Monthly Archives: May 2013

VIE Hotel Bangkok welcomes Korean actor

POPULAR KOREAN ROMANTIC comedy actor Hwang Jung Eum, right, was welcomed to VIE Hotel Bangkok recently by Jirapa Akkaraj, general manager of VIE Hotel Bangkok and V Villas Hua Hin. She was in Bangkok for a fashion magazine shoot and stayed at … Continue reading

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Dates set for 12th King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament

  PLANS ARE WELL ADVANCED for the 12th edition of the hugely popular King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament, set for the royal seaside town of Hua Hin. he four-day festival, which runs from Aug. 31 to Sept.1, will be held … Continue reading

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Centara’s Life’s A Beach package includes spa treatments

CENTARA HOTELS & RESORTS is offering a package at selected beachside properties in which breakfast for two is included along with welcome cocktails and the choice of one 60-minute Thai massage for two at a beachfront sala or a 60-minute aromatherapy massage for two at … Continue reading

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Centara to open sixth Pattaya hotel

CENTARA HOTELS & RESORTS will open its sixth hotel in Pattaya with the signing of a management contract to operate the Centara Grand Modus Resort & Spa Pattaya. The hotel is due to open in the third quarter of 2013. Centara … Continue reading

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Helicopter service to Six Senses Yao Noi

 THE HELICOPTER SERVICE from Phuket Airport to Six senses Yao Noi , which offers the ultimate arrival experience, has now become more affordable. The helicopter alternative cuts almost three-quarters of the total transfer time off the speedboat transfer. Within 15 minutes … Continue reading

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ISO environmental management award for Centara Kata Phuket

CENTARA KATA RESORT PHUKET has been awarded ISO 14001:2004 status in recognition of the effectiveness of the resort’s environmental management systems. The certification is awarded by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and covers all aspects of the resort’s operation, including accommodation, housekeeping, … 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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