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Phuket named 'City of Gastronomy' by Unesco.
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Restaurants of the Years Phuketwan has reviewed some of the best-value eating on the holiday island down the years and we're pleased to say all the top restaurants are still in good shape.
Latest An idea from the Prime Minister will become reality when the Thailand Yacht Show launches with its inaugural display at Ao Po Grand Marina on Phuket in February 2016.
Latest The annual Patong Festival marks the opening of the high season for Phuket. With a budget this year of five million baht and seafood the highlight, fun is to be expected from November 1-3.
Latest Phuket's spectacular vegetarian festival is underway and streets are lined with food stalls. The concept behind the festival requires an understanding of local traditions.
Latest The King's Cup Regatta is coming again in December with the sailors and their families likely to boost tourism yet again while racing takes place off Kata.
By Chutima Sidasathian
Latest This year's ninth anniversary events for the 2004 tsunami will lead to a much larger event next year when hundreds of visitors are expected to return for the tenth memorial. More »
By Phuketwan Reporter
Latest A Phuket resident has won a handsome prize while enjoying his hobby of taking photos of the Phuket Vegetarian parades and other festivals. More »
By Phuket King's Cup Media Release
Latest Asia's finest regatta closes with a nip and tuck day when every centimetre counts and the eventual winners even come home sometimes in second position. More »
By Phuket Regatta Media Release
Latest With one day of racing to go, Phuket's yachties are set for a finish to celebrate with windsurfing and dinghies proving that size isn't all that important. More »
Latest The yachts and their crews were tested as winds fell and the strategic importance of how to proceed with speed became the difference on Day Three of the King's Cup regatta. More »
By Premkamon Ketsara
Latest One good turn deserves another, but in Phuket, the idea of a temporary observation wheel as a precursor to a permanent Patong Eye has not pleased one-eyed locals. More »
Latest Storms are always a worry but it's so far so good as the best racers in South East Asia enjoy spirited conditions on Day two of the Phuket King's Cup. More »
By Laguna Phuket Media Release
Latest With the second Laguna triathlon event within a week, the resort complex proves its capacity to stage the island's paramount sporting event. More »
Latest More than 100 guests attended a cocktail party that marked the best in French-Thai relations this week at the Novotel Phuket resort. More »
By Brad Kenny, Chartered member GOMS Phuket
Latest Even grumpy old men can't stay grumpy all the time. A group of Phuket grumps joined kids in a visit to the aquarium that put a smile on all their faces. More »