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Officially open in 2022, ibis Styles Bangkok Silom has been welcoming discerning travellers from all over the world as a stylish base of exploration with playful details, well-appointed facilities, and best value for money. ibis Styles Bangkok Silom is situated right at Silom Road, which is Bangkok's CBD, surrounded by mouth-watering eats and vibrant entertainment. The BTS Skytrain and MRT subway is just a short walk away, so getting to places is completely convenient. From the entrance to the rooftop pool, there are vivid murals inspired by the neighbourhood by talented Thai artist Tikkywow, and the 264 guest rooms are painted in a lively colour palette, with the famed Sweet Bed™ by ibis in every room. "We are so thrilled to open ibis Styles Bangkok Silom. Guests staying at this stylish hotel can look forward to enjoying comfortable rooms at accessible prices and creative dining experiences, from street-food-style fare to the funky rooftop bar. Silom has long been loved for its lively energy, and our hotel is ready to welcome guests seeking to  explore the neighbourhood," said Nitah Thongsuk, General Manager, ibis Styles Bangkok Silom. For more information and reservations, email HB6N1@accor.com, call +66 (0)2 3525 999, or visit www.ibisstylesbangkoksilom.com

Situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur's Chinatown, the city's new boutique hotel Else is slated to open in September 2022 in the former Lee Rubber Building, honouring the landmark's architectural legacy while embracing contemporary design, featuring 49 well-appointed guest rooms, 2 compelling dining concepts, and modern wellness facilities. Else Founders Justin Chen and Javier Perez commissioned local leading designers, artists and partners to create their vision of conscious hospitality. Malaysian design firm Studio Bikin conceptualised the design and oversaw the restoration which was executed by Faizah Architect, another celebrated Malaysian partner. Complex, thought-provoking and inspiring art pieces have been acquired from emerging and award-winning Malaysian artists. "Else has been a four-year project realized through the challenges of the global pandemic and inspired by the emerging new era of traveller. The result is an urban haven for the globally minded and curious. Our design and construction team have sensitively balanced a contrast of new and old with a refined juxtaposition of a pre-war building beautifully preserved and innovative design that invites all our guests to explore the property on their own, and discover intimate pockets to pause and reflect," commented Justin Chen. Else opens on 10 September 2022 with opening rates from MYR 398 until 31 October 2022. For more information, visit www.elseretreats.com

In partnership with TED, the non-profit media devoting to spreading ideas, Marriott Hotels has launched its unique stay experience, The Curiosity Room by TED, in 3 vibrant cities: debuted in San Francisco, continuing the excitement in Bangkok, and soon to be in London. In the Bangkok Metropolis, The Curiosity Room by TED can be found at five-star Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park, featuring interactive, mind-bending activities integrated into guest room with a beautiful park view. Recommended for families and friends aged seven and up, the adventure starts to unfurl upon your first step, with a puzzle waiting to be solved, which will lead to next challenges, with a 'Curiosity Journal' which serves as a guide to the in-room riddles, with hints available in case you need a helpful hand. When the final challenge has been completed, guests receive a certificate and can celebrate with a complimentary dessert at the hotel's restaurant. "At Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, we have always sought to be a place where guests can be inspired at every corner of their experience and we are pleased to be one of the three Marriott Hotels properties in the world to launch The Curiosity Room by TED," said Simon Bell, General Manager, Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park. "The Curiosity Room by TED is a one-of-a-kind adventure, and it further fosters the notion for our guests to stay curious in their travels, opening their minds beyond a typical overnight stay and propel them to explore Bangkok as a destination with renewed desire to learn something new." You can now book their stay in The Curiosity Room by TED, starting at THB 16,100++, which includes a two-night stay for up to 4 guests, one dinner at Goji Kitchen + Bar, and a treat from the Siam Tea Room’s bakery. This offer is valid for stays from now until 15 November 2022, click here. To explore more, please visit TEDRooms.Marriott.com. For more information and reservations, please call +66 (0) 2059 5999 or stay connected via Facebook: @Bangkokmarriottmarquis

TRIBE Phnom Penh Post Office Square has officially opened its door, being a vibrant creative hub for locals and travellers alike, surrounded by colonial buildings, the Mekong riverfront promenade, and the historic temple of Wat Phnom. Aiming to provide tasteful experience at affordable prices, the hotel prioritises the elements which matter most to travellers and gives them everything they need and nothing they don’t. As a design-driven hotel, the dynamic living spaces are complemented by iconic design objects, contrasting colours, and surprising details that are selected with comfort and style in mind. TRIBE is a new kind of hotel that offers not just accommodation but also acts as a social destination and collaborative space. TRIBE Phnom Penh Post Office Square is offering a special opening offer with rates starting at USD 88++ per night with breakfast as well as a 15 % discount on food and non-alcoholic beverage. The offer is valid for bookings and stays until 30 September 2022. For more information, please visit www.mytribehotel.com, email HB5M5@mytribehotel.com, or call +855 (0) 23 965 500.

Set along Roxas Boulevard, Admiral Hotel Manila - MGallery is now ready to welcome guests to experience a boutique stay at The Philippine's famous waterfront promenade, in close proximity to various landmarks. The country's first MGallery property features a beautiful blend of modern Filipino-Spanish and Art Deco design, honoring its legacy as iconic landmark and a vibrant social hub of the city’s elite. The hotel’s 6 uniquely themed floors showcases a glimpse of the local culture, including festivals, heroes, folk dances, traditional games and native objects, with all 123 guestrooms and suites well-equipped with premium amenities. In addition, the hotel's dining spaces come with compelling culinary concepts to be enjoyed with a sweeping view. "Admiral Hotel Manila – MGallery is the only luxury boutique hotel in Manila which boasts an unparalleled array of experiences and offerings that go beyond the ordinary. As a former hub for high-society events back in the early 1940s, we wanted to relive the glamour of Manila’s golden age within this reimagined hotel," said Matthieu Busschaërt, General Manager of Admiral Hotel Manila - MGallery. To celebrate the hotel’s opening, guests can experience the Deluxe Room for PHP 8,888 per night for stays until 30 September 2022. Rates include breakfast for two at Admiral Club Manila Bay and a PHP 1,888 credit that can be redeemed in all hotel outlets. For more information and reservations, please visit www.admiralhotelmanila.com, email H9338-RE1@accor.com or call +63 (2) 5318 9000.

PREFERRED HOTELS & RESORTS WELCOMES 19 NEW MEMBER PROPERTIES World’s largest independent hotel brand, Preferred Hotels and Resorts, has welcomed 19 new member properties to its global portfolio this year, ranging from a new urban jewel in downtown Los Angeles to a villa estate on the island of Sicily, these distinct luxury hotels present experiences anchored in their local communities and surroundings for travelers to explore with family, friends, and even pets over the summer season. Highlights include: Hotel Per La (Los Angeles, California, United States): Formerly a historic building in downtown Los Angeles, the 241-key hotel features an art collection with more than 4,000 curated pieces, vast spaces for events and meetings, a rooftop pool and bar with sweeping skyline views, among others, with a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant that is set to open soon. Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun - a Tafer Resort (Cancun, Mexico): The all-inclusive resort is situated in an embrace of pure white sands of Playa Mujeres, offering 452 beautiful suites, 6 stunning dining concepts, heated pools and rooftop pool, holistic treatments by Spa Imagine, as well as a chance to explore the Mayan archaeological sites. INIALA HARBOUR HOUSE & RESIDENCES (Valletta, Malta): Located in the gorgeous St. Barbara Bastion, the luxury pet-friendly hotel comprises 4 palatial houses, 20 suites, and 3 guestrooms, all with breathtaking views. Other highlights include ION Harbour - a rooftop restaurant by Michelin starred chef Alex Dilling, spa treatments at Essensi Spa by Iniala, glamorous cocktail bar, and original artworks from both renowned and up-and-coming Maltese and Gozitan artists. Grand Hotel San Pietro (Sicily, Italy): The 20th-century-villa-turned-luxury-hotel is situated on the site of an ancient Roman road in Taormina. Guests can enjoy 63 guestrooms, some pet-friendly, with sweeping views out to the Ionian Sea, an outdoor pool surrounded by gardens, an al-fresco restaurant with an expansive terrace, the Rotonda sul Mare – an intimate patio that serves romantic dinners for two directly above Isola Bella, a spa with a Finnish sauna and steam bath, private boat trips to sea caves and rocky beaches, and guided tours  to Mount Etna, one of the world’s most active volcanos. Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club (Anguilla): The utopian island resort pampers guests with unparalleled spa and wellness experiences in the midst of sweeping panorama of beautiful beach. Luxury offerings include the recently re-imagined Aurora International Golf Club and seven restaurants and bars including D. Richards, the island’s only steakhouse looking out to neighboring Saint Martin. Each of these new member hotels participate in I Prefer Hotel Rewards, the brand’s points-based loyalty program with more than four million travelers enrolled globally. Complimentary to join, members of I Prefer earn points redeemable for cash-value Reward Certificates, Elite status, and other value-rich benefits from eligible stays at more than 650 participating hotels and resorts worldwide. Travelers seeking memorable independent hotel experiences are invited to sign up at www.IPrefer.com/enroll. To find out more about Preferred Hotels and Resorts' latest additions, visit preferredhotels.com

On 22 August 2022, InterContinental Khao Yai Resort will officially open its door for guests to refresh amidst lush nature while reveling in top-notch design by world-renowned Bill Bensley. Inspired by the train journey, the 64-key sanctuary narrates the area's gateway for rail transportation to North-East Thailand during King Rama V’s reign, with 19 rooms housed within repurposed heritage train cars, while offering a chance to reconnect in a protected natural sanctuary and to indulge in unique experience-based dining. Wellness and mindfulness are layered throughout the  guest  experience. The resort’s spa offers signature experiences from Siam Botanicals; the established, Thailand-based company produces 100% natural, organic skincare products on a small-batch basis. Guiding guests on their wellness journeys, an in-residence Healer will host a  series of masterclasses. To ensure guests can make use of the array of surrounding cycling and hiking trails, InterContinental Khao Yai Resort offers trail maps for guests, whilst a selection of bicycles are available to rent. For more information, please visit www.intercontinental.com/khaoyai  

On 18-19 June 2022, ASAI Bangkok Chinatown will host 'The Hamlet for Good' charity weekend filled with creative funs, organised by the team behind renowned The Hamlet bar-camp at Wonderfruit Festival, featuring exciting culinary collaborations by up-and-coming local chefs, a creative bar takeover, art therapy workshops, cutting-edge DJs, and other unique activities. Net proceeds go to support humanitarian assistance for victims of conflict. Situated in the heart of Bangkok's vibrant Chinatown, the hotel's concept of elevating local experiences seamlessly matches with the one-off mini-festival, being an ideal base of exploration. During the event, special room rates will be offered to the participants, starting only at THB 1,500 per night inclusive of complimentary access to the creative bar takeover (THB 550 on the door for non-guest / non-dinner ticket holders). Alongside three exclusive dinners held at three nearby venues, the tasty offerings include a creative Sunday Brunch at the hotel’s JAM JAM Eatery & Bar. Here's a peek of what's going to happen: Art Therapy with Peace Please and Watercolour Paints with Sansuwanya; an interactive art exhibition featuring curated masterworks from 15 emerging artists presented in 16 different rooms; not-to-be-missed collaboration meals at the hotel's JAM JAM Eatery & Bar and 3 partnering venues by Chefs Paolo Vitaletti (Appia Trattoria), Billy Bautista (Billy’s Smokehouse), Napol ‘Joe’ Jantraget (Samlor), Koranat ‘Tle’ Robkob (Mother), and Jirapat ‘Sept’ Praphotjanaporn (Aunglo by Yangrak), Chefs Bo & Dylan (Bo.Lan) and Num Weerawat Triyasenawat (Samuay and Sons), Chalee Kader (100 Mahaseth), Prin Polsuk (Samrub Samrub Thai), and more; a morning yoga session with Kru Jah; among others. Each dining experience at The Hamlet for Good is priced at just THB 3,000++ per person and includes one welcome drink. Special drinks pairings created by event sponsors Campari, Aperol, and Wine Garage will also be available. Workshops start at THB 1,750 per person. Special room rates are available via direct booking at asaihotels.com or call +66 (0) 02 220 8999. Dinner and workshop tickets are available at ticketmelon.com/asaihotels/thehamletforgood2022    

The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery, the first MGallery hotel in the country, has now opened its door to pamper guests with its modern facilities and state-of-the-art concept. The 206-key sleek urban resort is situated in heart of Tung Chung within the iconic Citygate mixed-use commercial complex, offering serenity amidst nature while taking only 30 minutes to get to Central, plus environmentally-conscious credentials, innovative food & drinks, and unique guestroom & suite features. The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery takes its name and inspiration from the historic silver mines of Hong Kong’s Lantau Island. Guest rooms and suites shines with a silver décor, from metallic design motifs throughout the hotel, to the outdoor sculpture garden, to the shimmering views of sunlit waves upon the sea. Upon arrival, guest will be amazed by the sensation of descending through a hidden lush greenery, a cascading waterfall and a brilliant silver leaf archway leading up to a cozy manor home. Within the hotel, guests will discover a lush, outdoor garden featuring winding paths, a stylish 25-meter swimming pool, expansive lawns, and a well-equipped fitness area. A dozen extraordinary signature suites surround the garden, featuring generously sized outdoor terraces, each with its own private outdoor Plunge Pool or private outdoor heated Jacuzzi overlooking the verdant hills of Lantau. These suites offer a true resort-style experience, rare among the urban environment of Hong Kong. In addition, The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery offers a number of unique guest experiences including curated Memorable Moments for each guest, a signature of the MGallery brand, such as private helicopter tours above Lantau; hiking adventures in Tai O; or excursions to nearby tourist attractions such as the world-famous Tian Tan Buddha, Po Lin Monastery, and Hong Kong Disneyland. For enquiries, please email HA4A4@accor.com or call +852 3602 8989. Visit ALL.com to explore exciting new experiences on offer at The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery.