Thai food is undoubtedly one of the main reasons to choose Thailand over another destination for your holiday, and combine the wonderful food with an amazing scenery, there is no beating dining excellent Thai food in Phuket. Phuket offers world class dining, and it's not just restricted to Thai food, here you can find the most excellent food from just about any part of the world. Here in Phuket you can most likely find more variations of things to eat than anywhere in Thailand, combine this with first class shopping, and amazing travel experience, Phuket is definitely very high on your holiday list, and pick carefully where and what you want to eat, because at the end of the day, there is just so much room to fill in your stomach.
In the beginning of December 2006, Thailand launched the first of 22 tsunami-detection buoys to be positioned around the Indian Ocean as part of a regional warning system against giant waves caused by earthquakes under the sea. The satellite-linked deep-sea buoy will float 1,000km (620mi) offshore, roughly midway between Thailand and Sri Lanka.