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Property Watch: Impact of tourism on real estate

Statistics are regularly reported by tourism organizations – public and private, which break down the number of visitors arriving in Phuket. Are Phuket visitors domestic travelers,… Read more | Published Wed, 04 May 2016
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Across the Land: Evolution of Phuket’s property scene

The property market in Phuket has seen an increasing amount of supply over the last five years with both Thai and foreign developers jumping on… Read more | Published Thu, 28 Jan 2016
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Posh Hostels Pushing Into Hotel Segment

C9 Hotelworks has released a regional overview of the emerging hybrid hotel sector titled Southeast Asia Hostel Market Trends 2015. Over the past two years we… Read more | Published Fri, 11 Dec 2015
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Timeshare ‘must target Internet generation’

THE GENERATION COMMONLY referred to as millennials, defined as adults from 18 to 33 years of age, represent the primary target that companies in nearly… Read more | Published Mon, 26 Oct 2015
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The world is your oyster

ARDA, the American Resort Development Association, recently reported that timeshare owners can holiday in over 100 countries at more than 5,000 resorts worldwide, so the… Read more | Published Thu, 22 Oct 2015
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Phuket Property Watch: Island remains worthy investment

Like many Phuketians, I took a ‘green season’ break with my family. I chose Sydney and the Gold Coast, and inevitably a visit of this… Read more | Published Wed, 26 Aug 2015
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By the book: Not all doom and gloom on Phuket

People who spend time on Phuket or reside here will surely have heard expats grumbling about the island's property market. Of course there are some nagging… Read more | Published Thu, 13 Aug 2015
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Pimex International Boat Show 2015 – Fractional Boat Ownership

‘Owning’ your own luxury 3-cabin Elan 42 powerboat to cruise the stunning seascapes surrounding Phuket will certainly enhance your dream holiday home experience, and is… Read more | Published Wed, 18 Mar 2015
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Making safe property investments in Phuket

At a time of year when many property sales are taking place in hotspot investment destinations, such as Phuket, it seems now is an appropriate… Read more | Published Thu, 05 Mar 2015
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Alternative Ownership Conference Asia-Pacific (AOCAP)

Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) recently acquired the Alternative Ownership Conference Asia Pacific (AOCAP) and is pleased to be bringing this conference into the… Read more | Published Wed, 21 Jan 2015
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What next ? The Future of Timeshare

What do any number of the most successful companies today—from Apple and Google (iEverything and search engine-plus) to Netflix and Amazon (TV game-changer and retail… Read more | Published Wed, 19 Nov 2014
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It’s a Great Time to Invest in Your Holidays with Absolute World

A lot of good things have happened since the Thai coup of last May. For a start, many corrupt and bullying taxi drivers have been… Read more | Published Tue, 08 Jul 2014
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Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific Acquires AOCAP

Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) announced today that it has acquired the Alternative Ownership Conference Asia Pacific (AOCAP) from the Absolute World Group. Launched in… Read more | Published Wed, 19 Mar 2014
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AOCAP 2013

AOCAP 2013 was successfully hosted at the über luxurious Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Hotel in Hong Kong with our largest – ever attendance and with a… Read more | Published Mon, 10 Mar 2014
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One week until AOCAP 2013 – Speaker Focus: Jumeirah, Hyatt, Yoo Hotels

Secure your place for AOCAP 2013 for just US$995 The AOCAP 2013 delegate pass includes one and a half days of fully engaging Plenary Sessions, all… Read more | Published Wed, 09 Oct 2013
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BOOK NOW – Final places left for Asia’s only shared ownership conference

The Alternative Ownership Conference Asia Pacific is the ONLY Regional event focusing solely on Mixed Use Resort Development- both Resort and Urban, Recreational Real Estate… Read more | Published Wed, 18 Sep 2013
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From left to right: Judging panel members Clayton Wade, Ian Hamilton, Sunchai Nuengsit (chairman) and Russ Downing; Terry Blackburn (CEO, Ensign Media)

Shortlisted for success

After another intense nomination, entry and judging process, the full shortlist of winners for the eighth annual Thailand Property Awards was announced recently at the… Read more | Published Fri, 06 Sep 2013
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ARDA World Report: Timeshare Sales Growing

Five years after the economic crash, the timeshare industry posted another year of upbeat sales in 2012, defying naysayers who predicted the business would fade… Read more | Published Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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Eastern European’s Push US$1.2 Billion Into Phuket

Thailand's current tourism bull run is being underscored by a watershed of Eastern European travelers - a soaring source of business that delivered 1.6 million… Read more | Published Wed, 03 Apr 2013
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The Beach Samui a member of Design Hotels™

In the world of luxury resorts brand is paramount, experience has replaced facilities and stories create emotional bonds. Visitors are guests and the experience is… Read more | Published Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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Russia and China top buyers in Phuket

Russian and Chinese buyers are snapping Phuket properties according to Knight Frank Phuket agency, but most of the customers who purchase mid to high-end properties… Read more | Published Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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We welcome your support – Perspective Magazine Awards

We are looking forward to another great year for our industry and have lots of exciting developments in store to celebrate our 15 year anniversary… Read more | Published Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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GNEX 2013 Conference Schedule

The 3rd Annual Global Networking Expo (GNEX 2013: The Global Meeting of Minds) for senior executives of the shared ownership industry will be held at… Read more | Published Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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The First Annual Indonesia Hotel Investment Conference

Bail will host the First Annual Indonesia Hotel Investment Conference on February 1st at the brand new Sheraton Kuta Resort. A special one day event… Read more | Published Thu, 03 Jan 2013
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Mortgages for foreigners available again

Over the past 20 years there have been a few periods when loans have been accessible to foreigners wishing to buy property in Thailand. Such… Read more | Published Wed, 02 Jan 2013
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The Growth of Thailand’s Luxury Super Yacht Market

The turquoise waters surrounding the beautiful coast of Thailand and its archipelago of idyllic islands are the prefect cruising ground for luxury yachts. Yet the phenomenon… Read more | Published Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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Fractional Journal’s 5 Reasons Fractional Ownership & Private Residence Clubs are Smart Real Estate

The Fractional Journal, a guide to the smarter way to own real estate and other luxury items, gives 5 proven reasons fractional ownership and private… Read more | Published Fri, 30 Nov 2012
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2012 Alternative Ownership Conference Asia Pacific continues to drive Shared Ownership industry forward

This week saw the gathering of global hospitality brands and hoteliers in Hong Kong for the fourth highly successfully 2012 Alternative Ownership Conference Hotels and… Read more | Published Mon, 15 Oct 2012
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Hong Kong hosting the 2012 Alternative Ownership Conference Asia Pacific

Hotel and resort executives and real estate professionals from Asia and beyond are heading to Hong Kong to attend Asia's leading shared ownership conference, the… Read more | Published Sun, 30 Sep 2012
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The Alternative Ownership Conference Asia Pacific, 2012

AOCAP 2012 will continue to build on the success of the previous 4 years and cement its place as south-east Asia’s pre-eminent Conference which is… Read more | Published Wed, 19 Sep 2012
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Yacht training wheels

When most of us are children, we dream about the things we will buy when we are older and successful. So when we finally make… Read more | Published Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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The Luxury Lifestyle can now be yours

Owning a yacht is the sort of thing that is normally reserved exclusively for the rich and famous. At Absolute, we decided that everyone should… Read more | Published Tue, 17 Jul 2012
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Buying at Absolute Twin Sands

Twin Sands offers a variety of ways to buy your contemporary apartment – freehold or leasehold direct sole ownership, or fractional ownership. No matter which way… Read more | Published Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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Affordable Residences

The beautifully designed range of two-bedroom villas, are a generous 88 square metres internally, with 43 square meters of terrace, with private pool, set within… Read more | Published Thu, 31 May 2012
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Featured Property : The Beach Samui

Designed by world-renowned design team Yoo, The Beach Samui is a private residence club comprising 21 magnificent beachfront apartments. Situated in the tiny fishing village… Read more | Published Wed, 02 May 2012
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Rich Asians go full steam ahead into superyachts

The newly wealthy in Asia think nothing of spending big money on a big boat for prestige and fun but the region's nascent yachting class… Read more | Published Thu, 26 Apr 2012
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Where to Buy ?

Absolute Real Estate is proud to offer a tempting selection of properties in Thailand’s most stunning destinations. We invite you to invest in a dream… Read more | Published Thu, 19 Apr 2012
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Asia-Pacific Superyacht Conference and Singapore Yacht Show put the spotlight on Asia

International participants will gather to debate issues and opportunities in the world’s most exciting emerging superyacht cruising and building destination Singapore. The 4th Asia-Pacific Superyacht Conference… Read more | Published Tue, 17 Apr 2012
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We sail tonight for Singapore

Singapore Yacht Show is the luxury lifestyle event of high-end yachting. The three day event held at the beautiful ONE°15 Marina Club, showcases some of… Read more | Published Mon, 02 Apr 2012