Tag: Phuket

Political woes drag down Phuket property market

Political woes drag down Phuket property market
May 16th, 2014 in Real Estate

The property market in Phuket has witnessed a decline, with many domestic and foreign buyers having delayed their …[More]

Airport City envisioned for Phuket

Airport City envisioned for Phuket
May 9th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) is soliciting interest from the private sector to take part in developing what it calls …[More]

Rising demand for smaller, cheaper Phuket villas and condos

Rising demand for smaller, cheaper Phuket villas and condos
February 7th, 2014 in Real Estate

Demand has grown for smaller and cheaper resort villas, condominiums and apartments in Phuket …[More]

Phuket gets clearance

Phuket gets clearance
February 4th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

Phuket airport’s auxiliary passenger terminal will start operations tomorrow to relieve overcrowding at …[More]

Phuket condo launches continue post-boom plunge

Phuket condo launches continue post-boom plunge
November 18th, 2013 in Featured, Real Estate

PHUKET : The supply of new condominiums on the resort island is expected to slow further next …[More]

Real-estate investment boom in Phuket

Real-estate investment boom in Phuket
November 1st, 2013 in Featured, Real Estate

Property companies are expanding their investment to develop more than Bt50-billion worth of residential …[More]

Central plans B20bn Phuket spree

Central plans B20bn Phuket spree
October 23rd, 2013 in Featured, Real Estate

Central Group is set to invest 20 billion baht to develop shopping malls and resort towns on about 200 rai …[More]

Temporary terminal on tap for Phuket

Temporary terminal on tap for Phuket
August 6th, 2013 in Featured, Retail / Services

The overcrowded Phuket airport will get some quick relief by the end of the year with a temporary new …[More]

Asian, Russian travellers keep Phuket tourism alive

Asian, Russian travellers keep Phuket tourism alive
August 1st, 2013 in Featured, Tourism

PHUKET’S TOURISM industry is thriving despite the disappearance of visitors from Western Europe …[More]

Amari taps local Phuket demand

Amari taps local Phuket demand
June 19th, 2013 in Featured, Real Estate

Amari Estates Co, the Italthai Group’s property arm, is upbeat about demand from Thais looking to buy a …[More]

Phuket gets connected to the Philippines

Phuket gets connected to the Philippines
May 23rd, 2013 in Featured, Retail / Services

The Thai resort island of Phuket will be connected to the Philippines for the first time this summer …[More]

Accor launches Pullman brand in Phuket

Accor launches Pullman brand in Phuket
May 16th, 2013 in Featured, Tourism

Accor has announced the opening of its first upscale Pullman resort on the Thai island of Phuket. …[More]

Chinese-speaking guides fight for jobs

Chinese-speaking guides fight for jobs
April 30th, 2013 in Tourism

About 200 Chinese-speaking Thai tour guides rallied at Phuket provincial hall Monday demanding authorities …[More]

Mountain tunnels proposed for Phuket

Mountain tunnels proposed for Phuket
April 25th, 2013 in Featured, Government

The Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT) proposed on Wednesday to bore a pair of traffic tunnels …[More]

East Europeans help drive Phuket’s tourism boom

East Europeans help drive Phuket’s tourism boom
April 4th, 2013 in Tourism

Thailand’s current tourism bull-run is being underscored by a watershed of Eastern European travellers, a …[More]

Land prices double in Songkhla, Phuket since 2010

Land prices double in Songkhla, Phuket since 2010
March 14th, 2013 in Featured, Real Estate

Land prices in Phuket and Songkhla more than doubled last year from 2010 on booming demand for residences. …[More]

Phuket positions itself as ‘retail therapy’ destination

Phuket positions itself as ‘retail therapy’ destination
February 25th, 2013 in Featured, Tourism

A big increase in Chinese and Russian tourists has transformed the popular resort island of …[More]

Phuket boom now fuelled by more than just the beach

Phuket boom now fuelled by more than just the beach
February 20th, 2013 in Tourism

A dynamic shift in Phuket’s tourism market is seeing demand move away from the beach. …[More]

Holiday Inn Express debuts in Phuket

Holiday Inn Express debuts in Phuket
February 19th, 2013 in Featured, Tourism

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has launched its first Holiday Inn Express on the island …[More]

Moevenpick’s Phuket property to seek more Thai guests

Moevenpick’s Phuket property to seek more Thai guests
February 7th, 2013 in Tourism

Moevenpick Resort Bangtao Beach, a luxury boutique hotel in Phuket, aims to raise its profile …[More]

MP revives idea of MICE hub

MP revives idea of MICE hub
February 4th, 2013 in Tourism

Phuket has urged the government again to consider construction of a convention centre to …[More]

CRC to open Phuket complex

CRC to open Phuket complex
January 16th, 2013 in Retail / Services

Central Retail Corporation (CRC), the country’s leading retail operator, will spend over 10 billion …[More]

Blink brings more lustre and luxury to Bali and Phuket

Blink brings more lustre and luxury to Bali and Phuket
January 11th, 2013 in Tourism

Hospitality aficionado Blink Design Group is in the hot seat once again, creating two stunning …[More]

Provincial push for new Pruksa projects

Provincial push for new Pruksa projects
January 10th, 2013 in Real Estate

The listed developer Pruksa Real Estate Plc (PS) plans to launch 78 projects worth a combined …[More]

TUI considers other Phuket departures

TUI considers other Phuket departures
January 9th, 2013 in Featured, Tourism

TUI Travel could launch flights between Manchester and Phuket after the successful booking …[More]

Britain’s TUI announces London-Phuket direct flight

Britain’s TUI announces London-Phuket direct flight
January 8th, 2013 in Featured, Tourism

TUI Travel Plc will launch Britain’s first direct flight from London Gatwick to Phuket in …[More]

Emirates brings weekly departures from Thailand to 56 flights

Emirates brings weekly departures from Thailand to 56 flights
January 8th, 2013 in Featured, Retail / Services

Emirates introduced the fifth daily, non-stop service between Dubai and Bangkok, weeks after it …[More]

Five Thai spas figure in Agoda’s top 10 survey

Five Thai spas figure in Agoda’s top 10 survey
January 3rd, 2013 in Featured, Tourism

Of the top 10 hotel-spa destinations favoured by travellers seeking relaxation and tranquillity …[More]

IHG signs InterContinental resort in Phuket

IHG signs InterContinental resort in Phuket
December 20th, 2012 in Featured, Tourism

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the signing of InterContinental Phuket …[More]

Emirates eyes Phuket add-on

Emirates eyes Phuket add-on
December 12th, 2012 in Featured, Retail / Services

Strong early demand on its newly launched Phuket-Dubai service has prompted Emirates Airlines to …[More]

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