Kata Group hosts candle ceremony to celebrate His Majesty the King of

Philip Raiss (1st right, back row), General Manager of Phuket Orchid Resort & Spa under Kata Group Resorts Thailand, a Main Sponsor of 27th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta joined with Kevin Whitcraft (2nd left, back row), President of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee, together with committee members and windsurfers (two front rows) who arrived for the 2nd year of the “Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Windsurfing Championship.” They are joined by Santi Kanchanbandhu (3rd right, back row), Vice President of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee; Angelo Gualtieri (3rd right, back row), Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee; Peter Brian Kennedy (1st left), Executive Chairman, Burda International Asia; David Robinson (2nd right), Publisher of Fragrant Harbour Magazine, together for the candle-lighting ceremony to honour His Majesty the King of Thailand’s 86th birthday at Phuket Orchid Resort & Spa, Karon Beach, Phuket.
Guy Nowell
Philip Raiss (1st right, back row), General Manager of Phuket Orchid Resort & Spa under Kata Group Resorts Thailand, a Main Sponsor of 27th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta joined with Kevin Whitcraft (2nd left, back row), President of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee, together with committee members and windsurfers (two front rows) who arrived for the 2nd year of the “Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Windsurfing Championship.” They are joined by Santi Kanchanbandhu (3rd right, back row), Vice President of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee; Angelo Gualtieri (3rd right, back row), Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee; Peter Brian Kennedy (1st left), Executive Chairman, Burda International Asia; David Robinson (2nd right), Publisher of Fragrant Harbour Magazine, together for the candle-lighting ceremony to honour His Majesty the King of Thailand’s 86th birthday at Phuket Orchid Resort & Spa, Karon Beach, Phuket.

Kata Group Resorts Thailand, an operator of leading luxury beachside resorts in Thailand, hosted an elegant candle ceremony to honour His Majesty the King of Thailand’s 86th birthday at Phuket Orchid Resort & Spa, Karon Beach, Phuket. The event was followed by a prize-giving ceremony and post-race party for the Phuket King's Cup Regatta.

Kata Group Resorts Thailand is the main sponsor of this year’s Phuket King’s Cup Regatta, and has been a supporting partner of the competition for 16 years. Kata Group currently owns and operates six resorts in Thailand: Kata Beach Resort & Spa, Phuket; Phuket Orchid Resort & Spa, Phuket; Kandaburi Resort & Spa, Koh Samui; and three exclusive luxury resorts - Beyond Resort Khaolak, Phang Nga; Beyond Resort Krabi in Krabi and Beyond Resort Karon, Phuket. Beyond Resort Khaolak is winner of the “Luxury Romantic Hotel award” from World Luxury Hotel Awards 2013. It is the second consecutive year the resort has been named by this highly coveted awards organization after winning “Best Coastal Hotel” in last year’s awards.

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