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Jubilant Winners of Race Day 3 honored by TCEB at 29th Phuket King's Cup Regatta Prize Giving Party

Phuket–The third day of the 29th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta under Royal Patronage came to a close with race day and beachside party hosted by Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB),a strategic partner to the 29th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta 2015.  Mr. Puripan Bunnag (1st from left),Director - Domestic MICE Department of TCEB presided over prize presentations as over 1,500 international sailors, VIP and participates from over 40 countries worldwide enjoyed networking and the relaxed atmosphere, food and drinks at Katathani Phuket Beach Resort, Kata Noi bay, Phuket

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is a strategic partner of 29th Phuket King's Cup, partnering it for the first year in 2015. The organization sees the potential of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta to align with TCEB’s 5-Year Master Plan that aims to promote Phuket as a preferred MICE city. The Regatta provides TCEB with an effective international medium connecting to over 1,500 sailors, VIPs and media guests from around the world, raising awareness among TCEB’s target groups.

Mr. Puripan Bunnag, Director - Domestic MICE Department of Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), said, “Phuket will be the core of the Andaman Cluster, comprising Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi, Trang and Ranong; it will be the spearhead in lifting the MICE industry of the Andaman Cluster to the world level. The government, operators, media and everyone else have to participate in setting goals and concreting a marketing plan to make Phuket the MICE destination it deserves to be. The pristine settings, warm hospitality, and unique culture that Phuket offers visitors are helping the Pearl of the Andaman become the world’s MICE city of the Andaman.”

Sponsors of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta include Principal Host Sponsor Kata Group, and Strategic Partners: The Government Lottery Office (GLO), Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), and Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Co-Sponsors: Central Pattana, PTT PLC, Siam Winery & Montclair and Haadthip PCL. Media Partners includes Phuket Gazette, PGTV, Prestige,, Yachtstyle, Sea Yachting, Phuket Magazine, Image Asia, RL Magazine, The Guide Phuket, Phuket Marine Guide, and Art & Culture.

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