A major event during the Chinese New Year, the ‘Memory of Phuket Town Festival’ has been organized and celebrated for the past 18 years. It’s considered as a pivotal event by Phuket authorities to promote Phuket Old Town and its culture for younger generations and it also promotes Phuket’s economy and tourism industry. This year […]
Phuket enjoys clement and sunny weather during the first few months of each year with cool north-easterly breezes and practically no rain. It’s the best time of year to enjoy sunset dining so here’s a list of what we consider the best restaurants at which to dine while enjoying the best free show on earth: […]
Phuket’s ‘Old Town’ is well known for its classic Sino-Portuguese architecture but nowadays there’s another reason to take a stroll around downtown: Street Art. Both local and international artists have contributed works and the resulting street art is part of a ‘FAT’ project (Food Art Town in Phuket). The artwork is located in a compact section of town, making it easy to go from piece to piece taking photos. Here’s a description of some of the works and where to find them.
The current market for Muslim tourism has great possibility for growth with increasing attention gained worldwide to create greater revenue in the tourism sector. The current Muslim population consists of 1.6 billion people around the world (or one-fourth of the world’s population). With over 240 million in ASEAN alone, this is a large market group with high potential. Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam key target markets of Thailand. Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has created the “Thailand Muslim Friendly Destination” guidebook to offer travel information for Muslim tourists featuring halal restaurants, Mosques, suitable accommodations and much much more.