Phuket Archive

AccorHotels hillside resort debuts in Phuket

Latest addition Avista Hideaway Phuket Patong Mgallery by Sofitel, offers private escape in the popular island resort Set on a verdant hillside overlooking some of Thailand’s most celebrated beaches, Avista Hideaway Phuket Patong MGallery by Sofitel’s prime location is the perfect setting for a private hideaway for families and couples seeking tranquil island adventure. While

No dent in Thailand bookings, say Chennai agents

Chennai, June 23 2014: Thailand’s nationwide curfew was lifted 10 days ago and demand from India is looking stronger than ever. Zooming into Chennai, travel agents say that they are relieved that the curfew has been lifted but also insist that their numbers have remained resilient right through. “Thailand is like a second home to

TAT optimistic after lifting of nationwide curfew from 13 June 2014

The nationwide nighttime curfew in place since 22 May 2014 is to be lifted as of Friday (13 June 2014). The announcement from the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), currently overseeing Thailand’s administration, has been welcomed by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), as it marks a return to normality for the country’s

Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2014 to be the biggest ever

Mumbai, 04 June 2014: A record 15,000 establishments in seven of Thailand’s most important tourism cities are participating in the “Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2014”, which will be held between 15 June and 15 August, 2014, making it the biggest ever.   The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a special website to promote

Curfew lifted in Thailand’s major tourist destinations: Pattaya, Phuket & Ko Samui

Thailand’s NPOC has announced today that it is lifting the 12 am to 4 am curfew in popular tourist locations, including the beach resort towns of Pattaya and Phuket. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the kingdom’s tourism marketing arm, wholeheartedly welcomes the lifting of the curfew in three major tourist areas. Mr. Thawatchai Arunyik,

Drench it up in Thailand this Songkarn, now that Holi is over!

“Songkran Splendours” “Songkran” is a traditional festival in Thailand. The root of the word comes from Sanskrit, meaning ‘transformation’ or ‘change; to be specific, the transformation of the zodiac signs.             The Songkran Festival has been the Thai New Year celebration for centuries. The Festival symbolises hospitality, love, and relationship in families, communities, and society

Tourism Authority of Thailand to target niches and extended stay; will market new destinations

Mumbai, 20 February 2014: Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will focus on the travel niches of golfers, culture-enthusiasts, voluntourists, gourmets and luxury-seekers in the coming year. All of the tourism board’s initiatives during 2014 will reflect this. For instance, in mid-February 2014, TAT concluded a three-city roadshow which saw an attendance of nearly 550 travel