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Rosewood Phuket To Open In November 2017

September 29, 2017


Luxury travellers, rejoice — the Rosewood is set to open its first Southeast Asia resort on November 2, 2017 in Phuket, Thailand. Located at Emerald Bay along a 600-metre stretch of beach in the southwest of Phuket, the resort is made up of 71 pool pavilions and villas—starting at 130 square metres up to 796 […]

Phuket weather warning holds as beaches partly re-open

September 25, 2017


The Thai Meteorological Department has issued a weather warning for heavy rain and strong winds today (Sept 25), urging people to beware of possible flash floods across Southern Thailand. Meanwhile, many of Phuket’s beaches have been re-opened with red-and-yellow flags marking “safe swim zones”, though red “No Swimming” flags remain in place in areas where […]

Superyachts return to Phuket

August 30, 2017


Asia’s mega yachts return to Sala Phuket Resort for the 17th annual Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup, 19 to 21 January 2018. The Rendezvous Cup, scheduled one week later than in previous years, will be hosted for the second year in a row at the Sala Phuket Resort on Mai Khao Bay offering a weekend of competitive […]

Bangkok: The best-value long-haul city break in the world

August 24, 2017


Bangkok has been named the world’s best-value long-haul city break in 2017, according to a survey conducted by Post Office Travel Money. Government Spokesman Lieutenant General Sansern Kaewkumnerd said that the Prime Minister was pleased with the results of the survey, which were also published on the websites of the Daily Mirror and the Telegraph. […]

Spotify launches in Thailand to continue its Asia push

August 23, 2017


While talk of Spotify’s apparent upcoming IPO continues in the U.S., the music streaming service is furthering its coverage of Asia after it launched its service in Thailand. Spotify Premium, which counts over 60 million paying users, will cost 129 THB in Thailand. That’s just over $4 and in line with its pricing across Asia. […]

Thailand introduces 10-year visa

August 18, 2017


Foreigners from 14 designated countries are now eligible for a 10-year retirement visa according to Thailand’s Immigration Bureau. The Thai government announced the new visa last November, but it only became available last week. The extended 10-year retirement visa is a an option in addition to the standard one-year visa for retirees who must have funds in […]

Phuket Governor launches ‘Tour De Andaman’ cycling event

August 2, 2017


Phuket officials recently announced its ‘Tour De Andaman’ cycling event, which will be held over August 13-20 across the Andaman coast region. On July 26 at Yacht Heaven Marina in Thalang, Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong together with Ms Anoma Wongyai, Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phuket Office and Mr Wirat Pathee, Director of […]