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At the 2021 Thailand Tourism Awards, organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, five-star Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort has won Thailand's Kinnaree 'Gold' Award in the category of Resort Accommodation for the resort's cleanliness, safety, hospitality excellence, and commitment to sustainability. Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort offers 240 guest rooms and suites by the long stretch of virgin white sand beach facing the azure waters of the Andaman Sea. Facilities include two inviting beachfront pools, a variety of restaurants and a spa set in vast tropical gardens - an ideal destination for couples, families and groups of friends.

Aiming to support the growing demand of live streaming for business, Southeast Asia's leading provider of live streaming solutions, BeLive Technology, is now the Official Partner of World Reward Solutions, Thailand's outstanding lifestyle service provider, bringing world-leading white-label live streaming solutions to Thailand. BeLive Technology offers easy-to-use live stream aids that allows customers to create high-definition video without sacrificing speed or security, attracting numerous audience and increasing engagement with real-time interactive tools especially designed for live streams, as well as providing data insights to help customers develop their future marketing campaigns. World Reward Solutions offers Reward & Loyalty Program services and focuses on providing a good foundation of customer relationship management services for premium corporate customers, being the first in Thailand to use digital solutions to take care of HNWI clients. Additionally, it also provides other premium services under brands including the Silver Voyage Club. With the rise of e-commerce and shift in consumer behavior since the COVID-19 pandemic, this partnership will definitely be a game-changer for businesses across Southeast Asia.

To take Thailand's tourism to the new heights, 'Locanation' has been recently launched as 'the first ever social-travel marketplace', aiming to be the platform that serves both hoteliers and travelers. For hotels, Locanation make a difference by charging zero commission fees and allow hotels to communicate with their customers directly and vice versa, being the world's first hotel booking platform with these policies. Without having to pay extra charges, participating hotels are able to offer more special privileges and promotion to travelers booking through Locanation, so there are benefits for both parties. After having develop the company's previous product, an ASQ and Phuket Sandbox booking platform, Mr. Pepe Arunanondchai, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Locanation, seeks to solve the pain points in the hospitality industry by eliminating the hotel operators' burden to pay high commission fees, letting small or non-chain hotels to provide online booking channels, and allowing hotels and guests to communicate directly with one another, in order to help the industry to attain sustainable growth. Locanation is now ready to accept bookings. Visit now for a stay for your upcoming holiday!

On 15 and 16 October 2021, talented Chef Tom Köffers from Surf & Turf by Soul Kitchen in Phuket Town will bring delectable wonders to Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, with his innovative European cuisine with a touch of Southern Thai flavours. The 6-course dinner is to be savoured together with selected wine or creative cocktails made with Chalong Bay rum, as well as a soulful soundtrack that will make the evening unforgettable. The dinner is priced only at THB 2,200++ per person with a glass of welcome drink, or pair the meal with 4 creative cocktails at THB 1,399++ per person (optional). For reservations, please call +66 (0) 76 362 999 or

In the very heart of Bangkok, Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit will open its door again on 1 October 2021. To welcome you back, the hotel offers your luxurious stay at a very special rate – only THB 1,001++ per night! The 'Welcome Back' package includes: One-night stay in a Deluxe Room (room only) 20% discount on food and beverage in all outlets (excluding promotions, happy hour, wine & spirits by bottle) A special a la carte breakfast priced at THB 300++ per person (from THB 450++) A 24-hour stay (check-in available from 10:00 onwards) This tempting offer is limited to only 1,001 room nights. For further details or reservations, please contact +66 (0) 2 090 7888 or

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   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.

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

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 @)