Monthly Archives: February 2013

Strong outlook for wellness tourism in 2013

WELLNESS TOURISM is expected to heat up in 2013, according to a forecast by Wellness Tourism Worldwide. Its top 10 wellness travel tends forecast – based on consumer and business-to-business surveys, site visits, feedback from travel suppliers, destinations and sellers – … Continue reading

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Second quarter opening for Centara Grand Resort Pattaya

THE CONSTRUCTION of Centara’s five star Grand Resort & Spa Pattaya is now well advanced, with its soft opening expected in the second quarter of 2013, according to General Manager Dominique Ronge . The nine-storey property will have 161 rooms and suites … Continue reading

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Dates for 2013 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament

DATES HAVE BEEN SET for the 2013 edition of the King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament – one of Thailand’s major and internatiomally best known events – attarcting tousands of visitors and raising more than $600,000 to help Thailand’s elephants. This year’s … Continue reading

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Two SALA resorts recommended by Condé Nast Johansens 2013

  SALA SAMUI RESORT & SPA and SALA PHUKET RESORT & SPA have been recommended by Condé Nast Johansens for the year 2013. It is the third time these resorts have been singled out by the publication. Now in its 31st year, Condé Nast Johansens is … Continue reading

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Centara launches first loyalty program on Valentine’s Day

Centara CEO Thirayuth Chirathivat presents a Centara The 1 Card to Panadda Wongphoodee, Miss Thailand 2000, the first brand ambassador of Centara The 1 Card. CENTARA HOTELS & RESORTS today launched its first loyalty program, choosing St. Valentine’s Day to promote its new rewards card and … Continue reading

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Luxury weekend package from V Villas Hua Hin

V VILLAS HUA HIN is offering a one-night, two-day luxury stay and a wine-and-dine-by-the-beach dinner with Michelin Star Chef Kei Kobayashi this weekend, Feb. 16 and 17. The package includes a two-bedroom pool villas that can accommodate four people, an … Continue reading

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YTSB launch party at VIE Hotel Bangkok

VIE HOTEL BANGKOK launched its new Japanese sushi restaurant, called YTSB (short for Tellow Tail Sushi Bar) at a special party supported by Singla Corp., American Express and Cavalino Motor Co. Ltd. VIE Hotel, led by Vicha Poolvaraluk, chairman of Major Cineplex Group PCL, played … Continue reading

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