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Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort is now offering an all-inclusive dining Kids Pass for children under 12. This provides an all-inclusive dining option where children can enjoy food off the children’s menu and join the daily buffets, for just THB 490 per day, when accompanied by a parent. The Kids Pass covers all food and beverages including soft drinks, chilled juices and local mineral water in all outlets where kids’ menus are offered,. This includes Limoncello Mangosteen and Malati restaurants, as well as hotel buffets as shown in the monthly promotion brochure, subject to the opening times of participating venues. It excludes items for purchase in the minibar and in-room dining services. To learn more about Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort please visit www.dusit.com or call 6675 628 000 or email at dtkr@dusit.com.

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by Ms. Amornrat Konsawat, Acting Vice President - Network and Fleet Management & Director - Product Development and Delivery (2ndfrom left) together with Bangkok Air Catering Co. represented by Mr. Amorn Rassamesangpetch, Director - Corporate Sales & Marketing (1stfrom right) and Mr. Charoonya Napon, Executive Chef (2nd from right), jointly organized a press conference and presentation of Bangkok Airways’ new in-flight menus for 2019 under the concept, “Boutique Street Food.” The press conference is held at the Vanilla Room, Bangkok Air Catering, Suvarnabhumi Airport. Ms. Amornrat Konsawat, Acting Vice President - Network and Fleet Management & Director - Product Development and Delivery of Bangkok Airways said, “For more than 50 years, Bangkok Airways strives to deliver the best of products and services to our passengers. Thus, we always make sure that everything we provide on board is at its highest quality, especially our in-flight meals. This year, we would like to present our in-flight menus in a new perspective. Therefore, we have come up with the street food concept. The offering aims to provide authentic tastes of famous Thai street food with our 'boutique twist' to capture the essence of Bangkok Airways as a boutique airline. Our new street-food-style-menus will include Phad Thai with shrimps, Stir-fried chicken with basil leaves served with jasmine rice, Roasted duck noodles, Thai vermicelli with fish curry, Streamed spice rice with chicken, Southern-style spicy minced chicken served with jasmine rice, Thai spicy & sour soup with shrimps fried rice, Baked shrimps with glass noodles, Thai sweet egg-serpentine, Thai coconut jelly, Thai egg custard in pumpkin and Thai banana in coconut milk to name a few. These menus will be available on all Bangkok Airways flights (Domestic and International) originating from Suvarnabhumi Airport, Samui Airport and Phuket Airport. We believe that these new in-flight specialties, exclusively created by Bangkok Air Catering for Bangkok Airways passengers will add to an even more memorable flying experience for everyone.” "With the current global warming issues as well as a part of own CSR campaign – Love Earth Save Earth, Bangkok Airways has been committed to reduce the use of plastics on our planes. Most of our products used on board are environmental-friendly such as water cups, napkins, snacks bag, ceramic plates. Moreover, products that we use on board are either from a local community or a project that supports the welfare of local communities under our CSR campaign called “A community of love” such as the macadamia nuts and coffee products from the Mae fah Luang foundation, juice products from the Doi kham Royal project, and organic rice tea from the Organic Agriculture Project, Sukhothai Airport.", Ms. Amornrat added. Mr. Charoonya Napon, Executive Chef of Bangkok Air Catering (BAC) said, "We are pleased to a part of Bangkok Airways Boutique Street Food concept this year. Our team of professional chefs has chosen some of the best Thai street food menus and developed them to be in line with Bangkok Airways boutique street food concept as well as to be able to serve passengers on the flights.   Airline food requires

The Copenhagen Light Festival builds on the artistic success debut in February 2018, where most of the Copenhageners got outdoor light experiences along their daily routes - and the international television media showed pictures with enthusiasm. The city's citizens and prospective visitors will once more see the capital brighten in the dark from February 1st-24th 2019 during Copenhagen Light Festival. Harbor and city spaces are lit up by great light experiences from Nordhavn to Ørestad. There will be light on dark drifting clouds, beautiful old buildings, architectural squares, the city's canals, and other city spaces. Tivoli's new initiative, "Winter in Tivoli," is aligned with Copenhagen Light Festival, so as much of the city as possible is highlighted. 35-40 light installations are presently planned and can be experienced alone or via the festivals’ guided tours by bike, by Segway, in canal boats, in kayaks, as well as regular guided walks in the dark February. Light in the dark gave Copenhagen a new opportunity locally and internationally The premiere of the new light festival in Copenhagen in 2018 had a major international media interest with 300 press clips, and was seen by more than 200 million viewers, including the BBC and several major media channels in the United States, Germany and many other countries in Europe, Asia and the rest of the world. "We are proud of once more being able to invite guests and residents to experience beautiful poetic light installations in the dark and thus tap into two political and commercial agendas; that Copenhageners should stay 20% more outdoor and to make Copenhagen an attraction for winter tourism. The most amazing thing is that it takes place with artistic light installations as a lever”, says Head of project, Catja Thystrup. Copenhagen Light Festival collaborates with a grand network of artists, designers, and culture & commerce. The festival has amongst others the following lights hosts: Copenhagen Municipality, Tivoli, The Parliament, Louis Poulsen, Stromma Danmark Canal Tours, Chamber of Commerce, North Atlantic Brygge, Danhostel, Philips Signify, Culture House Islands Brygge, BC Hospitality Group, Blox, DGI-Byen, Copenhagen City Commerce, and more are coming. Photo courtesy  Apitchada Sompama

The Miss World Organisation, led by Julia Morley, CEO and Chairman has today announced the 69th Miss World Final will be hosted in Thailand. This is the first time in the history of Miss World that the month-long festival and final will take place in Thailand. During the press conference held at Phaya Thai Palace in Bangkok, Julia Morley said: “I am delighted to have been invited to hold the 2019 Miss World Final in Thailand. Given the country’s rich culture and hospitality, the ‘Land of Smiles’ is the perfect place to welcome the 130 Miss World Nations”. Started in 1951, Miss World has inspired and empowered thousands of young women to use their talents to support the poor, sick and disadvantaged through its ‘Beauty With A Purpose’ charitable programme. The longest-running international pageant, Miss World is not a traditional beauty pageant, but rather a platform for women from across the globe to raise awareness and funds in aid of humanitarian causes. The organisation prides itself on its philanthropic focus with millions of dollars being raised for good causes every year. Delegates from 130 countries are scheduled to arrive in Thailand in November with the final to be held in December. During their month in Thailand they will participate in a string of preliminary activities and visit the most spectacular tourism sites across the country as well as take part in ‘Beauty With a Purpose’ fundraising activities to help good causes in Thailand.  Last year’s event was held in China, with the final in Sanya. This was the ninth time Miss World has been in China and has been credited with increasing global inbound tourism and boosting the local economy. China has two Miss World’s, Zhang Zilin was crowned in 2007 and Yu Wenxia in 2012. The highly-anticipated Miss World final show will be telecast globally to over 100 countries, where viewers will watch as the reigning Miss World, Vanessa Ponce de León, who was crowned in China, pass the crown to the 69th Miss World in Thailand. Local organiser TW Pageants has been appointed to be the hosting partner for Miss World 2019 Final. Tanawat Wansom, Chief Executive Officer of TW Pageants, said: “Following China, I am honoured to receive the right to  host such a major beauty pageant like Miss World in Thailand. Working closely with the brilliant team of the Miss World Organisation, I believe this opportunity will bring tremendous joy to the Thai people as they will get to see the beautiful, talented Miss World contestants in action in their home country. We also expect that hosting the programme will be a major boost to promote Thai tourism, culture and hospitality to a global audience. As the official partner of Miss World Organisation, we will work hard to make sure that this prestigious event comes out perfectly.”  Attending alongside Morley at the press conference were reigning Miss World Vanessa Ponce de León, as well as the seven continental queens, including; Miss World Asia Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan who represented Thailand last year, Miss World Europe Maria Vasilevich from Belarus, Miss World Caribbean Kadijah Robinson from Jamaica, Miss World Oceania Jessica Tyson from New Zealand, Miss World Africa Quiin Abenakyo from Uganda, Miss World Americas Solaris Barba from Panama, and Miss United Kingdom Linzi McLelland from Scotland.   

Nothing tugs at the heart-strings more than a love song dedication, here is the latest single from the GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum Lukas Graham, called "Love Someone," that you really should send to your Valentine today to let them know how special they are. In true Lukas Graham fashion, the song takes an honest, intimate look at human emotions, and is described by Lukas as being about “the kind of love I’m feeling that I’ve never felt before.”   Win an Autographed "Lukas Graham" Poster   We've got an awesome poster signed by Lukas Graham to give away for the band's fans. To enter, simply fill out the sweepstakes form below, give us a follow on our Facebook page and tag a name of 'your valentine' in comments and share the post. 2 lucky winners will receive one (1) autographed poster! The giveaway ends on 21 February 2019 at 11:59pm The 2 winners will be announced on 22 February 2019 on Lifestyle+Travel Facebook page  

From March 7 to June 26, 2019, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (HKDL) is welcoming the return of “Carnivale of Stars” with a rich line-up of spectacular offerings, including an all-new Springtime celebration moment, the popular Disney Character Egg Hunt, and a host of beloved Disney friends fills every day and night with Disney magic! To make the season even more special, HKDL’s newest Marvel attraction, Ant-Man and The Wasp: Nano Battle! opens on March 31, 2019, welcoming guests on a high-tech, high-energy interactive adventure fighting alongside Ant-Man and The Wasp. Along with exceptional dining, shopping and accommodation experiences at the park and three resort hotels, this year’s Springtime celebration at HKDL promises to be the most spectacular yet for Thai guests! Shrink to ant size and fight alongside Ant-Man and The Wasp Calling heroes of all sizes! Set to open on March 31, the long-anticipated Ant-Man and The Wasp: Nano Battle! expands the epic adventure of Iron Man Experience, and further affirms HKDL as Asia’s epicenter of Marvel action. It will be the world’s first attraction featuring Ant-Man and The Wasp, as well as the first Marvel-themed attraction featuring a female Super Hero as a lead character. The new attraction will send guests on a critical mission with Ant-Man and The Wasp to defend Hong Kong against Hydra’s attack. The adventure begins with a visit to the S.H.I.E.L.D. Science and Technology Pavilion, a newly opened facility at Stark Expo in Tomorrowland. The visit is soon interrupted by Hydra, who has initiated a two-pronged Swarmbot attack in Hong Kong to steal the Arc Reactor atop Stark Tower in Kowloon and a Data Core at S.H.I.E.L.D. pavilion. As he battles Swarmbots in Kowloon, Iron Man calls in Ant-Man and The Wasp to defend the pavilion. But with thousands of bots and only two of them, Ant-Man and The Wasp will need help – and guests at the pavilion are called into action! Aboard one of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s newest combat vehicles, guests will be shrunk to ant size in a heroic battle alongside Ant-Man and The Wasp to defeat Zola and his Swarmbots. Created with classic Disney storytelling and close collaboration with Marvel, Ant-Man and The Wasp: Nano Battle! is a highly authentic and engaging Marvel experience. Director of “Ant-Man and The Wasp,” Peyton Reed and the movie production team were on board to film the media for the attraction; Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly, the stars of “Ant-Man and The Wasp,” joined the action by reprising their roles; and Christophe Beck, composer of the Ant-Man movies, also created the score for the attraction. The immersive, media-rich storytelling is enhanced by cutting-edge scenic illusion technology and a state-of-the-art gaming system used to create an exhilarating, interactive experience. Disney friends invite guests to join the refreshing Springtime carnival “Carnivale of Stars” Springtime celebration returns this year from March 7 to June 26 with new magical experiences featuring your favorite Disney friends! Start the springtime adventure with a rejuvenated performance starring Mickey and friends in a fun-filled musical extravaganza at the Castle

Maroon 5 Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum band Maroon 5 have announced their new world tour! Both previous Bangkok shows by Maroon 5 in 2011 and 2015 were fast sell outs. Now the band returns with their Red Pill Blues World Tour and a new show that is sure to delight old and new fans alike. Don’t miss out on your chance to experience the Red Pill Blues World Tour live in Bangkok for one show only on Saturday, 9 March at Impact Challenger Hall 1, Muang Thong Thani. Ticket prices start at Bt3,000 and are available at www.thaiticketmajor.com  Rita Ora For the first time, British singer-songwriter Rita Ora will be coming to Bangkok on March 11, 2019 at Crystal Arena CDC, as part of her upcoming World Tour 2019 that will include stops in Europe, Asia and Australia. She will perform her hits including Your Song, Girls, Lonely Together, I Will Never Let You Down, Let You Love Me, For You, Body on Me, and more!! Tickets are on sale now at www.passionhead.co Clairo Lo-fi singer songwriter Clairo (real name Claire Cottrill) is the twenty-year old American electropop wonder whom rose to prominence in late 2017 when ‘Pretty Girl’ went viral on YouTube, amassing over 23 million views. She is now ready to get on her own stage in Thailand on Friday, 15 March at Nakarin Space. Ticket price is Bt1,400 (Standing). Tickets will go on-sale starting on Sunday, 13 January at www.ticketmelon.com/VIJI/CLAIRO or call 02-026-3068. John Mayer John Mayer will be kicking off his 2019 World Tour on Saturday, 23 March 2019, in Auckland, New Zealand, and followed by Asia, Bangkok included. Mayer will perform his first ever concert in Thailand as part of his Asia Tour on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani. Ticket prices start at Bt2,000 and will go on sale at 10am on Saturday, 26 January at all ThaiTicketMajor outlets, via www.thaiticketmajor.com or call: 0-2262-3838 for more information. Ed Sheeran Global megastar Ed Sheeran has announced the first batch of new stadium headline shows for his return to Asia in 2019! A songwriter of a generation, Ed has continued to dominate charts across the globe since its release. With over 15.5 million copies sold worldwide to date. Ed is back to sing for his Thai fans in Bangkok! See him live on Sunday, 28 April at Rajamangala National Stadium. Ticket prices start at Bt2,000 and available now at all ThaiTicketMajor outlets or via www.thaiticketmajor.com or call 0-2262-3838. Lauv Independent singer, songwriter, producer, and pop visionary Lauv has announced today that he will be returning to Asia in May 2019, with a run of extensive dates throughout the region. This will be Lauv’s third time returning to Asia and his first ever full concert set in Bangkok. The concert will be on Saturday 18 May at ​Moonstar Studio. Ticket price is Bt2,200 (Standing) and available now at www.ticketmelon.com/viji/lauv, hotline +662 026 3068. The 1975 ‘The 1975’ the leading rock band from England. Best known from the mega-hits like "Chocolate," "Robbers," and "Somebody Else," the band is back for Thai fans once again with “The 1975 Live In Bangkok 2019.” The production will be fully equipped with lighting and sound system, the unforgettable moment for die-hard fans! Catch them live on stage on Friday, 13 September. Grab your ticket

The 76th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television in 2018, just handed out its trophies Sunday night. Here’s the full list of winners from the night. Movies Best Motion Picture - Drama "Black Panther" "BlackKklansman" "Bohemian Rhapsody" *WINNER "If Beale Street Could Talk" "A Star Is Born" Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy "Crazy Rich Asians" "The Favourite" "Green Book" *WINNER "Mary Poppins Returns" "Vice" Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Glenn Close ("The Wife") *WINNER Lady Gaga ("A Star Is Born") Nicole Kidman ("Destroyer") Melissa McCarthy ("Can You Ever Forgive Me?") Rosamund Pike ("A Private War") Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Bradley Cooper ("A Star Is Born") Willem Dafoe ("At Eternity's Gate") Lucas Hedges ("Boy Erased") Rami Malek ("Bohemian Rhapsody") *WINNER John David Washington ("BlackKklansman") Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Emily Blunt ("Mary Poppins Returns") Olivia Colman ("The Favourite") *WINNER Elsie Fisher ("Eighth Grade") Charlize Theron ("Tully") Constance Wu ("Crazy Rich Asians") Best Director Bradley Cooper ("A Star Is Born") Alfonso Cuaron ("Roma") *WINNER Peter Farrelly ("Green Book") Spike Lee ("BlackKklansman") Adam McKay ("Vice") Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Christian Bale ("Vice") *WINNER Lin-Manuel Miranda ("Mary Poppins Returns") Vigo Mortensen ("Green Book") Robert Redford ("The Old Man and the Gun") John C. Reilly ("Stan and Ollie") Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Amy Adams ("Vice") Claire Foy ("First Man") Regina King ("If Beale Street Could Talk") *WINNER Emma Stone ("The Favourite") Rachel Weisz ("The Favourite") Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Mahershala Ali ("Green Book") *WINNER Timothee Chalamet ("Beautiful Boy") Adam Driver ("BlackKklansman") Richard E. Grant ("Can You Ever Forgive Me?") Sam Rockwell ("Vice") Best Original Score in a Motion Picture Marco Beltrami ("A Quiet Place") Alexandre Desplat ("Isle of Dogs") Ludwig Göransson ("Black Panther") Justin Hurwitz ("First Man") *WINNER Marc Shaiman ("Mary Poppins Returns") Best Original Song in a Motion Picture "All the Stars" ("Black Panther") "Girl in the Movies" ("Dumplin'") "Requiem for a Private War" ("A Private War") "Revelation" ("Boy Erased") "Shallow" ("A Star Is Born") *WINNER Best Screenplay in a Motion Picture Barry Jenkins ("If Beale Street Could Talk") Adam McKay ("Vice") Alfonso Cuaron ("Roma") Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara ("The Favourite") Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie ("Green Book") *WINNER Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language "Capernaum" "Girl" "Never Look Away" "Roma" *WINNER "Shoplifters" Best Animated Film "Incredibles 2" "Isle of Dogs" "Mirai" "Ralph Breaks the Internet" "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" *WINNER TV Best TV series - Drama "The Americans" *WINNER "Bodyguard" "Homecoming" "Killing Eve" "Pose" Best performance by Actress in a TV series - Drama Caitriona Balfe ("Outlander") Elisabeth Moss ("The Handmaid's Tale") Sandra Oh ("Killing Eve") *WINNER Julia Roberts ("Homecoming") Keri Russell ("The Americans") Best performance by an Actor in a TV Series - Drama Jason Bateman ("Ozark") Stephan James ("Homecoming") Richard Madden ("Bodyguard") *WINNER Billy Porter ("Pose") Matthew Rhys ("The Americans") Best TV series - Musical or Comedy "Barry" "The Good Place" "Kidding" "The Kominsky Method" *WINNER "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Best Performance by an Actor in a TV series - Musical or Comedy Sasha Baron Cohen ("Who Is America?") Jim Carrey ("Kidding") Michael Douglas ("The Kominsky Method") *WINNER Donald Glover ("Atlanta") Bill Hader ("Barry") Best Performance by an Actress in a TV series - Musical or Comedy Kristen Bell ("The Good Place") Candice Bergen ("Murphy Brown") Alison Brie ("GLOW") Rachel Brosnahan ("The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel") *WINNER Debra Messing ("Will & Grace") Best Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television "The Alienist" "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" *WINNER "Dirty John" "Escape at Dannemora" "Sharp Objects" "A Very English Scandal" Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Antonio Banderas ("Genius: Picasso") Daniel Bruhl ("The Alienist") Darren Criss ("The Assassination of Gianni

The iconic Southern California brand partners with Siam Taco Co. Ltd., to bring its Mexican-inspired cuisine to Thailand for the first time with a new Bangkok restaurant Taco Bell, the world’s leading Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant brand, is oficially coming to Thailand. The brand has partnered with Siam Taco Co. Ltd., part of the TTA (Thoresen Thai Agencies Public Co. Ltd.) group to open its first Thailand location. Guests can look forward to stepping foot in the first Taco Bell Thailand restaurant in early 2019, located on the first floor of Mercuryville mall in central Bangkok. A Southern California brand that dates back to 1962, Taco Bell’s founder Glen Bell quickly led the brand to global success thanks to his made-to-order tacos, burritos and other specialties. Each menu item  is met with bold flavours and quality ingredients, all at a breakthrough value pricepoint. Since opening its doors 56 years ago, the brand has grown from small communities in Southern California, to being in nearly 30 countries across the globe. Fans who visit Taco Bells around the world will find the modern-day restaurant design to be consistent globally with local community specific designs. The upcoming Mercuryville Taco Bell will feature an urban-concept design that embodies the business and shopping community of the Chidlom area in Bangkok. Ideal for office workers and shoppers, the 60-seat restaurant will feature an open kitchen and modern design benches, making it an ideal spot to catch up with friends or take a break from shopping. “We are excited to bring Taco Bell’s iconic, Mexican-inspired cuisine to one of the most vibrant cities in the world,” said Liz Williams, President, Taco Bell International. “We  have many fans in Thailand and are thrilled to partner with an incredible franchise partner like Thoresen Thai Agencies to bring Taco Bell to Southeast Asia.” Thai fans can look forward to a selection of Taco Bell’s famous Mexican-inspired food, including the Crunchwrap Supreme, Grilled Stuft Burrito and the trademark Crunchy Taco, as well as specialty items developed specifically for the Thai market. After weeks of in-market research, the Kickin’ Chicken Taco was created by Taco Bell chefs, which features crispy chicken, a unique spicy Kickin’ Sauce’, fresh lettuce, pico de gallo salsa, a two-cheese blend, all wrapped in a soft flour tortilla. In addition to the world-famous menu items, guests can add snacks such as cheesy chips, or specialties such as loaded fries to their orders. They can complete their meals with a Taco Bell Freeze, similar to a slushie, with the flavor choice of Mango Madness, Tropical Punch, or Berry Blue. Or, enjoy an ice cold beer (San Miguel Light or Singha) that pairs perfectly with Taco Bell flavors. “We are thrilled to be able to bring Taco Bell to Thailand. We love the brand and the company’s culture and using our existing expertise in the food retail segment we believe that Taco Bell will be a huge success in Thailand.” said Chalermchai Mahagitsiri, TTA. President and Chief Executive.