Hilton Bangkok hosts 'Cosmic Garden'

Anantara Layan Phuket Resort's Beach House Roof Top. (Photo: Anantara Layan Phuket Resort)

From now until Apr 30, Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok in collaboration with artist Jidapa Chansirisarthaporn and curator Prabda Yoon presents "Cosmic Garden", an art exhibition celebrating nature through an eclectic and vibrant representation.

"Cosmic Garden", with its surrealist paintings, aims to transcended beauty through the lines and colours of nature and the artist's interpretations of it.

Located in the hotel lobby, the exhibition is free and open to the public every day. Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok is located on Sukhumvit 24.

For information, call 02-620-6666 or email bkksu.fb@hilton.com.

Mandarin Oriental to open Maldives resort

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new resort on a private island in the Maldives, scheduled to open in 2025.

The resort is currently under development on a pristine Indian Ocean site and will stretch across three private islands on Bolidhuffaru Reef in South Male Atoll, accessed by an easy 20-minute speedboat ride from Male's Velana international airport.

The accommodation comprises 120 stand-alone villas, made up of 56 overwater villas and 64 beachfront villas, including 10 branded residences at Mandarin Oriental. Ranging in size from 200 to 1,000m², the villas will be some of the largest in the market, and each will provide exclusivity and seclusion, with private pools and sweeping ocean views.

Additional leisure activities will include watersports and dive centre, tennis courts, a kids and teens club, a swimming pool and numerous private coves and beaches to explore.

Visit mandarinoriental.com.

Anantara Layan adds new complex

Anantara Layan Phuket Resort has unveiled Beach House, a new addition to the waterfront of Layan Bay and the first of its kind in Southeast Asia.

Beach House features a three-storey venue that consists of Breeze, an all-day poolside sipping and dining area, a fine dining middle floor currently housing the Zuma pop-up, and a dazzling top floor area known as Roof Top.

Visit beachhouselayan.com or call 02-365-9110.


Artwork on display at 'Cosmic Garden'. (Photo: Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok)

Thai Vietjet unveils Phuket-Udon Thani route

Thai Vietjet welcomes its inaugural flight of the new cross-regional service from Phuket to Udon Thani.

In the early stages, the new cross-regional service Phuket-Udon Thani will operate three flights per week, every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, with a flight duration of 1 hour 55 minutes.

To celebrate the new cross-regional service from Phuket to Udon Thani, the airline has landed a special campaign "New Route, New Experience", offering special fares starting from 449 baht (inclusive of taxes, fees, not inclusive of add-on services) for travelling on the airline's domestic flight network.

The promotional tickets are available for a travel period from now until Sept 30 (may not be available on public holidays, terms and conditions applied).

Bangkok Airways set to resume Krabi route

Bangkok Airways is set to resume Bangkok-Krabi flights starting March 27. The service will operate once a day on an Airbus A319.

The Bangkok-Krabi flight (PG261) will leave Suvarnabhumi airport at 8.15am and arrive in Krabi at 9.40am. The return flight (PG262) will depart Krabi at 10.40am and arrive at Suvarnabhumi airport at 12.10pm.

Call 1771, 02-270-6699 or visit bangkokair.com.

Bangkok Airways is set to resume Bangkok-Krabi services. (Photo: Bangkok Airways)

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