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Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach Resort celebrates its first year of opening with a series of special room packages and dining offers throughout October 2021. Thai residents and international travelers joining the Phuket Sandbox program can enjoy their stay with special perks as follows: Savour local flavours and international favourites with 'Taste of Phuket' package, including daily breakfast and a daily two-course set dinner for two, and 2 daily drinks of your choice. All guests present on 1 October 2021 will get to 'spin the wheel' and win amazing gifts from complimentary hotel nights to F&B resort credits and Marriott Bonvoy Bonus Points. On the first weekend of October, enjoy a special 'Celebration Sunday Brunch' at Chao Leh Kitchen with sumptuous seafood on ice, grilled seafood, lobster Thermidor and a very special Whole Suckling Pig, together with 'buy 2 get 1' promotion and a complimentary bottle of sparking wine for every booking of 4 guests. Also at Chao Leh Kitchen, indulge in the Saturday Night Seafood Buffet with rates only at THB 999 net, and a 50% discount for the second person, as well as a chance to 'spin the wheel' to win. Available every week in October. 'Buy 1 get 1' for selected burgers at Sears and Co Bar & Grill. 'Party Set Sharing' including juicy meats and grilled seafood, as well as free flow drinks. On Fridays: 'Weekly Friday Sundowners' at The Deck Beach Club overlooking gorgeous Andaman sunset, with refreshing drinks and DJ sets. Marriott Bonvoy Members who book the Member Exclusive Offer: Hotel Anniversary Bonus Points will receive an exclusive 1,000 Marriott Bonvoy bonus points per night, on top of the daily international buffet breakfast for two, from now until 31 October 2021. The SHA Plus-certified resort also participates in the Phuket Sandbox program. For more details or booking, please call +66 (0) 76 645 999 or visit www.fourpointsphuketpatong.com

Even though you haven't got much time, you can still enjoy a little break from your routine in a fabulous staycation right in the town, and Accor is now offering a tempting chance to plan your staycation in Bangkok! Without having to travel a long miles, you can revel in top-notch epicurean experience at Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, unwind at the serene side of the Chao Phraya River at ibis Bangkok Riverside, stay at the heart of the city with leading shopping malls in the vicinity at Novotel Bangkok Platinum Pratunam, and more at many spots in Bangkok. Accor's Bangkok Staycation promotion is available to book and stay from now until 31 October 2021 with a fully refundable policy. Check out Accor's valuable and flexible deals HERE.     Photos by Zanyasan Tanantpapat / Martin Dominique

The new stylish experience in the COVID-19 pandemic era with Drive-Thru services could still enhance the elite lifestyle in one’s own car where eating shopping and safety leisure are possible at fingers snap. Innovative and convenient, the travelling is assured with the Charging Station of W Hotel Bangkok where a private lounge awaits you to savour a cup of coffee over the city view. Online Shopping is also made simple with “Central Personal Shopper” by Central. Dial 1425 and your personal shoppers are ready to present you with special services as if you were roaming around doing the shopping by yourself. Afterwards, your purchase could be picked up at Central Drive Thru spot. “Benjarong Thai Restaurant Baan Dusit Thani” provides freshly scrumptious meals delivered by the premium “White Glove Delivery by Silver Voyage Club” service so you could sit back and relax throughout your journey in the 7-seater Large Full-Size SUV, the leader in the debut diesel plug-in hybrid technology in Thailand. Environmentally friendly, Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 de 4MATIC Exclusive is distinguished with the Multibeam LED that could be adjusted according to the traffic.Imbue the route around Suvarnabhumi Airport, one of the most photogenic spots in Bangkok, with the 4MATIC system that conveys soft and comfortable drive in every driving scenario. In addition, the AIRMATIC system allows you to connect to the Media Display screen at ease, ensuring your day off is enhanced and safe in every genre. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dr5PUjbJK64  

In partnership with ecoSPIRIT, the pioneer of the world's first low-carbon of packaging and distribution for high-end spirits, Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh crafts drinkable joy with less impact to the Planet Earth. The hotel's signature bar, The Attic, will serve up its popular cocktails in which all ingredients have zero wastage. ecoSPIRITS is a closed-loop distribution system which uses a low-waste, low-carbon spirits distribution technology, thereby minimising packaging waste and transport cost, to reduce carbon footprint emissions in the spirits supply chain. By partnering with ecoSPIRITS, Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh aims to reduce 40% of its transport and packaging carbon emissions, including single-use glass wastage. This partnership with ecoSPIRITS is one of green food initiatives that Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh has rolled out since its opening in early 2021, in addition to partnerships with Eggscellent, a cage-free chicken farm in Siem Reap, Ocean Gems, a sustainable seafood company, Beyond Meat, a plant-based, vegan meat company, as well as Moo Moo Farms, a domestic dairy farm. For more information about the hotel, visit hyattregencyphnompenh.com   Photo by Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh

Later this year and in 2022, The Standard, world's leading lifestyle hospitality brand, will debut its highly anticipated expansions in Thailand's top destinations: Hua Hin and Bangkok. On 1 December 2021, The Standard, Hua Hin, which is the brand's first resort in Thailand, will open its door to welcoming guests to unwind at the à la mode seaside paradise. All of its guest rooms and beachfront pool villas are designed especially for taste-making sojourners who endear The Standard's one-off vibrance. In 2022, situated in the mixed-use skyscraper in the heart of the metropolis, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon, will be launched as the Asia flagship for the brand, reflecting dynamic energy of the city that never sleeps. Comprising numerous guest rooms and a penthouse, high-standard leisure and business facilities, as well as exciting F&B, alongside the electrifying design by Spanish Hayon Studio and The Standard’s award-winning in-house design team The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon is sure to bring something for urbanites to look forward to after all these tiring years. To find out about the Hua Hin property's opening offer, check our HERE. To learn more about the Bangkok flagship, click HERE.

It's going to take some more time before global tourism gets back to its normal state. However, you can still discover new places, see cultures, and get novelly inspired through the magic of words. To uplift your stay-at-home or staycation days, Kimpton Book Club invites you to explore new destinations where some Kimpton hotels are situated through compelling stories told by modern writers, novelists, and poets. Specially curated reading lists mean you can explore Edinburgh through the story of Dexter and Emma in David Nicholl’s 2009 novel One Day, learn more about Bangkok delicacies through recipe books, and dig deeper into other favourite destinations like Tokyo, London, Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona, and Bali. Find out more about the book club HERE. Additionally, Kimpton Shinjuku Tokyo has designed a package for bookworms, offering in-room Afternoon tea to enjoy with a page-turner, access to the books in the Kimpton Book Club reading lists via digital tablet during your stay, as well as a paperback book to take away upon check out to enjoy at home or on their next trip, alongside other fascinating perks. Kimpton Hotels in the US have launched a partnership with Literary Hub to offer special rates for a Kimpton hotel room to unwind while enjoying the seasonal book recommendations, or venture out on a book lovers’ travel itinerary.

Right at the city's privileged location, Pan Pacific London brings elegance and top-notch hospitality to the town, with an array of unmissable attractions in the vicinity, plus unparalleled culinary experiences by renowned chefs. Designed by world-leading Yabu Pushelberg, the 237-key hotel and lifestyle destination is a architectural fusion of south-east Asian charms and British grandeur, with a harmonious blend of antiquity and modernity, curated especially for utmost peace of mind to enhance the sense of wellness unique to the place, with technologically advanced facilities. For your discerning palate, the hotel offers a variety of dining affairs. Led by multi award-winning Executive Chef Lorraine Sinclair and renowned Executive Pastry Chef Cherish Finden, Straits Kitchen restaurant, Ginger Lily bar and The Orchid Lounge delights guests with new and innovative flavours. The team are working closely with British producers, Nurtured in Norfolk, to grow their own high quality Asian ingredients as well as sourcing local produce to help minimise the carbon footprint whilst bringing authentic flavours to the table. Located in Liverpool Street, Pan Pacific London is just a few steps away from many of London's gems like the Spitalfields Market, the Barbican Centre, the stylish Shoreditch neighbourhood, and more. For further details and reservations, please visit www.panpacificlondon.com

Under the latest 'Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension', enabling fully vaccinated travellers from across the globe to reduce mandatory stay in Phuket to 7 days before spending another 7 nights in the appointed areas outside Phuket, S Hotels and Resorts has launched alluring packages to unwind at 3 beautiful SHA+ properties on 3 paradise islands. '1 trip 2 sensations: Phuket+Phi Phi' - Lovers and families can enjoy 7 days at SAii Laguna Phuket before embarking on a short, complimentary boat ride to spend 7 peaceful night at SAii Phi Phi Island Village with daily breakfast for 2, complimentary romantic dinners, eco-friendly marine activities, 25% off on F&B and laundry, free meals for kids, and more, starting from THB 47,000 nett for 14 nights. To book: click here. '1 trip 2 sensations: Phuket+Samui' - International sojourners can spend 7 blissful nights at SAii Laguna Phuket and then 7 more luxurious nights at Santiburi Koh Samui with complimentary lunch or dinner, 25% discount on F&B and laundry, daily afternoon tea, a spa treatment, water sports, and many more, starting from THB 55,000 nett for 14 nights. To book: click here. Both offers are valid for bookings and stays from now and until 23 December 2021, and guests can enjoy the convenience of a one-stop reservation service. Simply book with SAii Laguna Phuket and their expert team will handle everything for the entire two-week, twin-centre stay. To learn more about S Hotels & Resorts, please visit www.shotelsresorts.com.

In collaboration with Bangkok's top restaurants, IGNIV Bangkok has launched '555 Home Sharing Box', an at-home fine dining experience with tantalising creations by renowned chefs. The box showcases a total of 7 dishes for two diners, representing 5 restaurants: Aperitif by Garima Arora, Restaurant Gaa: Lychee Sake Snacks by Garima Arora, Restaurant Gaa: Uni Chilli Toast, Smoked Chicken Buckwheat Paniyaram and Pickles, Guava Leather Chaat Bread and butter by Arne Riehn, IGNIV Bangkok Starters by David Hartwig, IGNIV Bangkok: Snow Pea – Jalapeno | Hamachi – Red Beet – Smoke | Bao Bun BBQ Pork Mid-course by Dan Bark, Cadence: Roots and Truffle Main-course by Deepanker Khosla, Haoma: Dal Batti Chokha with Haleem Dessert by Chalee Kader, Wana Yook (also of 100 Mahaseth): Piak Poon made from Burnt Coconut Husk '555 Home Sharing Box' can be ordered from now until 1 September  2021 for delivery on 4 – 5 September 2021, priced at THB 4,500 for two diners, inclusive of delivery fees within Bangkok. To place an order, please contact +66 (0) 2 207 7822 or LINE: @IGNIVBangkok (with @)