Entries by Tim

Events, Workshops and Team Building

Phuket is the ideal place for hosting a trade show or exhibition, where you can bring your industry together under the blue skies and the golden beaches of a remarkable island. Many of the islands hotels can cater for large scale events for business and whether you are looking to host a new product launch, […]

Understanding the Business Landscape in Phuket

If you are looking to set up business or relocate to Phuket, then it is worth checking in with The Phuket Chamber of Commerce who supports all local commerce within Phuket province. The Phuket Chamber of Commerce is located across from the Seng Ho bookstore in downtown Phuket. The Phuket Chamber of Commerce reports to the […]

The Phuket Property Industry has been gaining international exposure

The Phuket Property Industry is gaining international exposure Most people’s first exposure to Thailand is that of a tourist and the thought of buying property was probably not even on their minds. But foreign buyers of Phuket properties are not only holidaymakers. Global exposure through international property shows now regularly feature villa and condo developments […]

Phuket International Airport set to reopen in June

After a provincial order was issued on Sunday night, Phuket International Airport is set to re-open in Mid-June leaving the way open for hotels and tourism related businesses to prepare for a resumption of business. The Phuket office of the Public Relations Department of Thailand (PR Phuket) reported that Phuket airport will reopen on June 15, and […]

Hotels preparing to welcome back guests

Amidst record low occupancies, the hospitality industry in Asia Pacific still has high hopes for an early recovery of domestic demand and a gradual return of international guests when the coronavirus outbreak ends. In preparation, hotel owners and operators are introducing various initiatives to create a robust system around health and hygiene to bolster confidence […]

Government to boost domestic tourism in July

The government is mulling measures to boost domestic tourism in July, aiming to soften the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, said National Social and Economic Development Council secretary-general Thosaporn Sirisumphand. He added that the tourism promotion push would likely be launched in July, when the government is expected to lift restrictions and allow country-wide […]

UN agency recommends health guidelines for airlines

  Mask wearing, temperature controls, disinfection of aircraft: The International Civil Aviation Organization on Monday published a series of health recommendations for the pandemic-hit airline industry as it relaunches air travel. The protocol was drawn up by an international task force formed by the Montreal-based ICAO with the help of other UN agencies like the […]

Bank of Thailand – Economy further contracted in April

The tightening of COVID-19 containment measures in both Thailand and abroad temporarily disrupted several economic activities. The tourism sector substantially contracted due to Thailand’s inbound travel restriction measures. Merchandise exports excluding gold contracted at a higher rate, consistent with the decline in trading partner demand. Private consumption indicators highly contracted as a result of weakening […]

HSBC, number one in Qatar again

In a recent Eurotrade finance survey HSBC has been voted the leading trade finance bank in Qatar by customers. This is on top of being voted the number one trade finance bank in the Middle East region for a fourth year running by customers in this competitive sector. Dean Lochrie, Head of Global Trade and […]