Super sails unfold at SALA

September 25, 2017 by  
Filed under Events, Lens Lines, Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND: Ten lucky guests staying at SALA Phuket Resort and Spa from 19 to 21 January 2018 will be invited to experience one of the island’s top yacht races and join the evening regatta event as VIP guests of honour.

The chance to experience the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup, up close from one of the support vessels, is part of the hotel’s group sponsorship support for the prestigious regatta.

For the second year in a row, SALA Phuket Resort and Spa has committed its support for the  Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup, now in its 17th edition. Read more

Superyachts return to Phuket

August 29, 2017 by  
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Phuket, 29 August 2017: Asia’s mega yachts return to Sala Phuket Resort for the 17th annual Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup, 19 to 21 January 2018.

The Rendezvous Cup, scheduled one week later than in previous years, will be hosted for the second year in a row at the Sala Phuket Resort on Mai Khao Bay offering a weekend of competitive sailing and parties.

On the sidelines there will also be a Corinthian Class for those who prefer non-competitive fun sailing. Read more

Sports spice Phuket MICE

August 11, 2017 by  
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PHUKET, 11 August 2017: Sporting events are a key catalyst for Phuket’s MICE demand, with the industry valued at THB5.74 billion, C9 Hotelworks says its latest Phuket MICE Market Update released Thursday.

With Thailand being ranked as the top MICE destination among ASEAN countries in 2016, Phuket is one of the major contributors with 202,555 visitors.

Last year, the domestic sector was the key feeder of MICE travellers, which accounted for 70% of total demand on the island. Read more

Top of the Gulf Regatta

March 28, 2017 by  
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PATTAYA, 28 March 2017: Top of the Gulf Regatta 2017 will be hosted in Pattaya, 4 to 8 May, for the 13th year in a row at the resort’s Ocean Marina.

Top of the Gulf Regatta is Asia’s largest multi-class regatta that welcomes 250 boats and 700 sailors from 25 countries competing for trophies across a wide range of sailing categories.

Ocean Marina is credited with being the largest marina in Southeast Asia and a centre for yachting and sport activities in Thailand’s Gulf of Thailand. Read more

Top of the Gulf Regatta a money maker

April 2, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 2 April 2015: Asia’s largest multi-class regatta, Top of the Gulf Regatta, should generate more than THB40 million over the four-day event, 30 April to 4 May, the organiser Ocean Marina Yacht Club stated at a press briefing Wednesday.

Around 700 sailors are expected to descend on Jomtien, Pattaya, for the annual yacht races.

“Sports Tourism is an area in which we see a lot of growth potential for the country. Marine events attract high-spending tourists, many of them frequent visitors  to Thailand,” said Minister of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul.

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Top of Gulf returns to Pattaya

March 31, 2015 by  
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PATTAYA, 31 March 2015: Asia’s largest multi-class racing regatta will take place in Pattaya 30 April to 4 May attracting a record participation of more than 700 sailors.

The 11 th edition of Top of the Gulf Regatta, will be officially introduced at a press conference Wednesday 1 April at 13:30, at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel, Bangkok.

Top of the Gulf Regatta is a firm favourite on the Asian sailing calendar welcoming over 250 boats and their race teams.

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