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Jungceylon Shopping Center is now ready to unveil its refreshed look with new immersive concepts to elevate the retail experience for worldwide visitors. After undergoing extensive renovation, Jungceylon, one of Phuket’s largest malls, is set to unveil its new appearance following an asset enhancement initiative (AEI) to reposition the mall as “The Oasis of Shopping in Patong” – a one-stop destination offering fresh and immersive concepts in this lively and convenient locale. Mr. Prawit Janyasittikul, Chief Executive Officer of Phuket Square Co., Ltd., which manages Jungceylon, said, “We are delighted to mark Jungceylon’s new chapter with the completion of the AEI, which includes a full transformation of the mall, from refreshed and reconfigured spaces to new retail concepts. The development and renovation plan began in 2022, covering over 200,000 sqm with an investment of over 1 billion baht. The shopping mall now boasts over 300 stores fully operational across all four distinct zones, each thoughtfully decorated with nature themes to evoke a sense of freshness and relaxation.” It’s not only Jungceylon’s revamp; the hotel adjoining the mall, formerly known as Millennium Resort Patong Phuket, has also undergone a complete makeover and has been rebranded as M Social Phuket. Additionally, the highlights of the new look include four zones curated for multifunctional purposes and diverse interests. The Jungle Zone: A four-story building along Patong Road 2, beside the main entrance to the shopping mall, and connected to M Social Phuket. It is decorated with the concept of "Amid the Shady Trees," featuring a tropical resort mall style with lush greenery and wildlife-themed architecture and interior design. The Botanica Zone: A three-story building adjacent to Patong Road 3 and M Social Phuket, decorated with the theme "Color of Flower Blooming." This zone adds a vibrant touch with flower sculptures and gazebos in a modern park style. The main anchors are Big C, Robinson Department Store, and SF Cinema, featuring numerous fashion brand stores. The Bay Zone: A semi-outdoor multipurpose area in the heart of the shopping mall, with a "Sense of Sea Breeze" theme. It features a large junk boat and art sculptures of dolphins and whales in a central pool, surrounded by schools of fish and colorful jellyfish, creating an exciting and vibrant oasis. This area hosts promotional events and showcases leading stores such as Shabushi, McDonald's, Fuji Japanese Restaurant, Le Siam, KFC, Tim Hortons, and Superdry. The Garden Zone: Spanning over 4,700 sqm, this zone is connected to the entrance from Patong Road 3 and leads to The Bay Zone. It is a hub for international restaurants, lifestyle cafés, and chic hangout spots, decorated with the concept of "A Green Mythical Romance" and accentuated by Phuket's Sino-Portuguese shophouses in a modern classic style. The Garden Zone offers a spacious and relaxing atmosphere, akin to being in a beautiful garden. It includes leading restaurants such as Hachiban Ramen, The Thai Food Factory, Zen, Urban Food, Spoon, Wine Connection, Spice House, Wabi Sabi, Churrasco, Taco Bell, McDonald's, Roxane Café, Yayoi, Irish Time Pub, Greyhound Café,

Known for its distinctive modern Japanese cuisine, Fatboy Izakaya has recently expanded its ethnic dining experience to a second branch in the heart of the revamped REYNUE space at Gaysorn-Amarin, Chidlom district. Serving Bangkok’s prime location in style, Fatboy Izakaya delivers the unique essence of its original spot in Ekkamai, combining a sophisticated ambiance with a modern twist, using high-quality local and imported ingredients. “We’re thrilled to have a new home in the dynamic Chidlom district. At Fatboy Izakaya, our goal is to foster a welcoming atmosphere for all our guests, both local and international, by offering top-notch Japanese izakaya with a modern twist. We strive to be the best by prioritizing our guests on every occasion, continually innovating to provide a desirable, experience-driven menu that reimagines traditional Japanese flavors with contemporary flair and the finest ingredients,” said Atcha Wongchindawest, the CEO of Fatboy Izakaya, marking the launch of the new branch in the heart of Bangkok. It’s not just the atmosphere but the essence of the delicacies that focus on redefining the traditional izakaya experience. The tailored menu at this location exclusively presents a blend of contemporary and signature dishes, embodying the essence of modern izakaya cuisine. Everything is synchronized, from the menu to the curated selection of premium beverages, to ensure a unique experience from day till dusk. For reservations:

In the world of records, a one-hit wonder comes as a quick surprise, but in the gourmet world, a compilation of flavorful hits is always impressive, especially at Bangkok’78 at the Sindhorn Midtown Bangkok Hotel. The restaurant's name is inspired by the Golden Era of Thailand’s capital city in 1978 and offers a well-curated compilation of the 'Greatest Hits' menu, including Pad Thai, Curries, and Mango Sticky Rice, to name a few. The restaurant's interior captures the retro ambiance of Bangkokian life, with vibrant streets aligned with the skyline. No matter how many times you have tried these 'Thai Hits,' it's worth checking out how Bangkok'78 brings together authentic flavors and retro vibes in a way that will definitely impress both your guests and yourself. Bangkok'78 Address: 2nd Fl. Sindhorn Midtown Hotel Bangkok, Vignette Collection, an IHG Hotel Reservations: Tel. 02-796-8888

Being part of sustainability support is not just a trend but a true commitment. Recently, MASON, the 5-star ultra-luxury modern pool villa resort in Pattaya’s Na Jomtien, engaged in activities such as sea turtle release, seagrass planting, and beach cleanup to promote environmental awareness and participation in the rehabilitation of Thailand’s marine ecosystem. These activities marked World Turtle Day on May 23, in line with the resort's “Better Together, Giving Together” concept, demonstrating its commitment to environmental care and sustainable growth. “MASON is committed not only to being a business that prioritizes delivering memorable experiences and services to its guests but also to integrating the sustainable development framework of Environment, Society, and Governance (ESG) into our daily betterment,” explained Ms. Pornpun Ratanapitakkul, General Manager of MASON. The event began with a visit to the Marine and Coastal Resources Research Center (Eastern Gulf of Thailand) and the Sea Turtle Conservation Center (Koh Man Nai) in Rayong. Participants then took part in seagrass planting, sea turtle releases, and a local beach cleanup. These activities were conducted under the guidance of center officials, who provided proper understanding of the environmental contexts and how to apply them to responsible and valuable service. For more information, visit:

ChomSindh at Amari Bangkok is thrilled to present "Long Lost Recipe," an extraordinary 8-Hands Dinner event on June 6th and 7th, 2024. This special culinary event will feature the creative talents of celebrity chefs Boom Kanyarath - one of the final three contestants on "The Next Iron Chef Season 2" and Belt Aekkachai Saengkardsanee - a finalist from "TopChef Thailand Season 3," joined by ChomSindh’s consultant Chef Boy - Piyachart Puttawong and Head Chef Praween Deelee.   The exquisite 8-course menu revitalises long lost recipes with a modern twist by the ever-famous ranad entertainer, Fino the Ranad, and is priced at THB 5,888, with an optional wine pairing available for only THB 1,800. For more information about Amari Bangkok, please visit or follow @AmariBangkok and @Chomsindhbkk on social media.

Maria Poonlertlarp takes us to paradisaical hub which lies a mere one-hour drive from Bangkok, THANN Wellness Destination serves its guests with three main philosophies: active lifestyle; balance of body, mind and spirit; and connection with others. Covering 40,000 sqm of land on the tranquil bank of River Noi, it comprises of 47 guest rooms ranging from 64 sqm to 460 sqm in size. With all-inclusive packages, guests can throw themselves wholeheartedly into the exercise and recreation activities that rotate throughout the day. THANN Wellness Destination provides healthy, modern farm-to-table cuisine to satisfy every palate, using vegetables and edible flowers harvested from their own farm. Head to the bank of River Noi to give yourself a well-deserved treat, and put yourself in the caring and professional hands of THANN Wellness Destination. THANN WELLNESS DESTINATION Location: Bangsai Ayutthaya, Thailand Tel. +66 (0) 35 910 910 Email: LINE: @THANNWellness FB: THANN Wellness Destination IG: @thannwellnessdestination Model: Maria Lynn Ehren Photographer: Ploypat Stylist: Anansit Karnnongyai Make-up&Hair Stylist: Woranan yaowarat Clothes: PICHITA, JIM THOMPSON, H&M

KTC has teamed up with The Sukhothai Bangkok Hotel to take privileges to another level with premium indulgences. This exclusive collaboration caters to the lifestyle preferences of KTC credit card members who enjoy indulging in hotel services and relaxation. Two exclusive privileges are offered upon applying for The Sukhothai Platinum Card annual membership and paying with any KTC VISA credit card from now until December 31, 2024. Miss Prym Panyasereeporn, Head of the Credit Card Marketing Division at KTC (Krungthai Card Public Company Limited), revealed that KTC credit card members have shown a preference for dining at hotels and indulging in holiday relaxation experiences. In response to this lifestyle trend, KTC has partnered with The Sukhothai Hotel Bangkok to introduce The Sukhothai Platinum membership card, offering exceptional value with exclusive benefits at The Sukhothai Hotel Bangkok. These benefits include a complimentary night's stay, up to 50% discounts at all hotel restaurants, spa services, and numerous other privileges. Those interested can download the Sukhothai application from the AppStore/Google Play or directly contact the hotel staff. All KTC VISA credit card members enjoy the following two special privileges upon applying for an annual The Sukhothai Platinum membership card and settling payments with any KTC VISA credit card from February 15, 2024, to December 31, 2024: Upon applying for The Sukhothai Platinum membership card, choose between the following privileges: 10% discount on the annual membership card package, at a special price of 10,710 Baht net from 11,900 baht, or receive two gift vouchers for a 30-minute spa treatment, with a total value of 4,500 baht. Enjoy an extra 5% discount on existing member discount privileges when dining at hotel restaurants and paying with any KTC VISA credit card (kindly present a membership card and pay with a KTC VISA credit card before every redemption). This privilege is available at six participating restaurants, including Colonnade (excluding Sunday Brunch), La Scala, Lobby Salon, Celadon, Pool Terrace, and The Zuk Bar. For more information: KTC PHONE: 0-2123 5000 Website:

Being the leader in mountain holidays for nearly 70 years, Club Med is thrilled to announce that Club Med Kiroro Peak will open its doors as an Exclusive Collection Resort this December as it welcomes guests to experience the art of living amidst a pristine snowscape. At Club Med Exclusive Collection Kiroro Peak, being different and distinctive is a celebrated lifestyle. Those who visit will find themselves at the fringe of the extraordinary with experiences that are first-of-its-kind, brought alive by the authentic Club Med spirit and an amazing international Gracious Organisers (G.Os) team. With the beautiful mountain landscape as its backdrop and interiors celebrating local craftsmanship, an all-new experience in redefined luxury awaits at this mountain Resort.   Exclusive Experiences for Guests at Club Med Exclusive Collection Kiroro Peak: Welcome champagne upon arrival Complimentary continental breakfast for Suites All-day room service for Deluxe rooms and Suites* Access to Club Med Kiroro Grand’s wellness facilities Enhanced access to Club Med Kiroro Grand’s restaurants and bar (including Yoichi, The Ogon – Asian hotpot specialty restaurant and Yotei Bar), in addition to Club Med Exclusive Collection Kiroro Peak’s restaurant, Otaru and The View Bar Priority reservation for all three specialty restaurants (including The Ogon, The Kaen* – yakiniku specialty restaurant and The Ebisu* – sushi specialty restaurant) Unlimited glasses of champagne daily at The View Bar after 6:00 pm And more: more surprises await at Club Med Exclusive Collection Kiroro Peak *Available at additional charges   Where Japanese Avant-Garde meets Contemporary Western Designs Designed by hospitality interior specialists, Studio HBA, Club Med Exclusive Collection Kiroro Peak seamlessly blends tradition and modernity with contemporary touches and upscaled comfort for the unconventional travel seeker. Take the first step into the lobby and be charmed by the art-inspired décor that effortlessly interprets local culture with a twist. The well-designed spaces flow organically into one another through the avant-garde design of Japanese clean lines combined with bold, contemporary Western elements, providing guests with high-end aesthetics and comfort to elevate the vacation experience in an informal yet chic ambience, all while complementing the holistic Club Med experience.   Experience the Best Powder Adventure Playground With a one-of-a-kind untouched snow experience in a natural environment complete with direct access to a pristine ski domain, Club Med Exclusive Collection Kiroro Peak offers some of the best powdery snow in the world of an average annual snowfall of 21 metres and long ski season lasting up till May each year, the only Club Med mountain destination in Asia to offer spring skiing. The 126-room Resort offers guests unlimited ski-in, ski-out access to an untouched ski domain with 23 courses and pristine off-piste ski slopes, and access to daily group ski and snowboard lessons, ranging from beginner to advanced.   Delivering an Unconventional Hokkaido Experience Discover local Hokkaido delights and craftsmanship in the nearby Otaru Coastal Town, a port city known for their glasswork and oil lamp factories, music boxes and sake distilleries just 40 minutes away from Club Med Kiroro Peak in the northwest of Sapporo on Ishikari Bay. Wander through streets that showcase

Tero Scenario and GWB Entertainment in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company is delighted to announce that the multi-award-winning production of Matilda The Musical will be touring to Bangkok at the Muang Thai Ratchadalai Theatre on 21 February until 3 March 2024. “Matilda The Musical” is adapted from the classic children’s book by Roald Dahl. The fantasy musical brings a magnificent production and guaranteed fun for all the family. The show has won over 100 awards worldwide, including 24 awards for “Best Musical”. Over the past 12 years, the show has been seen by more than 11 million people in 90 cities across the globe and is now making its way to Thailand for an exclusive season of 15 performances at Muangthai Rachadalai Theatre from 21 February to 3 March 2024. Don’t miss out! The UK’s “TheTimes” described the show as “Spectacular, satirical and emotional,” while the “Independent” raved that the show is “Utterly exhilarating – Matilda explodes onto the stage!”. “Matilda The Musical” brings to life Dahl’s wonderfully imaginative story with outstanding performances from an amazingly talented cast. The show features magnificent sets and set-transitions as the action moves from Matilda’s home to school with oversized props – from giant books to machinery - adding to the wonderfully whimsical fantasy elements of the story. The show’s brilliant award-winning score, combined with the stunning lighting and sound design all add up to an unforgettable night of musical theatre for all ages and genders. Get ready to be enchanted by this marvelous, fantastical story of an extraordinarily intelligent and imaginative young girl who uses her courage and smarts to change her life. “Matilda The Musical” will be live on stage for 15 performances only from 21 February to 3 March 2024 at Muangthai Rachadalai Theatre. Tickets start at Bt1,000 and are available at all ThaiTicketMajor outlets or via For more information, call 02 262 3838. Get all the latest updates at