Articles tagged “phuket”

Hotels

U.S. Hotel Development Pipeline Is in Good Shape With Dallas Booming

This year 762 U.S. hotels are forecast to open. Dallas has attracted the most development, with Atlanta and Los Angeles close behind.

U.S. Hotel Development Pipeline Is in Good Shape With Dallas Booming

Tourism

Tourists Will Find a Different Phuket as Thai Island Favorite Reopens

Opinions are split on the return of tourism to Phuket with travelers limited to government-accredited hotels and many small businesses shattered.

Tourists Will Find a Different Phuket as Thai Island Favorite Reopens

Tourism

Will Phuket’s Messy Opening Be the Spark Thailand’s Tourism Recovery Needs?

Booking data suggests a modest outcome for Thailand's reopening this summer, but it gets better in winter. For international arrivals volume to be amazing again, that'll take some time, probably two years.

Will Phuket’s Messy Opening Be the Spark Thailand’s Tourism Recovery Needs?

Tourism

Phuket Pushes Mass Vaccination Program to Protect Locals From Tourists

The right mix of healthy locals and healthy visitors is the dream situation this summer for all destinations, and Phuket seems as if it's in a unique position to pull it off.

Phuket Pushes Mass Vaccination Program to Protect Locals From Tourists

Tourism

Thailand Rethinks Travel Bubble Plans on Virus Worries

The latest wave of outbreaks shows how precarious travel bubbles are; Thailand is running out of options.

Thailand Rethinks Travel Bubble Plans on Virus Worries

Tourism

New Calm Created by Coronavirus Offers Southeast Asia Chance to Redo Sustainable Tourism

If the current crisis has taught us anything, it’s that destinations must put sustainability at the top of the agenda to thrive. Will coronavirus be a turning point for Southeast Asia’s volume-fixated tourism model?

New Calm Created by Coronavirus Offers Southeast Asia Chance to Redo Sustainable Tourism

Tourism

Asian Resorts Drive Forward in Being Green

Beyond the glare of overdevelopment, Asia’s resorts want to be a pioneer of the sustainability movement. Here’s how they say they will do that.

Asian Resorts Drive Forward in Being Green

Tourism

Asia’s Beaches Suffer From Slump in Chinese Arrivals

Asian beaches such as Phuket and Bali have welcomed droves of Chinese visitors with open arms. They can blame China's weakened economy and yuan all they want for an abrupt end to the bounty, but it's best to ask if they are still attractive to Chinese travelers.

Asia’s Beaches Suffer From Slump in Chinese Arrivals

Hotels

Upscale Hostels Make New Inroads Into Thailand

While we find the term 'flashpackers' to be silly, we think the trend of cleaner, better hostels to be a compelling one that will quickly catch on.

Upscale Hostels Make New Inroads Into Thailand

Tourism

Phuket Chief of Police admits tourism crime is too high in Thailand

Thailand is an evergreen destination always popular with foreign tourists, but neglecting to get a handle on its crime rate will hurt tourism just as regional competition rises.

Phuket Chief of Police admits tourism crime is too high in Thailand