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Angsana Phuket appoints new Area General Manager

Angsana Phuket appoints new Area General Manager

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PHUKET: Angsana Laguna Phuket has appointed Michal Zitek as Area General Manager to lead the strategic growth and oversee all of the Angsana brand operations in Phuket, including Angsana Laguna Phuket, Angsana Villas Resort Phuket, and Angsana Vacation Club. An Australian national, Mr Zitek is no stranger to Angsana, having […]

Banyan Tree Spas garner triple Award of Excellence win for Health Tourism

Banyan Tree Spas garner triple Award of Excellence win for Health Tourism

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PHUKET: Three Banyan Tree Spas in Thailand have won the Award of Excellence for Health Tourism at the prestigious biannual 11th Thailand Tourism Awards 2017 organised by Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Banyan Tree Phuket Spa Sanctuary garnered Award of Excellence for Health Tourism – Health & Wellness Destination (Nationwide), […]

Marriott joins forces with IUCN, UNWTO in Phuket for sustainable tourism practices

Marriott joins forces with IUCN, UNWTO in Phuket for sustainable tourism practices

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PHUKET: JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa this week marked World Tourism Day 2017 with a range of activities to promote “Sustainable Tourism” organised by Marriott Thailand Business Council together with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). World Tourism Day, an initiative of the World Tourism Organization […]

Wyndham appoints Area General Manager for Thailand, based in Phuket

Wyndham appoints Area General Manager for Thailand, based in Phuket

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PHUKET: Wyndham Hotel Group South East Asia and Pacific Rim has appointed Scott Walton as Area General Manager, Thailand. Mr Walton will be based in Phuket and responsible for Wyndham’s portfolio of mixed-use hotels in the country which includes Wyndham Grand Phuket Kalim Bay and Wyndham Sea Pearl Resort Phuket, […]

Standing together? Phuket hotels and marine industry may unite on common goals

Standing together? Phuket hotels and marine industry may unite on common goals

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PHUKET: Will the Thai Marine Business Association (TMBA) and the Phuket Hotels Association (PHA) join forces on key issues facing the key industries on the island? That was the clear question after the Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) Sundowners networking event at Phuket Boat Lagoon last Friday (Sept 8). The event, […]

Stiebel Eltron launches new strategy from Phuket

Stiebel Eltron launches new strategy from Phuket

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PHUKET: Stiebel Eltron, the country’s leading manufacturer of water heaters, water filters and hand dryers, yesterday (Sept 13) in Phuket launched a campaign looking to increase new sales channels throughout Southern Thailand. Outside of Bangkok, the southern market has shown great business potential from both the hospitality and property sector, […]

Phuket’s Angsana appoints new deputy chief for marketing

Phuket’s Angsana appoints new deputy chief for marketing

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PHUKET: Angsana Laguna Phuket has appointed Wandi “Khun Bee” Pattrawee to the position of Assistant Director of Marketing Communications for Angsana Laguna Phuket and Angsana Villas Resort Phuket Thailand. In her new role, Ms Wandi will manage all Marketing and Public Relations activities for two Angsana properties in Phuket. This […]

In the lap of progress: CEO Olivier Chavy defines Mövenpick’s future

In the lap of progress: CEO Olivier Chavy defines Mövenpick’s future

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PHUKET: Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts late last month revealed a new 240-room resort to open in Phuket’s northern beach area of Mai Khao next year as among the key “cluster” strategies in the global hospitality operator’s drive to expand throughout Southeast Asia. In revealing that news Mövenpick CEO Olivier Chavy […]

Clean Phuket tops hotels’ agenda

Clean Phuket tops hotels’ agenda

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PHUKET: The Phuket Hotels Association consortium has re-confirmed its stance that a “clean Phuket” is among the top priorities for leading hotels across the island. The affirmation came at the association’s members meeting at the Twin Palms resort last Wednesday (Aug 30), where it was announced that members will continue […]

Tesco enters JV for property development in Thailand

Tesco enters JV for property development in Thailand

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PHUKET: British retail giant Tesco has set up a joint venture with Central Pattana Plc (CPN), the Central Group property and retail developer listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), to co-develop property in the Thai market. CPN on Tuesday (Sept 5) notified the SET that the company will […]