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08-18-2011 09:09 AM CET | Tourism, Cars, Traffic

Press release from: Castlewood Group Pte Ltd

The Stunning Phi Phi Islands

The Stunning Phi Phi Islands

According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), international tourist arrivals in Thailand have jumped by 24.36% to 8.2 million. They were mainly from the United States, Russia, India, China and Japan.

The TAT also reports that revenue generated by tourism will reach 600 billion baht by the end of the year. They will soon be increasing their marketing efforts to target European first-time visitors, particularly from the United Kingdom and Germany.

Phuket has also seen an increase of 36.58% in international visitors, mainly from Russia and Asia.

“More tourists are heading to Phuket not just for its inexpensive lifestyle and shopping, but also to relax and enjoy the surroundings of nature,” commented Jarrat Beaumont, Group Sales Director of Castlewood Group, a commercial real estate developer based in Singapore.

There is something for everyone on the island of Phuket, and the surrounding islands nearby; day trips are available to the Phi Phi Islands with their 20km of coral reefs some of which are up to 12 meters deep. The best diving and snorkeling sites are on one of the larger Islands; Phi Phi Don as this offers some of the shallower and more colorful reefs.

The Phi Phi Islands, made up of 6 islets altogether are now a famous tourist attraction some 40 km away from Phuket actually belonging to the province of Krabi rather than Phuket as many people assume.

There are many festivals throughout the year in Phuket which can be enjoyed by every nationality; Songkran is one of the most popular as it is traditional Thai New Year and commonly known as the ‘water throwing festival’. Chinese New Year is also celebrated in Phuket although on a smaller level than Thai New Year. The most popular food festivals are the Phuket Seafood Fiesta running throughout the month of August in various locations on Phuket and also the Vegetarian Festival from 26th September to 6th October 2011.

Of course one of the main attractions for tourists is the beautiful white sand beaches in Phuket, there are so many that some of them are still relatively unknown and rarely visited by tourists. Whether people are looking for the hustle and bustle of Patong Beach with its motorized water sports and busy beach bars and shopping or the more laid back, quiet beaches of Bang Tao and Surin favored by many, there is something for everyone.

The 8over8 hotel, a project by Castlewood Group, will be situated in Phuket near the beautiful Bang Tao Beach and Laguna Resort, and is scheduled for completion by the end of 2012.

Castlewood Group are a commercial real estate company based in Singapore. They are building their first 8over8 hotel in Phuket, followed by Koh Samui and Bali.

Castlewood Group Pte Ltd
391A Orchard Rd,
#12-01,Ngee Ann City Tower A
Singapore 238873
Tel: +65 6303 0888
Fax:+65 6303 0889

news@castlewoodgroup.com
http://www.castlewoodgroup.com

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