Monthly Archives: March 2014

10 Centara hotels receive EarthCheck Silver Certification

EARTHCHECK, the specialist organization that sets the benchmarks for environmental awareness and conservation for the international hospitality industry, has awarded 2013 Silver Certification for 10 hotels within the Centara Hotels & Resorts group. Eight of the properties are part of … Continue reading

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Centara World Masters Golf Championship set for Hua Hin June 15-21

MORE THAN 600 GOLFERS from 20 countries are expected to compete at the Centara World Masters Golf Championship 2014. The event, which is based at Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin from June 15-21, will be Asia’s biggest … Continue reading

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Thailand’s Songkran Festival starts April 5

IF YOU’RE COMING TO THAILAND FOR SONGKRAN, Dusit Thani Bangkok is offering special discounts for visitors who want to join in the wildest water fight in the world. Behind the fun, there’s also a very serious side. Traditionally, Songkran activities … Continue reading

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Chocolate making and Easter egg hunts at Soneva Kiri

EACH YEAR, SONEVA KIRI invites specialist chocolatiers from around the world to visit and design SLOW LIFE inspired Easter Eggs. The past few years have seen visits from Spanish Enric Rovira, and in 2014, British-Italian Fiona Sciolto who has designed chocolates … Continue reading

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Birth of boy elephant highlights National Thai Elephant Day

A 10-DAY-OLD BOY ELEPHANT stole the spotlight at this year’s National Thai Elephant Day, marked by the traditional blessing of the elephants by Buddhist monks. Nong Sam – 85 kg in weight and standing 84 cm and measuring 129 cm … Continue reading

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Ritz Carlton’s Phulay Bay Reserve’s ‘Discover Thai-licious’ package

DISCOVER THE TASTES of Thailand beyond traditional restaurant settings or have a personalized menu at the resort’s Chef Tasting Table at Phulay Bay, a Ritz Carlton Reserve at Krabi, with the resort’s Executive Chef Gaetan Biesuz. The Discover Thai-licious Package … Continue reading

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Two-for-one promotion at VIE Hotel Bangkok’s revamped restaurant

TWO CAN DINE for the price of one in a special promotion for the month of March as VIE Hotel Bangkok celebrates the opening of its newly renamed flagship restaurant. New called La VIE – Creative Cuisine, the restaurant adds … Continue reading

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