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STARTING DATE: 3 Oct 2019

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Bangkok tops list of affordable destinations

A study by money.co.uk analysed the most popular cities around the world on their average costs for luxury travel factors, including the costs of 5-star hotels, spa hotels, Michelin star meals and luxury car rentals, to reveal the most affordable destinations for a luxury travel experience.

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Bangkok tops list of affordable destinations
19 May 2022

Samui Jazz fest returns

Samui Summer Jazz 2022 music festival returns this year to Koh Samui after an eight-year hiatus. Tickets for the six-night programme from June 7-12 are available online through samuisummerjazz.com or the Google Form forms.gle/X2HDVBx9yfRq9KKL9.

19 May 2022
Samui Jazz fest returns
12 May 2022

Anantara Bophut Koh Samui gets new suites

Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort recently unveiled new pool suites in time for the return of travellers to Koh Samui.

12 May 2022
Anantara Bophut Koh Samui gets new suites
5 May 2022

Sustainability influences travel choices

Booking.com has released new research, with insights gathered from more than 30,000 travellers across 32 countries and territories, highlighting that the impact of their trips remains top of mind, with 88% of Thai travellers saying that they want more sustainable travel over the coming 12 months, which is a 10% increase over what was surfaced through the company's 2021 data.

5 May 2022
Sustainability influences travel choices
28 Apr 2022

Helping Phuket's marine animals

Guests at Anantara Layan and Mai Khao and its sister property Avani+ in Phuket recently participated in the annual baby turtle and shark release programme in support of the conservation efforts of the Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation and the Phuket Marine Biology Centre. Fifty-four green turtles ranging from 12 to 15 months old and 34 young bamboo sharks were released along the beaches where both Anantara Layan Resort and Anantara Mai Khao Villas are located.

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Helping Phuket's marine animals
21 Apr 2022

Enjoy a session of kitesurfing at ICONSIAM

This is the last chance for adults and kids to enjoy kite surfing at ICONSIAM Summer Kite Playground 2022 which takes place from 4pm to 8pm until Sunday.

21 Apr 2022
Enjoy a session of kitesurfing at ICONSIAM
7 Apr 2022

Donki Thailand sets eyes on Chon Buri

Donki Thailand is exploring a new market opportunity in the eastern region by developing a new Don Don Donki at J-Park Sriracha in Chon Buri province. It will be the 6th Don Don Donki outlet launched in Thailand and the first Donki store in the East.

7 Apr 2022
Donki Thailand sets eyes on Chon Buri
31 Mar 2022

Centara launches new travel packages

Centara Hotels & Resorts has launched "Thailand Rediscovered" packages offering travellers a chance to enjoy a full- or half-board meal plan in Phuket, Krabi, Pattaya, Hua Hin or Bangkok, plus a choice of activities to immerse in local culture and experience more of the destination.

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Centara launches new travel packages
24 Mar 2022

Enjoy summertime with Le Méridien Chiang Rai

Le Méridien Chiang Rai Resort recently launched its "Endless Sweet Summer" offer, which is the hotel's seasonal room to allow visitors to enjoy the summertime.

24 Mar 2022
Enjoy summertime with Le Méridien Chiang Rai
17 Mar 2022

Mandarin Oriental unveils extra spa benefits

In celebration of World Sleep Day which falls every year on March 18, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is rolling out additional benefits across the group's spas as well as complimentary F&B benefits.

17 Mar 2022
Mandarin Oriental unveils extra spa benefits