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Beachfront Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa invites you to celebrate America's Independence day on Friday 8 July 2022, bringing together countryside-American-style eats and drinks to its lush yard. Usually celebrated in the 4th of July in the US, the country is filled up with fun picnics and get-togethers, and in the countryside, there are one-off tailgate parties. Renaissance Pattaya's tailgate party will feature pickup trucks offering a tasty US buffet of hotdogs, hamburgers and BBQ, a variety of cold US special beverages, as well as a live acoustic band to enhance the good vibes of freedom at the resort's lawn from 17:00 to 22:00. Entrance with buffet is THB 890++ (food only) per person, and an additional beverage package is available at THB 700++ per person. Advance reservation is highly recommended at +66 (0) 38 259 099. Visit www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/pyxbr-renaissance-pattaya-resort-and-spa for more details about the stay.

If you are into creative drinks, design-forward venues, or one-of-a-kind tasting experiences, check out these recently-opened bars offering surprises that could be one of the highlights of your travel.   Club Soda Bali, Indonesia Images by Club Soda Bali   The 'postmodern happiness portal' has recently been launched in Berawa, curated by the founders of award-winning Restaurant Locavore in Ubud. Here, you can indulge in creative concoctions while surrounded by art installation and energetic beats. What to expect: Innovative cocktails, mocktails, as well as natural wines that will never cease to amaze, as well as Asian and Japanese-inspired bites – all of which are crafted using local Indonesian ingredients. Hours: Open Tuesday-Sunday, 17:00 onwards More details: locavorenext.com/family/club-soda     Villa Frantzén Cocktail Bar, Bangkok, Thailand Images by Villa Frantzén   The cosy Nordic barn is situated in the very heart of Bangkok, serving up fascinating modern Nordic cocktail with Asian influences. The bar is led by Gabriel Valdés, who was the mastermind behind Pharmarium, a unique bar experience in Stockholm. What to expect: Smooth cocktails boasting pure taste of natural ingredients that reflect the Scandinavian landscape. Don't be fooled by the drinks' plain looks – you will definitely be stunned. Hours: Open daily, 17:00 until midnight More details: villafrantzen.com     COCOA XO at Centara Grand at CentralWorld, Bangkok, Thailand Image by Centara Grand at CentralWorld   Centara Grand at CentralWorld has recently introduced its new, unique tasting experience in an alfresco setting, COCOA XO, Bangkok's first cacao pod, on the 57th floor, in collaboration with Martell Cognac and artisanal French Chocolatier Cacao Barry. What to expect: A marvelous world of decadence featuring premium chocolate and cognac, a chocolate fountain, bespoke choctails by talented mixologists, among others, overlooking stunning Bangkok skyline. Hours: Open daily, 16:00-00:30 More details: www.cocoaxobangkok.com     Metropole Underground at Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh, Cambodia Image by Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh   Phnom Penh's first subterranean bar, Metropole Underground, takes inspiration from the metro system of the early 20th Century Paris, seamlessly blending European with Khmer influences. What to expect: Speakeasy-style cocktails to be savoured in a chic surrounding, together with lively DJ beats. Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 18:00-01:00 More details: www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/cambodia/hyatt-regency-phnom-penh/pnhrp/dining

To offer Thailand's creatives a chance to explore and to pamper guests with visual delights, Anantara Siam Bangkok has recently unveiled its marvelous 'Art Afternoon Tea' series, featuring art-inspired experience with exquisiteness. In collaboration with Thai visual artist Naraphat Sakarthornsap, the 'House of Bloom' Afternoon Tea turns the eats in to the art, alongside the whole experience, inspired by the artist's creative process, in which he tapped his childhood imagination to create a fantastical world of lavish flowers that defy the laws of nature. The resulting floral collages, displayed in the lobby in light boxes, are striking, multi-layered and playful, reminding guests to enjoy every moment and savour new experiences. His art is coupled with and enhanced by the elegant confectionery from Anantara’s Cluster Executive Pastry Chef Anupong Nualchawee. He uses the motif of overlapping blooms to create delightful petal cakes served on a gold-plated tiered tray alongside fresh flowers and dewy moss. In 'orchid' cakes, he brings together tangy passion fruit and rich chocolate, while the delicate apple rose petals are balanced with yuzu meringue. Artfully camouflaged as kala flowers and orchids are two playful white peach and cherry blossom pop cakes. Equally creative are the multilayer savouries such as shrimp wrapped in lotus and spring rolls with sea bass, as well as scones flavoured with lavender and white chocolate served with clotted cream, pineapple and jasmine jam, and caramel butter. Guests can upgrade the experience by opting for one of the refreshing mocktails or two glasses of premium champagne. House of Bloom Afternoon Tea is available daily from 14:00 to 18:00 and is priced at THB 1,950++ for two guests including tea, coffee or mocktail, with additional THB 1,000 for two glasses of Moët & Chandon Champagne. For reservations, please call +66 (0) 2126 8866 or email dining.asia@anantara.com.

Five-star Meliá Chiang Mai has unveiled the new mouth-watering 'Brunch el Domingo' – the Sunday brunch to be savoured twice a month from this July until September, featuring Spanish, Mediterranean and Thai delicacies. Available on the first and the last Sunday of the month at Laan Na Kitchen, the Brunch el Domingo fulfills your afternoon with imported charcuterie, chilled prawns on ice, healthful Mediterranean salads and a live cooking noodle station. On offer are Tortilla Española, chorizo and bacon quiche; imported Manchego and artisan cheeses; a selection of cold cuts including Ibérico ham (jamón), Spanish sausage (chorizo), chicken ham, and smoked fish; soi curry noodle soup with grilled chicken; a large Paella; pan cooked fideuá; the hotel’s famous churros; fruit and marshmallow skewers to be dipped in a warm chocolate fountain; and many more. The Sunday brunch will be held on 3 July, 31 July, 7 August, 28 August, 4 September and 25 September 2022, priced at THB 1,499 nett per person, THB 750 nett per child aged six to 12 years, and free for children aged five and below. A two-hour free-flow package with house wine, draft beer and soft drinks is THB 1,000 nett per person. In addition, you can enjoy 'come four, pay three' promotion if booked at least one week in advance with a non-refundable deposit. For information and reservations, please call +66 (0) 52 090 601 or email fb@meliachiangmai.com

This June, Red Sky restaurant on the 55th floor of Centara Grand at CentralWorld invites you to indulge in special dishes with premium seasonal ingredients, umami-enhancing Girolles, is a small mushroom but rich in uniquely peppery flavours, and succulent cherries alongside panoramic views of Bangkok skyline. Created by Chef de Cuisine, Christian Ham, the 'Girolles and Cherries' seasonal menu is available at the side of the restaurant’s full a la carte menu, including Pan Seared Foie Gras Fresh Cherries; Green Pea Velouté tiger prawn, golden girolle mushrooms, almonds; Crispy Duck Leg Confit caramelized endive, cherry sauce; Ayveron Lamb Duo: roasted lamb chop, stewed shoulder fresh girolles and dried fruits; and Cherry Clafoutis pistachio ice cream. The seasonal dishes are available from today until 30 June 2022 at Red Sky Restaurant. For bookings, please call +66 (0) 2 100 6255 or email diningcgcw@chr.co.th

On 18-19 June 2022, ASAI Bangkok Chinatown will host 'The Hamlet for Good' charity weekend filled with creative funs, organised by the team behind renowned The Hamlet bar-camp at Wonderfruit Festival, featuring exciting culinary collaborations by up-and-coming local chefs, a creative bar takeover, art therapy workshops, cutting-edge DJs, and other unique activities. Net proceeds go to support humanitarian assistance for victims of conflict. Situated in the heart of Bangkok's vibrant Chinatown, the hotel's concept of elevating local experiences seamlessly matches with the one-off mini-festival, being an ideal base of exploration. During the event, special room rates will be offered to the participants, starting only at THB 1,500 per night inclusive of complimentary access to the creative bar takeover (THB 550 on the door for non-guest / non-dinner ticket holders). Alongside three exclusive dinners held at three nearby venues, the tasty offerings include a creative Sunday Brunch at the hotel’s JAM JAM Eatery & Bar. Here's a peek of what's going to happen: Art Therapy with Peace Please and Watercolour Paints with Sansuwanya; an interactive art exhibition featuring curated masterworks from 15 emerging artists presented in 16 different rooms; not-to-be-missed collaboration meals at the hotel's JAM JAM Eatery & Bar and 3 partnering venues by Chefs Paolo Vitaletti (Appia Trattoria), Billy Bautista (Billy’s Smokehouse), Napol ‘Joe’ Jantraget (Samlor), Koranat ‘Tle’ Robkob (Mother), and Jirapat ‘Sept’ Praphotjanaporn (Aunglo by Yangrak), Chefs Bo & Dylan (Bo.Lan) and Num Weerawat Triyasenawat (Samuay and Sons), Chalee Kader (100 Mahaseth), Prin Polsuk (Samrub Samrub Thai), and more; a morning yoga session with Kru Jah; among others. Each dining experience at The Hamlet for Good is priced at just THB 3,000++ per person and includes one welcome drink. Special drinks pairings created by event sponsors Campari, Aperol, and Wine Garage will also be available. Workshops start at THB 1,750 per person. Special room rates are available via direct booking at asaihotels.com or call +66 (0) 02 220 8999. Dinner and workshop tickets are available at ticketmelon.com/asaihotels/thehamletforgood2022    

The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery, the first MGallery hotel in the country, has now opened its door to pamper guests with its modern facilities and state-of-the-art concept. The 206-key sleek urban resort is situated in heart of Tung Chung within the iconic Citygate mixed-use commercial complex, offering serenity amidst nature while taking only 30 minutes to get to Central, plus environmentally-conscious credentials, innovative food & drinks, and unique guestroom & suite features. The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery takes its name and inspiration from the historic silver mines of Hong Kong’s Lantau Island. Guest rooms and suites shines with a silver décor, from metallic design motifs throughout the hotel, to the outdoor sculpture garden, to the shimmering views of sunlit waves upon the sea. Upon arrival, guest will be amazed by the sensation of descending through a hidden lush greenery, a cascading waterfall and a brilliant silver leaf archway leading up to a cozy manor home. Within the hotel, guests will discover a lush, outdoor garden featuring winding paths, a stylish 25-meter swimming pool, expansive lawns, and a well-equipped fitness area. A dozen extraordinary signature suites surround the garden, featuring generously sized outdoor terraces, each with its own private outdoor Plunge Pool or private outdoor heated Jacuzzi overlooking the verdant hills of Lantau. These suites offer a true resort-style experience, rare among the urban environment of Hong Kong. In addition, The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery offers a number of unique guest experiences including curated Memorable Moments for each guest, a signature of the MGallery brand, such as private helicopter tours above Lantau; hiking adventures in Tai O; or excursions to nearby tourist attractions such as the world-famous Tian Tan Buddha, Po Lin Monastery, and Hong Kong Disneyland. For enquiries, please email HA4A4@accor.com or call +852 3602 8989. Visit ALL.com to explore exciting new experiences on offer at The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery.

As tourism is flourishing again, the world's largest multi-attraction pass, Go City, has made an exciting debut of 'Go City Bangkok' – value-for-money travel passes with access to a number of top attractions and experiences in the vibrant metropolis. Go City's unique passes offer the opportunity to see the best of a city, from the top sights to unique off-the-beaten-path experiences, all at a massive savings. There are two options for the Go City Bangkok pass, each designed for a different type of travel style. Presently, the Go City Bangkok passes allows access to these unmissable experiences: King Power Mahanakhon Skywalk, Chinatown Food Tour and Bangkok Pub Tour, Ayutthaya Day Tour, Chao Phraya River Dinner Cruise, Tuk Tuk Tour, and authentic Thai massage experiences. In the near future, Go City is planning to add more lifestyle options into the mix like stunning sky bars, mouth-watering food and beverages options, and others. On top of that, for Thai travellers who is taking a trip overseas, Go City has also expanded attraction options in various cities including London, New York, Paris, Stockholm, and Sydney. The Bangkok's All-Inclusive pass lets spontaneous customers maximise their visits and see as much of the city as they can for a set number of days. An Adult 2-Day All-Inclusive Pass is priced at THB 2,999 (approximately USD 89). The Explorer Pass offers flexibility for your exploration across 60 days, which you can choose ahead of time or upon arrival. An Adult 3-Choice Explorer Pass is priced at THB 1,899 (approximately USD 57). To learn more or make a purchase, visit GoCity.com/Bangkok, or download the Go City app from the App Store or Google Play.

The multi-award winning Royal Cliff Hotels Group has been a hospitality landmark in the vibrant city of Pattaya for more than 4 decades and it is well loved by guests from around the world. Constantly upgrading, it is a safe haven for travelers to spend quality time with their loved ones, enjoy total relaxation or stay active with multiple sport facilities on-site. Offering different types of accommodations, the resort continues to adapt its facilities to ever-changing customer demands and tirelessly upgrades while keeping its heritage spirit alive. A recent major makeover in the rooms and suites at the Royal Cliff Beach Hotel has elevated the property to a new level of modern luxury.   Superb Family-Friendly Facilities Experience Royal Cliff’s new spectacular infinity-edged pool, Sky Aquarium at the Royal Cliff Beach Hotel! This incredible pool features an exciting kids’ pool along with multiple spots for various activities, including outdoor massages, surf skating, and many more. Guests are able to take a refreshing dip while immersing themselves in the awe-inspiring panoramic sea views and the new sensational surrounding landscape. Chill out at the adjoining pool bar where you can treat yourself to a dizzying array of refreshing ice-cold mocktails and other alcoholic beverages!   It is the perfect place to bask in the sunshine while enjoying delicious cocktails during the day or experiencing unbelievable sunsets in the evening.   The Royal Cliff also successfully hosts popular family-friendly events that have become part of Pattaya’s most anticipated events every year.  It offers family–friendly accommodations along with on-site amenities that keep both parents and kids happy and entertained at all times. Funtasea – Kids World and The Verge - Games, Pool and Karaoke offer productive and fun activities for families to enjoy.   New 2-Bedroom Thai Modern Theme Suite This beautiful suite is inspired by beautiful white sandy beaches, glowing pearls, and the mystique of ocean corals. Luxury reigns supreme inside these new modern 2-bedroom theme suites. Experience an elegant minimalist white theme with a contemporary twist lightly accented by blue and purple furnishings and a dramatic chandelier. The suite offers an exquisite interior design, unmatched ocean views of the stunning Gulf of Thailand along with plenty of space to relax. Whether you want to read a book in the master bedroom or watch TV in the comfortable living room, every area of the suite will surely delight you. The newly renovated bathroom invites you to relax in a large Jacuzzi whilst soaking up the magnificent sea views. In addition, the large rain showers will be a great way to energize you to start the day. Enjoy every moment in this serene and ultra-chic retreat which is perfect for friends and families.   Royal Cliff is the Only Hotel in Thailand to Win the Best of SHA Award for Hotel Accommodation The Royal Cliff remains a safe haven where essential services can be enjoyed with the appropriate safety precautions in place.  It has achieved the amazing milestone of being the only hotel in Thailand to be awarded the “Best of SHA Award” for Hotel Accommodation.