Phuket OPEN | 29 October - 3 November 2013
Phuket is one of the southern provinces of Thailand; the neighbouring provinces are Phang Nga and Krabi.
As Phuket is an island it has no land boundaries and, at approximately the size of Singapore, it is Thailand’s largest island. The island is connected to mainland Thailand by two bridges and is situated off the west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea. Phuket formerly derived its wealth from tin and rubber, and enjoys a rich and colorful history. The island was on one of the major trading routes between India and China, and was frequently mentioned in foreign ship logs of Portuguese, French, Dutch and English traders. The region now derives much of its income from tourism.
Phuket has a total area of approximately 576 square kilometers (222 square miles) (including the province's other islands). Phuket is approximately 536 miles (863 km) south of Bangkok and the Phuket provincial population is nearly 600,000 people.
Karon Beach Road
Contact person 1: Bralee PIMOLVICHAYAKIT
Mobile: +66 81 8258543
Contact person 2: Supranee NINPHANAPAND
Mobile: +66 81 3312401
Closest airport: Phuket International Airport
Distance from airport to venue: 35km (around 30mins travel time)
Transport from airport to venue: Shuttle bus service