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Phuket resort where Hollywood-approved lifestyle guru plays central role

March 16, 2018


What is it? One of two Southeast Asian properties opened under the Rosewood Hotels & Resorts brand by the Hong Kong-based Rosewood Hotel Group in the past few months (the other being in Phnom Penh, Cambodia), Rosewood Phuket is a 71-room resort that sits on 600 metres of beachfront on the west coast of Thailand’s […]

Singapore’s One°15 marina club sails to Phuket with multimillion-dollar deal

February 26, 2018


The One°15 brand, best known for its upscale yacht club in Singapore, will soon make its way to Phuket, as the brand’s owner SUTL Enterprise enters into a conditional sale and purchase agreement with Thailand’s Makham Bay Marina (MBM) for S$5.6 million (US$4.2 million). MBM has construction permits and development rights for a proposed marina […]

SiteMinder: the top 15 booking channels for tourists to Thailand

February 9, 2018


SiteMinder, the popular global hotel industry cloud platform, has revealed the 15 booking channels that generated the greatest revenue for hotels in Thailand and other key tourism destinations in 2017. The lists are based on the 72 million hotel reservations that passed through SiteMinder’s channel management solution during the year to produce US$21.53 billion (THB747.97 […]

‘Upcycling the Oceans’ Phuket mass cleanup nets 800kg in beach, coastal waste

January 29, 2018


About 1,000 people joined together to collect more than 800 kilograms of waste from three Phuket beaches yesterday (Jan 28) as part of Phuket’s efforts to join the global “Upcycling the Oceans” campaign created by Spanish clothing brand Ecoalf.   Under the “Upcycling the Ocens” campaign, Ecoalf’s goal is “to create the first generation of […]

Qatar Airways continues Asia expansion with additional frequency to Bangkok

January 23, 2018


Qatar Airways is continuing its expansion in Asia by adding an additional flight to Bangkok, providing its passengers even more flexibility in visiting the Thai capital. The new service to Bangkok, which commences on 25 March, is part of the award-winning airline’s continued expansion in Southeast Asia, following its launch of direct service to Thailand’s […]

Macau – Phuket : AirAsia launch nightspot connection

January 11, 2018


AirAsia celebrated its inaugural flight from Macau – Phuket yesterday, a new route which marks AirAsia’s seventh destination to Macao. Macau – Phuket flight FD625, operated by Thai AirAsia, carrying 171 guests departed from Macao International Airport at 10:40am and successfully touched down Phuket International Airport at 13.05pm (Macao’s local time).   Ms. Celia Lao (below), CEO of AirAsia Hong […]

Over 65 Phuket hotels join UN Environment #CleanSeas campaign

December 18, 2017


Dozens of hotels in one of Thailand’s most popular beach destinations have joined UN Environment’s #CleanSeas campaign, pledging to reduce the tide of plastic waste flowing into our oceans. The Phuket Hotels Association is a non-profit organization with over 65 small boutique hotels and large luxury international chains like JW Marriot, Hyatt, Hilton, Novotel, Swissotel […]