JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa launches ‘Mandara Spa Day Pass – Family by JW’

July 2, 2018 Phuket, Thailand: The family-friendly resort, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa recently has launched ‘Mandara Spa Day Pass – Family by JW’ to keep little ones and parents entertained during the school holidays on Phuket Island.

Enjoy getting pampered together with your little prince and princess. Mandara Spa offers ‘Parent’s Spa Pampering’ package which included 60-minute choice of body massage and a choice of 30-minute for head, neck and shoulder or 30-minute aromatic facial. Price THB 3,400 per person and THB 6,400 per couple. To spoil the little ones, the Mandara Spa also has created an exclusive treatment for children ‘Junior Treatment’, 45-minute body massage with chocolate orange oil. Price THB 950 per child.

After the spa treatment, the family continues to enjoy the rest of the day at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, the day pass also includes the complimentary use of swimming pool, children pavilion and health club plus 20% discount on food at Siam Deli.

Mandara Spa Day Pass is valid from 1 July – 26 August 2018. The Mandara Spa operates from 10 am – 10 pm. For more information or reservations, please contact Ashlyne Nair, Mandara Spa Sales Executive. Tel +66 076 338 000 ext. 7350 or Email: ashlynesathis.nair@marriotthotels.com

Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach – Team Building

Phuket, 26 June, 2018 – Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach has demonstrated its continued commitment to “Putting People First” by hosting several days of fun team-building activities at Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Club, Phuket.

Held from 18-22 June 2018, the event gathered 200 associates from all departments of the resort for a series of exercises designed to bring team members closer together.

“Maintaining a positive team culture is a top priority for us. We have many highly-skilled individuals who can achieve much more when they combine their unique strengths and work together as a team,” said David Ippersiel, General Manager, Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach.

“Putting People First” is one of Marriott International’s core values and team-building events such as these allow associates to work as one in order to achieve common goals.

Marriott International is regularly named as one of Fortune’s “100 Best Places to Work”.

Laguna Phuket Associates Joined Anti-Bribery and Corruption Training

Yesterday (Thursday 14 June), 270 Laguna Resorts & Hotels (LRH) Plc. executives together with Laguna Phuket associates had participated in an Anti-Bribery and Corruption Training at Angsana Ballroom, Angsana Laguna Phuket. The training was separated to 2 sessions; morning session in English language for expatriate associates and Thai-language session in the afternoon.


The anti-bribery and corruption training was held with an objective to educate Laguna Phuket associates on an overview of anti-bribery and corruption, LRH’s “zero-tolerance” anti-corruption policies and corruption-related red flags. The training is also in compliance with the Thai government’s anti-corruption policies and the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC)’s measures against bribery and corruption. There was a post-training test to evaluate participants’ knowledge. The test results will be recorded for future reference.

In November 2017, LRH signed the declaration to join Thailand’s Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption (CAC). The training is part of LRH’s self-evaluation tool and supporting evidence as required by CAC.

Pampering Package at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

June 2018, Krabi – In June, it’s still one of the hottest months of the year, so take this opportunity to spoil yourself at So Spa with L’Occitane with their Pampering package that will have you feeling like a brand-new person

First, unwind with a 30-minute steam treatment, designed to detoxify your system and improve circulation. This extremely beneficial treatment also lowers blood pressure, loosens stiff joints and promotes skin health by opening up your pores, and rinsing away the dirt that leads to breakouts.

You will then be invited to enjoy an invigorating 60-minute body scrub. Renowned for its rejuvenating and anti-aging properties, a body scrub exfoliates all the dead skin away, leaving your skin looking and feeling years younger. This treatment also has brightening effects, so you’ll leave the spa glowing like the sun.

Finally, indulge in a 60-minute nourishing Shea Body Massage, delivered by our professional masseuse. Using the highest quality of Shea Butter taken from the nut of the Shea tree, it contains all the essential vitamins to keep skin toned and balanced. Creamy with a pleasant aroma, feel your worries slip away as your aches and tension are slowly worked out by the skilful hands of our spa therapists.

Welcoming with its traditional Thai teakwood interiors and water features, and stunning views overlooking the pool and gardens, So Spa with L’Occitane is your haven of tranquillity. Surrounded by flowers and trees, it is the best spa in Krabi and offers 12 intimate treatment rooms that are both elegant and refined. A day spent at So SPA is an invitation to unwind, exhale and indulge.

Single guests can enjoy the Pampering Package at an unbeatable rate of THB 3,500++, while couples are entitled to a slight discount, paying only THB 6,000++. If you come in a group of four, the price is set at THB 10,000++ with pre sign upon reservation.

For more information or reservations, please call 075 627 800, or email h6184-th2@sofitel.com https://goo.gl/RhacBs

A Unique FIFA World Cup 2018 Viewing Experience at Sofitel Krabi

Krabi, Thailand – Great news for football fans! Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort offers live broadcasting FIFA World Cup 2018 on a huge screen by the pool at Koh Poda, a poolside restaurant and bar from June 30 to July 15, 2018.

The FIFA World Cup 2018 showing times is at 9pm and 1am. The resort’s live broadcasting includes the final 16, the quarter finals, the semi-finals and the finals on July 15. Guests can enjoy the game on a 10X6 meters screen provided by the pool in either cozy lounge sofa or on the bar stools at the swim-up bar. A selection of World Cup Cocktails, drinks, tapas menus and Bento set inspired by football teams are available.

Entrance ticket is at THB400 net/person including drinks and THB 750 net/person on the final night which includes the game at 10pm and an after party “Night Market Buffet” theme featuring Thai and international food, along with drinks upon consumption.

A special accommodation rate for the football fan; booking code FIFA2018, is also available at THB 4,450 net for a superior room inclusive of complimentary breakfast for two persons.

For more information and reservation, please call 075-627-800, e-mail h6184-th2@sofitel.com or https://goo.gl/jVg3vz

Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort welcomes Mr. Atipon Methatip, our newest senior physiotherapist

Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort is looking forward to welcoming its newest physiotherapist, Mr. Atipon Methatip, who will join Thanyapura medical team at the beginning of June 2018.

Mr. Metathip has over 17 years experience in physiotherapy, specialising in orthopaedics, stroke injury spinal cord injury, neuromuscular disease, pulmonary rehabilitation, cardiac rehabilitation, DM, and sports related injuries. Prior to moving to Phuket, he worked at Bangkok Hospital as a Sports Physiotherapist and Bumrungrad Hospital as a Physiotherapist. He has also acted as lecturer on the subject of fundamental yoga therapy at Thammasat University for the past 2 years.

When asked why he chose Thanyapura he replied, “Thanyapura has great features for health and sports in an integrated holistic resort making it unique in its kind. I have gained a large amount of knowledge and experience in sports and exercise related medicine over the years, and this is one of the best workplaces for this specialty in the world. I am also looking forward to helping athletes and guests improve their overall performance.”

As well as holding a degree in Physical Therapy from Chiang Mai University and a Masters in Sports Medicine from Chulalongkorn University, Mr. Metathip has written a number of papers on health science, specialised in sports medicine and has previously focused on treating football-related injuries.

When asked what quote resonates with him most, he chose Charles Darwin’s words, “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”