Ice Magic headed to Bangkok
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Ice Magic headed to Bangkok

Ice Magic headed to Bangkok
Ice Magic: Fantasy On Ice Apollo Entertainment Media

Ice Magic: Fantasy On Ice, presented by Apollo Entertainment Media, is set to cool things down in Bangkok from April 18 to July 16 with sub-zero temperatures for real ice and snow activities. Held at The Market Bangkok, this will be the winter playground's first-ever appearance in Thailand. It also will be the largest pop-up ice and snow attraction ever constructed in the country.

The tentage, which stands at 11.5m tall and covers an area of 3,000m², will be separated into ice and snow zones, with unique attractions within each.

Ice Magic: Fantasy On Ice has been an iconic annual event hosted in Beijing since 2008, timed with Beijing's first snowfall every year (excluding years during the pandemic). Apollo Entertainment Media previously brought the event to Singapore in December 2022 and plans to bring it to more countries in the region.

Tickets to Ice Magic: Fantasy On Ice are now available for purchase, with a limited offering of early-bird tickets and packages available until April 17.


The Standard, Hua Hin pool party. 

The Standard, Hua Hin stages Songkran pool party

The Standard's legendary pool parties in Los Angeles and Miami make a debut in Hua Hin this Songkran.

The Standard, Hua Hin has organised a variety of festivities to celebrate the Thai New Year from April 13-15, with The Standard Pool Party as the highlight event on April 15. The hotel's iconic pool will be transformed into an artful playground with the installation of gigantic, surreal Pool Pasta floats, the design a collaboration between The Standard and JUMBO NYC.

Also making this a Songkran to remember in Hua Hin will be back-to-back sets by celebrated DJs, outdoor film screenings and, for food and drink, a special menu of pasta dishes by The Standard's Lido restaurant along with the hotel's imaginative and delectable cocktails.

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Club Med to open Hokkaido ski resort

Following the highly anticipated grand opening of Club Med Kiroro Peak last December, Club Med will see the opening of Club Med Kiroro Grand on Dec 1, further establishing the brand as the leading ski operator in Hokkaido, Japan, this in addition to its more than 20 mountain resorts throughout the Alps, Canada and Asia.

Thanks to an exceptional location within an untouched Kiroro domain that sees snowfall of 21m in winter, Club Med Kiroro Grand promises a new chapter of elevated mountain vacations delivered with signature programming that will continue to draw families, active adults and the next generation of avid vacationers from all around the world. In addition, Club Med Kiroro Grand will join Club Med Kiroro Peak, located just a five-minute gondola ride apart, as the brand's sole mountain destination in Asia offering spring skiing all the way until May, as well as night and off-piste skiing with new trails to discover.

Club Med Kiroro Grand is designed with a distinctive enchanted forest theme, creating a wonderland for the senses. Upon arrival, guests will be drawn into Club Med ski resorts' signature mountain charms encapsulated within the elegant grand lobby. Communal spaces will bring the great outdoors inside and invite intrigue through thematic experiences and immersive ambiance. Imbued with a sense of place, each of the resort's 266 guest rooms will effortlessly integrate natural finishes and rich Japanese influences inspired by a narrative of mythical journey up the mountains.

Roman baths at Six Senses Rome. 

Six Senses Rome opens in Eternal City

Nestled in the beating heart of the Eternal City, Six Senses Rome opened its doors in the historical Palazzo Salviati Cesi Mellini last week. The opening likewise coincides with completion of renovations of the magnificent façade of adjacent San Marcello al Corso church, the first sustainability project sponsored by the hotel.

The Palazzo housing Six Senses Rome is a treasure trove of wonders, from the monumental marble staircase with its decorative skylight to the newly restored 600-year-old columns at the main entrance. A large baptismal bath, dating back to the 4th century, was uncovered during archaeological excavations in the early 1900s and is now visible beneath the glass floor tiles of BIVIUM Restaurant-Café-Bar, a spot where all paths cross.

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