On February 3rd, there was a meeting between Wichai Praisangob, the governor of Phuket, DDS. Prasert Theplaong, the President of Phuket Paragliding Club, and Piboon Upatising, the President of PPAO and TAT staffs. The meeting was a discussion about the possibility to hold “Phuket Fun Fly”, the paragliding show and competition firstly held in the island.
DDS. Prasert said that, there are many paragliding tournaments held abroad and even in other parts Thailand; Phuket is ready with the facilities and beautiful landscape, why can’t we arrange such competition in Phuket. After discussion, DDS. Prasert announced that “Phuket Fun Fly” will take place during May 21st – 23rd, 2010 at the area of the Red Mountain, Promthep Cape, Nai Harn Beach, and Yanui. He also mentioned that the comppettion will help to promote Phuket tourism since there will be lots of paragliders from neighboring counties like Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, France, Italy, and America joining the event. It’s certainly a good chance for Thai and international paragliders to share their experiences.