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Amazing Thailand Countdown 2017 @ Phuket

Tanutam Thawan

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Phuket is ready for an Amazing Thailand Countdown 2018 @ Phuket on December 30-31, expecting to generate at least 200 million Baht.

Last night (December 20), at Blue Elephant, Deputy Governor of Domestic Marketing, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Noppadon Pakprot, alongside Phuket Governor Norapat Plodthong and the President of Phuket Old Town Community, Don Limnantapisit, held a press conference announcing the New Years events around the island

“We are ready to welcome travellers during New Year, especially with security in mind. There will be 2 main activities including a mega market in Saphan Hin offering great Phuket local products that starts on December 29 until January 8, 2018. There will also be the Amazing Thailand Countdown 2018 @ Phuket on December 30 – 31 in the Phuket old town area, featuring the charm of Sino-Portuguese architecture and local culture.”

“We will also be opening a tourist service centre to accommodate and assist tourists with all their queries. There will be tourist police as well as volunteers who are fluent in a second and third language to broaden the services of the tourist police across many languages. The centre will be open 24 hours a day.”

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Meanwhile the Deputy Governor of Domestic Market, Tourism Authority of Thailand, added that Phuket is one of the 5 provinces of Thailand that provides special new year’s activity. The theme of the events in Phuket this year is Modern Retro and an exhibition can be inspected from 4 pm – midnight at Standard Charter Building, Thalang Road and 72nd Anniversary Commemoration of Queen Sirikij Public Park (Dragon Park).

“There will be a lot of activities and entertainment, including concerts and performances to attract travellers with festive decorations, a carnival and parade of Baba traditional costumes, food trucks and many more local products, photo backdrops, games and the highlight and a countdown at Standard Charter Building. We expect at least 45,000 people to join the festivities this year.”

“On January 1, there will also be a Big Cleaning activity that will be open for everyone to join.”

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