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PHIST 2021 returns to shape a sustainable future for Asia in the post-pandemic era

Phuket, Thailand – PHIST (Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism) is back for the fourth year of shaking up the status quo and advancing the environmental agenda in Asia, with a fast-paced full-day virtual event set to take place on Thursday 28th October 2021.   Organised by the Phuket Hotels Association, Greenview and C9 Hotelworks, …

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“Green List” Sandbox Destinations To Drive Global Tourism Recovery – KP Ho, Founder, Banyan Tree Group

As Bangkok grapples with rising numbers of Covid infections, leading tourism voice KP Ho, Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Group, has told European envoys, airlines, senior officials and business leaders, that for Phuket Sandbox to succeed it is imperative for Phuket to be given “green” destination status. Speaking at the Phuket Sandbox Summit held at Laguna Phuket, KP …

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Russian tour operators gear up for Phuket high season as travellers book Sandbox breaks to beat the winter blues

Phuket’s tourism industry can look forward to a stronger high season, as Russian travellers prepare to swap their cold winter weather for a sun-soaked Sandbox escape, a recent webinar has learned. In the “Phuket Sandbox: Russia’s Winter Wonderland” event, Russian outbound tour operators expressed their belief that many of their clients are longing to return to Phuket. They warned however, that some key factors were still restricting the destination’s full potential.    Held on …

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Laguna Phuket entices Thai and international guests to linger longer in a spectacular seafront safe haven

Laguna Phuket, the premier destination resort spanning 1,000 acres of parkland and beachfront on Phuket’s west coast, is giving Thai and international travellers even more opportunities to unwind in style and seclusion this autumn, with a series of new “Safe Haven” packages.   Following the easing of restrictions for interprovincial travel in Thailand, the reopening …

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Somtow Sucharitkul and Siam Sinfonietta Light Up Laguna Phuket with Musical Performances During Sandbox Stay

(Pictured from left): Mrs. Natthaporn Choowong – Madame Vice Governor, Mr. Piyapong Choowong – Vice Governor of Phuket, Mr. Somtow Sucharitkul – Founder and Composer of Siam Sinfonietta, Mr. Wikran Mongkolchan – Head of Regional Marketing (Phuket), Central Pattana Public Company Limited (CPN), Ms. Prapa Hemmin – Director of Corporate Events and Partnerships, Laguna Phuket, …

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Asian Tourism to Move Beyond Sustainability and Embrace “Purposeful” Travel in Post-Pandemic Era

PHUKET, THAILAND – Resort locations in Southeast Asia will transfer past sustainability and embrace a extra significant and accountable approach of working within the post-pandemic period, a serious occasion on the way forward for journey, tourism and hospitality within the area has realized.   PHIST returned on Thursday 28th October 2021 for a fourth consecutive …

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58th Discovery Thailand Show features Summer Specials at Laguna Phuket

Laguna Phuket’s Summer Specials will be presented at the 58th Discovery Thailand Show (Thai Tour Thai) during 4-7 March from 10am to 9pm at Booth M45. Being held at Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC Bangna) in Bangkok, the annual fair brings together special-priced hotel packages, tour packages from leading tourism industry operators, resorts, …

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Laguna Phuket heralds unprecedented industry collaboration to confirm key details of Phuket’s international re-opening on July 1

Leading figures from the private and public sectors gathered at Angsana Laguna Phuket on June 12 to re-confirm the re-opening of Phuket to international visitors on July 1 and to detail requirements andupdates regarding vaccinations, length of stay, PCR testing and SHA Plus certification.   Key announcements were that the July 1 date is firmly …

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Banyan Tree Group’s Laguna Phuket Leads As The First Integrated Destination In Thailand To Complete All Thai & Expatriate Associates’ Vaccination

Banyan Tree Group’s Laguna Phuket expatriate associates received their first vaccine dose on Thursday 3 June 2021 at the destination’s own Angsana Convention & Exhibition Space (ACES). Having completed the full vaccination programme for Thai associates, Laguna Phuket is the first major integrated destination in Thailand to have all associates vaccinated against Covid-19.   Part …

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