The exciting concluding day of racing at the 29thPhuket King’s Cup Regatta came to close with a superb beachside party sponsored by Kata Group Resorts Thailand at Kata Beach Resort & Spa, the home of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta. The closing party was set off by a massive fireworks display over the sea, and was attended by local dignitaries, VIPs, guests, media representatives and hundreds of sailors from around the world. Guests came together fora poolside buffet of international and Asian cuisine, free-flow drinks and the famous service ofKata Group Resorts Thailand, a symbol of Phuket’s famous hospitality.
Mr. Andrew Swatdipakdi (5th from right), General Manager of Kata Beach Resort and Spa presents award to Chinese sailors from Atom team, the winner of Cruising Class on the 5th race day, held at Kata Beach Resort & Spa, Principal Host Sponsor of this year’s event.
Kata Group, Principal Host Sponsor of 29th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta has been a prominent player in the hospitality industry in Thailand for more than 35 years, with a collection of properties in highly desirable beachfront locations. Kata Beach Resort & Spa, one of six properties owned and managed by Kata Group, is the long-established home of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta, serving as race control center, the sailor’s briefing point, media center, party venue and also temporary home of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee and its support teams, as well as providing high quality accommodation to sponsor representatives and VIP attendees.
Mr. Andrew Swatdipakdi, General Manager of Kata Beach Resort and Spa, said, “After 17 years of offering our support to the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta, Kata Beach Resort & Spa is the spiritual home of the race, and has been for a number of years. Phuket is famous for its excellent beaches, beautiful environment and fun lifestyle, and attracts millions of tourists each year to experience its legendary Thai hospitality. Phuket is also known as a top sports tourism destination, and the Regatta adds to this greatly. Sports tourists come here not only to compete, but also to relax and have fun, visiting resorts and restaurants and exploring the Island. All of this is excellent for Phuket’s economy. I would like to express my congratulations to winning teams of the 29th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta, and to the Organizing Committee.”
Mr. Andrew Swatdipakdi (4th from right), General Manager of Kata Beach Resort and Spa presents award to Chinese sailors from Big Boy team, as second runner-up of Open Charter on the 5th race day, held at Kata Beach Resort & Spa, Principal Host Sponsor of this year’s event.
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, SailWorld.com, Yachtstyle, Sea Yachting, Phuket Magazine, Image Asia, RL Magazine, The Guide Phuket, Phuket Marine Guide, and Art & Culture.