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Upstart Kokotel Hotels Take Aim At Phuket

Category: Hotels. Posted: 12 Apr 2019 | 6:33 pm

Thailand’s emerging hotel brand Kokotel is quickly expanding their footprint across the country.

LuxuryHunt Releases 2nd Edition

Category: Hotels. Posted: 11 Apr 2019 | 2:51 pm

Leading travel resource LuxuryHunt.com has just released their second edition of the 100 Best Luxury Experiences 2019/2020.

Phuket Hotel Watch, 3 Months Down, 9 More To Go

Category: Hotels. Posted: 10 Apr 2019 | 10:55 pm

At the beginning of the year Phuket’s tourism and hotel sector was cautiously optimistic after a strong first half of 2018 and humbling second half.

Fox News Fake News, Phuket Gets A Bullet (OPINION)

Category: Tourism. Posted: 09 Apr 2019 | 10:50 am

As Phuket moves slowly into low season, a story published in the international media by Fox News about how tourists could face the death penalty over taking photos at the island’s airport is a highly flaw piece of sensationalist fake news.

Massive 11 Hotel Development Project Coming To Kata Phuket

Category: Hotels. Posted: 08 Apr 2019 | 9:07 pm

Thai developer K.W. Plaza group has unveiled plans for a large-scale mixed-use project called The Beach Plaza on 15 rai, that will have 11 three and four star hotels with a total of 1.490 rooms.

Robinson Crusoe+Bill Bensley tango at Hard Rockin’ Café Del Mar

Category: Hotels. Posted: 07 Apr 2019 | 6:00 am

It’s every hotel owner’s wet dream. Imagine in the age of the smartphone and the aspirational movement of getting out of the box, being able to contain guests and their money within the confines of a single resort.

New Phuket to Cambodia Flight Link

Category: Tourism. Posted: 06 Apr 2019 | 10:10 am

According to news in The Thaiger, Thai AirAsia will start direct air service between Phuket and Phnom Penh in Cambodia.

C9 Hotelworks Koh Pha-Ngan and Koh Tao Hotel Market Update

Category: Hotels. Posted: 02 Apr 2019 | 8:38 am

Thailand’s idyllic Koh Pha-Ngan island is renowned globally for its marque Full Moon parties.

Fourth Movenpick Resort For Phuket

Category: Hotels. Posted: 01 Apr 2019 | 8:14 am

A fourth Movenpick-branded resort is headed for Phuket.

Catch Beach Club Opens Kids Concept

Category: Hotels. Posted: 31 Mar 2019 | 12:22 pm

Phuket’s Catch Beach Club has launched its very own themed children’s concept.

How Serviced Apartments Found Their Mojo

Category: Hotels. Posted: 25 Mar 2019 | 2:20 pm

“Irrespective of your thoughts on Christianity or evolution, there is one thing that most cultural camps can agree on: Caves were amongst the earliest accommodation offerings. Prehistoric caves, in fact, have a lot in common with serviced apartments.

Thai Hotels Chase Beach Club Mojo

Category: Hotels. Posted: 11 Mar 2019 | 6:00 am

Checking into hotel news one story that caught my eye is Thai hospitality group Centara expanding their Coast Beach Club Concept.

Second Central Phuket Retail Complex

Category: Tourism. Posted: 10 Mar 2019 | 4:39 pm

Thailand’s Central Group has opened a second major retail development on the resort island of Phuket.

Top 5 Phuket Hotel Trends For 2019 And Beyond

Category: Hotels. Posted: 10 Mar 2019 | 6:00 am

Moving through high season in 2019, hoteliers are starting to look for strategies for the year in order to not be reliant only on volatile mass markets.

Standard Hotels For Phuket, Bangkok, Hua Hin and Pattaya

Category: Hotels. Posted: 09 Mar 2019 | 9:38 am

Standard Hotels CEO Amar Lalvani has made public plans for branded properties in four key Thai destinations – Phuket, Bangkok, Hua Hin and Pattaya.

Chasing Dragons. Phuket Hotels Under Pressure to Perform

Category: Hotels. Posted: 08 Mar 2019 | 7:29 am

Despite registering a record high 9 million passenger arrivals at the island’s gateway international airport in 2018, performance data is indicating that a slowdown in its double-digit growth rates over the past few years is on the horizon for Thailand’s resort destination of Phuket.

Global Serviced Apartment Brands Target Phuket

Category: Hotels. Posted: 07 Mar 2019 | 9:38 am

One of Asia’s fastest growing hospitality segments is the serviced apartment sector, and the brands are targeting the regions leisure markets.

Collective Spaces, The New Normal

Category: Hotels. Posted: 06 Mar 2019 | 9:46 am

The hotel space today is fighting for its life. In the day and age of social media and the smartphone, guests today have an astonishing set of choice for what lies outside in the non-hotel world.

Hilton Conversion For Banthai Patong Hotel

Category: Hotels. Posted: 03 Mar 2019 | 12:52 pm

The 290-room Banthai Resort in Patong Phuket is being converted to a Hilton branded property.

Watch Out For The Shama Hub

Category: Hotels. Posted: 24 Feb 2019 | 10:13 am

Last Friday I attended the first edition of the Serviced Apartment Summit Asia event and the roll-out of the new Shama Hub Concept by Thailand’s Onyx Hospitality.

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