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In Hanoi's charming Hoan Kiem district, Bill Bensley-designed Capella Hanoi has officially opened its door to pamper you with boutique elegance throughout your stay, bringing you back to the beautiful bygone era. Situated in the French-influenced Old Quarter and in a close proximity to the iconic Hanoi Opera House and quaint Hoan Kiem Lake, exploring the compelling area of Vietnam's capital is more than convenient. Fashioned by world-renowned architect Bill Bensley, all 47 guest rooms and suites are individually styled with French-Vietnamese senses. The hotel’s signature restaurant, Backstage, presents a dramatic backdrop of theatrical costumes and vintage tableware, as talented chefs craft exceptional cuisine, including vegan dishes and northern Vietnamese-inspired specialties. Diva’s Lounge pays tribute to the leading ladies of the 1920s with bohemian cocktails and Opera Punches, accompanied by Diva’s Bar bites. You can discover more of northern Vietnam through expert-led "Capella Moments" programme at The Living Room or ask Capella Culturists to help you uncover the city's heritage. To celebrate its opening, Capella Hanoi offers your chance to "Dream Now, Travel Later" with special perks for your future stays of up to 14 nights, with 30% off the best available rate and myriad amenities and activities including welcome Opera Cake, Champagne breakfast, Capella Moments, and more. For more information, visit To stay up-to-date on latest news, please follow Capella Hanoi on Instagram and Facebook.

This July, Cross Hotels & Resorts will launch its very first property in Japan, Away Okinawa Kouri Island Resort. The boutique beachfront resort is set on a tranquil island connected to the main Okinawa island, offering an astounding panorama of the azure East China Sea alongside design and facilities that are in conformity with the brand's philosophy, "Escape Everyday Life". In partnership with Japanese hospitality management and real estate development company, AB Accommo Company Limited, Cross Hotel & Resorts anticipates its future expansion in Japan with 7 properties within 4 years stretching from Okinawa to Hokkaido. Cross Hotels & Resorts currently operates 21 hotels across three distinct brands – Cross, Cross Vibe and Away – in Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia. For further details, visit

Starting from 1 May 2021, SALA Hospitality Group will pep up historic Bang Pa-In district in Ayutthaya with the opening of sala bang pa-in. Within a short driving distance of Bangkok, sala bang pa-in is a boutique retreat with minimalist design and cutting-edge facilities amidst refreshing nature. Housing only 24 beautiful guest rooms and pool villas ranging from river view deluxe to three-bedroom river view presidential pool villa, seclusion here is peerless. From the riverside sanctuary, you can explore intriguing Bang Pa-In area with the hotel's own meticulous wooden motorboat to take you to the Summer Palace as a complimentary excursion. More sightseeing tours and sunset cocktail cruises are available as well. For those who want to embark on a cycling journey, plenty of scenic routes to and from the hotel are available, including a 50km loop that encompasses Ayutthaya and the Summer Palace. You can also jog along a riverside path, then unwind with in-room spa and massage services, or plunge into the inviting outdoor swimming pool. Delectable dining experiences can be enjoyed at riverfront sala bang pa-in eatery and bar, offering a mouth-watering array of Thai and international cuisine made from ingredients grown in the hotel’s onsite garden, accompanied by global wines, craft beers and creative cocktails. Indoor and outdoor seating is available with panoramic vistas. Reservations can be made now for stays from 1 May 2021 onwards. Rates start from THB 5,180 net per room per night, including breakfast and river transfer to the Summer Palace. Book now at

From 27 February onwards at The Okura Prestige Bangkok, Executive Chef Sebastiaan Hoogewerf and Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara from Yamazato will work together to serve up all-you-can-eat Yatai & Izakaya Night delights at Up & Above Restaurant every Saturday evening. Yatai is a mobile food shops in Japan, which normally sell noodles and street snacks. Izakaya literally means ‘stay-drink-place’, similar to a tapas bar where friends, family and colleagues go to eat, drink and unwind. When both styles of savouries come together, Japanese favourites on the buffet menu include barachirachi & sashimi, yakitori, tori tsukane, takoyaki, okonomiyaki, udon with onsen egg, oden soup, hot smoked salmon donburi and there is a cooking station serving tonkatsu made a la minute. Other scrumptious buffet options include fresh seafood on ice: lobster, Dutch mussels, razor clams, prawns and oysters served with a choice of condiments, as well as BBQ highlights such as grilled tiger prawns, grilled squid and grilled mackerel teriyaki. A special dish from the kitchen is pan seared foie gras and balsamic reduction, while for dessert a homemade ice cream station and treats like taiyaki and Hokkaido cheesecake guarantee a sweet finish Yatai & Izakaya Night is available every Saturday from 18:00 - 22:00 and can be enjoyed along additional free flow beverages to complete the traditional Japanese experience. Prices start from THB 1,950++ per person including free-flow juices, mocktails and soft drinks and THB 2,950++ per person for additional free-flow draft beer, curated drinks, wine, soft drinks and juices. For reservations, please contact +66 (0) 2 687 9000, email, or book on our website

An afternoon tea session with Singaporean touch! – Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit takes you on a luscious trip without having to leave the country with a mouth-watering afternoon tea set with Singaporean delicacies at Tuxedo Espresso Bar. Tea enthusiasts can expect a classic selection of Singaporean sweets like Kueh Dadar, Durian Puff Craquelin, Oriental Egg Tart and Steamed Palm Sugar Cake. The famous Singapore Laksa will also be served alongside Nasi Lemak, Chicken & Sardine Curry Puff and Chwee Kueh Steamed Rice Cake with Preserved Turnip. Carlton’s version is a full dedication to all the famous food, light bites and sweets that Singaporeans grew up eating. The afternoon tea is priced at THB 1,080++ for two persons, or THB 1,380++ for two persons with two glasses of bubbles. Aailable from March on, serving daily from 12:00 - 16:30 at Tuxedo Espresso Bar, lobby floor. For more information or reservations, please contact +66 (0) 2 090 7888 or email

To mark the first anniversary of Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit, the 5-star hotel in the heart of the city invites you to unwind at the hotel with special promotion. From 19 February - 19 March 2021, you can book your first night's stay and enjoy the second night at only THB 1! This outstanding package also includes: Breakfast add-on, only THB 1 per person on your second night With the purchase of any food item, enjoy a selection of THB 1 offers at each outlet Full flexibility on rescheduling or cancellation up to 24 hours prior to arrival For further information or reservation, please contact +66 (0) 2 090 7888 or email

Situated in one of the most vibrant areas of Bangkok, Centara Grand at CentralWorld is now offering tempting "The Place to Be" staycation deal to let you experience the luxury of unwinding at the very heart of Bangkok, with state-of-the-art creature comforts near at hand. "The Place to Be" package benefits include: THB 1,400 daily hotel credit to purchase food, beverages, or spa treatments during your stay Free early check-ins and late checkouts to 21:00 for bookings from Sunday to Thursday (subject availability) Complimentary Wi-Fi access Complimentary stay for children less than 12 years of age sharing parents room and bedding (up to Maximum 1-2 children depending on Room Category) This deal applies to all room types, running from now until 30 June 2021. To book, please visit **For Centara The 1  card, get 20% off when you book direct with hotel website. For more information, call +66 (0) 2 100 1234 ext. 6759 - 6763 or email

To make your day special without having to leave the house, UNO MAS offers delicious at-home experience with "Seafood on Ice Brunch", alongside a bottle of world-class G.H. Mumm Changpange to pamper your tongue with Spanish and Mediterranean delights. Freshly-imported delicacies include Canadian lobster (1 piece per person), Alaskan king crab, black tiger prawns, slipper lobster, New Zealand mussels, and smoked salmon. You can also indulge in a selection of cold cuts with Iberico Jamon and condiments, pulpo (octopus) salad, white anchovies in vinegar Boquerones royal cut smoked salmon salad Cogollo de Tudela, seafood Nikkei ceviche, and spinach salad with raisins and Manchego. The brunch also includes fresh-baked baguettes with butter as well as an assortment of petits fours. An all inclusive brunch package for 2 people with a 0.75-liter bottle of G.H. Mumm Grand Cordon Champagne is priced at THB 7,999 net. A brunch for 4 people with a 1.5-liter magnum bottle of G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge Champagne is priced at THB 15,555 net. Orders must be placed at least 1 day in advance via +66 (0) 2 100 6255 or Deliver daily during 12:00 - 19:00. Free delivery within a 10-km radius (THB 20 per additional km). To find out more about UNO MAS, visit

The Okura Prestige is now offering freshly baked bread straight from the oven for you to enjoy at home. A warm, sweet-smelling Elements Bread Box comes with 2 pieces of the hotel's signature Brioche feuilletée, 2 pieces of Soba baguette, 2 pieces of Goma charcoal soft bun, 1 bar of French salted butter and 1 bar of smoked miso and seaweed butter, only at THB 390 per box. Elements Artisanal Bread Box is available to order from now on. A minimum of 24 hours pre-order is required by calling +66 (0) 2 687 9031 or email Pick up at La Pâtisserie on weekdays from 07:00 - 19:00 and for weekends/holidays, pick up is on request at Up & Above Restaurant.