News & Event

16th Report from the President
April 2011

Conclusion is as follows:

  • K.B.A. cooperated with Karon Municipality to run a project called "Kata Karon to the Wide World". Supported by 5 commercial banks named below, a million of postcard will be distributed to the travelers to convey the beauty of Karon, Kata worldwide.
    • Krungthai Bank contributed 200,000 baht
    • KasikornBank contributed 200,000 baht
    • CIMB Thai Bank PCL contributed 200,000 baht
    • TMB Bank PCL contributed 200,000 baht
    • SCB PCL contributed 100,000 baht

The project was successfully launched on 9 April 54 at Arcadia Grand Ballroom, Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa . All participants were wearing a polo shirt with logo KataKaron - Heaven on Earth on.

The event was presided over by Phuket Governor Tri Akaradecha while Karon Mayor Tawee Tongcham was the person who ran the report. The Director of TAT Phuket gave a speech regarding the direction of Phuket's tourism industry. Also, the executive from KTB, KBank, CIMB Thai and SCB presented at the event to give the financial support. The event received great attention from over 31 press and media.

Besides, the project includes the production of Kata Karon Beach presentation video to publish on website YouTube. Baht 200,000 money for the production was granted by CIMB Thai Bank PLC. The video presentation will be distributed to TAT offices and agencies worldwide.