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  Phuket  2006   Women's Open
02.11.2006 -  05.11.2006


General Info General Info
Click here for Event Regulations: WT/06   Available -13 days before the start of the event
Promoter National Federation
Pentangle Promotions
Mr. Geoffrey Rowe
23/56 Sorachai Building 17th fl
Soi Sukhumvit 63, Sukhumvit Rd
Klongton Nue, Wattana
Bangkok 10110
Tel: +66-2-3823488
Mobile: +66-1-4434073
Fax: +66-2-3823490
Press Director: Supranee Ninphanapand
President : Mr.Sermsak Pongpanit
Contact Person: Mr.Krisda Panaseri
Address : 2351/18-19 Soi Ramkhamhaeng 65
Huamark, Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240 Thailand
Tel.: +662-3146363, +662-3189868
Fax : +662-3189690
Email :
Website :
Map of the area (including the name of the closest aiport)

Airport : Phuket International AIrport
Easiest form of local transportation available at the Airport : Taxi service


Host Broadcaster Venue
Contact Person: Vit Suthithavil
Address: 26/56 TPI Tower
21st fl, ChanTat Mai Road
Tungmahamek, Sathorn
Bangkok 10120 Thailand
Tel.: +66-2-678 6934 - 5
Fax: +66-2-678 6936
Karon Beach
Event Office Qualification Teams Hotel
Bangkok (permanent address as above)
Site Office from 25/10
Kata Beach Hotel, Pak Bang Rd,
Tel.: +66-76 330530 - 4
Promoter’s mobile: +66-1-4434073
Administrative Director’s mobile: +66 1-331-2401
Mobile of any other persons of the organization dealing with players, officials, etc : Hospitality manager
Fax: 66-76-330128
Karon Beach Resort***
Kata Road, Tambon Karon.
Peach Hill Hotel***
Lamsai Road, Tambon Karon
Kata Garden Resort**
Kata Road, Tambon Karon Phuket

Baan Karonburi Resort
Twin room with breakfast for 1,300 baht per night.
The tel number is 66-76-286481 or call the promoter directly
(note: no hospitality staff on duty at this hotel)



Main Draw Teams Hotel
Phuket Orchid Hotel****
34 Luangporchuan Road,
Muang District,
Phuket 83100
Tel: 66-76 396519 – 23
Fax : 66-76 396526.
Event Schedule
October 31
Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams
13:00 Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any)
14:00 Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any)
19.00 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)
at Karon Beach Resort for the Qualification Tournament teams
19.45 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)
at Karon Beach Resort for the Qualification Tournament teams

November 1
Qualification Tournament
Arrival of Main Draw teams
18.30 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)
at Karon Beach Resort for the Main Draw teams
19.30 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)
at Kata Beach Resort for the Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)

November 2
Main Draw

November 3
Main Draw

November 4
Main Draw
15:00 Semi-Finals 1
17:00 Semi-Finals 2

November 5
15:00 Bronze
17:00 Finals

November 6
Departure of the persons concerned

Training courts available since October 30
Total # of competition courts: 4
Total # of warm-up courts: 1

Note: the FIVB and the Promoter reserve the right to modify this schedule to accommodate media and TV’s needs

Useful Information
Tournaments' Side Events  
Ticketing Free tickets, except for VIP stand
Hospitality Package
Camp for Beach Volleyball fans
Tentative TV Programming Live local TV coverage 15.00 – 17.00
Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November
Weather Conditions (based on last years' data for the same period) 25 – 32 C Sunny with some rain showers
Sunrise 06.00 – Sunset 18.23 (local time)
Currency Thai baht  approx 40 baht = 1 US dollar
Tourist Office Web Site
Other recommended Hotels in the Area  
Popular Attraction Beaches, temples, waterfalls and diving as well as offshore islands
Other useful information