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PHUKET TOWN: Sixty of Thailand’s most beautiful women will be visiting Phuket from March 20-24 in a warm-up for the Miss Thailand beauty pageant. The girls will be taking part in rehearsals for the pageant, which will be held in Bangkok on March 27. The contestants also visited Phuket last year. The trip is sponsored by the Phuket Chamber of Commerce. Mr Charn Wongsatayanont, Vice-Chairman of the Chamber, said the trip would help promote tourism in Phuket. Mr Suwit Auttayatmavitaya, General Manger of The Metropole, told the Gazette the hotel would make available 50 free rooms for the contestants. He said the occasion offered a ‘beautiful’ opportunity to promote tourism to Phuket.

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