As Tourism Authority of Thailand & Phuketindex first revealed on January 10th about the Miss Slovakia beauty contestants’ visit, representatives of TAT Phuket’s Office on January 11th 2010 also said they welcome the 12 contestants of Miss Slovakia beauty contest who are doing activities in Thailand during January 6th-21st 2011. Phuket was just one of their destinations. They would stay around the island from January 11th- 21st 2011.
The 12 beauties travel to many places in Phuket and Phang Nga to do VDO presentations. They would go to try some parasailing, snorkeling and banana boat riding on Patong Beach and have pictures taken by Phuket Old Town’s Sino Portuguese buildings. In Phang Nga province, they would visit Phang Nga Bay, and experience the local way of life of people on Yao Island.
Bangornrat Shinaprayoon, the Director of TAT Phuket, said that the beauty contestants would help promote Phuket to people in Slovakia. Similar activities for international beauty contests e.g. Miss Belgium, Miss Poland, and Miss France, also created a good image of Phuket.