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Phuket, ThailandTo support talented young individuals in Phuket and promote the positive image of the island, the Phuket Hotels Association has announced the launch of its highly anticipated “Absolutely Fabulous Online Travel Sale.” This unique online auction aims to raise scholarship funds dedicated to Phuket’s aspiring youth. The initiative is part of the association’s Phuket Hotels Association Benefit (PHAB) 2023 campaign, which will culminate in a glamorous charity gala dinner, “PHAB 5,” set to take place on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at Angsana Laguna Phuket.

Running until midday on June 15, the online auction presents an array of enticing prizes, including luxurious five-star getaways to dream destinations worldwide. Generous sponsors have contributed various coveted experiences, ranging from Dubai, Sydney, and the Maldives to Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Koh Samui. The highest bidders can secure these exceptional packages at significant discounts. Beyond lavish hotel stays, participants can also vie for thrilling activities such as yacht charters, golf outings, tennis lessons, surfing classes, and gym memberships.


Fantastic prizes are up for grabs in the online auction, including five-star stays and experiences in Thailand, Singapore and the Maldives, to name a few. Public members can make bids in the online auction from now until 15th June 2023, and new prizes are always being added!

The proceeds from this highly anticipated event will go towards sponsoring at least 20 hospitality scholarships and internships exclusively reserved for talented Phuket residents who lack the means to finance their education. Demonstrating their commitment to nurturing the local community, the Phuket Hotels Association has already successfully supported over 30 students pursuing hospitality and tourism studies in Phuket.

The PHAB 5 online auction is regularly updated with new and exciting prizes, allowing bidders to stay engaged, make new offers, and anticipate upcoming attractions. To participate in the “Absolutely Fabulous Online Travel Sale” and learn more about the PHAB 5 campaign, interested individuals can visit the official auction website at phab.phukethotelsassociation.com/silent-auction.

“When you participate in our online auction, you’re not only bidding on extraordinary prizes and luxurious hotel stays worldwide; you’re also contributing to the betterment of our local community by empowering young individuals to pursue careers that can uplift their living standards and support their families,” explained Bjorn Courage, President of the Phuket Hotels Association.

The PHAB 5 gala dinner, which will take place at the renowned Angsana Convention & Exhibition Space (ACES) in Angsana Laguna Phuket, promises to be a vibrant and uplifting fundraising event. The evening will commence with welcome cocktails accompanied by live music and an indulgent international buffet dinner featuring live cooking stations manned by the top chefs from Phuket’s premier hotels. To enhance the experience, the island’s most innovative mixologists will craft delightful beverages. An engaging MC will ensure the festivities continue throughout the night without a dull moment.

Attendees can look forward to an electrifying lineup of performances, including a live band, Feelsion, and the popular Phuket DJ CAMMUK, in high demand. Dazzling dancers will kickstart the party with their captivating routines. Supporting this remarkable event is the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Tickets for “PHAB 5” are available at THB 4,900 for the premium option and THB 5,900 for VIP access. By purchasing tickets, guests will further contribute to the funding of hospitality scholarships. Secure your spot by clicking here to book your tickets!

To delve deeper into the initiatives of the Phuket Hotels Association and learn more about the PHAB 2023 campaign, interested parties can reach out via email at info@phukethotelsassociation.com or explore the official website at www.phukethotelsassociation.com.




Written by: Supaporn  Pholrach (Joom)