Phuket, Thailand Newswire (Page 2)

Phuket, Thailand Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Marriott to Double its Presence in Thailand by 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | InsideFlyer

    The landmark agreement will add 3,000 rooms to Marriott's existing 12 hotels and 3,110 rooms in Thailand and make TCC the largest owner of Marriott hotels in the Asia-Pacific region. The seven hotels are the Imperial Queen's Park Hotel, Imperial Adamas Phuket Beach Resort, Hua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa, Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa Jomtien Beach, JW Marriott Pattaya Resort & Spa, Bangkok Marriott Hotel and Executive Apartments Surawong, and The Ritz-Carlton Bangkok.

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  2. Airline bans and heavy bills await Jetstar party boys forRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Yahoo!

    Six Australians whose drunken antics forced an international flight to be diverted have been officially banned from all Qantas and Jetstar flights. Some of the shamed passengers returned to Sydney on Saturday, although jetlag and hangovers were far from their biggest concerns.

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  3. Men who forced Jetstar flight to divert to Bali apologise but say no one knows the truthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Daily Mail

    'It looked bad but there's more to the story': Men who forced Jetstar flight to divert to Bali after getting into a wild brawl apologise - but say 'no one knows the truth' The six brawlers who grounded a Jetstar flight have apologised for their bloody mid-air punch-up but insist there is 'more to the story'. The passengers, who were allegedly drunk, forced the flight, which was bound for Thailand, to divert to Bali when they got into a wild brawl on Thursday.

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  4. State urged to develop integrated transportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Bangkok Post

    Tourists enjoy a Chao Phraya River cruise. The head of Thai AirAsia has recommended developing harbours in main tourism destinations to serve foreign travellers arriving by sea.

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  5. Kiwi facing hefty fine after bloody mid-air brawl forces plane to divertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    Jetstar staff were accompanying the New Zealander and two others involved in the brawl to Sydney last night. Photo / File A Kiwi and five Australians could be landed with a hefty fine after a bloody mid-flight brawl which caused their plane to be diverted.

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  6. Chalermrat Khumsawad has been promoted General Manager at Centra by Centara Phu Pano Resort Krabi, ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Hospitality Net

    Centara Hotels & Resorts 999/99 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan Bangkok, 10330 Thailand Phone: +66 2 769 1234 Fax: +66 2 769 1235 Visit Website As the Centra by Centara Phu Pano prepares for their opening, they have promoted Mr. Chalermrat Khumsawad to the position of General Manager from his previous position as Hotel Manager for the nearby Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi where he was working for the past three and a half years. Khumsawad has more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has worked for well-known properties such as Le Meridien Khao Lak Beach Resort & Spa Phang Nga, The Emerald Bangkok, Ramada Resort Khao Lak Phang Nga, The Bel Air Panwa Phuket and La Flora Resort & Spa Khao Lak Phang Nga.

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  7. Red Roof Expands to Japan/First Hotel Opened in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Hospitality Net

    Signaling increasing global demand for its brand, Red RoofA is expanding its reach again, this time to Japan in the Namba area of Osaka. The former 198-room Floral Inn has become the 224-room Red Roof PLUS+A /Namba-Osaka after undergoing a $14.5 million renovation, including the addition of 26 new guest rooms.

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  8. Alleged triad boss arrested in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Yahoo!

    An alleged triad boss known as "Shanghai Boy" has been arrested after arriving at Hong Kong airport from Thailand, months after he hit the headlines for being punched in the face at the city's most famous luxury hotel. Kwok Wing-hung was detained Thursday night for "conspiracy to commit criminal intimidation, conspiracy to wound with intent and conspiracy to blackmail", police said in a statement Friday.

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  9. Thai police arrest Russian, Uzbeki for alleged cybertheftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Sunherald.com

    A Russian man and an Uzbek woman were arrested at beach resorts in Thailand and accused of stealing more than $28.5 million by planting malware on the victims' computers and depleting bank accounts in the United States and other countries. Thailand's Tourist Police announced Thursday that in collaboration with the U.S. FBI it had arrested Dmitry Ukrainsev, 44, in the beach resort town of Pattaya, east of Bangkok, where he ran yacht rental businesses.

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  10. Red Roof PLUS+/Namba-Osaka Hotel Opens In JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Hotel News Resource

    The former 198-room Floral Inn has become the 224-room Red Roof PLUS+ /Namba-Osaka after undergoing a $14.5 million renovation, including the addition of 26 new guest rooms. The property which has been updated with the standard Red Roof PLUS+ decor and amenities opened on July 15, 2016.

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  11. Alleged triad boss - Shanghai Boy' arrested at Hong Kong International AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | South China Morning Post

    Alleged triad boss "Shanghai Boy" Kwok Wing-hung was arrested for several offences shortly after he returned to Hong Kong from Thailand on Thursday. The 58-year-old businessman, who was placed on the police wanted list and whose whereabouts had been unknown for about seven months, was arrested by officers from the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau at Hong Kong International Airport after he flew in from Phuket at about 5pm .

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  12. Sydney flight diverted as drunken passengers throw punchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | MDJonline.com

    A flight from Sydney to Thailand was diverted to Indonesia to offload a group of drunken Australian traveling companions who started throwing punches at each other, officials said on Thursday. 9 comments

  13. Red Roof PLUS+ Debuts First Hotel in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Hotel Business

    Red Roof is expanding its reach to international markets, with the opening of a hotel in the Namba area of Osaka, Japan on July 15. The former 198-room Floral Inn has become the 224-room Red Roof PLUS+/Namba-Osaka after undergoing a $14.5-million renovation, including the addition of 26 new guestrooms. The property has been updated with the standard Red Roof PLUS+ decor and amenities and is marketed to domestic, foreign, business and leisure travelers, according to the company.

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  14. Jetstar Flight 27 was carrying 314 passengers when it diverted to Bali on Wednesday night. Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | South China Morning Post

    A flight from Sydney to Thailand was diverted to Indonesia to offload a group of drunken Australian travelling companions who started throwing punches at each other, officials said on Thursday. Jetstar Flight 27 was carrying 314 passengers when it diverted to Bali on Wednesday night after the six who were travelling together to the tourist island of Phuket became "extremely disruptive among themselves" and refused requests from the crew, the Australian budget airline said in a statement.

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  15. Plane diverted after drunk Aussies brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Japan Times

    A rowdy brawl among a group of drunken Australians forced a plane to make an unscheduled landing in Indonesia, an official said Thursday. The Jetstar flight from Australia to Thailand was forced to reroute to the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Wednesday evening after several passengers began fighting.

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  16. Sydney flight to Thailand diverted due to 6 rowdy passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Miami Herald

    A flight from Sydney to Thailand was diverted to Indonesia to offload six rowdy passengers, the airline said on Thursday. Jetstar Flight JQ27 was diverted to Bali on Wednesday night after the six who were traveling together to the tourist island of Phuket became "extremely disruptive among themselves" and refused requests from the crew, the Australian budget airline said in a statement.

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  17. Rowdy passengers force Thailand-bound Jetstar flight to divert to BaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | ABC News

    A Jetstar flight from Sydney to Phuket had to be diverted to Bali overnight because of a group of rowdy passengers, the airline says. Jetstar said six passengers travelling together last night on flight JQ27 were being extremely disruptive among themselves and refused to follow crew directions.

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  18. New luxury resort to open in Krabi provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Nation

    "The resort has been designed with generously sized rooms that offer maximum privacy for different markets particularly couples, families and small to medium-sized groups," Chatchawan Pankudrua, general manager of Aonang Ville Co, the owner and manager of the new property, said yesterday. Featuring 72 guestrooms, 12 villas and a grand villa, it will be positioned as a luxury product catering to high-end markets.

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  19. BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Nation

    Intel Logistics Co, which specialises in transporting dangerous items, is conducting a study on listing on the stock exchange, while planning to invest more than Bt100 million for expansion of its container-logistics business. Of the planned investment, Bt90 million will be used to acquire land in Rayong province and the rest for developing it.

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  20. Thai authorities to hold new talks on insurance for foreign touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Asian Correspondent

    THAILAND'S tourism minister says she will hold talks with relevant parties on providing insurance to foreign tourists visiting the Kingdom. Tourism Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul said this week that she will discuss the possibility with relevant parties from airport and immigration authorities.

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