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From 1 July 2021 onwards, Phuket will reopen to international travellers again under the 'Phuket Sandbox' model, allowing fully-vaccinated foreign tourists to stay in Phuket at certified accommodations without having to quarantine. To warmly welcome tourists from aboard once again, a number of hotels and resorts in Phuket offers tempting promotions for guests' best experiences on the paradise island.   The 'Phuket Sandbox' in a Nutshell For a quarantine-free travel, tourists must strictly follow these requirements: Fly directly to Phuket from countries with a low to medium risk. Adults must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a vaccine registered with the MoPH or approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) no less than 14 days before the travel date. Unvaccinated children under 6 years old must travel with vaccinated parents. Unvaccinated children between 6–18 years old travelling with fully vaccinated parents must be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival at their own expense. All traveller must obtain a Certificate of Entry (COE) available here. Tourists are required to install the 'ThailandPlus' application. Tourists are required to stay ONLY in an accommodation establishment certified with the Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA) Plus. Tourists will be required to do RT-PCR test before arrival and during the stay in Phuket following the guidelines by the MoPH. If travellers are staying less than 14 days in Phuket, they cannot visit other domestic destination – they can only leave the country for international destination. To visit other provinces in Thailand, travellers must complete staying in Phuket for 14 days or more before leaving the territory to elsewhere. Travellers can enjoy places in Phuket freely, but are advised to strictly follow the DMHTTA precautions: D – Distancing, M – Mask wearing, H – Handwashing, T – Temperature check, T – Testing for COVID-19, and A – alert application. Please visit the Tourism Authority of Thailand's page for more detailed information.   Attractive Offers at World-Class Stays in Phuket Check out the latest attractive offers that are now available at Phuket’s world-class hotels and resorts: The Slate Phuket The Bill Bensley-designed, art-oriented beachfront resort has unveiled its 'Summer Sandbox' package, treating guests with a free 7th night when they book a six-night stay, as well as other appealing perks such as a guaranteed room upgrade for certain room types, welcome cocktails, roundtrip airport transfers, daily breakfast and 15% off all food, non-alcoholic beverages, spa treatments throughout the stay, and many more. Validity: Valid for bookings and stays until 30 September 2021 Rates: Starting from THB 5,000 per room per night Book at: www.theslatephuket.com/offers/summer-sandbox-package.html   Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket The luxurious family-friendly resort on beautiful Karon Beach is now offering free nights – including 'Stay 3 Pay 2', 'Stay 6 Pay 4' and 'Stay 9 Pay 6' options – and get 100% of their room rate back in hotel credit to be redeemed for room upgrades, F&B, spa treatments and more. Validity: Valid for bookings made from now until 31 August 2021, and stays taken by 23 December 2021 Rates: Starting from THB 2,800 per room per night Book at: www.centarahotelsresorts.com Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach Resort The Patong's young resort offers a chance to

As one of Thailand’s top family-friendly hotels, Holiday Inn Vana Nava Hua Hin remains committed to providing the kind of relaxing and fun experiences families expect, alongside 'IHG Clean Promise' hygiene programme to ensure highest safety for all guests and staff, in compliance with the advices of the World Health Organization, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and local public health authorities. Aside from temperature checks and hygiene amenities, the hotel also applies enhanced deep-cleaning, touchless procedure, and strict social distancing in all public areas. If you seek a safe getaway with your family, Holiday Inn Vana Nava Hua Hin is now offering an all-inclusive package, including perks as follows: Daily Breakfast for 2 Unlimited access to Vana Nava Hua Hin Water Jungle during the stay 1 cake and tea of coffee at Thalay Bar (not accumulable) One time set lunch & one time set dinner at Plamong restaurant for 2 adults on food only (not accumulable) Early check in from 10:00 (subject to availability) Late check out until 16:00 (subject to availability) *'Kids Eat Free' is not applicable for this package For room rates, A one-night stay in Vana Nava Room is priced at THB 3,799 net per room, and a one-night stay in Ocean View Room at THB 3,999 net per room. To make a reservation, please contact +66 (0) 32 809 999 or visit vananavahuahin.holidayinnresorts.com for more information.

If you seek an isolation in nature or a long stay on an island, this is your good news! Meliá Koh Samui is now offering the "Isolation Indulgence" long stay package with tempting benefits to allow you to work from this beautiful island, or simply unwind until you are ready to get back to the city. The package is priced at THB 29,999 nett for a Deluxe Room, THB 38,999 nett for a Premium Pool Access Room and THB 47,999 nett for a Boat Suite for 15 nights – half  the regular double-occupancy room rates! In addition, the "Isolation Indulgence" offers a 30% discount on food and beverage, a 30% discount on YHI Spa services, complimentary morning yoga sessions, two complimentary pieces of laundry daily, four complimentary bottles of water daily, and complimentary in-room stationary. Optionally, an in-room breakfast is available at THB 200 per person per day, while a preset two-course lunch is priced at THB 400 (USD 12.72) per person per day and a preset two-course dinner at THB 500 per person per day. Safety and cleanliness has been priorities at Meliá Koh Samui with a raft of stringent health, safety and hygiene measures in place to protect guests, staff and the community from COVID-19. The "Isolation Indulgence" package is valid for bookings and stats from now until 31 October 2021. To book or to inquire, please call +66 (0) 89 184 0725 or email reservation.kohsamui@melia.com

Sit by an extended stretch of soft sands, five-star Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort is now offering a chance to escape with special perks for Thai residents: Stay for 2 nights and receive a THB 1,200 F&B credit per room to enjoy signature dishes and beverages at Mangosteen’s Restaurant and CocoVida Pool & Bar Stay for 3 nights and receive a THB 2,400 F&B credit per room to be used at Mangosteen’s Restaurant and CocoVida Pool & Bar Both promotions also include more benefits as follows: Complimentary daily breakfast for 2 persons Early check-in from 8:00 a.m. and late check-out up to 3:00 p.m. 20% off foods and beverages at all resort's outlets Complimentary use of all water sports equipment and access to outdoor group sessions "Two for the price of one" spa treatments 20% discount on tour program (if booked with our tour desk) 20% discount on laundry service Free high speed internet access in room and wireless in public areas These offers are for bookings and stays from now until 31 October 2021. Reservations can be cancelled or changed up to 24 hours before arrival date. For more information and to make a reservation, call +66 (0) 75 628 000 or visit www.dusit.com

Set on the tranquil Bang Muang Beach, Pullman Khao Lak Resort has opened its door to pamper guests with first-rate services amidst gorgeous surroundings. Influenced by charming Takua Pa Old Town, the 253-key resort is uniquely stylish with a harmonious blend between quaintness and novelty, plus local art and handicrafts. With 14 room categories including Presidential Suite and two-bedroom pool villas, all of which comes with ample space and private balconies, Pullman Khao Lak Resort is an ideal base to recharge and reconnect whether you are on a romantic getaway or a family holiday. To satisfy your taste bud, Kram Beach Club is a chic chill-out spot overlooking glittering Andaman Sea, offering a variety of light fare, healthy bites, fresh seafood, and Mediterranean dishes. The all-day-dining Plai Dining Room serves signature Active Breakfast, local specialties and international dishes. The Junction offers space for guests to work, create and connect whilst enjoying a wide selection of beverages, freshly-baked pastries, and healthy wraps. For a special get-togethers, the Hub Pool could be an ideal host. In addition, there are a lot more compelling facilities including Rosalyn Spa, 24/7 gym, and business spaces. For reservations and general enquiries, please email HB436-RE@accor.com, contact +66 (0) 76 592 233, or visit www.pullmankhaolakresort.com

Imagine yourself spending weeks in a peaceful setting, surrounded by verdant tropical forests, soft sands, and glittering sea, enjoying first-rate facilities, wouldn't it be delightful? Pimalai Resort & Spa, a five-star seaside paradise on dazzling Koh Lanta, invites you to recreate amidst revivifying nature and make the place your "home away from home", where you can "work with a view" and unwind in tranquility right after your task is finished, or go on a thrilling sea excursion whenever you want, with irresistible long stay offers. Thai residents and expats can work, rest and play at the blissful haven at tempting prices like never before: Spend a price of just five nights, and you can enjoy your marvelous seven night stay! Rates start from THB 17,530 for a full week in a Deluxe Room or only THB 42,200 for a Hillside Ocean View Pool Villa. (Valid until 31 March 2021) For stays of 15, 20, 45 or 60 nights, rates start from only THB 2,150 per night for a Deluxe Room as part of a 60-night residency, rising to THB 21,970 per night as part of a 15-night sojourn in a Three Bedroom Beachside Pool Villa. (Valid for stays now - 30 June 2021) Thai citizens who participate in the government’s Rao Tiew Duay Kan campaign will enjoy an additional discount. In accordance with the latest government advice, Pimalai has created a series of highly effective of health and safety protocols that bring total reassurance to visitors, while also ensuring the highest standards of Thai hospitality. Under the “Pimalai Care” initiative, innovative measures include 24-hour vacancy periods between bookings, three disinfection tunnels, ozone sanitisation in the guest rooms and heat cleaning in the kitchens. For more information to book your extended stay at Pimalai, please call +66 (0) 2 320 5500, email reservation@pimalai.com, or visit www.pimalai.com

From now until 30 April 2021, you can book your vacation at newly opened Banyan Tree Krabi at tempting rates valid for stays until 30 September 2021! Situated at tranquil Tubkaek Beach, Banyan Tree Krabi is embraced by pristine seascape, offering jaw-dropping vista that is unique to the province. In addition, with its first-rate services, sublime design, unbeatable dining scene, and reinvigorating spa sessions, the resort is genuinely your private paradise. For your forthcoming trip, the 72-key luxury beach resort invites you to experience privacy amidst exquisite nature with these irresistible perks: 25% off the best rate at any of its suites and villas, each of which has its own private pool Complimentary breakfast 50% off any spa and massage treatment (plus 30% off a second treatment) A free afternoon tea set served in refined English style at either your private terrace or at Naga Kitchen Thai citizens can combine the discount with the national Rao Tiew Duay Gan (“Let’s Travel Together”) campaign whereby the government refunds 40% of their bill For more information and reservation, click HERE.

Tinidee Hideaway Tonsai Beach Krabi, Krabi's latest stylish stay at scenic Tonsai Bay with beach-facing private villas, a Thai longhouse with hostel-style dorms, pleasant public facilities and resort swimming pool, is now offering irresistible promotions for those seeking an escape to a placid place. The idyllic beach location makes it ideal for rock-climbers, adventurers, families and those looking for a relaxing break. STAY LONGER, SAVE MORE For stays of 2 nights or more, you can enjoy 25% OFF Best Available Rates (room only and room with breakfast). Other superb benefits include: - Daily breakfast at Café Nidee (for room with breakfast bookings) - Free High Speed Wi-Fi Access - 'MAYA' welcome drink upon arrival - Early check-in from 13:00 (subject to availability) - Late check-out till 14:00 (subject to availability) - Free cancelation up to 24 hours before arrival BOOK NOW AND SAVE Reserve a stay now for your future visit to receive 15% OFF Best Available Rates (room only and room with breakfast). Other great benefits include: - Daily breakfast at Café Nidee (for room with breakfast bookings) - Free High Speed Wi-Fi Access - 'MAYA' welcome drink upon arrival - Early check-in from 13:00 (subject to availability) - Late check-out till 14:00 (subject to availability) - Free cancelation up to 24 hours before arrival   The promotions are available for bookings and stays from now - 31  March 2021. For more information and to make a reservation, please call +66 (0) 75 628 042 or www.tinidee.com

Tonino Lamborghini, the legendary Italian brand famous for its luxurious products and designs, partners up with Utopia Corporation, one of the largest real estate developers in Phuket, to bring the "Italian feeling" to the paradise island of Phuket in form of a completely one-of-a-kind luxury boutique hotel. Scheduled to welcome guests in 2023, Tonino Lamborghini Boutique Hotel Phuket will be situated on the beachfront at secluded Chalong Bay, overlooking the azure Andaman Sea. This spectacular low-rise retreat will be curated by Alexander Wong, founder of Alexander Wong Architects, whose original avant-garde style has won multiple global awards. For a dramatic first impression, guests will be welcomed into a world of international glitz with a Glamour Lobby that features slatted rosewood LED screens. With 39 suites and 7 villas, all of which are equipped with cutting-edge amenities and adorned with designer furnishings and abstract artworks, a beyond-expectation experience is what to expect here. Alexander Wong, the hotel's designer, considers Phuket to be the “Miami of Asia”, due to its international allure and cultural appeal. Reflecting the spirit of South Beach, Tonino Lamborghini Boutique Hotel Phuket will feature its signature Red Pool, which will embrace the best elements of a chic Floridian beach club. The Miami restaurant is a multi-sensory feast for diners, with a contemporary menu and a colourful ceiling inspired by the French post-impressionist painter, Henri Rousseau. Guests can also stay in shape at the state-of-the-art Power Gym. “Our goal is to bring a branded Tonino Lamborghini experience to the best places worldwide, and soon we will bring the Tonino Lamborghini spirit to Phuket: one of the world’s finest tourist destinations. Tonino Lamborghini Boutique Hotel will be a luxury hotel with captivating architecture, bespoke interior design and top-quality services, with the ultimate purpose to satisfy the top-level requests of international clientele. Together with Utopia, we will strive to offer a new concept of hospitality. Our clientele will feel the values of our family’s DNA and heritage, Italian spirit, extreme attention-to-detail, and the energy that Tonino Lamborghini brand transmits. As my father always says; ‘If I cannot give you Italy, I will give you Its feeling!’” Utopia Corporation has grown rapidly since its establishment in 2015 with a collection of hospitality, residential, commercial and entertainment projects across Phuket, along with architecture, design, development, engineering, construction and hotel operation services. It operates three own-branded hotels in Phuket: Utopia Kata, Utopia Loft, and Utopia Naiharn, which was named as Asia’s “Top Emerging Hotel” in the Now Travel Asia Awards. “We are delighted to form this landmark agreement with Tonino Lamborghini. It is indeed an honour to introduce this famous Italian name to Thailand’s hotel industry for the first time; their brand is recognised around the globe as a beacon of luxury, exclusivity and flair. Combined with Utopia Corporation’s hospitality and development expertise, I am confident that our partnership will usher in an exciting new era for Phuket’s tourism industry, allowing us to attract new markets,” commented Mr. Hachi Yin, Chief Executive Officer, Utopia Corporation. By collaborating with Tonino Lamborghini, Utopia