Phuket Tourism News

Phuket visitors climb in 2012

Phuket visitors climb in 2012

25th Aug 2012 Focus

An 11% surge in airport arrivals in the first six months of 2012 for a total of 2.32 million passengers is driving Phuket’s hospitality market as the destination chalks up a healthy 75% hotel occupancy island wide, according to the Phuket Mid-Year Hotel Update report released by hospitality consulting firm C9 Hotelworks

Four killed in Thai nightclub fire

Four killed in Thai nightclub fire

19th Aug 2012 Tourism News

A fire at a nightclub on the Thai resort island of Phuket has killed four people, and injured more than twenty, according to reports. The cause of the fire, which broke out on Friday morning, has not yet been confirmed but it is thought to be linked to lightning striking a transformer.

Skål and PATA unite to promote Phuket tourism

Skål and PATA unite to promote Phuket tourism

22nd Sep 2011 Press Release Tourism News

Skål International Phuket and South Thailand and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Thailand Chapter are launching a new era of tourism cooperation with local government and Phuket’s travel trade to aggressively promote the destination.