Phuket International Boat Show draws crowds

Phuket International Boat Show draws crowds

PHUKET: The 2017 Phuket International Boat Show (PIMEX) presented by Thailand Elite was held from January 5-8 and aimed to impress with an abundance of action in the marina and waterside Exhibition Hall – and a busy boardwalk at host venue Royal Phuket Marina. Despite the unexpected rainy weather on the last two days, visitor t

- Tuesday, January 17, 2017 | 05:00 PM

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Gardening: Returning to the scene of the crime

Gardening: Returning to the scene of the crime

PHUKET: I was recently asked to return to the scene of a crime. Well, not an actual one, but an on-site consultation at which I was asked how the neglected common parts of an estate might be given – literally – a new lease on life. This is a high-end residential estate with spectacular villas perched on a precipitous hillside

- Friday, January 13, 2017 | 07:00 AM

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On Deck: Two voices are better than one

On Deck: Two voices are better than one

PHUKET: Recent comments from Weerasak Kowsurat of the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) caught my eye, and could have profound repercussions for Thailand’s yacht charter industry. The following is excerpted from a December 23 article in The Nation: “TCEB chairman of the board Weerasak Kowsurat said

- Thursday, January 12, 2017 | 01:00 PM

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Laguna Golf clinches 11 awards

Laguna Golf clinches 11 awards

PHUKET: Laguna Golf Group clinched a total of 11 awards at the prestigious Asia Golf Awards 2016 in Hua Hin, Thailand; the World Golf Awards 2016 in Algarve, Portugal; and the IAGTO Awards 2017 in Mallorca, Spain. Presented only for the 3rd time by Asia Golf Awards, the group was crowned ‘Asia Pacific Custodian of the Environme

- Saturday, January 7, 2017 | 11:00 AM

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