Welcome to the TeakDoor.com The Thailand Forum. |
You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view some discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us
|Thailand and Asia News The News Forum. Thai News, world News and current affairs. Find out what's happening in the world today. For local Thai News check out Bangkok News, Chiang Rai News, Pattaya News and Phuket News. |
Robust discussion is allowed, but posters should stay on topic and refrain from personal attacks.
| ||LinkBack||Thread Tools||Search this Thread||Display Modes|
|10-06-2013, 01:34 PM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Thailand : Full moon parties
Full moon parties take off in Thailand
Jun 09, 2013
Image via centarahotelsresorts.com
PHUKET, Thailand - Thailand is where the idea of full moon parties really began, on the island of Pha Ngan, and the idea has now spread to Phuket. Seeing this a tourism opportunity, the Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket was one of the first hotels to have its own Full Moon Party, hosted on Karon Beach.
The event at Pha Ngan has become world-famous since the first was held in 1985, drawing thousands of revelers each month to the island’s Haad Rin town and beach and generating huge revenues.
“Phuket is such a successful tourist destination that it may surprise some this hasn’t been done before,” says Denis Thouvard, Area General Manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket.
“However, when the situation is looked at more closely, there are not that many locations for prime full moon viewing directly from a beach, and what better place to have a Full Moon Party?”
The resort’s Full Moon Party is proving very popular, not just with its own guests but with other tourists staying in Karon and even further afield.
The next Full Moon Party at the Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket will be on the night of Tuesday, July 3, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the resorts’ Cove restaurant and will include a BBQ buffet, live music, and dancing.
Mr. Thouvard believes that Centara’s Full Moon Party will establish Karon as the go-to destination for those who have no plans to travel to the Gulf of Thailand, where Pha Ngan is located.
“Karon is not going to be on anything like the same scale as Haad Rin, as the tourist profile and the facilities are so different, but as a magical moonlit evening, with music, food, and the ocean, it does make a very attractive alternative,” he says.
“So far, our own Full Moon Party has been attracting a wide selection of guests, ranging from singles and couples through to groups and families with young children. Everyone has a great time, the kids included.”
"Keeping quiet while monks and other peaceful protesters are murdered and jailed is not evidence of constructive engagement." - Arvind Ganesan, Human Rights Watch.
"I think...I think it's in my basement. Let me go upstairs and check" - M.C. Escher
|10-06-2013, 01:38 PM||#2 (permalink)|
I am in Jail
Last Online: 11-07-2014 09:15 PM
Join Date: Aug 2012
after years of observing, i can confirm 100 %:
full moon +/- 2 days people go TOTALLY over the edge then... single women or handicapped people etc, whoever makes an easy target for a bunch of cowards (+/- 5 guys at least) - just stay at home...
on full moon a neurosis peaks...
possibly more, but i found only the neurosis to be linked to that...
|10-06-2013, 05:19 PM||#4 (permalink)|
Last Online: Today 01:06 PM
Join Date: Mar 2007
Fantastic for making money though. I imagine the drinks at this high end hotel will be watered down and twice as expensive as normal.
Nothing wrong with that though as the tossers that go there are fully loaded up with cash.
|Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)|
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|