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More PR fluff from the authorities... plenty to learn from the ABG so far without dreaming. ...
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Latest Thailand's Tourism and Sports Minister and good feedback indicate that Phuket could possibly double up in about three years as host to the First World Beach Games.
Meeting Coming up is an Amcham/Ibap gathering designed to put Phuket's reviled dolphinarium in perspective and seek answers to the holiday island's relationship to the sea.
Latest Bursts of color in the night sky marked the grand occasion as Phuket and Thailand officially celebrated the beginning of the Asian beach Games 2014.
Resort of the Year 2014 Refreshing and shiny new is the was to describe the Best Western Patong Beach, where faith in the product has resulted in a quick rise to 100 percent occupancy.
Latest Sports of all sorts are part of the Asian Beach Games, beginning on Phuket in less than two weeks. Here's a brief guide to help you plan where to be and when.
By Sert Tongdee
Latest Football fans on Phuket are never bored, and the latest sensation means that the 2 5 defeat at the hands of Bangkok FC could become a replay. More »
By Phuketwan Reporter
Latest Icarus may have flown too close to the sun but there are no such limitations on the Fun Fly 2011 competitors, enjoying a no noise, non polluting way to soar. More »
UPDATE FC Phuket failed to achieve a ''kill'' on the road against potential prey Bangkok FC, losing 2 5. The Hulks are happy enough at home but not so hot away from Phuket. More »
Photo Album FC Phuket returned home after two road losses with fear in the hearts of fans but concern quickly dissipated as the Hulks scored a convincing 4 nought victory. More »
By Media release
Latest Humping or stumping, Phuket's International Cricket Sixes concludes with a win for the Camels to end their drought with a deserved victory. But the dame was the big winner. More »
By Media Release
Latest Perhaps the Julie Roberts movie may have brought Bali a few extra fans but international cricketers know that 'Eat, Play, Love' is a long running Phuket hit. More »
Dining Review Eating in shifts has become a quirky Thai tradition. But at tourist prices, even Phuket's most well regarded restaurants have to deliver service with a smile. More »
By Chutima Sidasathian and Sert Tongdee
Parental Approval Photo Album Strange sights greeted Phuket squirters marking the traditional early start to Songkran in Patong's Soi Bangla walking street. It was a good time to duck and run. More »
By Alan Morison
Latest The visit to Phuket by a leading member of the Cousteau family is likely to focus wide media attention on coral bleaching, ''cowboy'' divers and reef protection. More »
By Phuketwan Reporters
Photo Album Good neighbors Phuket and Phang Nga are set to celebrate for two more days after the first Sarasin Bridge Festival opened with a burst of food and fireworks. More »