Thailand's popular resort island of Phuket will hold the Phuket Food Festival 2018 next month (Photo: thainews.prd.go.th)
 
Phuket (VNA/NNT) – Thailand's popular resort island of Phuket will hold the Phuket Food Festival 2018 next month. 

The Deputy Mayor of Phuket, Kawee Tansukatanon, said provincial authorities and food business operators will jointly organize the event at Saphan Hin Stadium from March 3rd to 9th, 2018, to promote tourism as well as stimulate sales in local restaurants. 

Phuket has recently been chosen by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) as one of the world's 18 “cities of gastronomy”. The Deputy Mayor said the Phuket Food Festival 2018 would play a major role in maintaining the city's reputation.-VNA/NNT