7 SEP - Phuket Panel Discussion on the “The expectations of the Phuket Hotel and Tourism industries from the Phuket marine industry, and vice versa"

  • Friday, September 07, 2018
  • 16:30 - 17:30
  • the Boat Point meeting room, Phuket Boat Lagoon


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This panel follows on from the successful similar one we had a year ago at the same venue when we had good interaction between the hotel/tourism and marine industries. 

The subject this year will be “The Expectations of the Phuket Hotel and Tourism industries from the Phuket marine industry, and vice versa”.


  • Zara Tremlett, ex GM of Yacht Haven Marina and member of Phuket Go Boating group -  general overview of the Phuket marina and marine industry - boat charterers, weather forecasts/storm warnings, boat standards, charter guest expectations, charter guest qualifications to charter a boat, charter boat operator crew qualifications etc.
  • Ian Lancaster, retired international insurance broker living in Phuket and major shareholder of MV Olympia a luxury charter boat based at Ao Po marina - general overview of his observations as a boat charterer in Phuket, and reference to Phuket marine insurance issues.
  • Scott Duncanson; Commodore of Phuket Yacht Club and GM of ISS Facility Services Thailand - general observations of the marine industry in Chalong Bay and how it could be improved. Can give reference to the PYC Sailing School and other sail training companies in Phuket, i.e. Yacht Pro and Sail in Asia, and Gallileo at Yacht Haven.
  • Lyndon Ellis; GM, Anantara Vacation Club - Expectations of the hotel industry from Phuket guests who go on boat trips, and the current image guests have of Phuket’s marine environment, and any perceived safety issues they may have.
Moderator:   Brendan Cunningham; Executive Director, AustCham Thailand

    Event Details:

    Date:   Friday 7 September 2018

    Time:   16.30 - 17.30 Panel Discussion at Boat Point meeting room

    Cost:   Free for AustCham members, partner Chambers' members, and Australian Alumni Members, who attend Sundowners  

    Location: the Boat Point meeting room,  Phuket Boat Lagoon   null

    ** After the panel discussion, there will be a Phuket Sundowners held at the Anchor Building Deck, Phuket Boat Lagoon, from 18:00 - 21:00 hrs. For details and how to register, see https://www.austchamthailand.com/event-3033900 **

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    Wine Pro

    Wine Pro was launched in 2013 by Michael Trocherie. We provide a portfolio of wines exclusively distributed to Horecacustomers. Our offices and warehouses are located in Bangkok, Phuket and Samuiwith more than 70 employees across Thailand. We distribute more than 35 brands from 8 different countries. More than 1,200 direct customers already trust us!


    Phuket Boat Lagoon

    Phuket Boat Lagoon complex is Phuket’s first marina complex. Officially opened in 1995 and is situated on the East Coast of Phuket in Southern Thailand. Strategically located in the center of Phuket Island, the complex is 20 km from the airport and 8 km to Phuket town. The Phuket Boat Lagoon is a full resort complex with a 270 room resort hotel and boasts a host of facilities from Shopping, Lifestyle Retail, Marine Services & Workshops, Offices and Financial Services.


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