Phuket, Thailand Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Phuket Set to Become One-Stop Shop Tourist Destination, Reports Freedom AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, March 21, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Phuket will no longer be just a beach destination for overseas tourists. Central Retail Corporation has just announced plans to open a US$332 million entertainment, shopping and convention centre on the popular Thai island.

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  2. New terminal in Phuket set for test runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Bangkok Post

    A bird's-eye view of the new passenger terminal , a key part of Phuket airport's long-delayed expansion. Phuket airport's long-delayed expansion will reach a milestone on Feb 14 when the new passenger terminal has its trial run.

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  3. Terminal 21 on track in Pattaya, KoratRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Bangkok Post

    An artist's conception of Terminal 21 Korat in Nakhon Ratchasima province. The new mall is scheduled to open this year.a Siam Retail Development Co, the group behind Terminal 21 shopping mall, has revised its investment strategy with a plan to build a 6-billion-baht lifestyle mall in Pattaya this year.

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  4. New measures to tackle bad cabbiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Nation

    Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports, Phuket, Pattaya and Koh Samui where the most complaints of taxi drivers refusing passengers have been recorded are the six locations where new, integrated measures will be implemented to tackle the issue from March 5 onwards. The measures include a tighter enforcement of law, uptodate database on criminals and publicity on the steps take against cabbies who violate the criminal code or seriously damage the image of Thailand such as the revocation of their publictransport licence.

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  5. BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Nation

    Onyx Hospitality Group has entered a strategic alliance with Singapore Hospitality Holdings to accelerate the growth of the OZO and Shama hotel portfolio across the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions. "It is a significant development for Onyx that will help us expand our reach in the select serviced- and extended-stay segments regionally.

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  6. ONYX Hospitality Group, Singapore Hospitality Holdings Form JVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Hotel Business

    ONYX Hospitality Group has entered a strategic alliance with Singapore Hospitality Holdings to accelerate the growth of its OZO and Shama portfolio across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. The joint venture plans to open 46 OZO and Shama properties in key Asia-Pacific city and resort destinations by 2024.

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  7. Russian tourist loses leg to speedboat in southern ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Two Russian tourists were badly injured Wednesday at a Thailand beach resort when a speedboat's propeller severed one man's leg and cut deep gashes in the other man's leg, police said. The men, believed to be in their 30s, were struck while they were diving off Phi Phi island in Krabi province.

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  8. AsiaRooms.com - Phuket Thailand Open Volleyball Tournament Coming SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    PHUKET, THAILAND, September 20, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sports lovers will be able to see some world-class beach volleyball at the Phuket Thailand Open later this year. Taking place on Karon beach between November 1st and 6th 2011, the PTT-sponsored tournament represents the final round of the FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour, which has been ongoing throughout the year.

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  9. DirectRooms.com - Muscat to Host 2010 Asian Beach Games in December 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2010 | 24-7 Press Release

    PHUKET, THAILAND, November 20, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The games are to be staged in Oman, which boasts a pristine shoreline offering the perfect venue for an event of this kind. Started in 2009, the Asian Beach Games event is aimed at motivating young people across Asia to try their hands at sports, as well as being a great demonstration of the exciting diversity of cultures across the continent.

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  10. France interest in fast rail to Hua Hin and plane repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Bangkok Post

    French ambassador Gilles Garachon, second right, met Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, third right, at the Transport Ministry in Bangkok on Wednesday. The French ambassador to Thailand has told the transport minister that France is interested in developing a high-speed railway from Bangkok to Hua Hin in Prachuap Khiri Khan and building an aircraft maintenance facility at U-Tapao airport.

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  11. ONYX Hospitality Group and Singapore Hospitality Holdings enter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Bottom Line

    HFTP is a global nonprofit hospitality association that uniquely understands the industry's problems. We assist our members in finding solutions to industry problems more efficiently than any organization via our expert networks, research, conferences such as HITEC, and certification programs.

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  12. Women wear traditional red ao dai dresses at a Vietnamese wedding in Ho Chi Minh City VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | South China Morning Post

    With the spiralling costs of Hong Kong weddings, more couples are opting to wed overseas. From the best exotic locations to keeping it legal, we ask experts how to get the most out of tying the knot on foreign soil Getting married in an intimate tropical island setting, surrounded by close family and friends, was the obvious option for Felice and Jacques Marshall, who also wanted to avoid the spiralling costs of a Hong Kong-based wedding, which now amounts to an average of HK$300,000.

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  13. Muay fighters want to win two gold medals at Asian Beach GamesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | VietNam News

    Viet Nam's Thai Muay squad aim to win two gold medals at this year's Asian Beach Games . Among them, Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat , Le Hoang Duc , Bui Yen Ly and Nguyen Thi Thanh Truc are expected to win medals.

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  14. Fishing industry crackdown intensified: ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The China Post

    Thailand, which faces possible trade sanctions over abuses in its seafood industry, says it has accelerated its fight against human trafficking and unregulated fishing. Deputy national police chief Thammasak Witcharaya said Monday that in the eight months since a task force was set up to combat fishing industry abuses, it has investigated 36 cases, arrested 102 suspects and rescued 130 presumed trafficking victims.

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  15. Big boats, big budgets and big adventures: Super yachts are luxury floating private villas.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | 4 Hoteliers

    Historically the global super yacht industry revolves around American and European high net worth owners spending most of their time on board their floating palaces in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean, but with the continued relaxing of international protocols, immigration and sea borders within Southeast Asia and the growing number of regional high net worth millionaires and billionaires, Southeast Asia is fast becoming the next super yacht haven of the world. In Thailand, Phuket's four marina owners and the island's marine services companies are lobbying the government to relax some of the archaic Thai laws to allow foreign-flagged super yachts to charter in Thai waters for a yearly license fee.

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  16. Tourists on an elephant ride in Phuket, Thailand.PHOTO: BEMYGUEST.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Star Online

    BANGKOK: A British tourist has been trampled to death by an elephant on the Thai tourist island of Koh Samui, police said on Tuesday, the latest deadly attack by animals used to entertain holidaymakers. The man, identified by police as Gareth Crowe, 36, was riding on the animal's back with his daughter on Monday afternoon when it suddenly threw them off, police said.

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  17. Foreign visitors can soon log in for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Bangkok Post

    Two foreign tourists enjoy taking their images at the Elephant Parade Bangkok exhibition in Lumpini Park in January 2016. Foreign tourists travelling to Thailand will be able to access integrated information related to tourism services through a single digital platform by year-end thanks to a collaboration between two ministries.

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  18. Kiwi John Geoffrey Abraham found dead in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Thailand newspaper the Phuket Gazette said a 68-year-old New Zealand man had died at the home of a bar owner in Patong, a beach resort town on the west coast of Phuket, on January 23. Patong police told the Phuket Gazette Abraham had gone home with the bar owner, who he met in Soi Paradise about 1.30am on January 23. "The bar owner and the man were having intercourse for about 15 minutes when the foreigner fell unconscious," Lieutenant Colonel Weerapong Rakhito said.

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  19. SE Asian travel agents see good year for tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Nation

    TRAVEL companies in Southeast Asia believe this will be a good year for tourism, but some want to see a single-visa policy put in place for the region, which they expect would attract more Western visitors. Vorapong Muchaotai, director of sales and marketing at Chiang Mai - based travel firm Standard Tour Co, said more people in Chiang Mai would travel abroad because of more flights operating into the province.

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  20. Ministries to establish 'info gateway' for foreign visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Nation

    THE MINISTRIES of Information and Communications Technology and Tourism and Sports will jointly develop a "Thailand tourism gateway" to provide comprehensive information to tourists to help bring in more revenue from foreign travellers. The gateway will consist of many platforms including websites and applications.

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