TO DISCUSS YOUR PROJECT OR LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SERVICES:

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

BALI VS PHUKET New Convention Center For 2013 APEC

Category: Tourism, Posted:18 Apr 2011 | 06:00 am

Phuket's planned Convention and Exhibition Center could see competition from Bali who are planning a new 250-hectare complex gear up for 2013's APEC Summit.
Christened the Bali International Park (BIP) is located in the popular Jimbaran area and will have a project cost of USD280 million.
Together with a convention and exhibition center, there will be twenty six luxury villas constructed for the heads of state attending APEC along with a medical facility, art and cultural galleries and dining outlets.
Currently a legal zoning process is underway for the change of use for the land from greenbelt to tourism.
The project is not without controversy according to a recent article in the Jakarta Post who singled out comments from local groups who saw the zoning change as counter to a largely non-implented moratorium for new hotel development in southern Bali.
It further went on to say that over 88% of the existing accommodation supply was consolidated into one part of the island and gave little impetus to an outcry for less developed areas to share in the upshot of tourism.

Other News

Read more

Trio Of Phuket Start-Ups As We Go Local

Category: Tourism, Posted:23 Feb 2021 | 10:02 am Too often the image of Phuket does not reflect the power of local brands and entrepreneurs who are positively going about their businesses, despite the pandemic. Today we are pleased to present three episodes of C9 Hotelworks and Delivering Asia Communications Thai road trip video episodes that give short glimpses into the people and  innovation […]
Read more

Why Phuket’s 70% Restart Needs Private Sector Support

Category: Tourism, Posted:21 Feb 2021 | 12:03 pm Last Friday I was able to attend the roundtable discussion that was organized by the Phuket Tourism’s Association’s Khun Bhummikitti Rukaengam at the Angsana Laguna Phuket. It was an impressive turnout, that included large numbers from both the island’s public and private sector and Minor’s Bill Heinecke was in attendance. What is now being proposed […]
Read more

Phuket Sports and Wellness Resort Transacts

Category: Tourism, Posted:20 Feb 2021 | 15:08 pm The 114-room Thanyapura Sports and Health Resort Phuket has been sold to a Thai group. According to a public notice, the new owner is the Yenbamroong family, who are well known in Thailand’s petroleum industry. In the latest move, the sale effectively is a second step to unwinding the Thanyapura integrated education, sports, and health-oriented […]