Phuket, Thailand, August 30, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Bill Bensley’s whimsical beachfront resort looks forward to the return of domestic and international events with two attractive MICE packages that combine world-class meetings with innovative elements and an all-new Art Journey. The Slate is a great MICE venue for art lovers. This stylish space outside the pillar-free Tongkah Hall is perfect for pre-function gatherings, creative coffee breaks and original exhibitions. The Slate, art-inspired beachfront resort on Phuket’s secluded northwest coast, is preparing for the return of business meetings with a series of attractive MICE packages that combine world-class facilities and out-of-the-box experiences to create truly exceptional events.
Following 18 months of travel restrictions, The Slate foresees plenty of pent-up demand for face-to-face corporate functions. While online meeting tools such as Zoom have played an important role in connecting people during the pandemic, there is no substitute for personal contact and many companies are already planning to host their long-awaited events in 2022. For businesses that want to encourage and incentivise their teams after a challenging time, there can be few better places than The Slate, where Bill Bensley’s breath-taking design blends seamlessly with the tropical landscapes and rich cultural heritage of Phuket.
With 25 acres of inspiring space, including lush landscaped gardens, The Slate offers endless event options to enable the safe restart of domestic and international events, The Slate has crafted a pair of packages that include plenty of added value, so every company can maximise their MICE budget. The Slate understands that for every organisation, the health and safety of its associates is its top priority. With this in mind, these new packages will allow groups of guests to come together in an uplifting ambience, while also taking every precaution to take care of delegates.
Under the Meet Again at The Slate package, businesses will benefit from reconfigured venues that strike the perfect balance between personal connections and physical space, including the use of larger areas for smaller groups and one-way systems to ensure social distancing. In line with the hotel’s advanced biosecurity measures, all attendees will be subject to temperature checks, advanced sanitation procedures and personal protective equipment (PPE), and all facilities will undergo intensive deep cleaning.
Half-day and full-day meeting packages are available, including private roundtrip airport transfers, fully-equipped function room rental, priority check-in, a dedicated hospitality desk, a 30-minute cocktail reception upon arrival, daily breakfast, coffee breaks, a conference lunch, late check-out, a one-hour outdoor team activity and a group photo, which will be framed and presented to each guest as a turndown gift. To boost the group’s wellbeing, a choice of yoga and meditation breaks will be offered to cleanse the mind, body and soul, guests will be able to plant herbs in the resort’s organic garden, and every attendee will enjoy 20% discounts at the award-winning Coqoon Spa and KRU Precision Wellness, the onsite healthcare facility.
Priced at THB 1,600 per person for a half-day meeting package and THB 1,800 for a full-day package, this offer is valid for bookings made until 30th April 2022 and events staged by 31st October 2022, for groups of 30-50 guests. One VIP will also be treated to a complimentary upgrade to a Private Pool Suite.
Alternatively, the Healthy Meeting at The Slate package lets event planners create salubrious experiences that are inspired by the natural, transformative elements of Nai Yang Beach. Ideal for corporate away days, company conferences and team-building sessions, this four-day, three-night package includes luxurious accommodation (starting from a Pearl Bed Suite), daily breakfast with fresh juice, smoothies and nutrient-packed dishes, two full-day meeting packages with wholesome morning and afternoon breaks, a specially prepared conference lunch with options for vegans and vegetarians, and a gala dinner. To enhance physical and mental wellbeing, The Slate will also provide 20-minute stretchercise and sunset rituals, along with mindfulness moments at KRU Precision Wellness, and the meeting room will even include fitness elements.
Priced at THB 16,888 (single) and THB 11,888 (double), this innovative health-giving package is valid until 31st October 2022 for groups of 20-50 people.
Rivet, the modern Japanese restaurant, is a sophisticated and intriguing setting for one-of-a-kind dining experiences The Slate is a heavenly destination for business events, with a collection of modern meeting spaces that blend international amenities with authentic Thai grace and charm, all surrounded by Bill Bensley’s whimsical dreamscapes and original artworks. To showcase The Slate’s artistic interiors, the new Art Journey is an intriguing, QR code-enabled tour that transports guests through this living gallery and introduces its original sculptures and installations.
Dirty Monstera is a mysterious spot nestled deep within The Slate – ideal for informal get-togethers and after-parties Meeting planners can choose from a selection of state-of-the-art venues, including the pillar-free 500-pax Tongkah Hall, the bright and bold Jomon Pavilion with its vast windows, elevated ceilings and skylights, two more intimate suites, and the Coliseum Garden, an enchanting space for alfresco receptions and cocktail evenings under the stars. Every occasion will be fully supported by expert planners who can think out of the box and craft truly unique concepts.
About The Slate, A Phuket Pearl Resort
Inspired by Phuket’s tin mining past, The Slate blends Bill Bensley’s whimsical design with industrial elements to create highly unique guest experiences. A collection of stunning suites and villas, including pool villas and the spectacular Bensley Suite, surround glistening pools and gardens, and the serene Coqoon Spa blends seamlessly into the natural landscape. Discover delectable dining in a selection of stylish restaurants and bars, enjoy authentic locally-inspired activities, from yoga to Muay Thai, or simply stroll along the pure shores of Nai Yang Beach.