Amari Phuket holds a save the planet activity

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Phuket, 17 June 2016 – The Amari Phuket team recently organised a CSR activity to support the annual World Environment Day and World Ocean Day at Patong Beach. Led by Pierre-Andre Pelletier, Vice President and Area General Manager, South Thailand and team members participated in releasing fish to the ocean. In collaboration with Chalor Preecha, officer of the fish nursery unit of Phang-nga Coastal Fisheries Research and Development Centre, the team received proper instructions on how to release the fish in order to achieve the best result and help preserve the environment.

The First Green-Y Summit

Green Y Summit

On June 11, 2016, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Regional Development Mission for Asia and its partners will host the first green-Y summit, ‘Convening Green Minds: A Conversation about Climate’. This free event will be a platform for lively discussion and the perfect opportunity to for industry professionals and students interested in climate change in Southeast Asia to come together for a day that we believe will inspire, motivate, connect and energize green minded attendees. We would like to invite you to join us at the Conrad Hotel in Bangkok on this exciting occasion.

The 7th Mai Khao Marine Turtle Release Ceremony on Songkran Day

The 7th Mai Khao Marine Turtle Release Ceremony on Songkran Day at JW Marriott Phuket Resort and Spa

The Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation and its partners recently hosted the 7th annual Mai Khao Marine Turtle Release Ceremony which took place during the Songkran Festival on April 13, 2015 from 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm. The Phuket Vice Governor, Mr. Khajornkiet Rakpanichmanee was a guest of honour and participated The Thai New Year celebration at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa. Furthermore, the Mai Khao Turtle Foundation also has organized the exclusive Turtle release programs on April 15 and 16 from 9 am – 10 am together with IUCN for this year. The event was supported by the Phuket Marine Biological Center and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

7th Mai Khao Turtle Release Set for Songkran Festival Celebration at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

Songkran festival JW Marriott Phuket Resort and Spa

The JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, in collaboration with The Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation and its partners, will be hosting the 7th annual Mai Khao Turtle Release, which is scheduled during the Songkran Festival on April 13, 2015 from 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm. The Phuket Governor will be a guest of honour and be part of this Thai New Year celebration. Furthermore, the Mai Khao Turtle Foundation also has organized the exclusive Turtle release programs on April 15 and 16 from 9 am – 10 am together with IUCN for this year. The event is supported by the Phuket Marine Biological Center and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). 

Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation launches Marine Turtle Nesting Site Conservation and Rehabilitation Project

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The Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation, in collaboration with the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources and business partners, hosted “The Marine Turtle Nesting Site Conservation and Rehabilitation project and the grand opening of “The Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation”, an on-site Turtle Shelter and Education Centre, located at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa on March 23, 2016.

Marriott Hotels in Phuket join hands to help restore and plant the mangroves, and promise to do so every quarter

Marriott Hotels in Phuket join hands to help restore and plant the mangroves, and promise to do so every quarter

March 17, 2016 – 4 hotels under the Marriott International brand in Phuket recently get together in Thap Pla Village of Phangna province to plant at least 2,700 mangrove pods as part of their year-long plan CSR project.

The 4 hotels under Marriott International in Phuket who took the initiative in this project are JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa, JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort and Spa and the upcoming Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach. Forming a team of more than 250 associates, who volunteered to help make this world a little greener.

2,700 mangrove pods including 300 young white bean trees were planted on the approximately 57,280 square kilometers of the mangrove under the instructions of Ms. Kanokwan Homcha-aim, a representative from IUCN (International Union for Conversation of Nature).

The year-long plan CSR project will be taking place on every quarter of the year and by the end of 2016 they plan to plant at least 10,000 mangrove pods throughout Phuket.