Artikel tagged “management”

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    Kata Rocks welcomes its new General Manager

    Ms Somjai Tungkoo, new General Manager of Kata Rocks Infinite Luxury is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Somjai Tungkoo as General Manager of Kata Rocks, its award-winning resort in Phuket, Thailand. Somjai has more than 25 years’ experience in the hospitality industry.

  • Unregistered foreign workers to be detained and deported

    Unregistered foreign workers to be detained and deported

    Unregistered migrant workers are now being targeted in a crackdown following the deadline on June 30 for workers to get registered to be able to work in the Kingdom. The first batch of 22 unregistered foreign migrant workers rounded up in the Labour Ministry-led crackdown since July 1 will face legal action and then be deported

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    JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa appoints new GM Matthias Y. Sutter

    JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa is delighted to announce the appointment of Matthias Y.

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    AKSARA Collection appoints new Director of Hotels and Resorts

    The Pattaravornee Family of Phuket are very proud to announce that Mr. Matthew C Hindmarch, who joined the company as General Manager for Kata Sea Breeze Resort and part of the development team of The SIS Kata Phuket four years ago, has been promoted to position of Director of Hotels and Resorts

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    Beach vendors raided on Koh Racha

    Umbrellas and other beach vendors’ products have been seized during a beach management enforcement at Patok Bay on Koh Racha Yai, south of Phuket. There were 6 vendors who were charged for breaking the law by renting umbrellas and mats while also selling other items on the beach area. Umbrellas, mats, floating devices, snorkeling masks, surf boards, waterproof phone bags and swimsuits were seized at the scene

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    Closing Maya Bay – Tough steps to save reeling paradise

    By Piyaporn Wongruang The young American backpacker Richard found his way to Bangkok, arriving in Khao San Road bustling with backpackers, before venturing further to a so-called paradise, where he joined the neo-hippie lifestyle pursued by a number of adventurous tourists who arrived before him. It’s Maya Bay on Phi Phi Island, famously chosen as the so-called paradise setting for the popular 2000 film, “The Beach”, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio starring as Richard

  • Thailand Yacht Show 2018 – starts tomorrow (Thursday)

    Thailand Yacht Show 2018 – starts tomorrow (Thursday)

    Some of the world’s most prestigious marine brands are assembling at the Ao Po Grand Marina for the third edition of the Thailand Yacht Show. It starts tomorrow (Thursday) and runs until Sunday.

  • Phuket Marine Office reminds operators about safety for festive season

    Phuket Marine Office reminds operators about safety for festive season

    The Phuket Marine Office Chief, Surat Sirisaiy, said that there will be a large number of tourists, both local and foreigners, travelling by boat around Phuket’s waters over the high season, creating a higher volume of marine traffic. “Some days, the water levels are high, making the water current flow swiftly with differences in the tides and can possibly cause accident. The Marine Office has created additional safety measures to be communicated to the tour boat operators for their safety and their passengers.

  • No ifs or butts. Smoking ban starts on Patong Beach.

    No ifs or butts. Smoking ban starts on Patong Beach.

    Patong City Council has designated 20 smoking areas along Patong Beach to comply with the smoking-ban-on-the-beach policy of the Marine and Coastal Resources Department (MCRD). The Patong City Administration Organisation opened the smoking areas in order to encourage people not to smoke and drop cigarette butts on the beach, and instead support the department’s new policy. Patong Beach is among the first 24 beaches where the new smoking ban is being introduced around the country through to next February, as the MCRD applies the Marine and Coastal Resources Management Act to enforce the ban

  • Phuket’s monkeys being moved to their own island

    Phuket’s monkeys being moved to their own island

    A meeting yesterday (September 18) between Phuket’s Governor and wildlife officials discussed the management of Phuket’s monkeys. Following many reports from locals and tourists about problems caused by Phuket’s monkeys, the meeting agreed on a possible sustainable solution. “There are 7 spots where monkeys live in Phuket including Rang Hill, To Sae Hill, Soi Thanun, Soi Ginggaew 9 in Koh Siray, Bangrong Pier and Baan Yamu