Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Boracay closure dents Philippine’s economic numbers

    Boracay closure dents Philippine’s economic numbers

    PHOTO: Wikipedia The Philippine’s economy has slowed in Q2 2018, this year’s second quarter, and fell well short of predictions. Some are blaming policy decisions including the shutdown of tourist magnet Boracay Island. The quarter’s 6% expansion was the weakest in three years and ends a run of 10 consecutive quarters where growth was at least 6.5%

  • The Battle Of Phuket’s Boat Shows

    The Battle Of Phuket’s Boat Shows

    The post The Battle Of Phuket’s Boat Shows appeared first on The Thaiger .

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    Top 10 things to do when it’s wet or raining in Phuket

    There’s a bit of rain around. No worries. It’s rainy season and the island looks a lot better when it’s all green and the dams are filling

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    Ban for jet-skis and parasail rides continues until August 14

    If you were planning to head down to the west coast today for a quick jet-ski dash and parasail ride, forget about it, they won’t be operating. The Acting chief of the Phuket Marine Office yesterday announced a ban for jet-skis and parasail ride operators using Phuket’s west coast beaches until August 14. The Phuket Marine Office Acting Chief, Wiwat Chitcherdwong says, “according to the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) Office, heavy rain and high waves, up to three metres, are still affecting the Andaman Sea until Thursday August 14.” “Jet-skis, parasails and ‘marine activities’ are now banned until the order is changed.” he added

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    ‘Yanui’ believed to be a mixed-breed crocodile

    Expert believes that Yanui, the much-travelled crocodile, is a mix crocodile. However more DNA tests are being conducted

  • MultiHull Solutions Regatta 2018 – Phuket Yacht Club, Chalong

    MultiHull Solutions Regatta 2018 – Phuket Yacht Club, Chalong

    Sea Focussed Productions have put together a terrific video showcasing the action from this year’s successful MultiHull Solutions Regatta hosted by the Phuket Yacht Club. Congratulations to the winners and organisers of the event.

  • Weather warnings for 37 provinces

    Weather warnings for 37 provinces

    The 2018 wet season has been taken literally by Mother Nature in many parts of Thailand. Heavy rain is affecting many provinces of the country

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    Small boats ’should’ stay at port due to the weather

    The Phuket Marine Office has announced a warning for boats heading out onto the Andaman Sea from today until August 15. “Small boats less than 12 metres should not leave from port.” The announcement, issued yesterday (August 8), stated that due to the 2-4 metres waves in the Andaman Sea (translated)… Boats that are leaving from Phuket ports to Phi Phi Island in Krabi should be very careful when travelling in the sea. Boats less than 12 metres long ‘should not’ leave port.

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    ‘Serenata’ captain and company manager charged

    A law suit has been filed against the Serenata’s boat captain and the Chinese marketing manager of the company that owns the yacht. The Serenata was found to be of alleged ‘defective maintenance’. Serenata sank on the same day as Phoenix, July 6, but didn’t suffer any casualties with all passengers saved

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    Cambodian tour guides cry foul over new tour guide audio Apps

    Digital technology is disrupting many older technologies – travel bookings, buying real estate, booking flights, media, dating – and now tour guides are getting the digital make-over with new Apps taking their jobs. Tour guides at Cambodia’s historical sites are voicing concern over a new audio tour App they say is threatening their careers. Developed by local company Angkor Audio, the App provides spoken tours in 14 languages.