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.
Accor, a world leading hospitality group, in collaboration with Nomura Real Estate Development, a leading real estate company in Japan, introduces Fairmont Tokyo, slated to open in 2025. Fairmont Tokyo is the luxury brand’s first hotel in Japan. The hotel comprises 219 guest rooms and features awe-inspiring views of Tokyo Bay. Located on the upper floors of the South Tower of the Shibaura Project, it is part of a development designed under the National Strategic Special Zone Program. It is unique in that it is the only location in the cosmopolitan area that offers access to business, culture, and well-being amenities. This hotel’s enviable location is also convenient as it’s just an 18-minute drive from Haneda International Airport and within close proximity to Hamamatsucho Railway Station. Fairmont Tokyo will also offer a range of suites, three restaurants and bars, a spa, fitness centre, swimming pool, meeting rooms, banquet facilities and chapel, offering a respite from the city’s hustle and bustle. Find out more about the brand at www.fairmont.com
on Friday 27 May 2022, Phuket's leading-edge sustainability-centric JAMPA will join hands with acclaimed Thai craft chocolate maker, Kad Kakao, to host the second epicurean event as part of the compelling 'Garden Table Series', featuring heavenly eco-friendly dishes prepared by a team of award-winning chef. Together with Kad Kakao's team, JAMPA’s Chef Rick Dingen has created an exciting menu using local ingredients and byproducts from chocolate making such as husk, pod, nibs and juice, affirming the restaurant's zero-waste ethos. 'JAMPA & KAD KAKOA' price starts at 2,500 THB++ for food only and 3,900 THB++ with beverage pairing. Seats are limited so early booking is recommended. Reserve your spot at +66 (0) 76 342 122 or email@example.com. Keep yourself updated at Facebook: @JampaRestaurant
Mr. Chatree Wattanakhajorn, Deputy Permanent Secretary for the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), revealed that presently, Bangkok has green areas in the category of public park and small garden of 8,917 locations covering the area of 25,893 rai 61.05 square wah. The ratio of public green area per capita is 7.49 sq.m. per person. It is essential to speed up the process of increasing public park areas and develop capacity of the existing public parks so that people can access quality public spaces with more convenience. The BMA realises the importance of Lumphini Park, which is a large public park at the heart of the city and the year 2025 will mark the centennial of Lumphini Park. Thus, it is an opportune time for improving Lumphini Park to be the metropolitan public park for the future. This also enhances the capacity of the area to respond to city development and ways of life in the new era. The implementation of the plan for construction and renovation will be divided into various phases to avoid any impacts on service provision to the general public. Lumphini Park is the first public park of Thailand. It has been open since 1925 with the area of 360 rai (576,000 sq.m.), located in the CBD of Bangkok. According to the survey on the current condition of Lumphini Park, buildings and premises are in bad and damaged conditions. In addition, designing public parks and public green areas in the cities all over the world has moved toward land use that is in line with the changing urban environment and ways of life of people. Other than being a place for relaxation, public parks also play an important role in reducing impacts of natural disasters. For example, the use of public park as a water retention area or to attenuate stormwater runoff before discharging to public draining system of the city to solve flood. There is also the use of bioengineering system for water circulation of the public park to treat wastewater. The treated water will be reused for park irrigation which can reduce the use of tap water. Moreover, large trees and various kinds of plants in the public park can help reduce the city’s temperature, alleviate air pollution, and capture fine particles that are harmful to public health. After the renovation of Lumphini Park is completed, it is anticipated that the park will produce various benefits for the people of Bangkok. It will become a quality public park, a comprehensive functional area for all activities, the 'Lungs of the City' in the heart of Bangkok, and a versatile solution for urban problem. Read more: www.prbangkok.com/en
On 24 April 2022, VIU Restaurant at The St. Regis Bangkok invites you to experience mouth-watering Exquisite Sunday Brunch, in collaboration with renowned Indian chef Ganesh Yadav, Executive Sous Chef from Indus Bangkok, featuring time-honoured tastes of Indian. Featured on the one-day-only menu are historical Sikandri Raan, a seven-hour slow cooked pulled leg of mutton served with a flat flaky and fluffy bread called Malabar Parantha; Lucknowi Chicken Dum Biryani; Papadi Chaat, the popular street food snack found on street corners throughout the Indian capital; and Papadam. On top of the special menu, the weekly Exquisite Sunday Brunch features an extensive selection of premium dishes, including all-you-can-eat Alaska king crab, Wagyu beef with truffle sauce, sea urchin (uni) pasta, a smorgasbord of Western and Asian food selections, artisan goat cheese, cold cuts including Parma ham and chorizo, a dessert corner with handcrafted pastries and a Belgium chocolate fountain. The Exquisite Sunday Brunch x Indus will take place at VIU Restaurant, priced at THB 3,200++ per person (non-alcoholic drinks included). Advance reservations are highly recommended, which can be done via +66 (0) 2207 7777, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.stregisbangkokdining.com for more details.
Anusara Cheunsuang, Director-General of Social Development Department of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), revealed the cooperation with Siam Amazing Park and more private organisations to launch the 'Bangkok World' project to create learning source and cultural attraction, showcasing local wisdoms that have lived on for decades. The Bangkok World is part of service areas of Siam Amazing Park where replicas of outstanding architecture and significant quarters in Bangkok are displayed including Sala Chaloem Krung Royal Theatre, Sala Chaloem Thai as well as Khlong Thom and Phahurat quarters. In addition, it is a place where community products are sold to generate income to communities and sustainably strengthen local economy, comprising Bangkok-branded products and community products from 50 districts. The project aims to promote and support Bangkok Brand and community products, increase marketing channels, create jobs and generate income, as well as to alleviate impact caused by COVID-19 pandemic situation. For more news, please visit www.prbangkok.com/en
This May, Mango Art Festival 2022 will turn various venues in Bangkok's historic Charoenkrung District into compelling art exhibitions with an array of performance arts, sound arts, interactive arts, fashion shows, talk shows, live music, and more by Thai and international artists and craftspeople, adding more charm to the quaint-yet-chic commune. In addition, the 2022 edition will be the first to showcase NFT arts. Revel into over 1,000 creative pieces during 3 - 8 May 2022 at River City Bangkok. Keep yourself posted at Facebook: @MangoArtFestival or www.mangoartfestival.com
Throughout February 2022, at Ong Ang Canal in Bangkok, you can enjoy the Art of Light Exhibition under the theme of 'Flower of Friendship' by a group of light artists. The light display aims to add liveliness to the area as you enjoy strolling along the walkways. Some of the light arts are adapted from paintings by students from the Bangkok School for the Blind. Open in the evenings from Friday to Sunday, Ong Ang Canal Walking Street lets you enjoy the jolly ambience as you try various dishes or doing some shopping. In addition, you may have fun with kayaking during 15:00 - 20:00, which can be booked in advance via QR Code 'Kayaking in Ong Ang Canal' in LINE Application for free. All visitors should strictly comply with the COVID-19 safety measures and practice social distancing. The Art of Light Exhibition is showcased daily at the foot of Damrong Sathit Bridge during 19:00 - 24:00. Visitors can pass the beauty forward via #fof2022 and can follow the works of the Light Artists at Facebook Page @LightartThailand
'Revitalizing City, Connecting Quarters, Weaving the Future' is a new comprehensive urban development concept of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA). The BMA has been working together with public and private sectors in developing environmental infrastructure based on restoration of canal network, roads and pedestrian walkways, and green areas. These will become links that connect various quarters together to revive relationship between the city and environment for better quality of life. Five pilot development projects comprise Chong Nonsi Canal Park Project connecting with Sathon Canal, Improvement Project of Phadung Krung Kasem, Rama I Road, Si Lom Road, and Lumphini Park Centennial. The first to appear to the public's eye is Chong Nonsi Canal Park Project, transforming the canal into an urban park with 4 main concepts as follows: 'Green' signifies green urban space that will be developed along both sides of the canal. 'Canal' signifies connection between Bangkok and waterways since ancient times. Not only had our ancestors used canals as fortresses to protect the city, but also used as transportation and trade routes. 'People' signifies a connection between people living along the sides of Chong Nonsi Canal namely Bang Rak, Sathon, and Yan Nawa, covering a distance of 4.5 kilometres. 'Knowledge' means setting the goal to make Chong Nonsi Canal Park to be a space for creativity and learning to comply with modern lifestyles, as well as a recreational area. Expected to complete the construction in August 2022, Chong Nonsi Canal Park will be the first 'canal park' in Thailand, with an aim to increase urban green area, alleviate environmental issues in Bangkok in the long run, and create good urban environment on the basis of public participation in development. The park is a prototype for future environmentally-friendly urban development. More news on Bangkok at www.prbangkok.com/en