Phuket is popularly known as ‘The Pearl of the Andaman Sea’ and is one of the most renowned island destinations in Thailand. Enjoy the enchanting diversity of this beautiful city where modern skyscrapers overlook ancient temples and traditional villages border bustling cities. The island is not only blessed with geographical beauty but has everything required for conducting successful business events with a wide range of venues and facilities.
The white sandy shores and bright azure beaches lined with palm trees add to the charm of the city. This city coupled with the unbeatable combination of world-class business hotels and resorts makes it a perfect venue for corporate travelers.
“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou
Each year, Phuket hosts a number of business travelers, leisure travelers and MICE professionals all around the globe. The warm hospitality and unique culture of Phuket make this city one of the top choices for MICE (meetings, incentives travel, convention and exhibition) events. These events can be paired with team building activities that break the monotony of the usual business trips and bring elements of excitement.
The ideal weather and the amazing destinations provide the perfect backdrop for conducting various outdoor team activities. Impress your business partners and clients with beachfront hotels that display colorful fireworks. The mouth-watering Thai dishes mixed with the world-famous Thai hospitality add to the charm of these venues. Regardless of the location you choose, your teams are sure to have plenty of options for a fun-filled team outing.
The dazzling array of venues along with the appealing scenery of Phuket makes it a no-brainer as to why it is one of the top choices for MICE events. The city has over 500 hotels that cover all budget ranges. Adequate spaces for meetings and conferences are available in almost all these hotels that facilitate various team events with small to large group sizes.
Many of the 4-star or 5-star hotels have specialized services inclined towards accommodating MICE and team building events. One of the prime locations in Phuket is Patong where there is a whole range of options for your team’s accommodation. Millions of business travelers and corporates all around the world travel via the Phuket International Airport to attend around 1000 MICE events every year. In addition to having a well-connected International Airport, the various airline carriers offer convenient access to different MICE locations and hotels throughout the island.
"No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team." – Reid Hoffman
A corporative and robust team is an excellent asset to any organization. Team building activities are a great way to improve collaboration and communication skills of your units. Phuket has terrific options and venues for conducting fun team games. The adventure enthusiasts can go diving or surfing on the pristine beaches. Elephant riding is another popular activity here.
Enjoy the adrenaline pumping outdoor activities like go-karting, raft building or racing in the various sporting venues here. Play the Water Volleyball team activity alongside the beaches to strengthen your team’s competitive spirit and adaptability. The Drum Jam session in the enchanting forested islands of Phuket is a great ice-breaker and helps in team-bonding.
The Phuket International Airport is well-served by both international and regional air carriers. Flights are available to/from important cities like Sydney, Malaysia, Tokyo, Hong-Kong, Singapore and also other European cities. Apart from the ease of access, domestic travel is also convenient and very affordable. It takes about an hour and a half of flight time to Bangkok. The Phuket International airport is also just about half an hour drive to the main areas such as Phuket town and Phuket Island.
November to March is an excellent time to travel here. Around the time, there is less humidity, and temperatures range from around 24C to 32C. If you are looking to conduct adventurous outdoor corporate team building activities, then this is a great time. June to August is not a wrong time either with much sunshine and intermittent heavy showers. September to October can witness inclement weather, but you can still travel if you plan to conduct indoor team building activities.
The island of Phuket is home to many world-class resorts, beaches, and dining. Not just that, the city also has a fantastic infrastructure coupled with classical architectural buildings. All this along with the warm hospitality makes it a sought-after team outing and MICE destination. Choose from the distinct destinations in this delightful city for your corporate meetings coupled with fun team games to ensure a successful corporate team outing.