant offering unobstructed views over the Andaman Sea. More than 100 people attended the ceremony, where tasty food and refreshing beverage were served all night long.
Laguna Phuket organizes an inaugural "Laguna Phuket Food & Music Festival" in March 2017 to celebrate Phuket Province’s status as a “City of Gastronomy”, honored on 11 December 2015 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Karon Beach Square, an iconic dinning and entertainment destination in Karon, celebrated its one year anniversary at the end of February. Hundreds of guests joined the event, which features food from the four restaurants sharing the avenue; El Gaucho, a premium steakhouse, OrientAsia, specialized in Thai food, MINT, a casual bar where you define your own fun, and Cafe Studio, which offers plenty of snacks and delicious Movenpick Ice Cream.
The inaugural Thailand Yacht Show was a great success and joined the rank of international marine exhibition, alongside the famous PIMEX. Plenty of officials, media and marine enthusiasts showed up to enjoy the seeing of high-end luxury boats, as well as a lot of marine related products available throughout the exhibition. We are looking forward to joining the second edition of the Thailand Yacht Show next year!
Blue House is a cozy and comfortable restaurant, which opened in Chalong, close by the the Chalong Police Station. It offers a specific Thai fusion food, delicious spicy pasta and an impeccable service. Media and friends were invited to the Grand Opening, where a playful band entertained the guests who were seen enjoying the food on offer and the selection of drinks. Feel free to drop by for lunch or dinner; you will certainly not regret it.