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Patong Shutdown. Bangkok Airways Suspends Flights

Category: Tourism. Posted: 01 Apr 2020 | 4:08 pm

In new Phuket COVID-19 developments, Patong Municipality has issued a request to all residents to remain in their homes effective 31st March until further notice.

Phuket Nears Total Lockdown

Category: Tourism. Posted: 31 Mar 2020 | 4:28 pm

Phuket’s only connected artery to the mainland, the Sarasin Bridge has been closed to all traffic except government vehicles and those carrying essential supplies like food, gas and medical supplies.

Phuket Residents And Tourists Nighttime Restrictions

Category: Tourism. Posted: 28 Mar 2020 | 8:21 pm

In a guideline issued by the Phuket Governor, residents and tourists are being asked to stay in their homes or hotel rooms from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. daily until further notice.

Thai AirAsia Suspending All Domestic Routes

Category: Tourism. Posted: 28 Mar 2020 | 4:11 pm

Phuket airlift is continuing to be hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis.

C9 Hotelworks Releases New Asia Branded Residences Update

Category: Real Estate. Posted: 27 Mar 2020 | 4:19 pm

Asia now accounts for a third of hotel branded residences globally, which are in the market according to C9 Hotelworks latest research.

Phuket Update. The Russians Are Going

Category: Hotels. Posted: 27 Mar 2020 | 11:49 am

One constant of the COVID-19 crisis tourism in Phuket has been the support of Russian travelers to the island.

Hotel And Airline Closures Mount Across Thailand

Category: Hotels. Posted: 25 Mar 2020 | 3:15 pm

We’ve often written about the adage “you can’t stay there, if you can’t get there” but the current Thai situation has travelers unable to get anywhere, and if they can, it’s possible the hotel they imagined staying in, might be closed.

Thai Government To Assist Workforce

Category: Hotels. Posted: 23 Mar 2020 | 3:15 pm

Thailand’s Social Security Board (SSS) is set to assist displaced workers including hotels due to the current coronavirus crisis.

ACCOR Signs 24 Villa Boutique Panwa Resort

Category: Hotels. Posted: 17 Mar 2020 | 2:29 pm

ACCOR has signed a deal for a 24 all villa upscale boutique resort in Ao Yon named V Villas Phuket, that will be under their MGallery collection.

Banyan Tree Joint Venture For 17 Myanmar Hotels

Category: Hotels. Posted: 17 Mar 2020 | 7:51 am

Banyan Tree Holdings has entered into a joint venture with Myanmar Treasure Hotel and Resort Group (Htoo Hospitality) for 15 operating and two pipeline properties in Myanmar.

Home Alone. Phuket Hotels Hit A Speed Bump

Category: Hotels. Posted: 16 Mar 2020 | 12:29 pm

In the latest news, Singapore’s move to impose a stay-home policy or self-isolation for travelers within ASEAN has hit the industry hard.

Montara Launches THB6 Billion Phuket Wellness Community

Category: Real Estate. Posted: 09 Mar 2020 | 7:19 pm

Thailand’s Montara Hospitality Group has unveiled plans for a THB6 billion (USD200 million) wellness community in Phuket named Tri Vananda.

Mr. Virusosity. My Exile on Pain Street

Category: Tourism. Posted: 08 Mar 2020 | 8:32 pm

Guilty as charged. My crime is not murder, mayhem or theft, but the seemingly unforgivable act of traveling to Singapore last Tuesday. I’m now five days into my new life as a virus exile.

C9 Hotelworks and Horwath HTL Release New Bali Report

Category: Real Estate. Posted: 06 Mar 2020 | 5:06 pm

Frankly speaking, Bali real estate remains one of Southeast Asia’s unlocked mysteries.

Doomsday, The Black Swan and No Fear

Category: Tourism. Posted: 29 Feb 2020 | 4:37 pm

“I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore” is how I am feeling on a Saturday afternoon.

Travel World Stunned Over ITB Cancellation

Category: Hotels. Posted: 29 Feb 2020 | 8:06 am

News just in that the iconic hospitality event ITB 2020 has been cancelled over concerns stemming from the global coronavirus outbreak.

SEAHIS and HICAP Update Conferences New Dates

Category: Hotels. Posted: 28 Feb 2020 | 6:00 am

One of Asia’s key hospitality events, the South East Asia Hotel Investors Summit (SEAHIS) 2020 has been rescheduled to later in the year.

Phuket Hotels and Tourism Coronovirus Update

Category: Hotels. Posted: 27 Feb 2020 | 10:50 am

In what is a continuing storyline on the global coronavirus crisis, the impact on Phuket tourism market is a creating challenging landscape.

Phuket Eateries Gain International Spotlight

Category: Tourism. Posted: 09 Feb 2020 | 6:03 pm

One of the more positive aspects of Phuket tourism has been broader attention to a new generation of eating establishments.

Hotel Crisis Management Issues

Category: Hotels. Posted: 09 Feb 2020 | 3:13 pm

As hoteliers and management chains globally are creating strategic action plans given the worsening novel coronavirus outbreak.

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