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Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket celebrates Songkran Festival 2013

Phuket, Thailand – Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, in cooperation Dusit International, has launched its Dusit Songkran Splash promotion to celebrate Thai Solar New Year 2013 throughout the month of April.

The promotion includes an attractive accommodation offer, with a 25% discount off Dusit Best Available Rates, inclusive of complimentary breakfast, on a minimum of two consecutive night stays.. Guests will also receive a Songkran Survival Kit to enjoy the festive spirit and make the experience even more fun. . The Songkran Survival Kit includes all the essentials for water play, including water pistol, powder, a Dusit branded towel and t-shirt a bowl for splashing water and an etiquette card with all the Do’s and Don’t’s to enjoy the festival.

On April 13th, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket will also hold a full Songkran festival programme, beginning with a celebratory religious morning session, where guests will experience offering food to invited monks and a holy water blessing by monks and respected senior management.T This tradition is the origin of the Songkran water festival. The gentle pouring of fragrant water over the hands or the shoulders of a respected elder is a gesture to wash away bad luck and pay respect. Over the years, this tradition has become the fun-filled water festival we know today. . Continuing through to the afternoon, activities will include Thai folk dancing, a Thai Martial Arts show, a Som Tum cooking competition and traditional fun games.

In the evening, the Food & Beverage team will present a spectacular Songkran Thai New Year buffet dinner, showcasing the exciting flavours of Thailand’s four regions. The evening will also include Thai classical music, a Miss Sonkgran contes and performances by our resident band in a temple – theme atmosphere by the hotel’s poolside. Buffet dinner is priced at THB 2,400++ per person.

For more information or to make a reservation for our Songkran Thai New Year buffet dinner, please call +66 (0)76 362 999 Ext. 7303 or e-mail:

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Media Contact:

Ms Bhatara Amornrattanakij
Marketing Communications & Public Relations Manager
Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket
Tel: +66 (0)7636 2999