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To reconnect with precious nature, to be surrounded by magical scenery, Aman invites you to unwind at 3 exquisite tented camps with every convenience at hand. Aman's "A Camp of Your Own" experience comes with offers that will enable a stay without constraints.   AMAN-I-KHAS, INDIA (A Camp of Your Own is available until May 2021) Set on the threshold of Ranthambore National Park, Aman-i-Khas is a secluded wilderness camp in rural Rajasthan. Designed by renowned architect Jean-Michel Gathy, the camp’s 10 Mughal-style tents provide airy living spaces, an expansive bedroom and a light-filled bathing area featuring a deep soaking bathtub and shower. The tent interiors comprise of fresh white linen, cotton drapes and oyster-grey cashmere throws, conjuring up zen-like sentiments of calm. Cuisine at Aman-i-Khas is influenced by its surroundings and utilises ingredients that have been harvested on nearby farms or sourced from one of the camp’s three organic gardens. The Spa Tent is centred around a bubbling fountain and houses two double treatment rooms offering an extensive menu of treatments rooted in the principles of Ayurveda, an ancient form of Indian medicinal healing. Until 31 May 2021, groups catching up with family and friends and desiring a private insight into the destination can now commandeer the camp as their own by booking the 10 tents on an exclusive basis via the new A Camp of Your Own experience. With nature serving as a base for finding balance and rekindling social bonds, guests are invited to enjoy undisturbed seclusion amongst loved ones.   CAMP SARIKA, USA (A Camp of Your Own is available from April until October 2021) Newly debuted Camp Sarika by Amangiri is a luxury encampment surrounded by 600 acres of raw wilderness in the heart of the Utah desert. The camp is located a 30-minute hike, or five-minute drive from Amangiri and overlooks iconic flat-topped mesa rock formations. It is surrounded by five national parks, each offering unique and diverse scenery, as well as numerous national monuments. With just 10 tented-pavilions, the camp enables a unique back-to-nature experience for guests, with a main pavilion and restaurant, two spa suites, one main swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. Serving as a springboard for exploration of the area, the camp offers desert and mountain hiking with its own trail system, morning and afternoon wellness experiences, its own Via Ferrata route and horseback riding, as well as many other adventure activities. Guests are invited to enjoy a deeper immersion in Native American culture every evening, with storytelling and star gazing around the fire pit. Two spa suites at the camp offer relaxation and rejuvenation with an extensive menu of spa therapies inspired by traditional Navajo wellness practices. Yoga and guided meditation are available al fresco, allowing guests to reground themselves within the astounding natural beauty of the camp’s surroundings. Camp Sarika is now offering guests the opportunity to book the remote sanctuary exclusively throughout 2021 for up to 30 people. The ultimate group hideaway, A Camp of Your Own is available on select dates from April to October 2021, for stays of three nights, and enables

VALA, a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, has recently run a soft opening of a 5-star beachfront boutique resort, VALA Hua Hin - Nu Chapter Hotels. With its uniquely luxurious character and outstanding architectural design, and first-rate services, VALA is the new dream destination for seekers of seaside tranquility within a few hours' drive from Bangkok. Managed by new generation group, Nu Chapter Hotels, VALA Hua Hin’s distinctive character draws on the “Nature's Touch with a Modern Design” concept on a vast beautiful land while featuring 97 rooms and suites in the 3-storey building, so privacy is gauranteed. Besides, All the rooms boast a sea view and spacious terrace. The resort is surrounded by an abundance of lush trees and overlooks an extensive stretch of beach. This stunning location allows guests to enjoy a panoramic view of the ocean, a rare sight to be found in Hua Hin and Cha-Am, making VALA the ultimate retreat for tourists to slow down during the holidays and return home feeling more energetic and rejuvenated. While VALA VILLAS zone featuring 13 secluded pool villas with uninterrupted sea views, are designed in the ‘Glamping’ style with maximum privacy. Five of them are situated in the nearest area to the beach. Garden area and a spacious terrace can be decorated for outdoor activities such as private BBQ dinner parties. Butler service is on hand to take care of every little detail throughout the stay. Here, guests can try exotic cocktails made with local ingredients created by VALA Hua Hin in collaboration with Vesper, a bar ranked 11th in Asia's Top 50 Best Bar Awards.  For lunch, selections of Thai and international favorites are served. For dinner, WOODS transforms into a more sophisticated setting with a menu of tapas, seafood and grill curated from a decadent combination of fresh locally-sourced produce and fine ingredients. VALA Hua Hin also offers a range of activities including morning meditation, yoga on the beach, Thai massage, tai chi, boxing, cooking/cocktail class, art for kids and a visit to an organic farm. Guests are invited to explore both the hidden gems of Hua Hin - Cha-am and local dishes rarely found outside the area. Visit for more information and reservation.

For your dream tropical getaway, Grand Mercure Phuket Patong Resort & Villas offers deals for Thai residents at shocking prices! Enjoy marvelous room at very special rates for all Thai residents or resident expatriates with promotion as follows: Special Rate for Superior Room at THB 899 per night for 2 persons (Breakfast not included) - Book from now until 31 October 2020 - Period of stay: 21 – 31 October 2020 Special Rate for Superior Room at THB 999 per night for 2 persons (Breakfast not included) - Book from now until 30 November 2020 - Period of stay: 1 November – 27 December 2020 Extra bed supplements are THB 500 net per adult per night. Extra charge for room upgrade at THB 500 per room per night. No extra charge for child under 12 years old when sharing the same room with existing bedding with parents. Terms & Conditions Rates are inclusive of service charge and government taxes. Special breakfast set at only THB 150 per person. This promotion cannot be combined to any promotion. This promotion cannot be refunded or cancelled. The above rate can be applied to guests with Thai nationality or foreigners with residences in Thailand only. Guests are kindly requested to present valid Thai work permit or valid Thai identification card to qualify upon check in. Direct booking by email or +66 (0) 76 231 999 only.

Set to reopen on 27 September 2020, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas is offering several special stay packages designed for you to make the most of your Maldives vacation.   SUITE & VILLA EXCLUSIVE Be amongst the first to experience the newly refurbished two-, three-, and four-bedroom beach pool residences and two-bedroom over water pool residences, just steps from your own private beach or endless horizon blues whilst perched over the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Wellbeing and fitness are also not forgotten – with each residence outfitted with its own private enclosed spa room and gym. For stays from now until 23 December 2020, book and enjoy savings of up to 30% on these residences. Stay inclusive of daily breakfast and dinner and complimentary dining for children.   THE BEST OF THE MALDIVES AT KIHAVAH PACKAGE A culmination of experiences unique not just to the destination but also exclusively available at this idyllic Indian Ocean retreat, this carefully curated stay package includes three distinct once-in-a-lifetime adventures; snorkelling with manta rays, stargazing at the only over water observatory in the Maldives, and fine dining underwater at SEA, one of the world’s few oceanic restaurants. Valid for stays of six nights or more, choose from accommodation options of a beach pool villa or over water villa on half board consisting of breakfast, and dinner at three restaurants. For stays of up to five nights, the package will include only the underwater lunch experience at SEA. Both packages are valid until 31 October 2021, with rates starting from AED 3,636. TIME FOR ROMANCE AND WONDER PACKAGE Setting the stage for romancing from dawn till dusk, celebrate your journey of bliss with an escape of four nights or more, accompanied by a host of experience designed for two, including: Choice of a beach pool villa or over water pool villa A Dining by Design experience on the beach, catered by your own private chef Champagne breakfast served in the privacy of your villa Stargazing experience at SKY, the Maldives only over water observatory Romantic Slumber Guru night-time ritual for enhancing a restful sleep An array of romantic welcome amenities MALDIVES FAMILY ADVENTURE PACKAGE Embark on an amazing five-night family vacation with dining, resort activities, children’s club and babysitting benefits all packaged into your Maldivian holiday of action-packed adventure. Package includes: Private beach barbeque with the family with a choice of menu selection Four-course family lunch at SEA, the resort’s award-winning underwater restaurant Turtle Quest marine adventure, a two-hour cruise with the family in search of turtles Complimentary activities at Thiththi Boli Kids’ Club for the little ones, including cooking classes, arts & craft sessions and more Complimentary activities in the recreation centre for the adults including yoga classes, Pilates and more Two-hour private babysitting service at your preferred time Welcome kids’ amenity pack for every child Daily complimentary ice-cream for kids Children stay and dine with our compliments Family portrait framed as a departure gift STAY LONGER SPECIAL OFFER Escape to Anantara Kihavah and discover amazing ways to indulge, where the longer you stay, the more you

To cool of the tropical heat in the afternoon, these top-notch hotels and resorts in Asia offer sensational sets of Afternoon Tea, curated by their skillful culinary team, along with engaging experiences unique to each stay.   Thailand - Meliá Koh Samui Luxurious afternoon tea by award-winning executive chef Azizskandar Awang with a selection of premium TWG loose teas and the obligatory scones with clotted cream and homemade jam, as well as more tastebuds-pampering bites. Held every Saturday from 15:00 until 18:00. ON THE MENU: lemon and pistachio éclair canelé de Bordeaux chocolate mousse and strawberry macaroon passion fruit, chocolate croustillant and raspberry egg, mayo and mixed cress grilled brie cheese and cranberry cucumber, dill and cream cheese smoked salmon finger VENUE: Yod Maprao, a stunning room with floor-to-ceiling windows affording spectacular vistas of the resort’s infinity pool and Choeng Mon Beach. PRICES: THB 800 (USD 25) per person (add Nua Prosecco or Moët & Chandon Piccolo for an extra cost)   Thailand - Banyan Tree Samui A heavenly opportunity of having an afternoon tea for two by an infinity pool overlooking the frisky sun-dappled sea. ON THE MENU: English Tea set - Earl Grey, fresh scones and clotted cream Mango Paradise Tea set - mango-flavored eclairs, tarts, mousse, cheesecake, macarons, and more VENUE: The pleasure can be all yours right at your beautiful secluded villa. PRICES: USD 30 - 35 per set   Vietnam - The Anam Cam Ranh The Anam fondles your peaceful afternoon with your beloved one with a set of indulging afternoon tea crafted by professional culinary team who knows so well how to make your day. ON THE MENU: English and raisin scones with jam and clotted cream Bailey’s cheesecake, coconut tart and macaron a ham and cheese sandwich grilled pork belly with mustard seed sauce and mini ciabatta a caprese burger VENUE: At the guest's villa or other scenic locations across the resort of the guest's choosing. PRICES: USD 15++ per person   Vietnam - Banyan Tree Lang Co Banyan Tree Lang Co is very well-known for stunning traditiondal architecture amidst the mountains and the gleaming East Sea. For an ultimate Vietnamese sense, a special set of afternoon tea served in bamboo baskets are served right at your door on a daily basis. ON THE MENU: a choice of premium teas nem lui (pork on lemongrass skewers) banh ngot (sweet cakes) VENUE: At your exquisite villa. PRICES: Complimentary daily for villa guests.   Vietnam - Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Afternoon tea at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is now featuring an all-new selection of all good things you can savour in an afternoon in a stunning setting. ON THE MENU: traditional sandwiches oven-fresh scones scrumptious patisseries signature madeleines an expanded menu of teas from around the world, from bold Assam tea from India to locally produced Vietnamese teas VENUE: Le Club Bar, a bright, airy venue with a timeless feel overlooking the hotel’s garden courtyard. PRICES: VND 690,000++ (USD 30)   Vietnam - Azerai La Residence, Hue In Vietnam’s former imperial capital, Azerai La Residence, Hue boasts its breathtaking architectural finesse, while offering daily afternoon tea with a fascinating will that will leave you relentlessly impressed. ON THE MENU: Traditional Afternoon Tea - mini club sandwiches, mini quiche,

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited launches the “Flyer Pass” promotion, offering a set of 4 one-way coupons to be used on some of Bangkok Airways popular domestic routes such as Chiang Mai, Sukhothai, Phuket and Samui. The Flyer Pass promotion is available in 2 categories: Domestic pass that will allow passengers to travel on Bangkok Airways flights between Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Sukhothai, Lampang and Phuket, the fare for this type is set for just 3,900 Baht (4 one-way tickets inclusive of taxes and surcharges) Samui Pass that will allow passengers to travel on Bangkok Airways flights to and from Koh Samui to any destinations in Thailand such as Bangkok and Phuket, the fare is set for just 7,900 Baht (4 one-way tickets and inclusive of taxes and surcharges) Flyer Pass will consist of 4 codes and each code is eligible to book 1 a one-way ticket on an economy class. Reservations can be made from 3 September 2020 until 31 August 2021 and can be used for travels from 3 September 2020 to 31 August 2021. Flyer pass is available for purchase at Bangkok Airways Sales Offices in Thailand from 3 September 2020 onwards (during office hours). For more information, please visit or contact call center at 1771 and +66 (0) 2 270 6699 during 08:00 to 20:00.

Set in Tuscany’s famously beautiful area of Radda in historic Chianti is L’Aiaccia, a full-service luxury villa, designed by Katharine Pooley, the highly sought-after interior designer who has designed many landmark commercial and residential properties around the world, with inspiration from the magical setting in Tuscany. The spectacular views have to be seen to be believed and the light is extraordinary having inspired artists for generations. Originally built in 1788, in the classic Leopoldina-style, L’Aiaccia was a working farmhouse. Katharine was tasked to breathe new life into the villa’s interiors whilst being exceptionally careful to preserve the house’s original character, features and charm as well as adding all modern-day comforts. The property is ideal for up to ten guests with five bedrooms, four in the villa and one in the adjacent guest house – perfectly complemented by a stunning pool and a games barn. The grounds include beautiful gardens and multiple places to relax and dine alfresco which have been revamped by Katharine and her team of designers to concurrently retain the history of the property and showcase its elegance. L’Aiaccia is located within forty acres in the idyllic heart of the Chianti region of Tuscany.  The villa is available to rent at At L’Aiaccia, one can step back in time, with an innate appreciation for all the modern comforts at hand. Immersed in the glorious Chianti countryside, it is hard not to reflect on the hundreds of years history as L’Aiaccia continues its story as a very special, extremely comfortable retreat which the owners are happy to share with their guests.

Accor is offering local travellers the perfect opportunity to book their favourite holiday destination at 40% discount across its 68 participating hotels and resorts in Thailand. Members of ALL - Accor's lifestyle loyalty programme – will enjoy 4x reward points offer with rates starting from just THB 505++ per room per night. The group operates 87 hotels in Thailand across ten key cities under the Sofitel, SO/, MGallery, Mövenpick, Swissôtel, Pullman, Grand Mercure, Mercure, Novotel ibis and ibis Styles brands. Some of the participating hotels and resorts are: Veranda High Resort Chiang Mai - MGallery amidst serene gardens Novotel Chiang Mai Nimman Journey Hub in the heart of the charming city Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach overlooking crystal waters of the Andaman Sea Avista Grande Phuket Karon - MGallery with stunning design and marvellous skyline Novotel Sriracha & Koh Si Chang Marina Bay with spectacular views of the Gulf of Thailand Beachfront resort Pullman Pattaya ..and many more! Visit to book your dream vacation from now until 25 September for stays valid from 1 September to 15 December 2020. Guests can book confidently with the assurance of a fully refundable reservations policy for any cancellations made up to three days prior to arrival. Accor Plus Members will enjoy an additional 10% off package prices. Reservations are subject to availability and conditions apply.

All over the world, Aman has welcome guests to its exquisite sancturies for over 30 years, offering secluded retreats that graciously exceed every expectation in spectacular settings. Together with an unassuming and attentive service, and a host of bespoke experiences designed to cater to every whim, each stay transports guests from their everyday lives, creating lasting memories. With this is mind, Aman is pleased to announce the launch of the Aman Gift Card. Available to purchase for stays in any destination (excluding Aman’s four resorts in China) the gift card can be used towards any aspect of a visit; whether it’s a delectable meal at Aman Tokyo’s exclusive 12 seater sushi restaurant; a sunset cocktail on a private floating bar off Amanpulo’s shoreline in the Philippines; an exploration of Utah’s sweeping desert landscape on horseback from Amangiri, or a eucalyptus-infused massage in the Aman Spa at Amanzoe in Greece. The Aman Gift Card can be exchanged for accommodation, dining, spa treatments, retail or an array of adventures and activities. Presenting the perfect way to enrich a stay or to help celebrate a special occasion, the gift cards are available for order online at a value of between USD 10 and USD 25,000. Once ordered, the gift card is sent by post or via email to the purchaser or directly to the gift recipient, alongside a personal message. The guest is then able to present their gift card at the property for deduction from their bill at the end of their stay. Delivered instantly, enjoyed at leisure, the Aman Gift Card offers the perfect way to enrich someone’s stay. Please click here for the Aman Gift Card Legal Terms & Conditions