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  Phuket  2008   Women's Open
04.11.2008 -  09.11.2008

GENERAL INFO

 
General Info
 

Click here for the Event's Regulation (WT/06)

Title of the Event

PHUKET THAILAND OPEN

Promoter National Federation
Name: Pentangle Promotions Co.,Ltd
Contact person: Geoffrey Rowe
Address: 23/56 Sorachai Building, 17th Fl
               Sukhumvit 63, Sukhumvit Rd,  
               Klongton Nue  gkok 10110
Tel:  66-2-3823491-3
Mobile: 66-81-4434073
Fax:  66-2-3823490
E-mail: geoffrey@pentanglepromotions.com 
Website: 
http://www.pentanglepromotions.com/PHUKET%2008/Phuket08_main.htm
Press Director: Ratchadaporn Sawangsri 
President:  Mr Pongpaiyong Wasputi
Contact person : Kritsada Panaseri
Address: 2351/18-19 Soi Raemkamhaeng,
Huamark, Bangkapi, Bangkok 10250
Telephone and Fax numbers: 66-2-3146363,
Fax:  66-2-3189690
E-mail:thaivolleyball@thaivolleyball.or.th
Website: www.thaivolleyball.or
Map of the area
	City, Name of Airport  Phuket International Airport 
( Approx 45 kms from the venue). 
	Easiest form of local transportation available 
at the Airport: 
Taxi service and mini-van service.  
Local Transport Co is Gems Gallery –
website gemshkt@gemsgroup.th.com
Host Broadcaster Venue
Name:  KRISCOM Broadcast Communication
Contact Person: Krisada Akkarach
Address: 1010 Shinawatra Tower III, 
Viphavadi Rangsit Rd, Bangkok 10900
Telephone: 66-81-8278338
Fax: 66-2-7911270
Email: krisa@titv.in.th

Address: Address: Karon Beach,
Patak Road, Muang District,
Phuket, 83100 Thailand

Event Office Qualification Teams Hotel
From what date: TBA
Address: Woraburi Hotel, 198 Karon Beach
Amphur Muang, Phuket 83100   
Tel:  66-76-396638
Promoter’s mobile: 66-81-4434073
Administrative Director’s mobile:
 66-81- 3312401. 
E-mail: ppc@pentanglepromotions.com  
Phuket Orchid Hotel
Address: 34 Luang Por Chuan Rd, Karon
Tel:  66-76-396519 - 23
Fax: 66-76-396526 
E-mail: porrsvn@katagroup.com 
Category: 4 stars
Price: TBA
 
Woraburi Hotel
Address: 198 Karon Road, Karon Beach
Tel:  66-76-396638
Fax: 99-76-397175  
E-mail:  info-phuket@woraburi.com
Category: 4 stars
Price: TBA

Centara Karon Resort
Address: 502/3 Patak Road, Karon Beach
Tel:  66-76-396200-5
Fax: 66-76-396491  
E-mail:  ckr@chr.co.th

Category: 3 stars
Price: TBA
Main Draw Teams Hotel
Name:       Phuket Orchid Hotel
Address:  34 Luang Por Chuan Road,
                 Tambon Karon, Phuket 83100
                 Thailand
 
Tel:  66-76-396519-23
Fax: 66-76-396526 
E-mail: porrsvn@katagroup.com 
 
Special fares which can be applied to the 
FIVB Family members, 
media representatives, sponsors, etc:
The tournament will negotiate a special 
rate with the hotel for sponsors, 
family members, Etc and will advise soonest.

Details of the costs 
covered by the promoter: 
accommodation, etc.  (as per the contract)

Accommodation and meals provided as per contract
Event Schedule
Tuesday 4.11.08
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 (location TBD) for the Qualification  Tournament teams 
19.30 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)
at (location TBD) for the Qualification  Tournament teams 

Wednesday 5.11.08
Qualification Tournament
Arrival of Main Draw teams
19.00 Preliminary Inquiry  (mandatory attendance)
at (location TBD) for the Main Draw teams 
19.30 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)
at (location TBD) for the Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)

Thursday 6.11.08      Main Draw (32 matches)
Friday 7.11.08           Main Draw (22 matches)
Saturday 8.11.08       Main Draw (4 matches) and Semi-finals 
Sunday 9.11.08         Finals 
Monday 10.11.08       Departure of the persons concerned 

Training courts available since (date):  One week before event
Total # of competition courts: 4
Total # of warm-up courts: 1

Useful Information

Tournaments' Side Events TBC
Ticketing TBC
Hospitality Package
VIP package includes hotel accommodation,
transport, meals and VIP tribune seating
Camp for Beach Volleyball fans Dane Selznick daily Thurs – Sunday pm
Tentative TV Programming Saturday/Sunday 15.00 – 17.00
Weather Conditions
(based on last years' data for the same period)
25 -30 C  Sunrise at 06.30 Sunset at 18.10
Currency Thai baht  exchange rate is 34 baht = 1$ US
Tourist Office Web Site www.tat.org.th
Other recommended Hotels in the Area Hilton Hotel, Kata Beach Resort, Movenpick Hotel
Popular Attraction Offshore islands, Jung Ceylon centre, Patong beach
Other useful information