Phuket Gibbons

Phuket Gibbons: A new Phuket charity event to enhance the plite of the Gibbons of Phuket has just been unvieled. Vice Governor of Phuket chaired a press conference to introduce a charity event titled ‘Phuket Night Run For the Gibbons’ that will be held on Feb 17 and which will support the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP) in Pa Khlok, Thalang on Phuket, Thailand.

Gibbons of Phuket

About the Phuket Gibbons run for charity.

A percentage of the money collected from the event will be donated to the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project in Pa Khlok.

The Phuket Gibbon marathon event features a ‘night walk’, a fun run, and a mini (night) marathon and will be held from 10:30pm until midnight on Saturday Feb 17, with the starting point and finish points being in front of Limelight Avenue on Dibuk Rd in Phuket Town.

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phuket office Director Kanokkittika Kritwutikon, Associate Dean of Faculty of Tourism Management of Outdoor Education Centre from National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) Dr Pithon Monpanthong, Secretary of the Wild Animal Rescue Foundation of Thailand (WARF) Tanapat Payakpatorn and President of the Old Phuket Town Community Don Limnunthaphisit joined the press conference held at at Limelight Avenue.

“Nowadays, running is a very popular way to exercise as we can see from celebrity Artiwara Kongmalai (Toon Bodyslam) who started the charity run “Kao Kon La Kao” and which made people give more importance to running as an exercise,” V/Gov Thavornwat said.

“Governor Norraphat Plodthong has given an order to every local administrative organization to hold activities to encourage teenagers and the public to have opportunities to work out and to have a sport community, which will be beneficial for the nation in the future,” he added.

V/Gov Thavornwat noted that the Phuket Night Run will be different from other common running activities as participants will run at night time, which allow them to have a “different experience of running”.

“Especially during the Chinese New Year Festival when Phuket Town will be full with colorful decorations. Another different thing is that the participants will not only enjoy running while seeing the Phuket Old Town, but also have a chance to donate their money to the charity,” he said.

Ms Kanokkittika added, “TAT has a policy to support sport and tourism activities, and Phuket is considered an appropriate place to become a sport tourism destination. I think the Phuket Night Run is going to be successful. The activity will also promote tourism in the Phuket Old Town area to be more lively.”

Those interested can register on the event website or call 081-878-7756.

The Phuket Gibbon chartiy event:

The Night Walk will be 3.2 kilometres with a registration fee of B350.

The Night Fun Run will be 5.4km with registration fee of B400.

And the mini (night) run, 10.6km with registration fee of B450.

B50 will be deducted from each registration and donated to the Phuket Night Run For the Gibbons Rehabitation project.

PHD supports this, and any positive echo and wildlife events which enhances the stop of deforestation and rise of Palm oil plantations in Thailand, Asia and the world. The urgent need to educate, and not to enhance the materialist mindset of future generations is a ‘must do’ NOW. Please also visit Thailand and Phuket charities and volunteer organizations

ATF 2018 closes with fun farewell party at Chiang Mai Night Safari

The ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 concluded with a fun farewell party held in the jungle setting of Chiang Mai Night Safari.

Delegates enjoyed fantastic feast while sharing success business exchange stories from the two-day TRAVEX event as the region is poised to receive a record number of arrivals during 2018.

ATF 2018 Farewell Party - TAT Santi Chudintra

Mr. Santi Chudintra (above), Deputy Governor for International Marketing Asia and South Pacific, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), thanked delegates for their participation and commitment to help promote ASEAN tourism.

Delegates enjoyed a fitting ‘safari’ theme at the Chiang Mai Night Safari.

Chiang Mai Night Safari pulled out all stops to impress delegates.

Prince of Songkla University Scholarships

Prince of Songkla University

If you are thinking of studying abroad, and in Thailand, then ‘Prince of Songkla University’, Phuket is offering several international and English programs for foreign students to study on Phuket. ​

Due to the fast growing number of students wanting to study on Phuket and Thailand, the Higher Education System is expanded rapidly. The Universities put more and more focus on programs taught in English to become more attractive for international students. Many Chinese students come to Thailand to study, but more and more Europeans appreciate the low tuition fees and living expenses.

Prince of Songkla University on Phuket is a top-ranked public university with various campuses all over Thailand. In the Webometrics ranking in 2011 Prince of Songkla University was ranked 1st in Thailand and 2nd in South East Asia. The university was founded in 1967 and was one of the first institutions of higher education in Thailand.

The main 2017 / 2018 programs are listed below.

Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism


Master of Business Administration Program (M.B.A.)

1 Hospitality and Tourism Management (International Program)

Faculty of Technology and Environment


Master of Science Program (M.Sc.)
1 Technology and Environmental Management
2 Information Technology

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Earth System Science and Andaman Natural Disaster Management


Doctor of Philosophy Program (D.Phil.)
1 Earth System Science (International Program)
Master of Philosophy Program (M.Phil.)
1 Earth System Science (International Program)

The Prince of Songkla University faculties​ and ​programs are also listed at are main study & education page for Phuket

Phuket Travel Guide

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Wherever you are staying in Phuket, you are always close to the colorful attractions which adorn this island. With a variety of activities and several things to do waiting to be explored by you, Phuket is just the right place to satisfy your thirst for adventure. If you are fond of Big Game Fishing, this island is just ideal for you. Whether you want to go for sea-kayaking, snorkeling, swimming, sailing, horse-riding, rock climbing, diving, elephant rides, biking, Thai boxing, jungle trekking or canoeing, Phuket will provide you with all the opportunities to enjoy these ultimate adventure activities. Whether you are a sports freak or an adventure enthusiast, Phuket has options galore.


Most of the Phuket hotels dot the beachfront area. Step out of your hotel and visit the nearest beach and keep yourself busy all day. The lovely hotels and resorts enjoy a close access to the breathtaking beaches of Bang Tao Beach, Naithon Beach, Niayang Beach, Laem Sing, Kamala Beach, Karon Beach, Kata Beach and Patong Beach. You can enjoy trips to the Phang gna Bay, Koh Phi Phi, Krabi Island and Koh Samet. Experience the beautiful sights and sounds of these beautiful places. You will get a good variety of hotels and effective transportation facilities here. The Phuket town, the principal part of the island is profuse with business amenities, drawing in lot of business travelers from far and wide. The airport is just a 40 kilometers drive from the Patong Beach. If you are traveling by train, you need to arrive at Surat Thani and avail buses from there. Phuket is easily accessible by road from Bangkok. If the tourist attractions of Phuket delight you, the wide array of Phuket hotels makes your stay a wholesome experience. The finest first class hotels and budget hotels are available online. You can avail online hotel booking services to reserve your hotel beforehand. If you are yearning to know about the discount rates, discount hotel booking services will tell you more. Source: By: Ishita Bhaduri Back to: Phuket Hotel DealsTravel Articles

Originally posted 2014-01-01 09:38:00.

Phuket Concierge Services

PHD offers a personal VIP travel service for families, groups and businesses who are going to be traveling to Phuket. Phuket concierge

Having been established to introduce a philosophy of value and innovation in the business and management world, it is a gateway to a luxury lifestyle, totally adapted to your needs.

There are absolutely no limits to the services that we can provide for you. Our Concierge Service is available on a 24/7 basis to take care of each and every one of your needs no matter how difficult or bizarre they might be. From organizing exclusive travel packages to making arrangements for the perfect night out, and from finding a unique and rare designer products to allocating invitations for an exclusive event, our concierge team will always be next to you with the sole purpose of making your most exquisite dreams come true.

Phuket Concierge can cater to an unlimited range of concierge requests from travelers wanting only the best from Phuket. From ticketing for Hotels and Resorts, rental Villa’s and Apartments, airport and island transfers, massage/spa, activities and flights too events, restaurant / show booking, or VIP services such as: Photo shoots, music or movie filming etc.

If you are searching for the best experience on Phuket, Read more details

Phuket Home Inspections – Property And Building Inspectors

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Phuket Home Inspections provides independent pre-purchase / pre-tenancy property and business inspections / surveys for homes and businesses across Phuket island. We also provide structural reports, electrical safety inspections, plumbing and roofing surveys.

PHI can provide property valuations and renovation advice. We act for buyers, sellers, tenants, developers, management companies and legal firms. We can act as mediators and expert witness in dispute resolution. Our Home Buyers Inspections are quick, detailed yet easy to understand. If you are thinking of buying a home or property in Phuket call Phuket Home Inspections today.

Business Name: Phuket Home Inspections
Address: 137/4 Moo 4, Srisoonthorn Road, Cherngthalay, Thalang, Phuket 83110
Telephone: 076 324 400 (English & Thai)
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