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Set to open in the fourth quarter of 2021, five-star Meliá Chiang Mai will bring world-class hospitality to the heart of the charming city, with a modern design that pays tribute to Chiang Mai's alluring culture. Situated at the most convenient location in close proximity to tourist attractions, the 260-key hotel is just a few minutes away from Chiang Mai International Airport. Towering over the River Ping, guests can relish the best views of Chiang Mai city with a backdrop of endless mountain ranges. On its top is a 360-degree rooftop bar, which is the highest in the city, boasting an unrivaled panorama of the city. On the 21st floor are an exquisite dining room, offering contemporary Northern Thai dishes with Mediterranean touches, as well as The Level executive lounge, an intimate area for indulging an upgraded breakfast and afternoon treats for 'The Level' guests. The all-day-dining restaurant Mosaic will serve authentic Mediterranean cuisine in a vibrant marketplace setting. The hotel also hosts a number of contemporary facilities, including those suited for business, special events and weddings. To learn more about the soon-to-be-open hotel, visit www.melia.com/en/hotels/thailand/chiang-mai/melia-chiang-mai/index.htm

If you can't get enough of natural creaminess and unique sweetness of durians, Ventisi - The Thai at Centara Grand at CentralWorld invites you to indulge into their durian delicacies filled with sheer lusciousness. Famous Chanee and Mhon Thong durians are creatively transformed into full-flavoured cakes, chocolates and pastries, made fresh daily, at prices starting from just THB 30++! For those who love pastries, taste-worthy are Durian Choux, Pistachio Éclair with Durian Cream, and Purple sweet potato Montblanc with durian cream. For a fluffier sensation, don't miss Chocolate Durian Opera Cake, Durian Double Cheesecake, and Pandan & Durian Roll. Divinely melt-in-your-mouth are Durian Tiramisu, Durian & Coconut Mousse, Durian Rocher Chocolate, and Durian White Chocolate Truffle, while Monthong Ice Cream will definitely be your favourite on a hot day. In addition, you can enjoy one-off 'Durian Afternoon Tea' featuring the above-mentioned durian delicacies, traditional scones with durian jam and hot beverages served at Ventisi - The Café for THB 888++ for 2 persons. The sweet treats are available at Ventisi, Zing, and GrabFood from now 31 August 2021.

Set in untouched part of northern Ubud, Buahan, Bali's first Banyan Tree Escape, will open its door in September 2021 and will pioneer a "no walls, no doors" concept alongside sustainable, blend-into-nature design, as well as unique craft forms used throughout the property. For you to feel truly connected, the resort appoints open spaces with compelling activities to evoke a sense of community. At the resort's heart are the Open Kitchen and Living Room offering a delectable experience with zero-waste farm-to-table concept, local sourcing philosophy and heritage techniques, serving mainly plant-based options. The Botanist Bar is centred around the use of local-grown natural ingredients and botanicals infused into its beverages, while Toja Spa celebrates the wellbeing traditions from Buahan village and its surrounding areas, with a unique "open" garden experience. Embraced by rice paddies, jungle, river and waterfall, with a sweeping view of the seven majestic peaks, the resort boasts one-off "The Naked Experience", where you are at one with nature. In addition to beautiful balés, you can spend some quality times at a garden sanctuary, which is ideal for meditation, reading, or simply relax. For more information and reservations, visit www.escape.banyantree.com. For more stories of Buahan, check out its Instagram @banyantree.escape.buahan.

Tired of cooking at home? How about treating yourself with delectable dishes by some of Bangkok's famous eateries? – Restaurants across Bangkok under Accor brands such as Sofitel, Pullman and MGallery are now ready to serve up their signature dishes at your door!   European Cuisines Gourmands can enjoy freshly cooked Belgian savouries like Liège waffles, croquettes, and traditional Liégeoise meatballs in the comfort of your home delivered by Belga Rooftop Bar & Restaurant at Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit. Scarlett at Pullman G Bangkok is also offering a special set menu with main dishes including duck leg confit and Chiang Mai risotto truffle. Medici Kitchen & Bar at Hotel Muse Bangkok Langsuan – MGallery offers one, two or three-course authentic Italian set lunch, with a selection of 20 dishes. For a special French dinner, Signature Restaurant at VIE Bangkok Hotel offers a three-course dinner featuring lobster sausage, duck confit, and strawberry tart.   Tastes of Japan Delivered fresh from Pullman Bangkok King Power, Tenshino serves donburi bowls with mouth-watering toppings such as salmon or beef, while Tenko presents Chef Goji Kobayashi's Omakase boxes, including a selection of traditional nigiri sushi and the freshest available fish. YTSB – Yellow Tail Sushi Bar at VIE Bangkok Hotel offers a variety of delicious sets of authentic Japanese specialties like the Katsu Don set, comprising fluffy rice topped with a deep-fried pork cutlet, egg, vegetables, and condiments.   Comfort Foods The renowned American burger joint from Los Angeles, 25 Degrees at Pullman Bangkok Hotel G, delivers juiciest burgers, light bites, and refreshing drinks arranged in dreamy sets. For a quick and easy lunch, ibis Styles Bangkok Ratchada offers a Lunch Box Set for THB 180, from which you can select one salad, one main dish, and one dessert. Novotel Bangkok Platinum Pratunam also offers Thai, Chinese, and international cuisine, such as Pad Thai, Dim Sum Bundle Set, and Taco, with prices starting at THB 180.   Free delivery and takeaway options are available at certain hotels depending on the location. AccorPlus members receive up to 25% discount. For orders and more information, visit all.accor.com/event/bangkok-home-delivery.en.shtml

ALATi at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is now ready to bring authentic Mediterranean cuisines to your doorstep with "ALATI Up the Road" 3-course set menus for takeaway and delivery. Created by Executive Chef Carlo Valenziano, 5 different set menus with flavours of France, Spain, Italy, and Turkey are available to be ordered via LINE MAN and Foodpanda. A Trip to France (THB 990 net) includes Duck Terrine, Mesclun Salad, Pickles, French Mustard; Roasted Pork Chop, Milk Sauce, Rosemary or Pan-fried Salmon with Meunière Sauce; Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Potatoes; Bread of the day; and Choco Choux. A Trip to Spain (THB 990 net) includes Salpicón de Mariscol; Duck Leg Confit with Prunes or Seabass Basquaise Sauce; Butter Mashed Potato; Bread of the da; and Spanish Flan with Caramel. A Trip to Italy (THB 990 net) includes Burrata Cheese, Rocket and Roasted Seeds, Tomatoes with Basil and Balsamic Vinegar; Gnocchi Truffle or Pan-fried Seabass, Sicilian Caponata, Pistachio Pesto; Bread of the day; and Delizia al Limone. A Trip to Turkey (THB 990 net) includes Spinach and Feta Cheese Pide; Chickpea Hummus, Garlic Confit; Tomato and Walnut Salad; Pitta Bread; Roasted Seabass, Cardamom Fried Rice, Tarator Sauce or Spiced Grilled Chicken, Sesame and Garlic Spinach, Harissa Sauce. A Green and Healthy Trip (THB 600 net) includes Mediterranean Chicken Salad; Pumpkin Soup; Bread of the day; Mango, Strawberries and Mint. The takeaway and delivery options are available daily from 12:00 to 20:00 via the LINE MAN and Foodpanda applications. For a takeaway service, please call +66 (0) 2 162 9000 from 12:00 to 20:00, email dining.siambangkok@kempinski.com or use the Line Official Account: @Siamkempinskihotel

To keep you safe and satisfied, Restaurant Stage, a casual fine dining French & global-inspired restaurant in Ekamai, once again offers delivery service for mouth-watering menu in the theme of "Stage 5.0 – The World’s Street Food". In the comfort of your home, you can have the restaurant's special ramens with freshly made noodles tempting twists, ranging from Duck Ramen (THB 290), Roasted Beef Truffle Ramen (THB 550), and Lobster Ramen (THB 850).  Also, you can enjoy the restaurant's special creations such as Uni Pasta (THB 1,000), Truffle Hot Dog (THB 350) and Lobster Roll (THB 750), as well as their signature desserts such as Chocolate Macadamia Tart (THB 690), Butter Croissant (THB 120) and Signature Dessert (THB 450 for 6 pieces). Restaurant Stage's delivery service operates from Monday – Sunday, from 11:30 to 20:30 (last order). Prices are subject to 7% vat. Place your order for delivery via Line ID: stagebkk or call +66 (0) 2 002 5253 or +66 (0) 83 623 4444.

With a steady increase of worldwide vaccine rollouts, the world is moving towards to the return of international travel. To look forward to welcoming guests again, Baglioni Hotels & Resorts, Italian luxury hotel group with exquisite properties in various top-notch destinations, expects to debut their latest boutique property on Mediterranean paradise island, Sardinia, this June. Set within protected Tavolara marina, Baglioni Resort Sardinia brings timeless Italian luxury to the pristine coast of Sardinia. The 78-key boutique luxury resort offers guests tranquility of the 1-km private beach, upscale island holiday facilities, unrivaled Italian culinary journey, ultimate relaxation at the resort's spa, golf game, land exploration, a number of water sports and yachting excursion, alongside tastefully furnished guest rooms and suites boasting mesmerising views. In collaboration with Michelin-starred Chef Claudio Sadler, the signature restaurant Gusto by Sadler brings fine Italian dining at its best to your table. You can also take delight in delicious bites at Sunset Terrace Bar and pool bar. Expecting to welcome guests from 1 June 2021 onwards, the resort offers special 30% discount on best available rates and complimentary breakfast for bookings done by 31 May 2021. For more information, visit www.baglionihotels.com/branches/baglioni-resort-sardinia-san-teodoro

École Ducasse Culinary Schools are set to open in culturally rich Thailand in an exclusive partnership with the country's leading hospitality group, Nai Lert Group, together with world-leading hospitality management and culinary arts education group, Sommet Education. A network of culinary training centres will emerge across Thailand, the country with abundant culinary heritages and a myriad of young passionate talents. Alain Ducasse is globally renowned for his peerless culinary creations. Having earned 20 Michelin stars throughout his career, he is a living chef with the most Michelin stars in the world. His unique innovativeness, meticulousity, and passion for excellence passed on to students at all École Ducasse Schools. The first establishment of the network will be developed under the École Ducasse Studio brand, originating from École Ducasse - Paris Studio, and set among lush tropical gardens of Nai Lert Park in the heart of Bangkok. The École Ducasse - Nai Lert Bangkok Studio will open in the first semester in 2022, offering programmes in culinary, pastry and sommelier arts aimed at professionals, amateurs, young graduates and children with a focus on bringing the best of the heritages of French and Thai cuisine. For more details, visit www.ecoleducasse.com/en  

To mark its second anniversary on 31 March 2021, Rosewood Bangkok offers you 2 tempting staycation packages delighting you with bespoke services and all the Rosewood luxuries. The "Rosewood Bangkok Turns Two" package is inclusive of 50% savings on the second consecutive night's stay; a hotel credit starting from THB 3,500 to be used at the hotel's outlets, bar, and spa; a breakfast for two at Lakorn European Brasserie or at your room; as well as a choice of signature degustation afternoon tea for two at Lakorn European Brasserie or a bottle of sparkling wine served in-room. For a longer memorable time, book "A Rosewood Staycation" for 3 nights to receive the third consecutive night for only THB 2! This package also includes the same additional benefits as included in the aforementioned package. Guests who take advantage of the packages with a stay during the hotel’s March anniversary month receive a one-time welcome breakfast for Monday to Friday arrivals. The packages can be booked from 15 March until 31 March 2021 and eligible for stays from 16 March until 30 April 2021. To reserve or inquire, please contact +66 (0) 2 080 0088 or email bangkok@rosewoodhotels.com, or visit rosewoodhotels.com/bangkok