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Phuket Hotel Association launched Phuket Green Day Initiative  Phuket Hotel Association launched Phuket Green Day Initiative

Phuket Hotel Association Launched Phuket Green Day Initiative

Phuket Hotels Association’s Environmental & Sustainability Working Group launched the island-wide initiative in support of Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism (PHIST), the annual high-energy environmental action event. It was seen by thousands of volunteers across the island unite to fight ocean and land pollution.

The Phuket event is fully supported and endorsed by the local government, along with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), US Embassy Bangkok, Australia Consulate in Phuket and member hotels, who are championing individual beaches by sponsoring equipment and supplies for volunteers.
 
Anthony Lark, president, Phuket Hotels Association, was joined by Phuket’s governor, Khun Narong Woonciew, and the director of the TAT’s Phuket Office, Khun Nanthasiri Ronnasiri, Evan Fox, economic officer, US Embassy, Bangkok and Matthew Barclay, Australia general-consul in Phuket who officially opened the event at Karon Beach.

 This is where the clean-up was overseen by Phuket Hotels Association members from Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort, Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket, Club Med Phuket, Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa, Kata Rocks Resort & Residences, Mövenpick Resort Karon Beach Phuket, The Boathouse Phuket and The Shore at Katathani.