Phuket, Thailand – (December 8, 2017) – The 7th of September saw Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa celebrating 30 years of hospitality and service. The five-star full-service resort, located in the heart of Phuket’s coast - on the world’s famous golden sands Karon Beach, opened its door on the 7th of September 1987 as ‘Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa’, named by the current owners – Narukatpitchai Family. In 2003, the resort became a proud Hilton Brand.
This special occasion was commemorated with a Thai traditional morning merit making ceremony, paying respect to the Amarin Buddha and performing ‘food offering’ to 9 monks that were invited to lead the ceremony.
Team members were an integral part of the celebration. Activities arranged included an outing to the Phuket Waterpark, a flea market in the resort premises with live entertainment shows and activities, and a ‘30 Year of Hospitality’ pin was distributed to recognize all its team members.
The resort can proudly boast of 66 team members being a part of the resort for over 20 years and 229 members a part of the Hilton family for over 10 years out of a total 686 team members.
“Celebrating 30 years of service marks a key milestone in the history of the Phuket's hotel industry. This is an exciting year and a momentous occasion for the largest hotel in Phuket as it celebrates a historic past and looks forward to a promising future, continuing to lead the way for the hospitality industry just as the hotel did when it opened on September 07th, 1987” said Markus Kaliss, General Manager of the Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa.