Amari Phuket wins cup at The 8th Thalang Chana Suek Mini-Marathon

Amari Phuket wins cup at The 8th Thalang Chana Suek Mini-Marathon

From left to right: Thirawan Sichuen (Manager, Housekeeping at Amari Phuket)
and Piraphol Hayeechema (Director, Finance at Amari Phuket)

Phuket, 15 March 2017 – Two representatives of Amari Phuket’s management team, Thirawan Sichuen – Manager, Housekeeping (left), and Piraphol Hayeechema – Director, Finance (right), recently participated in the Eight Thalang Chana Suek Mini-marathon to race for the royal cup of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. The marathon was organised at Thalang Victory Monument in Phuket. Amari Phuket won the trophy for the 10.5-kilometre mini-marathon for females aged 45 to 49 years old.

Seven dishes from seven regions in Italy available at La Gritta, Amari Phuket

Phuket, 13 March 2017 – La Gritta invites guests to try seven new dishes, which are available only during March 2017, from seven regions of Italy. Chef Patrizia has selected one of the most popular dishes from Tuscany, Sardinia, Campania, Lazio, Puglia, Lombardia and Sicily. Guests will be enjoying a culinary tour of Italy consisting of:

Seven dishes from seven regions in Italy available at La Gritta, Amari Phuket
Ribollita from Tuscany

Ribollita from Tuscany, priced at 300 THB++
Minestrone with mixed vegetables, black kale, white beans and croutons

Seven dishes from seven regions in Italy available at La Gritta, Amari Phuket
Culargiones from Sardinia

Culargiones from Sardinia, priced at 450 THB++
Ravioli filled with potatoes, young pecorino and mint with tomato sauce

Seven dishes from seven regions in Italy available at La Gritta, Amari Phuket
Gnocchi alla Sorrentina from Campania

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina from Campania, priced at 490 THB++
Potato gnocchi with tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and basil leaves

Seven dishes from seven regions in Italy available at La Gritta, Amari Phuket
Saltimbocca alla Romana from Lazio

Saltimbocca alla Romana from Lazio, priced at 980 THB++
Veal wrapped with Parma ham and sage served with mashed potatoes

Seven dishes from seven regions in Italy available at La Gritta, Amari Phuket
Orecchiette alle Cime di Rapa from Puglia

Orecchiette alle Cime di Rapa from Puglia, priced at 450 THB++
Orecchiette with broccoli and anchovy sauce

Seven dishes from seven regions in Italy available at La Gritta, Amari Phuket
Cotoletta alla Milanese from Lombardia

Cotoletta alla Milanese from Lombardia, priced at 680 THB++
Deep-fried pork chop or chicken breast, mixed salad and French fries

Seven dishes from seven regions in Italy available at La Gritta, Amari Phuket
Cassata Siciliana from Sicily

Cassata Siciliana from Sicily, priced at 330 THB++
Ice cream cake served with dark cherry sauce

All prices are subject to a 10% service charge and 7% VAT. Terms and conditions apply.

For more information and reservations
please contact +66 (0) 7629 2697, email lagritta@amari.com,
or visit www.lagritta.com and https://www.facebook.com/LaGrittaPhuket.
Address: Amari Phuket, 2 Muen-ngern Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand

Amari Phuket welcomes Australians Residents on Australia Day Celebration

From left to right: Wootikrai Jitsmark (Australia Consular and Passport Manager, Phuket),Ariane Sainsbury (Australia Event Manager, Phuket), Craig Ferguson (Australia Consul-General to Phuket), Phee Chayakul (Australia Consular and Passport Officer, Phuket) and Pierre-Andre Pelletier (Vice President and Area General Manager, South Thailand)

Phuket, 28 February 2017 – Amari Phuket representative, Pierre-Andre Pelletier, Vice President and Area General Manager, South Thailand (right), recently gave a warm welcome to Craig Ferguson, the Australian Consulate-General to Phuket (middle) and his team at a special event to celebrate Australia Day. Many Australian residents in Phuket participated in the event and had the opportunity to meet with the members of the Phuket governor’s office and share their views and experiences of living in Phuket.

Amari Phuket welcomes Australians Residents on Australia Day Celebration
Craig Ferguson – Australia Consul-General to Phuket

Amari Phuket welcomes Australians Residents on Australia Day Celebration

La Gritta brings Sicilian Cuisine to Phuket

Phuket, 14 February 2017 – La Gritta Restaurant at Amari Phuket launches a number of special dishes for February 2017 by offering six traditional dishes from Sicily, a popular Mediterranean food style from the southern part of Italy:

La Gritta brings Sicilian Cuisine to Phuket
Pasta alla Norma

Pasta alla Norma, priced at 490 THB++
Rigatoni filled with ricotta cheese, aubergine, fresh tomato sauce

La Gritta brings Sicilian Cuisine to Phuket
Pasta Con le Sarde

Pasta Con le Sarde, priced at 490 THB++
Spaghetti with sardines, bread crumbs, capers, pine nuts, raisins, fennel seeds and white wine

La Gritta brings Sicilian Cuisine to Phuket
Tonno alla Griglia

Tonno alla Griglia, priced at 800 THB++
Grilled tuna with caponata

La Gritta brings Sicilian Cuisine to Phuket
Mazzancolle in Salsa di Pomodoro

Mazzancolle in Salsa di Pomodoro, priced at 1,300 THB++
Tiger prawns in spicy tomato sauce, fennel salad with oranges and black olives

La Gritta brings Sicilian Cuisine to Phuket
Involtini Siciliani

Involtini Siciliani, priced at 890 THB++
Pork tenderloin stuffed with lemon leaves, pecorino cheese and breadcrumbs

La Gritta brings Sicilian Cuisine to Phuket
Cappedduzzi

Cappedduzzi, priced at 280 THB++
Deep-fried ravioli filled with ricotta and chocolate

All prices are subject to a 10% service charge and 7% VAT. Terms and conditions apply.

For more information and reservations, please contact +66 (0) 7629 2697, email lagritta@amari.com,
or visit www.lagritta.com and https://www.facebook.com/LaGrittaPhuket.
Address: Amari Phuket, 2 Muen-ngern Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand

Amari Phuket Celebrates 32nd Anniversary

Amari Phuket Celebrates 32nd Anniversary

Phuket, 19 January 2017 – The Amari Phuket management team, led by Pierre-Andre Pelletier – Vice President and Area General Manager, South Thailand (middle), Tipaporn Koonphol – Deputy General Manager (left), and Richard Margo – Hotel Manager (right), recently organised a Buddhist ceremony to celebrate the hotel’s 32nd anniversary.

Every team member in each department took part on this special day and were congratulated on the success of the hotel after three decades of operation. The hotel will continue delivering its service as one of the best hotels on Phuket Island.
Amari Phuket Celebrates 32nd Anniversary

Amari Phuket Celebrates 32nd Anniversary

Amari Phuket Celebrates 32nd Anniversary

Amari Phuket welcomes Swiss society members

From left to right: Arnaud Foucard-Perrin (Collaborator to Lysandre C. Séraïdaris), Pierre-Andre Pelletier (Vice President and Area General Manager, South Thailand), Brigitte Lehmann (Committee member of Swiss Society Phuket), Lysandre C. Séraïdaris (Son of Cléon Séraïdaris, polymath and private tutor of two Thai monarchs, His Majesty King Rama VIII and the late King, His Majesty King Bhumibol Rama IX), Andrea Kotas (President of Swiss Society Phuket), Peter Gisin, (Secretary of Swiss Society Phuket), Paul Richle (Treasurer of Swiss Society Phuket), and Jürg Schwendener (Vice President and Webmaster of Swiss Society Phuket)

Phuket, 27 December 2016 – Amari Phuket’s representative, Pierre-Andre Pelletier – Vice President and Area General Manager, South Thailand

Amari and Chulalongkorn University raise awareness on e-waste disposal

Bangkok, Thailand, 26 November 2016 – Amari representatives led by Mr. David Cumming (third from right), Vice President & Area General Manager, Bangkok, ONYX Hospitality Group, hand over e-waste products collected from hotel staff and their families to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sutha Khaodhiar (third from left), Director of Chulalongkorn University’s Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management (HSM), as part of the “Amari & Chula Love Earth” Campaign.  All of the e-waste collected will be professionally managed by TES-AMM Thailand, a specialistin technology deployment, recovery, remarketing,and recycling.

A joint campaign between Amari hotels and resorts across Thailand and Chulalongkorn University’s Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management, “Amari & Chula Love Earth” aims atraising public awareness on the importance of proper disposal and recycling of electronic waste such as old digital cameras, notebooks, mobile phones, batteries and chargers.

The campaign also includes educational sessions in Bangkok, Pattaya, Hua Hin, Samui, Krabi and Phuket by HSM for hotel staff, on the detrimental impact to human health and the environmentresulting from improper disposal and handling of e-waste.

Photo (From left – right)
1. Mr. Luc Scholte Van Mast, Managing Director, TES-AMM (Thailand) Company Limited
2. Asst. Prof Dr Manaskorn Rachakornkij, Director of Research and Academic Services, Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management, Chulalongkorn University
3. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sutha Khaodhiar, Director of the Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management, Chulalongkorn University
4. Mr. David Cumming, Vice President & Area General Manager, Bangkok, ONYX Hospitality Group
5. Ms. Lisa Thomas, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, ONYX Hospitality Group
6. Ms. Latiporn Tongkhunna, Executive Assistant Manager, Amari Watergate Bangkok