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  • Dreams for sale – Dream Hotel & Spa in Layan up for sale

    Dreams for sale – Dream Hotel & Spa in Layan up for sale

    The Dream Hotel and Beach Club in Layan, Phuket is up for sale. On offer is BOI (Board of Investment) operating properties (hotel and club) which opened in 2016.

  • The Laverty’s Little Lie – how NOT to scam your insurance company

    The Laverty’s Little Lie – how NOT to scam your insurance company

    PHOTO: express.co.uk When we first saw this story, not provided by one of our reporters but from a UK provincial rag, we were suspicious. We contacted the local police. Nothing

  • Bangkok’s Number Two. Who’s Number One?

    Bangkok’s Number Two. Who’s Number One?

    PHOTO: skyscrapercity.com Euromonitor International has released its annual Top City Destinations Ranking for 2017 covering 100 of the world’s leading cities in terms of international tourist arrivals. This year’s report includes forecast data up to 2025 and incorporates future travel trends to give further insight on how travel trends are borne out of the opportunities and challenges that cities face. According to the report… (roll the drums) …Hong Kong is the most visited city in the world, benefiting from its strategic location and relationship with China, followed by Bangkok, which has beaten London into third place for the third year.

  • Governor visits flooded areas and discovers clogged drains

    Governor visits flooded areas and discovers clogged drains

    After a flash flood occurred on October 31 following just an hour of rain, Phuket Governor with his team visited the concerned areas and found that the drains were clogged by trash (again!). A budget of 220 million Baht is being set aside as part of the solution. A team consisting several departments at the Provincial office visited Thepkasattri Road in front of the Super Cheap Mall and Soi Surin 2 – areas that are often flooded.

  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, November 2

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, November 2

    Flooding around north-east should ease within 14 days | Royal Crematorium now open for tours | 30 year old Australian still in Vachira Hospital | Thailand ‘Ground Zero’ for illegal wildlife trade | New flights to Phuket from Air Asia and Viet Jet. The post THAIGER TODAY Thursday, November 2 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Royal Crematorium open for public tours

    Royal Crematorium open for public tours

    Public tours of the Royal Crematorium at Sanam Luang in Bangkok begin today following yesterday’s trial run. Deputy Prime Minister Tanasak Patimapakorn said Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn would officially open the grounds to the public at 7am, with tours beginning shortly thereafter.

  • Bike crash kills a Chinese tourist instantly

    Bike crash kills a Chinese tourist instantly

    At about 2 am this morning (November 1), Phuket police got a report of a bike crash on Chaofa East Road, just before the Dowroong Wittaya School intersection, where an Asian woman died instantly. At the scene, police found the damaged motorbike on the street with the rider, 31 year old Zhang Qimei, a tourist from China who appears to have lost control when turning at a curve and hit an electric pole. Her body was sent to Vachira Phuket Hospital for an autopsy and the Consulate contacted

  • Phuket ready to host Foremost IRONMAN 70.3 Thailand

    Phuket ready to host Foremost IRONMAN 70.3 Thailand

    Having hosted triathlons for more than 20 years, Phuket is in an enviable position as the leading triathlon destination in South East Asia and the island is set to bolster its sports tourism credentials further when it hosts the 2017 Foremost IRONMAN 70.3 Thailand, Sunrise Sprint and Foremost IRONKIDS Thailand on 25 and 26 November, 2017. “IRONMAN is a global triathlon brand that is famous for organising world-class events, and we’re very proud the organisers have chosen to host Thailand’s only IRONMAN event in Phuket for the second year. Approximately 1,500 triathletes from more than 60 countries will be taking part and it is events like this that really help the island economy and the local communities in which they take place.” said Mr.

  • Phuket prepares for heavy rains, expected later this week

    Phuket prepares for heavy rains, expected later this week

    Following the weather forecasts predicting downpours and strong waves from today (October 31) until the end of the week (November 3), Phuket Governor Plodthong chaired a meeting today involving all departments to get ready for possible flooding, especially in the areas prone to regular flooding when there’s heavy rain. Phuket Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office Chief, Prapan Khanprasaeng, assured the Governor that the fast-response rescue team, machinery and all equipment are prepared to control the situation and take care of the victims. Meanwhile, the Governor says that the heavy rain that can might bring flooding to the island until November 3 has been announced by the Thailand Meteorological Department (TMD)

  • 16,000 ‘overwhelmed’ by yesterday’s ceremonies

    16,000 ‘overwhelmed’ by yesterday’s ceremonies

    At least 16,000 people sought medical help from mobile medical units based near the Royal Crematorium ceremonial grounds on Wednesday and yesterday morning. About 100,000 mourners have crowded into the areas along the route of the Royal Processions held in honour of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej since Wednesday