Monthly Archives: May 2012

Who will be the 2012 roving elephant reporter?

 ANANTARA HOTELS, Resorts & Spas is looking for an elephant lover and budding TV star between the ages of seven and 15 to become its roving elephant reporter for the 11th annual King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament, which will run … Continue reading

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Soneva Group sells Evason Phuket Resort

THE SONEVA GROUP has sold its Evason Phuket resort to an international and Thai hospitality and leisure group. Price was not disclosed. Evason Phuket will cease operations immediately and will no longer be operated by Six Senses Resorts & Spas. … Continue reading

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Devarana Spas introduce Season Change Retreats

DEVARANA SPAS has launched a holistic health retreat program designed to protect your body, mind and skin from weather changes. The program, available to all Devarana Spas in Thailand and the Philippines, consists of a series of three Season Change … Continue reading

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Salmon Steaks/Fillets in Aromatic Dry Red Curry

Like Thai food? Then meet Mini C. That’s the pen name for Ob-oom Chutrakul, author of two cook books; executive consultant chef, S Cuisine, S Medical Spa; executive consultant chef, The Gastro; and managing director, Quintessentially (Thailand). She spent three decades abroad, returning to Thailand … Continue reading

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LeBua Tower Club’s Thai culinary class package

If you’d like to know the secrets of Thai cuisine from Thai master chef, Prayong Khundonging and explore Bangkok, you’ll be interested in a special Thai culinary class package at LeBua Hotel Club Tower in Bangkok. The package starts at … Continue reading

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Lest this day pass unnoticed

Evening. May 16, 1763. James Boswell, an impressionable 22-year-old from Scotland, is about to meet Dr. Samuel Johnson for the first time.  Boswell had tried to meet Johnson a number of times but something always went wrong at the last … Continue reading

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Songkran tourism up this year

THAILAND’S SONGKRAN FESTIVAL drew 140,000 international visitors and 1.26 million Thais to celebrations in 13 provinces, including Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Ayutthaya and Phuket. Thai tourism was up overall for the month of April that saw Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok welcome … Continue reading

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