And if breaking into show business on Phuket has always been one of your secret desires, now's the time to start dancing and singing.
There are positions vacant on Phuket for everyone except missionaries. Here's the A-Z of what Phuket's burgeoning show business scene requires right now.
Aphrodite Cabaret set to open in August opposite Tesco-Lotus in the old Phuket Brewery building. Wanted: 130 non-performing staff, including heads for reception and administration. Still vacancies for 20 singing and dancing katoeys with talent.
Aphrodite HR: 076 612525
Joe Conrad Patong Phuket's own magic venue is looking for 12 new staff in sales and marketing and administration. No need to pull rabbits out of hats. Just bring audiences through the door.
Joe Conrad HR: 076 366 790
Simon Cabaret If feather boas are your forte, perhaps there's a role for you in the Patong institution's new Phuket City branch office. The Phuket City version of the katoey show is set to open in October. Jobs are going in reception, accounting and purchasing, along with scene changers. There are 15 jobs going for performers, and six behind the scenes.
Simon Cabaret HR: 076 342 114-6
Siam Niramit The best chance perhaps to break into show business right now. A total of 410 positions available, backstage and on-stage, including in f&b and for engineers. No date has been set for the launch but it's expected to be up and running for next high season.
Siam Niramit HR: 02 6499222 ext 110-111.