Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket begins a glorious New Year 2015 in Thai Style

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket begins a glorious New Year 2015 in Thai Style

Phuket, Thailand – Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket’s guests had a joyful countdown on New Year’s Eve with a Thai Temple Festival themed night.

The celebration, led by General Manager Mr Denis Thouvard (centre) along with the management team and staff, ensured guests were delighted with lavish buffets including traditional live cooking stations, games, lucky draws and comtemporary Thai performances. At the after party, guests danced the night away, watched a stunning fireworks display and counted down to the brand new year on the resort’s stunning beachfront.

On the first morning of 2015, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket also invited guests and staff to participate in a New Year merit-making ceremony which included offering food to monks as well as a water blessing ceremony at the Dusit Laguna Hall, in order to bring good luck and fortune to all.

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket begins a glorious New Year 2015 in Thai Style

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket begins a glorious New Year 2015 in Thai Style

Dusit Thani Phuket lights Christmas tree for the festive holiday

Dusit Thani Phuket lights Christmas tree for the festive holiday Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony marked the official start of the resort’s holiday season on Monday, 16 December 2014.

Held at the resort’s lobby lounge, Horizon Lounge, the festivities led by General Manager Mr Denis Thouvard, General Manager alongside the resort’s management team and entertained by the Jammers band.

A cocktail party followed, with guests toasting to the start of the festive season.

Dusit Thani Phuket lights Christmas tree for the festive holiday Dusit Thani Phuket lights Christmas tree for the festive holiday Dusit Thani Phuket lights Christmas tree for the festive holiday

Dusit Thani Phuket unveils new look Laguna Café

Dusit Thani Phuket unveils new look Laguna Café Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket officially unveils its new look Laguna Café, following a THB 6 million refurbishment and extension carried out over the last few months.

Laguna Café has been redesigned with Phuket’s Old Town as an inspiration. Create Great Design Co., Ltd. used the area’s Sino-Portuguese architectural heritage to inform the design, and throughout the café there are distinctive elements such as: textured, weathered woods; chairs and cushions upholstered with oriental-style fabrics; painted floor tiles and fine porcelain pieces. Artwork has been chosen to reflect the resort’s storied history with images of members of the Thai royal family, international heads of state and celebrities adorning the walls.

An open show kitchen adds a fun, interactive element to the space and an extensive al fresco dining area with views across the swimming pool and lush tropical gardens now accommodates 176 guests. The vibrant venue offers a creative all-day dining offering, highlighting comfort foods from Portuguese, Chinese and Thai cuisines, coupled with the signature warm Dusit hospitality.

“We are delighted to launch our new Laguna Café just in time to celebrate our 27 years in business”. We are confident that resort guests and Phuket residents alike will thoroughly enjoy what is on offer. The new Laguna Café is charming and welcoming with something for every taste, and the service is exceptional and efficient,” said, Mr Denis Thouvard, General Manager.

Dusit Thani Phuket holds beach cleaning activity

Dusit Thani Phuket holds beach cleaning activityIn cerebration and honouring to the HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 87th Birthday anniversary, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, led by Mr. Bejamin Perera, Resident Manager along with associates, local businesses and students in collaboration with Cherngtalay Or Bor Tor for cleaning up the beach from Surin-Bang Tao-Lay Pang-Layan beaches yesterday morning.

Dusit Thani Phuket holds beach cleaning activity Dusit Thani Phuket holds beach cleaning activity

Dusit Thani Phuket celebrates His Majesty King Bhumibol

Dusit Thani Phuket celebrates His Majesty King BhumibolDusit Thani Laguna Phuket held a joyful event to celebrate the 87th Birthday of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on 5th December 2014.

In the evening ceremony, a candle-lighting and singing of the National Anthem was led by Mr Benjamin Perera (3rd from right in main photo), Resident Manager of Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket along with management team. Guests and staff of the resort eagerly took part in the auspicious celebration.

Dusit Thani Phuket celebrates His Majesty King Bhumibol Dusit Thani Phuket celebrates His Majesty King Bhumibol

Dual Triathlon Champs Dine at Phuket’s La Trattoria

Dual Triathlon Champs Dine at Phuket's La Trattoria  The dual champions of the Laguna Phuket Triathlon 2014, Italians Massimo Cigana (2nd left in photo) and Alberto Casadei (2nd right), recently celebrated their victory at Dusit Thani laguna Phuket’s award winning Italian restaurant, La Trattoria.

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket ’s Executive Chef – Silvano Amolini (1st right), Restaurant Director – Khun Chakrist Pongrong (centre) and Restaurant Manager – Khun Panya Faipetch (1st left), were delighted to welcome them to the resort.

Dusit Thani Phuket relay team win at Tri-fest

Dusit Thani Phuket relay team win at Tri-festBig congratulations go out to the Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket relay team who recently took first place in the Challenge Laguna Phuket Tri-fest 2014’s relay team category.

The team, made up of Mr. Piyawut Ponpongsa (left), Mr. Surasak Thaweesamart (centre) and Mr. Sinchai Saka (right), finished with a time of 04:21:22 (swim: 00:32:09; Bike; 02:29:16 and Run; 01:17:41).

Festive Season Dining at Dusit Thani Phuket

Festive Season Dining at Dusit Thani PhuketThe festive season at Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket kicks off with the Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on December 16 at 6:30 pm at Horizon Lounge. It will be followed by festive songs performed by Resident Band, Jammers throughtout the evening.

Special festive food & beverage promotions will be offered from 24 December 2014 – 6 January 2017:

Wednesday, 24 December 2014 sees a traditional Christmas Eve with a special poolside Christmas buffet that includes seasonal favourites like roast turkey, pork pate, oysters, grilled seafood and festive desserts. Children are catered for with their own special buffet corner and gifts from Santa. The ‘Fivera’, first and only pop opera band will perform throught the magical night. The Christmas Eve gala dinner buffet is priced at THB 2,900++ per person.

Festive Season Dining at Dusit Thani PhuketChristmas Day, 25 December 2014, guests will be delighted with the day and night programs, starting with the Christmas day, The resort will host a complimentary Christmas party and activities for children in the Laguna Café garden where Santa will come along with a clown and baby elephant and entertain the young ones with fun games, activities and a magic show. Whist the parents feast on a delectable festive themed buffet brunch at Laguna Café, priced at THB 1,450++ per person.

In the evening, guests can choose from a magnificent four-course traditional Italian Christmas set dinner, specially prepared by our Chef de cuisine Lorenzo Stelzer and his skillled team, at the award winning Italian restaurant La Trattoria, priced at THB 1,500++ per person – or a sumptuous Chirstmas Seafood & Barbeque buffet dinner at the seaside restaurant, Casurina Beach Restaurant & Pub, priced at THB 1,900++ per person.

Festive Season Dining at Dusit Thani PhuketWednesday, 31 December 2014, Counting down every minute on New Year’s Eve and usher in 2015 with local atmosphere, colours and cuisne under the theme of Thai Temple Fest. Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket will transform its pitch and putt garden into a fabulous New Year’s party. The Gala New Year’s Eve celebration features a cocktail reception, a lavish buffet, live music, special DJs and entertainment. A special buffet corner for children is also available. The New Year Eve’s Gala dinner is priced at THB 9,800++ per person.

Tuesday, 6 January 2015, Celebrate the Orthodox Christmas Eve and enjoy a spectacular feast on a white sand beach with stunning sunset views of Bang Tao bay amongst family and friends. The Orthodox Christmas BBQ buffet dinner is priced at THB 2,500++ per person.

A special discount of 50% for children aged from 6–12 years will be applied to all festive dining programs.
For more information or reservation, contact our Food & Beverage team, Email: dtlpfb@dusit.com or dial +66 076 362 999 ext 7303.

Festive Season Dining at Dusit Thani PhuketDuring the festive holiday season, Deluxe Lagoon View Rooms is start from THB 10,000+++ per room per night. For more information, please contact our reservation team on email: dtlprsvn@dusit.com, by phone on +66 (0)76 362 999, or by visiting www.dusit.com/offers.

Dusit Thani Phuket Celebrates 27th Anniversary

Dusit Thani Phuket Celebrates 27th AnniversaryDusit Thani Laguna Phuket proudly celebrates its 27th anniversary on 25 November 2014.

The official ceremony, led by resort Resident Manager Mr. Benjamin Perera (centre), included a traditional religious blessing ritual in the morning. A gala dinner reception and award ceremony for 54 long-serving resort staff followed in the evening. Those being recognised have worked at Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket for 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years.

“As we celebrate the 27th anniversary of Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, I would like to express my sincere thanks to all our dedicated staff for working hard to deliver splendid holidays to our guests for 27 years running,” said Mr Thouvard, resort General Manager.

Dusit Thani Phuket Celebrates 27th AnniversaryThis year is a significant one as Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket earned prestigious national and international recognition, including:
• Thailand Tourism Standard’s ‘5-Star Resort Standard’ accolade for 2014 – 2016, certified by Thailand Hotel Standard Foundation and Department of Tourism Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Thailand;
• EarthCheck Silver Certification 2014;
• TripAdvisor’s 2014 Certificate of Excellence;
• Thailand’s Best Restaurants award for La Trattoria Italian Restaurant;
• “Top Rated 2014” by AsiaRooms.com

Domaine E.Guigal Wine Dinner at Dusit Thani Phuket

Domaine E.Guigal Wine Dinner at Dusit Thani PhuketDusit Thani Laguna Phuket, together with Independent Wine & Spirit (Thailand) Co.Ltd. proudly present The Night of DOMAINE E.GUIGAL Wine Dinner on Wednesday, November 26th at its award-winning Italian restaurant, La Trattoria.

The three-course menu created by Executive Chef Silvano Amolini alongside Chef de Cuisine Lorenzo Stelzer will be paired with the impeccable DOMAINE E.GUIGAL wines from Rhône Valley, France.

The guest speaker Cheewee Lee, brand representative, will share the vineyard’s history with guests throughout the night.

Domaine E.Guigal Wine Dinner at Dusit Thani Phuket
The wine dinner will feature a three-course menu created by Executive Chef Silvano Amolini alongside Chef de Cuisine Lorenzo Stelzer

The special wine dinner menu will feature the following dishes paired with wines:

Welcome canapé: Small puff pastry with vegetables comfit and a small fillet of Red mullet, Fresh oysters with pernod gelatin and caramelized lemon and small tuna tartare with a light grain mustard mayonnaise and brioche bread with fresh herbs paired with Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2012 & Côtes du Rhône rouge 2010, E.Guigal.

First course: Poached Canadian lobster with avocado mousse, fresh tomato tartare and basil oil paired with Saint Joseph Blanc 2012, E.Guigal.

Second course: Duck breast cannelloni cooked sous vide cannelloni with reblochon cheese fondue and green peas espuma, paired with Gigondas Rouge 2010, E.Guigal.

Third course: Australian beef fillet Rossini with Gousse duck foie gras, erinji mushrooms and black truffle sauce, paired with Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2007, E.Guigal.

Fourth course: Fresh strawberry with caramelized sesame, mascarpone cream enhanced with lemon and balsamic vinegar 10 years, served with Fine tea, Arabica coffee & petits fours.

Price: THB 2,200++ per person

Wine dinner commences at 7.30 pm

Dusit Thani Phuket celebrates Loy Krathong

Dusit Thani Phuket celebrates Loy KrathongWednesday 5th November 2015 saw Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket give their guests a chance to experience the true spirit of the popular Loy Krathong Festival. Their special event featured a range of fun activities including a live Thai classical music and performances and an extensive Loy Krathong buffet dinner showcasing the flavours of Thai cuisine. Guests were also able to help judge the Krathong and Miss Noppamas contests and float Krathongs in the pool in respect and gratitude to the water Goddess..

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