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Hilton Phuket Arcadia announces new Commercial Director

Hilton Phuket Arcadia announces new Commercial Director

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Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa today announced the appointment of Ranjeet Viswanathan as Commercial Director. Ranjeet most recently served as Director of Sales and Marketing at the Anantara Mai Khao, Phuket.  Commenting on his appointment, Ranjeet said, “I am excited to be joining the Hilton family once again and […]

A Mandarin for Phuket

A Mandarin for Phuket

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One of Asia, and the globes, leading luxury hotel brands, Mandarin Oriental has inked a deal for a Phuket property. Mandarin Oriental, Phuket will be located on one of the undeveloped beachfront sites still to be found on ‘Millionaire’s Mile’ on the west coast of Phuket island. It will occupy 9.5 […]

Mandarin Oriental to open new resort in Phuket

Mandarin Oriental to open new resort in Phuket

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PHUKET: The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new luxury resort on Phuket that is scheduled to open in 2022. The Mandarin Oriental, Phuket will be located on an undeveloped beachfront site on ‘Millionaire’s Mile’ on the west coast. It will occupy a 59-rai of […]

Onyx marks ‘topping off’ of OZO Phuket

Onyx marks ‘topping off’ of OZO Phuket

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PHUKET: ONYX Hospitality Group executives led by Italthai Group Chief Executive Officer Yuthachai Charanachitta last week joined a ceremony to commemorate the ‘topping off’ of 255-room OZO Phuket hotel under construction at Kata, on Phuket’s southwest coast. Currently under development at a prime location a short walk from the Kata […]

Kata Rocks welcomes new General Manager Somjai Tungkoo

Kata Rocks welcomes new General Manager Somjai Tungkoo

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PHUKET: Infinite Luxury has appointed Somjai Tungkoo as General Manager of Kata Rocks, its award-winning resort in Phuket, Thailand. Ms Somjai has more than 25 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. She began her career in Phuket as a Human Resources Coordinator at the Cape Panwa Hotel. After working at […]

Phuket hotels group aims to step up environmental education

Phuket hotels group aims to step up environmental education

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All members of the Phuket Hotels Association have jointly committed to eliminate plastic water bottles and drinking straws from rooms by 2019 as part of an effort to ensure a sustainable future for Phuket, said association president Anthony Lark. The association has also provided information to its hotel members about […]

Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous 2019: Commercial Sponsorship and Partnership Opportunities

Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous 2019: Commercial Sponsorship and Partnership Opportunities

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A brand new yachting and boating lifestyle festival, combining the Thailand Yacht Show and the Phuket RendezVous in early January next year, promises to become one of the region’s biggest. The combined experience and expertise of Verventia Pte Ltd, the organiser of the Singapore and Thailand Yacht Shows, and Asia […]

Central Pattana Chief Operating Officer to speak at AustCham Phuket event

Central Pattana Chief Operating Officer to speak at AustCham Phuket event

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PHUKET: The Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce (AustCham), in collaboration with Partner Chambers, will host Pakorn Partanapat, Chief Operating Officer of Central Pattana PCL (CPN), as keynote speaker at a Members Briefing on ‘Central’s Retail Developments and Opportunities in Phuket’. The event will be held from 6pm to 9pm on Wednesday, […]

Phuket’s The 9th Floor wins three top awards

Phuket’s The 9th Floor wins three top awards

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 The 9th Floor, one of Phuket’s long established fine dining restaurants, has won three top awards in the 2018 World Luxury Restaurant Awards. The restaurant won awards for best fine dining cuisine (country, Thailand), best wine selection (continent, Asia) and best Mediterranean cuisine (regional winner, South East Asia). The 9th Floor owner […]

Thavorn Hotels & Resorts receives Thailand MICE Venue Standard Award

Thavorn Hotels & Resorts receives Thailand MICE Venue Standard Award

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Thavorn Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce its certification of Thailand MICE Venue Standard (TMVS) by Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB). The certification assesses venues in three key areas – physical, technological, and service requirements. Certified venues appear on an Approved List and are publicised worldwide as venues […]