Phuket’s Life

Phuket RendezVous kicks off at Royal Phuket Marina

Phuket RendezVous kicks off at Royal Phuket Marina

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PHUKET: The first day of the Phuket RendezVous got underway today (Jan 4) with all the yachts and exhibitors in and plenty of buzz on the Boardwalk for the 12th year in a row. Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong officially opened the inaugural event, which now replaces the iconic Phuket International […]

Thousands join Phuket New Year Countdown

Thousands join Phuket New Year Countdown

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PHUKET: More than 10,000 people joined the Amazing Thailand Countdown 2018 in the heart of Phuket Town last night to usher in the New Year. The focal point for the event, which ran for the two nights leading up to the countdown, was the Standard Chartered Building on Thalang Rd, […]

Central splurges B100mn on luring foodies

Central splurges B100mn on luring foodies

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PHUKET: Central Pattana Plc (CPN) made a major move to welcome the opening of Central Phuket – the B20-billion megaproject still under construction opposite Central Festival Phuket – with the opening of Public House at Central Festival Phuket on Dec 19. Open House is part of a project to spend […]

Phuket readies for Amazing Thailand Countdown 2018

Phuket readies for Amazing Thailand Countdown 2018

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PHUKET: The Amazing Thailand Countdown 2018 @ Phuket will be held on Dec 30-31, 2017, to promote the island’s tourism. The two-day event is expected to bring more than 45,000 tourists to the island and generate more than B200 million in revenue. Deputy Governor for Tourism Products and Business of […]

Pretty in pink – the OrBorJor expands the Potong bus services

Pretty in pink – the OrBorJor expands the Potong bus services

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‘Potong’, the traditional open pink ‘busses’ of Phuket operated by the OrBorJor, will now be available every day from 6 am to 7 pm featuring four new routes. ‘Potong’, the traditional open pink ‘busses’ of Phuket operated by the OrBorJor, will now be available every day from 6 am to […]

Phuket prepares for Heroines Festival 2018

Phuket prepares for Heroines Festival 2018

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PHUKET: The two-week Thao Thepkassatri and Thao Srisoonthon Festival will return from March 3-17, 2018, celebrating the defeat of Burmese marauders attempting to take Phuket in 1785. A meeting led by Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong was held yesterday (Dec 13) at the Phuket Provincial Office to announce preparations for the […]

Phuket Brand, Phuket Best Festival 2017 – Starts December 29

Phuket Brand, Phuket Best Festival 2017 – Starts December 29

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There will also be a show by two Phuket youngsters who shined in The Voice Thailand, a Bangniew School students show and Phuket fabric fashion show by local children. ‘Phuket Brand, Phuket Best Festival’ starts on December 29 for 11 days until January 8, 2018. It will feature famous food […]

Mega projects to shape Bangkok’s skyline – Thailand Tourism Forum 2018

Mega projects to shape Bangkok’s skyline – Thailand Tourism Forum 2018

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“As the country’s capital and major international gateway, Bangkok is fast becoming one of the world’s great mega-cities.” The Thailand Tourism Forum (TTF) returns for its seventh annual edition on January 22, 2018, gathering more than 650 hotel industry professionals at the InterContinental Hotel Bangkok to discuss the mega-projects that […]

Thailand’s Boat Show Season is Here

Thailand’s Boat Show Season is Here

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Is there room for three boat shows in Thailand? For a country that has such stunning cruising grounds as Thailand, it’s no surprise there are boat shows to support and promote the marine industry, however, three boat shows within 13 weeks is a bit of a stretch. Ocean Marina Pattaya […]

‘Phuket a model province for road safety,’ say experts

‘Phuket a model province for road safety,’ say experts

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PHUKET: Leading road-safety experts have unveiled the extent of carnage on Thailand’s roads, but maintained that Phuket’s death and injury in traffic accidents is improving, warranting and hailing Phuket as a model province for road safety in the country. The news follows a two-day World Health Organisation – Southeast Asia […]