2 May 2019, Phuket, Thailand: Mr. Matthias Y. Sutter, General Manager of JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa attended the ‘MICE Standards Day 2019 and accepted the prestigious award of ‘Thailand MICE Venue Standard Award 2019 -2021 from Dr. Atchaka Sibunruang, Chairman of Board, MICE Capabilities Department, Thailand Convention Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) during the award ceremony which held on 29 April, 2019 at Mayfair Ballroom A & B, The Berkley Hotel Pathunam, Bangkok recently.
JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa’s a leading resort for meetings & events in Thailand, is pleased to announce that the Rawai 1 and Rawai 2, hotel’s meeting venues have been certified by Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) this year. The certificate recognizes that the hotel has meeting rooms that have passed TCEB assessments and criteria among 371 MICE venues and 949 meeting rooms across the country.
The criteria for the venue standards contain elements with 3 indicators for physical, technological and service requirements. The focus is the development of a basic standard that will be built on in order to meet the international standard. Moreover, entrepreneurs certified by Thailand MICE Venue Standards (TMVS) also appear on the “Approved List” and will be publicized worldwide as good venues that meet international standards. The TCEB aims to have more than 600 venues and 1,200 meeting rooms receive TMVS certification by 2023.
On the day of the event, Mr. Matthias Y. Sutter also received the certificate of Appreciation from Khun Nichapa Yoswee, Thailand’s Convention & Exhibition Bureau’s Senior Vice President; in recognition of participation in MICE Sustainability Thailand project, the hotel initiative of Food Waste Prevention. JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa partnered with LightBlue Environmental Consulting Co., Ltd., the consulting firm that focusing on sustainability in the hospitality sector, expressly on food waste prevention. Since September 2018, Marriott Café where serving the thousand guests a day on the breakfast buffet line, It has been selecting as the pilot restaurant out of 10 restaurants & bars of JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa to implement our Food Waste Prevention Project. With an impressive result, based on the 5-month data, The Marriott Cafe reduced 2% in food cost and 12% in cost per cover; reduced 33 tons of co2 and achieved a 32.0% average reduction in food waste per cover across the full post-baseline period which is well beyond the goal of a 10% reduction. #serve360 #jwmarriottphuket
“It is double pleasure to receive both the Thailand MICE Venue Standard Award for our meeting venues and recognize on our MICE Sustainability – Food Waste Prevention project. This is the 3rd consecutive year that our resort has won The Thailand MICE Venue Standards Award, total 7 out of our 10 meeting rooms have been certified by this award. To be certified by the government leading edge agency, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), it raise the bar and help us improve our Meetings & Events facilities and services and enhances our business with regional and international corporates definitely” said, Mr. Matthias Y. Sutter, General Manager of JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa.
Whether its meetings, events or weddings, Phuket conferences, incentives or corporate retreats, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa combines both business and relaxation with a world-class meetings and events facilities and impeccable teams to be served for every events. The hotel provides 10 meeting rooms and boasts a 636 sqm. Mai Khao Ballroom that can accommodate up to 450 guests. Featuring state-of-the-art latest audio visual system with natural daylight and flexible to breakout rooms. The pristine beachfront with breathtaking tropical setting that can seats up to 600 given the clients a choice of indoor and outdoor venues for MICE and Phuket weddings.