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Travelodge to open Phuket hotel next to Central Festival by 2020

Travelodge to open Phuket hotel next to Central Festival by 2020

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PHUKET: UK-based hotel operator Travelodge has announced it will open a 159-room hotel in Phuket, opening in 2020. The venue will provide rooms featuring “neutral tones, contemporary timber furniture and exclusive spaces to offer extra privacy for guests”, said a report by Travel Daily Media. (See here.) The hotel, branded as […]

Phuket shows strong at PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards

Phuket shows strong at PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards

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BANGKOK: Thailand’s finest developers dazzled at the 13th annual PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards 2018 held on Friday evening (Aug 31) at The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection hotel, Bangkok. Leading the list of winners was AP (Thailand) Public Company Limited, which took home seven golden trophies and was crowned the Best […]

Responsible property purchases – do your homework and seek a second opinion

Responsible property purchases – do your homework and seek a second opinion

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Many times prospective buyers of property in Thailand search online for legal information in regards to their purchase. They soon discover that online legal advice varies depending on the law office, lawyer or advisor providing the information. In some cases advice is given which recommends that to secure an investment […]

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 […]

Dot Property Thailand Awards honours industry’s best

Dot Property Thailand Awards honours industry’s best

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BANGKOK: A total of 24 awards were bestowed upon developers, projects, real estate agents and companies during the Dot Property Thailand Awards 2018 exclusive presentation ceremony at Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok last night (Aug 16). All Inspire Development and Blue Horizon were among the night’s big winners that also saw […]

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 […]

Phuket’s tourism spotlight turns green – Asia’s biggest sustainable tourism event

Phuket’s tourism spotlight turns green – Asia’s biggest sustainable tourism event

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The Phuket Hotels Association has announced a new annual international forum called PHIST (Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism), which will be held on the island for the first time this September to support the region’s hospitality industry in its fight for a sustainable future. The PHIST Forum 2018 will […]

Global Green Hotel Report – the third annual edition launched

Global Green Hotel Report – the third annual edition launched

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The Green Lodging Trends Report 2018 (the third annual report) has been launched and will remain open until August 10, 2018. To participate, which is free, hotels need to sign up using the link HERE. Given the current influx of tourism to Phuket and all resort markets across Southeast Asia, this […]

NEWSSansiri launches THE BASE Central – Phuket

NEWSSansiri launches THE BASE Central – Phuket

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Sansiri launched another one of their ‘BASE’ branded condos with the launch of ‘THE BASE Central Phuket’. Quoting from their media release, “The design is influenced by an enchanting lifestyle where the native people and Chinese from across the seas come together to create the Peranakan culture under the new […]

AccorHotels to launch Pullman Khao Lak Resort

AccorHotels to launch Pullman Khao Lak Resort

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PHUKET: AccorHotels has signed an agreement with Thailand-based real estate developer Khaolak Inter Co Ltd to launch the brand-new 251-room Pullman Khao Lak Resort opening in 2021. The resort is the group’s second partnership with Khaolak Inter Co Ltd, following the opening of Novotel Phuket Patong in 1996. “This partnership […]