Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach Sponsors Thanyapura’s Relay Triathlon 2019


Phuket, Thailand, April 2019 – Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach recently teamed up with Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort to host the annual “Relay Triathlon” in southern Thailand.

A total of 80 athletes took part in the event on 21st April 2019, which comprised 300-meter swimming events in Thanyapura’s Olympic-sized pool, 8km cycling races and 2km runs through the spectacular tropical countryside of Phuket.

A series of relay events were open to various age groups, including youth contests for athletes aged 12-14 years and 15-17 years, plus an open event. Following official Olympic standards, teams were comprised of four athletes and each member had to complete the full race distance.

As part of its sponsorship of the Relay Triathlon event, Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach rewarded the winners with a two-night stay including accommodation in a Deluxe Garden View room, daily breakfast and dinner at The Andaman Kitchen. The total prize value was THB 23,391!

“The Relay Triathlon provided a great opportunity for us to support sports tourism in Phuket, incentivize international and local athletes with our prizes, and deepen our relationship with Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort. We are dedicated to supporting the local community and encouraging healthy living as part of Marriott’s ‘Serve 360: Doing Good in Every Direction’ global campaign,” commented Gerd Kotlorz, General Manager, Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach.

“We would like to thank Thanyapura for allowing us to be part of this fantastic event. This is the third year that we have worked together to promote sports tourism and wellbeing. We look forward to welcoming the winning athletes to our resort to enjoy our award-winning Thai hospitality. Our relationship with Thanyapura will continue in future and we hope to see everyone again at the upcoming events in September 2019,” he added.

The Relay Triathlon was presided over by Witcha Thongthammachart, Operations Director of Sport and Recreation at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort. Other sponsors of the event included Vatemon, Perskindol and Unilever.

Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach Sponsors Thanyapura’s Relay Triathlon 2019

About Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Nai Yang Beach

Experience genuine Thai hospitality and a refined art of hosting, just minutes away from the rest of the world. Located on the secluded beach of Nai Yang, the Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa provides an ideal getaway for couples and families likewise. Offering magnificent views of the Andaman Sea, the resort features a lively pool concept, diverse dining options, extensive kid’s facilities, and an exclusive Quan Spa. Enjoy a blend of traditional and modern guest room designs and a loop swimming pool meandering throughout the resort. The Big Fish Restaurant, Bar and Lounge venue is located directly at the beach for the ultimate chill out. Multi-purpose function rooms with natural daylight provide ideal venues for inspiring meetings whilst vast outdoor space offers the perfect setting for memorable weddings and events. 180 rooms and private Beachfront Plunge Pool or Beachfront Two Bedroom Pool Villas are available for the ultimate and exclusive holiday experience.

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