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From now until 30 April 2021, you can book your vacation at newly opened Banyan Tree Krabi at tempting rates valid for stays until 30 September 2021! Situated at tranquil Tubkaek Beach, Banyan Tree Krabi is embraced by pristine seascape, offering jaw-dropping vista that is unique to the province. In addition, with its first-rate services, sublime design, unbeatable dining scene, and reinvigorating spa sessions, the resort is genuinely your private paradise. For your forthcoming trip, the 72-key luxury beach resort invites you to experience privacy amidst exquisite nature with these irresistible perks: 25% off the best rate at any of its suites and villas, each of which has its own private pool Complimentary breakfast 50% off any spa and massage treatment (plus 30% off a second treatment) A free afternoon tea set served in refined English style at either your private terrace or at Naga Kitchen Thai citizens can combine the discount with the national Rao Tiew Duay Gan (“Let’s Travel Together”) campaign whereby the government refunds 40% of their bill For more information and reservation, click HERE.

Tinidee Hideaway Tonsai Beach Krabi, Krabi's latest stylish stay at scenic Tonsai Bay with beach-facing private villas, a Thai longhouse with hostel-style dorms, pleasant public facilities and resort swimming pool, is now offering irresistible promotions for those seeking an escape to a placid place. The idyllic beach location makes it ideal for rock-climbers, adventurers, families and those looking for a relaxing break. STAY LONGER, SAVE MORE For stays of 2 nights or more, you can enjoy 25% OFF Best Available Rates (room only and room with breakfast). Other superb benefits include: - Daily breakfast at Café Nidee (for room with breakfast bookings) - Free High Speed Wi-Fi Access - 'MAYA' welcome drink upon arrival - Early check-in from 13:00 (subject to availability) - Late check-out till 14:00 (subject to availability) - Free cancelation up to 24 hours before arrival BOOK NOW AND SAVE Reserve a stay now for your future visit to receive 15% OFF Best Available Rates (room only and room with breakfast). Other great benefits include: - Daily breakfast at Café Nidee (for room with breakfast bookings) - Free High Speed Wi-Fi Access - 'MAYA' welcome drink upon arrival - Early check-in from 13:00 (subject to availability) - Late check-out till 14:00 (subject to availability) - Free cancelation up to 24 hours before arrival   The promotions are available for bookings and stays from now - 31  March 2021. For more information and to make a reservation, please call +66 (0) 75 628 042 or www.tinidee.com

Capella Bangkok, the refined boutique retreat on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, sets the stage for a spectacular passing of the year with indelible epicurean get-togethers. On 31 December 2020, the culinary experts at Côte will craft an exclusive year-end menu with optional wine pairing, while Phra Nakhon hosts an enchanting interactive feast with shared courses and live stations. Count down to the new year at Stella, where Champagne, free-flow cocktails and canapés lead up to a spectacular firework show at midnight. The resort also offers New Year’s Eve ‘Under The Stars’ accommodation package, starting from THB 52,888++ per room for 2 persons, including complimentary room upgrade, luxurious New Year Eve’s dinner, live entertainment, late checkout and more. When 2021 commences, Phra Nakhon and Côte will both host special New Year’s Day lunches on 1 January 2021, with the option of wine and Champagne to start off 2021 in style. For full details, please visit this page. To learn more, please email info.bangkok@capellahotels.com or call +66 (0 2 098 3888.

Bangkok's creative flea market 'Made by Legacy' returns again with an endless and eclectic array of unique collections from more than 200 vendors, craftsmen, and taste-makers, offering vintage apparels, brand names archives, organic clothing, handmade accessories, crafted items, art pieces, old books, potteries, watches, vinyl records, one-of-a-kind home decorations, imported furniture, antiques rarities, and outdoor gears. As always, food and drinks are aplenty, ranging from a mix of cuisines, cocktails and creations, so you can deliciously hang out with your friends by the river after browsing one-off goods. Made by Legacy Number 12 will take place on 25 - 27 December 2020 at the warehouse next to the old Pepsi Pier in Bangkok, which is turned into a classic New York-style flea market. Check out www.madebylegacy.com or facebook.com/madebylegacy for updates.

Pattaya City is just a few hours' drive away from Bangkok, so it is undoubtedly a popular beach destination for urbanites, especially for those who seek liveliness while being pacified by gentle sea breeze. With its premium location that is close to the beach while being situated amidst silence, OZO North Pattaya invites you to explore the vibrance of Pattaya, knowing you are always welcome to recharge at this cosy home away from home. At highly affordable prices, you will be surprised by the very-well-thought-out facilities at the hotel, from an immense pool, fun spots for kids, tasty delicacies, to high quality beddings and the in-room comforts that will make you feel completely at ease. Here is our quick introduction for this marvelous stay: https://youtu.be/mnujDskupI8 For booking and further information, please visit www.ozohotels.com/pattaya.   

From now until 6 January 2021, Rim Klong Café, the elegant canal-side coffee shop and bakery at Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok, brings the magic of a Swiss Christmas to Thailand with a series of elegant epicurean experiences for adults, including a themed afternoon tea and an exclusive collection of traditional treats and drinks, as well as an exciting culinary contest for kids. Throughout December, children can join a "Decorate Your Grittibänz" little competition on every Sunday from 14:00 to 17:00. For an entry fee of just THB 500++, every child will receive a welcome drink, a mini buffet, the grittibänz decorating kit, an official certificate, and a chance to win special prizes, while their parents can enjoy an exquisite afternoon tea mini buffet for only THB 800++ per person. For a memorable time with friends and family, Festive Afternoon Tea (THB 899++ per set for two persons) brings you joy with a refined selection of savoury favourites such as turkey, gruyere cheese & cranberry relish wraps, and more, alongside sweet treats such as stollen slices, fruitcake and Christmas cookies, to be enjoyed with premium Ronnefeldt tea. Also, more Swiss-style snacks and drinks are available throughout this festive month. To book, please call +66 (0) 2 666 3333 or email to resort.bdms.fb@movenpick.com. For more information on about Rim Klong Café, please visit www.movenpickbdmsbangkok.com/restaurant-bars/rim-klong-cafe

Tonino Lamborghini, the legendary Italian brand famous for its luxurious products and designs, partners up with Utopia Corporation, one of the largest real estate developers in Phuket, to bring the "Italian feeling" to the paradise island of Phuket in form of a completely one-of-a-kind luxury boutique hotel. Scheduled to welcome guests in 2023, Tonino Lamborghini Boutique Hotel Phuket will be situated on the beachfront at secluded Chalong Bay, overlooking the azure Andaman Sea. This spectacular low-rise retreat will be curated by Alexander Wong, founder of Alexander Wong Architects, whose original avant-garde style has won multiple global awards. For a dramatic first impression, guests will be welcomed into a world of international glitz with a Glamour Lobby that features slatted rosewood LED screens. With 39 suites and 7 villas, all of which are equipped with cutting-edge amenities and adorned with designer furnishings and abstract artworks, a beyond-expectation experience is what to expect here. Alexander Wong, the hotel's designer, considers Phuket to be the “Miami of Asia”, due to its international allure and cultural appeal. Reflecting the spirit of South Beach, Tonino Lamborghini Boutique Hotel Phuket will feature its signature Red Pool, which will embrace the best elements of a chic Floridian beach club. The Miami restaurant is a multi-sensory feast for diners, with a contemporary menu and a colourful ceiling inspired by the French post-impressionist painter, Henri Rousseau. Guests can also stay in shape at the state-of-the-art Power Gym. “Our goal is to bring a branded Tonino Lamborghini experience to the best places worldwide, and soon we will bring the Tonino Lamborghini spirit to Phuket: one of the world’s finest tourist destinations. Tonino Lamborghini Boutique Hotel will be a luxury hotel with captivating architecture, bespoke interior design and top-quality services, with the ultimate purpose to satisfy the top-level requests of international clientele. Together with Utopia, we will strive to offer a new concept of hospitality. Our clientele will feel the values of our family’s DNA and heritage, Italian spirit, extreme attention-to-detail, and the energy that Tonino Lamborghini brand transmits. As my father always says; ‘If I cannot give you Italy, I will give you Its feeling!’” Utopia Corporation has grown rapidly since its establishment in 2015 with a collection of hospitality, residential, commercial and entertainment projects across Phuket, along with architecture, design, development, engineering, construction and hotel operation services. It operates three own-branded hotels in Phuket: Utopia Kata, Utopia Loft, and Utopia Naiharn, which was named as Asia’s “Top Emerging Hotel” in the Now Travel Asia Awards. “We are delighted to form this landmark agreement with Tonino Lamborghini. It is indeed an honour to introduce this famous Italian name to Thailand’s hotel industry for the first time; their brand is recognised around the globe as a beacon of luxury, exclusivity and flair. Combined with Utopia Corporation’s hospitality and development expertise, I am confident that our partnership will usher in an exciting new era for Phuket’s tourism industry, allowing us to attract new markets,” commented Mr. Hachi Yin, Chief Executive Officer, Utopia Corporation. By collaborating with Tonino Lamborghini, Utopia

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) joins forces with ICONSIAM and entrepreneurs along the banks of Chao Phraya River to unite Thai hearts by organizing the mega-phenomenon “Amazing Thailand Countdown 2021” promising to become the most spectacular celebration of Thailand to ring in the New Year, under the concept of "The Wonders of Happiness upon the River", representing hope, faith, prosperity, and happiness. The mega-event will feature  over 20,000 spectacular, eco-friendly fireworks, which are made from Thai sticky rice, that will be lit up along the most beautiful curve of the Chao Phraya River spanning an area of over 1,400 meters and within a distance of over 5 kilometers of the city-wide celebration. Each act signifies auspicious meanings of Big Hope, Believe, Brilliant Life, Beautiful World, Blooming Wealth, Be Together (presented by True Corporation), and Best Begin. In addition to a myriad of entertainments throughout the night of New Year’s Eve by top artists and the avant-garde fireworks, one of the unmissable activities is the “Amazing Thailand Countdown 2021” video and photography contest under the theme of “Magic upon the River”, granting over THB 500,000-worth prizes to the winners. The countdown celebration event will be broadcast live on Thairath TV 32 HD Channel as well as on the online platforms via Facebook pages of ICONSIAM, Thairath Online, Khaosod and TrueID application. ICONSIAM is easily and rapidly accessible via the complete modes of transportation - cars, rails, and boats. The operation of Bangkok’s Gold Line electric rail route in December will also ease the public transportation.

Setting up branches at Mahanakhon CUBE are a dozen favourite Thai street food restaurants, some of which are Michelin-recommended. The new rock star venue for foodies is named ‘Thai Taste Hub Mahanakhon CUBE’, and will unquestionably offer plenty of mouth-watering comfort foods to satisfy every palate. Located on the first floor of Mahanakhon CUBE, which is found at exit number three of Chong Nonsi BTS station, Thai Taste Hub fits the bill especially for those who love legendary street foods but not the hassle of driving around crowded areas and trying to find a parking space, then queuing up at the original restaurant and fighting to keep their seats. The 640 sqm space here can accommodate 200 foodies at a time. The ambience is street of course, with a mix of arts by Thai artists working in different mediums e.g. Beerpitch on typography, Benzilla on street art, Gongkan on acrylic on wall, Pim on ceramic and mosaic, and Lolay on the 3.5-metre sculpture at the heart of the space.   Yih Sahp Luhk (Michelin Plate 2020) Original restaurant: Phra Athit Road Signature dishes: Braised Short Ribs Rice Pot (THB 220), Hotate (scallops) Rice Pot (THB 450) Our thoughts: The baked rice was flavoursome, the beef ribs were tender and super juicy, and the accompanying soup was perfect!   Pad Thai Fai Ta Lu (Michelin Bib Gourmand 2019-2020) Original restaurant: Dinsor Road Signature dishes: Pad Thai Fai Ta Lu Crispy Pork Belly (THB 220), Pad Thai Fai Ta Lu Grilled Pork Jowl (THB 190) Our thoughts: The Pad Thai sauce was vibrant and coated the noodles thoroughly. It’s worth observing the cooking process as well since the large flames that engulf the entire wok is pretty impressive.   Nai Ek Roll Noodle (Michelin Plate 2018-2019) Original restaurant: Bangkok Chinatown Signature dishes: Roll Noodles (THB 65-90), Deep Fried Crispy Pork with Rice (THB 65-90) Our thoughts: The Roll Noodles (Guay Jub) had a slight chewiness that was satisfying, the crispy pork was perfectly cooked, and we could not waste even a single drop of the aromatic black pepper soup gave our sinuses a big hit (in a good way!).   Maverick Suki (Michelin Plate 2019-2020) Original restaurant: Soi Yod Sae, Bamrungmuang Road Signature dishes: Stir-Fried Sukiyaki (THB 80), Stir-Fried Noodle with Chicken (THB 70) Our thoughts: The sukiyaki sauce, which has been passed down through generations since 1960, proved to be so irresistible that we kept asking for more. The marinated pork was so tender it literally melted in our mouths.   Phed Phed Hey! Original restaurant: Nakhon Phanom Signature dishes: Salad with Vermicelli Noodles (THB 275), Mongosteen Papaya Salad with Shrimp Paste and Sugar Cane (THB 275) Our thoughts: The oversize portions were impressive, as well as the succulence of each dish. Even so, the three of us found it difficult to finish each portion! So the more of you, the merrier a meal here becomes.   Boon Lert Original restaurant: Nang Loeng Signature dishes: Egg Noodle Soup with Crab (THB 70-80), Wontons with Grilled Pork in Soy Sauce (THB 55-65) Our thoughts: The traditional bone broth complemented the delicate egg noodles splendidly, and the crab meat was very succulent.   Limlaosa Original restaurant: Song Wat