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Phuket Hotel Craft & Skill Expo 2019

The first edition of the Phuket Hotel Craft & Skill Expo will kick off on July 5 to July 7, 2019 at the Royal Phuket City Holel, in Phuket Town. This three-day exhibition will feature a trade show related to the hospitality industry, several challenges and competitions, entertainment and unique networking opportunities. Some of the competitions include: Phuket Culinary Challenge 2019 Thailand Bartender Championship Challenge 2019 Thailand Southern Hotel Technician Challenge 2019 Thailand Southern Latte Art Battle Challenge Other features of this event are a living cooking session by celebrity Chefs, wine, beverage & coffee tasting workshops as well as three mini concerts by participants of The Voice Thailand. Entry to this event is free of charge and the event [...]

By |2019-03-28T13:41:19+07:00July 5th, 2019|, |0 Comments

Andaman Hotelier & Tourism Fair 2019

The 2019 edition of the Andaman Hotelier & Tourism Fair will be hosted at Baan & Beyond, opposite Central Festival Phuket, from June 21 to 23, 2019. The event will open doors from 10:00 am until 9:00 pm during those three days. More than 80 booths from different hospitality suppliers can be visited to find out about the latest trends in the industry. The event will also offer 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 [...]

By |2019-05-25T10:16:50+07:00June 21st, 2019||0 Comments

Airbnb helping to grow Phuket’s tourism pie

BANGKOK: Global end-to-end travel platform Airbnb, is creating new revenue streams for Phuket through connecting global travelers with a broad range of accommodation offerings and unique experiences on the island. Airbnb travelers seek out local and authentic experiences, and choose to spend their money in the local neighborhoods they visit. Airbnb guests are voting with their feet with guest arrivals to Phuket reaching 320,000 in the past twelve months – a growth of 61% year over year – with guests staying in boutique hotels, vacation rentals and local homes. With guest experience a top priority, 80% of hosts in Phuket have received the highest 5-star rating on Airbnb. Airbnb’s top guest origin markets to Phuket include China, the United States, [...]

By |2019-06-11T19:14:07+07:00June 11th, 2019|News|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

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

Meet Paul Halford, new General Manager of OZO Phuket

PHUKET: ONYX Hospitality Group has appointed Paul Halford as General Manager of the soon-to-open OZO Phuket at Kata Beach. Paul joins ONYX with close to 20 years of hospitality industry experience at hotels and resorts in Australia, Vanuatu, Fiji and Thailand, including a 10-year tenure across multiple Radisson Hotel Group locations. Most recently, he was General Manager of Park Plaza Bangkok Soi 18. In his current role, Paul will lead the pre-opening and positioning of the brand-new OZO in Phuket, scheduled to open in June 2019. The family-oriented resort will feature 255 rooms and suites located right on Kata Road, surrounded by a wide range of restaurants, excellent shops, a popular night market and vibrant nightlife scene. The property boasts [...]

By |2019-05-13T08:14:52+07:00May 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Phuket ready to welcome Hotel Craft & Skill Expo 2019 in July

PHUKET: The first edition of the Phuket Hotel Craft & Skill Expo, aiming at promoting Phuket tourism and the hospitality industry, will take place on July 5 to 7, 2019 and include a trade fair, competitions, entertainment, and networking opportunities. On March 28, 2019, the Phuket Chef’s Association, Andaman Food and Beverage Club, Andaman Engineer Association and Event Nine Marketing Co., Ltd., led by K. Anat Limjirawattana, held a press conference at Tiger Kingdom to announce the Phuket Hotel Craft & Skill Expo 2019, which will take place on July 5-7 at the Royal Phuket City Hotel, in Phuket Town. K. Anat Limjirawattana, Managing Director of Event Nine Marketing Co., Ltd., said that the purpose of the expo is to [...]

By |2019-03-28T15:48:29+07:00March 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments
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