Tag Archives: Phuket

Luggage Checks Now on Departure at Phuket Airport – Easing Passenger Congestion

In a move that is expected to ease airport congestion when it comes to passengers, Phuket Airport has changed the procedure to the hold luggage checking process. Previously, travellers departing from the airport had to get their luggage screened before entering the premises. Put into effect from 1st April, the new process includes the use […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
The Bay Regatta, Phuket – Sailing Around Thailand

Between the 15th and 19th of February, the 20th edition of The Bay Regatta took place in the waters off Thailand’s southern provinces of Phang Nga, Krabi and Phuket. A large fleet of sailing boats congregated on the water to participate in this milestone event that included sailing along the coasts of these three provinces. […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 22-Mar-2017
New Mega Mall in Downtown Phuket – A Treat to the Shopaholics!

The island of Phuket witnessed the opening of a new mall just over a month ago. The mega mall known as Shilla Duty Free was initially scheduled to open in August but due to unavoidable circumstances had to be delayed. Avid shoppers will also find similar Shilla duty free outlets in Changi Airport and Macau […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 25-Jan-2017
Freedom Beach Free of Toll for Visitors – Phuket’s Best Kept Secret

Freedom Beach is probably one of Phuket’s most precious jewels. Situated along the west coast, this stretch of white, powdery sand is home to the infamous granite rocks and beautiful bay securely hidden by the surrounding hills of thick, green jungle. With no jet-skis or other devices creating noise pollution of any kind, Freedom Beach […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 15-Jan-2017
Phuket Governor asks for bars to close for national mourning – Thai King passes Away at 88

Phuket’s Governor, Chockchai Dejamornthan, made a public request for all places of entertainment to be kept shut down during the 14th-16th October 2016, due to the national declaration of mourning for the death of Thailand’s King, His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej. The King passed away on 13th October 2016 in the hospital, after suffering from several […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 14-Dec-2016
Zuma to Bring Contemporary Japanese Cuisine to Anantara Layan Phuket Resort – A Touch of Japan

Zuma the globally acclaimed restaurant brand is set to bring the flavours of Japanese cuisine to Anantara Layan Phuket Resort from 15th December of the year 2016 until February, 2017. During this period resort guests will be able to indulge in a succulent selection of Zuma’s much loved concoctions like the spicy beef tenderloin with […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 14-Dec-2016
Community Homestay Fair Held in Phuket Town – Promoting Local Communities

The Indonesia Malaysia Thailand Growth Triangle Homestay Fair 2016, took place at Limelight Avenue in Phuket Town from September 20th – 22nd this year. The vision behind the event was to enhance and promote local community and culture. Throughout the fair, tourism representatives from 14 different provinces were given an opportunity to represent their local […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 05-Nov-2016
Thai wedding market grows as Indians make it their go-to place – Celebrate the Big Day in Style

Research states that the cost for a family to fly to Thailand is much cheaper than them having to fly to Kashmir. A four star hotel in Thailand is found to be less costly than a three star hotel in Kashmir. This has been the main reason for majority of Indians to celebrate their weddings […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 15-Oct-2016
Overhead Wires in Phuket Buried – End of a Six Year Project

The Provincial Electricity Authority of the popular Phuket Old Town has now completed a three-phase project to bury the town’s overhead electric cables. The beautification of Phuket Old Town is a project that began all the way back in the year 2010 with the start of burying overhead electricity cables down Thalang Road. The final […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 15-Oct-2016
Phuket Vegetarian Festival – A Feast for The Body and The Spirit

Each year in late September or early October, citizens of Phuket celebrate their famed Vegetarian Festival for nine days with awe-inducing rituals such as walking on burning coals, climbing ladders with knife-edged rungs, etc. The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is essentially Chinese in character and takes place during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. […]

By catalinaforbes90
Date : 21-Sep-2016