Entrepreneurship

Akaryn Hotel Group appoints Thomas Koessler as new Cluster Resorts Manager

Akaryn Hotel Group appoints Thomas Koessler as new Cluster Resorts Manager

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PHUKET: Luxury boutique resort specialist Akaryn Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Thomas Koessler as its new Cluster Resorts Manager for two hotels: the Aleenta Phuket Resort & Spa and the akyra Beach Club Phuket. A seasoned international hotelier with more than 22 years of experience, Mr Koessler speaks […]

Boat Lagoon Yachting announces mega shipment of private yachts

Boat Lagoon Yachting announces mega shipment of private yachts

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Boat Lagoon Yachting, Thailand’s largest importer and distributor of luxury yachts, has made history in the region’s yachting industry with the importation of the largest single shipment of luxury yachts, worth over 1,400 million baht. The shipment comprises nine luxury yachts manufactured in the UK by Princess Yachts, with sizes […]

IT guru looks to deliver freedom via Phuket crypto-investment

IT guru looks to deliver freedom via Phuket crypto-investment

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Phuket-based Oju Group has launched its own cryptocurrency OjuT (pronounced “oh-joo-tee”) in an ICO aimed at leveraging the company’s expansion to be upheld by real-world assets. Yet for Wu Di, the founder and driving force behind the group, the ICO represents so much more – it is a means to […]

China Boat Show eyes Phuket marine industry

China Boat Show eyes Phuket marine industry

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PHUKET: Organisers of the China International Boat Show (CIBS) are targeting Phuket boat builders and other key players in the island’s marine industry to take part in the show, to be held in Shanghai on April 26-29, 2018. Established in 1996, CIBS is the longest established boat and yacht exhibition […]

Phuket shines at Christofle Yacht Style Awards

Phuket shines at Christofle Yacht Style Awards

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PHUKET: A host of Phuket entries were bestowed regional titles at the inaugural Christofle Yacht Style Awards 2018, held as part of the four-day Phuket RendezVous, which concluded at Royal Phuket Marina yesterday (Jan 7). The awards, held last Thursday night (Jan 4), also marked the 10th anniversary of yachting […]

The expert way

The expert way

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The yachting industry in Southeast Asia has seen significant growth in recent years with yacht shows, races and regattas increasing in size, numbers and frequency. In Thailand alone, the next year will see at least 10 different international yachting events, all expected to generate millions of dollars and attract tens […]

Phuket RendezVous: Expert seminars tackle the big issues

Phuket RendezVous: Expert seminars tackle the big issues

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PHUKET: Phuket RendezVous, currently underway at Royal Phuket Marina, has set its sights on delivering much more than just a marina trade expo. The four-day event, which began yesterday (Jan 3), also includes a host of seminars ranging from those aiming to simply inform visitors of products and services to […]

Thailand Yacht Show. Returns to Ao Po Grand Marina February 22 – 25, 2018

Thailand Yacht Show. Returns to Ao Po Grand Marina February 22 – 25, 2018

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It is that time of the year where we make resolutions; promises about the year to come and how we will approach it. Rather than ploughing through a northern hemisphere winter to get to the gym or sourcing for fresh fruits during a juice cleanse, why not enjoy the best […]

The Racha wins triple prestige awards

The Racha wins triple prestige awards

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Not many resorts around Phuket can boast three high-class awards in the same year. Congratulations to the team at The Racha. Congratulations to The Racha for winning three major hospitality awards in the one year. They’ve won the Best Island Resort Destination and Outstanding Beach Resort in South East Asia by Asian […]

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 […]