Phuket Braces for Influx of Chinese Travelers

Before the pandemic, Chinese tourists, who formerly accounted for a quarter of a trillion dollars in yearly global travel spending, made up about a third of Thailand’s visitors.

Phuket unphased by political instability

According to two surveys by property consulting firms CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) and C9 Hotelworks, Phuket’s tourist industry remains robust with passenger arrivals to the island having surged 26%.

Bangkok hotels hit by political unrest

According to CBRE latest Quarterly highlights report, political unrest is taking a toll on hotels revenue, especially in Bangkok. But Phuket as well as other tourist destinations were less affected than Bangkok by the political situation.

Starwood to open two new hotels in Phuket

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announces that it has reached an agreement with Fisherman Harbour Company Limited to develop Four Points by Sheraton and Aloft hotels in Patong in Phuket, Thailand

Indigo to open first resort in Phuket

Hotel Indigo, the industry’s first branded boutique hotel, today announced it will…

Phuket’s Twinpalms looking for partners

Established in 2002 and located on the West Coast of Phuket in Surin, Twinpalms Phuket Resort has an estimated value of between 1.5 billion Thai baht (US$ 49 million) and 2 billion Thai baht (US$ 65.5 million).

Thailand Beach Property – Jones Lang LaSalle expands in Phuket

Jones Lang LaSalle manages the Palm Beach Club in Phuket. The Chicago-headquartered global company established its Phuket office three years ago. Jones Lang LaSalle aims to increase its number of managed estates in Phuket to over 20 this year and expects the number of staff to rise by 50% by the end of 2011

Laguna Resorts and Hotels in Phuket sells Dusit Thani for US$82 million

After deliberation from its board of directors, Laguna Resorts and Hotels in Phuket, Thailand has sold the Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket Hotel on its property for THB2.6 billion (US$81.3 million). The buyer is none other than Dusit Thani Ltd, which was the successful bidder in a closed bid tender