Thai Resorts Hit, but Many Remain Open

Roughly one-quarter of the hotels and resorts in Phuket—a popular incentive travel destination along the Andaman coast of Thailand—were damaged, some severely, by the massive tsunami that swept over Southeast Asia on December 26. But many of the properties that serve the meeting and incentive travel industries remain open and operational.

The tidal wave—caused by an earthquake registering 8.9 on the Richter scale that erupted in the Indian Ocean near Indonesia —has killed more than 125,000

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