This year’s Andaman Hotelier and Tourism Fair were hosted in the Phuket and it was considered as the largest hotel worker fair to be conducted in the south of Thailand. It was held early this month on July 5 and the governor of Phuket, Norraphat Plodthong, was present to preside over the occasion. The fair is important to big real estate developments such as Riviera Residence which you can know more about when you visit the website.
The fair lasted for three days from July 5 until July 7. It was held at the Central Festival East and lasted for 12 hours every day from 10 in the morning until 10 in the evening. During the fair, there were booths that sold products from the hotel and tourism industry, special tours offered for marked down prices, spa packages, products for the house and kitchenware as well as food and beverage items.
There were a number of competitions held during the event including decorating the spa bed, carving of fruits and vegetables, flower arrangements for wedding ceremonies, floating flower arrangements for spas, contest to showcase the best cocktail and bartender and a cooking show that gives focus on locally sourced ingredients.
During the opening ceremony, there are a number of respected guests such as Ms. Anoma Wongyai, the Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand in the Phuket office was present, Mr. Aree Thechawanto, the Director of Department of Skill Development based in Phuket, Dr. Kritsada Tansakul who is the president of the southern chapter of Thai Hotels Association and the Thai Beverage Public Company Limited’s managing director, Ms. Noppamart Wattanaleangjai.
According to Governor Norraphat, the tourism industry is the major source of the economy of Phuket as well as the region of Andaman. This is why they give importance to developments such as Riviera Residence in order for them to improve the service standard. To know more about the development, visit the website. Events such as this prove that it is important for them to be able to compete globally in terms of being a top tourism destination in the world.