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To reconnect with precious nature, to be surrounded by magical scenery, Aman invites you to unwind at 3 exquisite tented camps with every convenience at hand. Aman's "A Camp of Your Own" experience comes with offers that will enable a stay without constraints.   AMAN-I-KHAS, INDIA (A Camp of Your Own is available until May 2021) Set on the threshold of Ranthambore National Park, Aman-i-Khas is a secluded wilderness camp in rural Rajasthan. Designed by renowned architect Jean-Michel Gathy, the camp’s 10 Mughal-style tents provide airy living spaces, an expansive bedroom and a light-filled bathing area featuring a deep soaking bathtub and shower. The tent interiors comprise of fresh white linen, cotton drapes and oyster-grey cashmere throws, conjuring up zen-like sentiments of calm. Cuisine at Aman-i-Khas is influenced by its surroundings and utilises ingredients that have been harvested on nearby farms or sourced from one of the camp’s three organic gardens. The Spa Tent is centred around a bubbling fountain and houses two double treatment rooms offering an extensive menu of treatments rooted in the principles of Ayurveda, an ancient form of Indian medicinal healing. Until 31 May 2021, groups catching up with family and friends and desiring a private insight into the destination can now commandeer the camp as their own by booking the 10 tents on an exclusive basis via the new A Camp of Your Own experience. With nature serving as a base for finding balance and rekindling social bonds, guests are invited to enjoy undisturbed seclusion amongst loved ones.   CAMP SARIKA, USA (A Camp of Your Own is available from April until October 2021) Newly debuted Camp Sarika by Amangiri is a luxury encampment surrounded by 600 acres of raw wilderness in the heart of the Utah desert. The camp is located a 30-minute hike, or five-minute drive from Amangiri and overlooks iconic flat-topped mesa rock formations. It is surrounded by five national parks, each offering unique and diverse scenery, as well as numerous national monuments. With just 10 tented-pavilions, the camp enables a unique back-to-nature experience for guests, with a main pavilion and restaurant, two spa suites, one main swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. Serving as a springboard for exploration of the area, the camp offers desert and mountain hiking with its own trail system, morning and afternoon wellness experiences, its own Via Ferrata route and horseback riding, as well as many other adventure activities. Guests are invited to enjoy a deeper immersion in Native American culture every evening, with storytelling and star gazing around the fire pit. Two spa suites at the camp offer relaxation and rejuvenation with an extensive menu of spa therapies inspired by traditional Navajo wellness practices. Yoga and guided meditation are available al fresco, allowing guests to reground themselves within the astounding natural beauty of the camp’s surroundings. Camp Sarika is now offering guests the opportunity to book the remote sanctuary exclusively throughout 2021 for up to 30 people. The ultimate group hideaway, A Camp of Your Own is available on select dates from April to October 2021, for stays of three nights, and enables

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Throughout October, Bond Street’s Opera Gallery will present 3 outstanding sculptures by Manolo Valdés, Anthony James and Seo Young-Deok as part of the Mayfair Sculpture Trail.   Internationally-acclaimed Seo Young-Deok’s meticulous manipulation of bicycle chains in Meditation 1554 can be found at Grosvenor Square. Each iron piece is welded together to become a part of the dynamic system of interconnectivity exhibited in human forms. While the material may be physically strong, the true strength exhibited is that of the human spirit. The exceptional work by the Korean artist often showcases the suffering and decay from the experience of his family’s generation working in Korea’s industrialisation era.   Manolo Valdés’ Reina Mariana is just a stone's throw away from Bond Street. As one of Spain’s most famous living artists, Manolo Valdés finds inspiration from old masterpieces by the likes of Velázquez, Rembrandt or Goya, using them as a pretext for creating a new aesthetic. His work possesses the quality of timelessness, creating connections between the past and present, the old and the new. In Reina Mariana, Valdés re-contextualises Diego Velázquez’s Queen Mariana (1652-1653) - a highly recognisable portrait of the second wife of Felipe IV. The change in morphology and meaning that occurs throughout Valdés’ representations of Velázquez’s image can be seen in this work.   On display beside Bond Street’s Louis Vuitton store is a mesmerising LED glass vitrine Crystal 001 by world-renowned light sculptor Anthony James, implementing the concept of crystallisation, one that is found in nature, and used computer programming to mimic naturally forming polycrystalline shapes. The artist allowed an organic digitisation which parallels crystals formation, even allowing for external influences to cause variations. The sculpture’s multifaceted mirrors, glass and hallucinogenic surfaces allow the public to engage with the work with its meditative and limitless qualities. Other highlights of the Mayfair Sculpture Trail also include Antony Gormley’s ‘Cinch’ perched on the north façade of Burlington Arcade and Henry Moore’s ‘Time-Life Screen’ above Hermès – what was Time Life Building – also on New Bond Street. The Mayfair Sculpture Trail is a collaboration with Westminster City Council and Art in Mayfair, and in partnership with Burlington Arcade, Cork Street Galleries, Wander Art, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, and Art of London. It has been created with the enormous support of the galleries (Opera Gallery, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Gazelli Art House, JD Malat Gallery, Waddington Custot, The Mayor Gallery + Gormley’s Fine Art, and Timothy Taylor) and their artists, in partnership with which we are delighted to present the artworks which follow.

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The Royal Cliff Hotels Group has set another benchmark for social responsibility excellence by adding the Asia Responsible Enterprise Award (AREA) to its distinctive portfolio of awards and accolades. Its Green Multiples project was lauded and recognized for its creativity, sustainability and effectiveness in lessening environmental pollution. Recognized as the most coveted CSR award in Asia and widely regarded as the gold standard for sustainability practice, leading organizations from all over the region received the AREA, demonstrating continued dedication to responsible business practices despite the pandemic. Winners were determined not just by their efforts and results, but also by such criteria as a connection to the community, identification of needs, the effectiveness of implementation, ability to reach the target audience, impact, leadership involvement, and continuity. The project highlights reusing various resources within the organization to maximize cost-effectiveness and help reduce environmental pollution. Utilizing 5 initiatives, the Royal Cliff team came up with creative means to reuse the same product in a variety of ways. With CSR remaining an essential part of the company’s culture, the project underlines its drive to take socially responsible actions through creating public awareness to conserve resources, using organic wastes to produce biogas, making organic fertilizers and operating a large-scale wastewater treatment plant which has presented a sustainable long-term solution to water scarcity in the area. The award has enhanced Royal Cliff’s resolve to not only do more with regards to corporate social investment but also, to help continually address sustainability challenges confronting the hospitality industry.

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River City Bangkok has recently launched its new, enticing zone on the 3rd floor for creativity and fresh thinking: AIR (Artist In Residence), as a space for artists to work and for art lovers to admire. AIR features 7 leading art studios in Bangkok to create creative interactions between crafters and admirers to create, share, teach, and learn. Also, the artist in residence will host workshops and art classes. Studios and galleries in AIR zone are as follows: PAINT FAH (Room 311) BAAN SILOM (Room 312) 956 CONTEMPORARY ART (Room 313) Gallery Hoc (Room 314) Ty Gallery (Room 317) J02 Gallery (Room 318) ThingsThatBringYouJoy (Room 357-358) Visit www.rivercitybangkok.com for more information and updates.

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Domingo Fabuloso Champange Sunday Brunch is back! Feast on Spanish signature dishes, tapas, Iberico ham, premium seafood and unlimited Champagne this coming 4 October and 1 November 2020 at UNO MAS restaurant, Centara Grand at CentralWorld, Bangkok. With sky-high panorama over the city from our semi-alfresco rooftop deck, UNO MAS’s spectacular 3-hour brunch includes unlimited Spanish and Mediterranean-inspired dishes, as well as free-flow Magnum G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge Champagne. Guests have the option to order freshly prepared signature dishes from the UNO MAS menu, as well as peruse the buffet spread that features some of the finest imported produce from around the world. This includes premium Iberico ham, four types of fresh oysters, Alaskan king crab, Maine and Phuket lobsters, jumbo prawns, and other delicious cold cuts to be enjoyed with a range of breads and condiments. To complete the Spanish gastronomy experience, you can also sample some of the restaurant’s tapas dishes as you admire the views from 54 floors up – Champagne flute in hand! UNO MAS’s Domingo Fabuloso Brunch is priced THB 3,555++ per person, inclusive of all food, unlimited Champagne pours and other soft drinks. For more information or to book a reservation, contact UNO MAS at Centara Grand at CentralWorld by calling +66 (0) 2 100 6255 or email diningcgcw@chr.co.th Find out more about UNO MAS: W. www.unomasbangkok.com FB. @UnoMasBangkok IG. @Unomas_Bangkok

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To elevate your celebration, Royal Osha invites you to indulge into Thai cuisine beyond its finest under the concept of "Classic Thai Elegance Reinvented", blending in the flavours of modernity with traditional tastes, using handpicked, locally-sourced ingredients. Led by 1-Michelin-Starred Chef Vichit Mukura as an Executive Chef, his edible crafts are inspired by his 40 years of traveling across the globe, using his crackerjack genius to put mouth-watering pleasure on each plate. Attired in elegant raiments, the ambience of the restaurant is luxuriously one-of-a-kind with subtle touches of Thai-ness, with arts and extravagance colliding with one another so harmoniously. The Chef’s Table menu at Royal Osha (differs in each season) comprises Japanese Conch shell with fresh herbs salad in rice noodle roll; Deep fried Taraba crab meat with seabrite and piper leaves; Triangular Foie Gras spring roll with chilli sauce; Pan Fry Scallop with Steamed Egg and Spicy Chilli Lime Sauce Mixed Salad; Clear smoked dried fish soup with seared yellowfin tuna and green pea; Fried Lobster with yellow curry and deep-fried rice, mushroom salad; ended with heavenly decadents like Sweet fermented rice sorbet with crispy coconut and rice flour shell and Steamed coconut egg custard with condiments, all with creativity that will stun your brilliant taste buds. Royal Osha is located on Wireless Road, being accessible by MRT (Lumphini Station) and BTS (Ploenchit Station). The restaurant opens at 11:00 - 15:00 for lunch and 18:00 - 23:00 for dinner. Chef’s Table by Chef Vichit Mukura requires 1-week advanced reservation. For more information, please call +66 (0) 2 256 6555 or email reservations@royalosha.com

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At the Regent Hotel, Taipei, the highly anticipated Coast opens its door to welcome guests to an elevated culinary experience of Taiwanese ingredients colliding with Thai flavours, creatively crafted by acing chefs – Thailand's Chef Ian Kittichai and Taiwan-based Chef Richie Lin, bringing the concept of "modern coastal cuisine" to the table, featuring seasonal ingredients and seafood from Taiwan, alongside herbs and spices from Thailand. Ian Kittichai is renowned for his influence on and approach to Thai cuisine. He is an award-winning chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and television personality. He has founded and partnered in diverse restaurant concepts around the world in locations from Asia to Europe and the United States, including Issaya Siamese Club in Bangkok, Spot Dessert Bars in New York City and Tangerine in Singapore. Richie Lin is the chef/owner of Taipei’s Michelin-starred MUME which in 2020 placed at No.18 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S. Pellegrino and Aqua Panna. Dedicating himself to seasonal local ingredients at MUME, Chef Lin presents new dishes with familiar flavors. Coast is now open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday and offers a seasonal set menu of 9 courses for NT$ 2,280 plus service charge. Lunch service will be added every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting from the 25 September 2020 with a seasonal set menu of 5 course for NT$ 1,280 plus service charge. Visit www.coast.tw for further details.

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts brings the romantic charms of a Tuscan country estate to the biodiverse ecological wonderland of Khao Yai with Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai. Within less than a three-hour drive from Bangkok situated the 112-room resort, which is the ideal getaway for families, friends and couples looking to indulge in a castle-style experience surrounded by a mountainous landscape. The stunning landscape is complemented by the hotel’s unique Tuscan architecture and spacious rooms are decorated in the Renaissance and Modern Baroque styles. The resort features 62 guestrooms, ranging from a 45 sqm Deluxe Room to the grand three-bedroom Penthouse as well as 50 villas, many with garden and pool views. Ideal for intimate events and large groups, the palatial five- bedroom pool villa offers a luxurious sanctuary immersed in nature. All guest rooms overlook the sweeping fairways of the golf course and a serene European garden. Offered alongside is an all-day dining experience at Flavours of Khao Yai with a choice of indoor and al fresco seating where diners can enjoy an unobstructed mountain view alongside a range of delectable local and international cuisine, as well as Castleton Café for a relaxing dining experience drawing on the bucolic charms of the natural surroundings. Guests can enjoy afternoon tea in the mountains and a varietyof refreshments including a farm-to-table organic salad with fresh produce from the onsite organic vegetable farm. Panacee Wellness Khao Yai provides optimal wellness with health-recovery programmes, while a myriad of leisure facilities are available for both kids and grown-ups. Set to open on 1 October 2020, Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai is offering a Deluxe room stay with breakfast for two at THB 3,200 net per night for weekdays, and THB 4,200 net per night over weekends to celebrate its opening, valid from now until 20 December 2020. For reservations, please email resort.khaoyai.reservation@movenpick.com or call +66 (0) 44 009 100. For more information, visit www.movenpick.com

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Sheraton Manila Bay’s oven-baked gourmet pizzas, composed of fresh tomatoes, specialty hand-knead doughs, and oil giving a refined taste that matches the sauce and toppings, and premium choice ingredients that further accentuated the flavor in every bite, are undoubtedly of the best-tasting premium savouries you can find in Manila. Guests can choose their thin-crust favorite from a tasty selection of four: Mushroom Pizza topped with spinach, garlic and shiitake mushrooms on zesty ricotta and mozzarella cheese; Pizza Meat Supreme topped with pepperoni, ground beef, cured bacon and ham, topped with capsicum, pineapples and shimeji mushrooms, in homemade pomodoro sauce and mozzarella cheese; Seafood Pizza topped with herb marinated freshwater shrimp, mussels, local scallops and red squid in homemade pomodoro sauce and mozzarella cheese; and Pizza Prosciutto di Parma topped with Parma ham, burrata cheese, fresh arugula, shaved parmesan, with fresh tomato, farm egg and olive oil. Crafted by the hotel’s seasoned culinary team, Gourmet Pizza is available for takeaways daily from 9:00 to 18:00 and is ready for pick-up in just 45 minutes. Indulge in these premium crusted goodness at home by calling +632 5318 0788, 09175837294, 09175837326 or email sh.mnlsb.fnb@sheraton.com. Advance order is required. Diners shall arrange pick-up with their courier of choice. For a full listing of gourmet takeaways menu, click here.

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From 5 September until 13 October 2020, La Lanta Fine Art showcases artworks in various forms under the concept of “Small is Beautiful". The exhibition presents paintings, sculptures, and mixed media in the size of no larger than 1m. by 1 m. by 1 m. (W x D x H) by 9 artists from 6 countries including Argentina, Israel, Japan, France, South Africa, Thailand, and the United Kingdom. Artworks on display include Buddhism-themed mixed media circular work by Pannaphan Yodmanee, portraits of homeless people by Pairoj Pichetmetakul, dot paintings by Chamnan Chongpaiboon, oil on paper sketches by British artist Thomas Donaldson, delicate hand printed woodblock by British printmaker - Ralph Kiggell, abstract compositions by South African painter Natasha Barnes, and photographic work using Google technology by Argentinean artist Federico Winer. Sculptures in the exhibition include limited edition figures with a clever twist of the classic by French sculptor Olivier Duhamel, standing metal art by world renowned Israeli artist David Gerstein, and one-off blue and white ceramics by Japanese ceramist Shin Koyama. The exhibition covers 3 adjacent spaces on the 2nd floor of River City Bangkok. All exhibited artpieces can also be viewed online at www.lalanta.com

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The late autumn in Japan marks the Koyo, a time to count one’s blessings before the onset of winter, and what better way to do so than with a reviving cup of premium tea or coffee accompanied by a delicious sweetmeat from the selection of Koyo cakes and pastries available at The Okura Prestige Bangkok’s La Pâtisserie. Among the delights are kabocha pumpkin cheesecake, musk melon cream roll, pomegranate tart, and a light and zesty mikan orange & chocolate tartlet. These and many other sweet treats and savoury goodies on offer at La Pâtisserie are great solo pick-me-ups or pleasures to be shared with family, friends and colleagues at any time of the day. Koyo Confections are available Mondays to Fridays at 07:00 - 19:00, from now until 30 December 2020. Priced from Baht 160 net per piece. La Pâtisserie is located on the ground floor, Park Ventures Ecoplex. For more information, please contact +66 (0) 2 687 9000 or email lapatisserie@okurabangkok.com

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The award-winning Conrad Koh Samui is now ready to pamper you again with a promise to deliver memorable experiences for travellers seeking tranquility in the lap of ultimate luxury. To welcome you to the paradise island, the resort offers a selection of enhanced packages priced from THB 10,900 net per villa per night, including round trip Samui airport transfers for all stays of three consecutive nights and more. Details of the packages are as follows: Package 1 includes daily breakfast at Zest and a complimentary villa upgrade (subject to availability). Package 2 also includes the choice of daily lunch or dinner and is priced at THB 11,900 net per villa per night. Package 3, priced at THB 14,900 net per villa per night, is a more comprehensive luxury experience for single travellers and couples that includes daily breakfast, a spa treatment (one hour), a floating breakfast in the villa’s private pool, tea/coffee set at the hotel’s eco café Botanikka, and one-time signature sunset cocktails with finger food as well as a complimentary villa upgrade (subject to availability). Package 4, designed for families and include luxury accommodation in the resort’s two-bedroom villas, priced per night at THB 19,900 net, includes daily breakfast at Zest and a coffee/tea set at Botanikka. Package 5, a stay in a two-bedroom villa, priced at THB 25,900 net, also includes the choice of daily lunch or dinner, family cooking class with resort’s Chef, and the choice of a babysitter for one hour or participation in private recreation classes. * Terms & conditions apply to all packages. Prices quoted are valid until 23 December 2020. Supplements are payable for stays on 24 - 31 December 2020.

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Throughout October, Bond Street’s Opera Gallery will present 3 outstanding sculptures by Manolo Valdés, Anthony James and Seo Young-Deok as part of the Mayfair Sculpture Trail.   Internationally-acclaimed Seo Young-Deok’s meticulous manipulation of bicycle chains in Meditation 1554 can be found at Grosvenor Square. Each iron piece is welded together to become a part of the dynamic system of interconnectivity exhibited in human forms. While the material may be physically strong, the true strength exhibited is that of the human spirit. The exceptional work by the Korean artist often showcases the suffering and decay from the experience of his family’s generation working in Korea’s industrialisation era.   Manolo Valdés’ Reina Mariana is just a stone's throw away from Bond Street. As one of Spain’s most famous living artists, Manolo Valdés finds inspiration from old masterpieces by the likes of Velázquez, Rembrandt or Goya, using them as a pretext for creating a new aesthetic. His work possesses the quality of timelessness, creating connections between the past and present, the old and the new. In Reina Mariana, Valdés re-contextualises Diego Velázquez’s Queen Mariana (1652-1653) - a highly recognisable portrait of the second wife of Felipe IV. The change in morphology and meaning that occurs throughout Valdés’ representations of Velázquez’s image can be seen in this work.   On display beside Bond Street’s Louis Vuitton store is a mesmerising LED glass vitrine Crystal 001 by world-renowned light sculptor Anthony James, implementing the concept of crystallisation, one that is found in nature, and used computer programming to mimic naturally forming polycrystalline shapes. The artist allowed an organic digitisation which parallels crystals formation, even allowing for external influences to cause variations. The sculpture’s multifaceted mirrors, glass and hallucinogenic surfaces allow the public to engage with the work with its meditative and limitless qualities. Other highlights of the Mayfair Sculpture Trail also include Antony Gormley’s ‘Cinch’ perched on the north façade of Burlington Arcade and Henry Moore’s ‘Time-Life Screen’ above Hermès – what was Time Life Building – also on New Bond Street. The Mayfair Sculpture Trail is a collaboration with Westminster City Council and Art in Mayfair, and in partnership with Burlington Arcade, Cork Street Galleries, Wander Art, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, and Art of London. It has been created with the enormous support of the galleries (Opera Gallery, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Gazelli Art House, JD Malat Gallery, Waddington Custot, The Mayor Gallery + Gormley’s Fine Art, and Timothy Taylor) and their artists, in partnership with which we are delighted to present the artworks which follow.

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To reconnect with precious nature, to be surrounded by magical scenery, Aman invites you to unwind at 3 exquisite tented camps with every convenience at hand. Aman's "A Camp of Your Own" experience comes with offers that will enable a stay without constraints.   AMAN-I-KHAS, INDIA (A Camp of Your Own is available until May 2021) Set on the threshold of Ranthambore National Park, Aman-i-Khas is a secluded wilderness camp in rural Rajasthan. Designed by renowned architect Jean-Michel Gathy, the camp’s 10 Mughal-style tents provide airy living spaces, an expansive bedroom and a light-filled bathing area featuring a deep soaking bathtub and shower. The tent interiors comprise of fresh white linen, cotton drapes and oyster-grey cashmere throws, conjuring up zen-like sentiments of calm. Cuisine at Aman-i-Khas is influenced by its surroundings and utilises ingredients that have been harvested on nearby farms or sourced from one of the camp’s three organic gardens. The Spa Tent is centred around a bubbling fountain and houses two double treatment rooms offering an extensive menu of treatments rooted in the principles of Ayurveda, an ancient form of Indian medicinal healing. Until 31 May 2021, groups catching up with family and friends and desiring a private insight into the destination can now commandeer the camp as their own by booking the 10 tents on an exclusive basis via the new A Camp of Your Own experience. With nature serving as a base for finding balance and rekindling social bonds, guests are invited to enjoy undisturbed seclusion amongst loved ones.   CAMP SARIKA, USA (A Camp of Your Own is available from April until October 2021) Newly debuted Camp Sarika by Amangiri is a luxury encampment surrounded by 600 acres of raw wilderness in the heart of the Utah desert. The camp is located a 30-minute hike, or five-minute drive from Amangiri and overlooks iconic flat-topped mesa rock formations. It is surrounded by five national parks, each offering unique and diverse scenery, as well as numerous national monuments. With just 10 tented-pavilions, the camp enables a unique back-to-nature experience for guests, with a main pavilion and restaurant, two spa suites, one main swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. Serving as a springboard for exploration of the area, the camp offers desert and mountain hiking with its own trail system, morning and afternoon wellness experiences, its own Via Ferrata route and horseback riding, as well as many other adventure activities. Guests are invited to enjoy a deeper immersion in Native American culture every evening, with storytelling and star gazing around the fire pit. Two spa suites at the camp offer relaxation and rejuvenation with an extensive menu of spa therapies inspired by traditional Navajo wellness practices. Yoga and guided meditation are available al fresco, allowing guests to reground themselves within the astounding natural beauty of the camp’s surroundings. Camp Sarika is now offering guests the opportunity to book the remote sanctuary exclusively throughout 2021 for up to 30 people. The ultimate group hideaway, A Camp of Your Own is available on select dates from April to October 2021, for stays of three nights, and enables

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VALA, a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, has recently run a soft opening of a 5-star beachfront boutique resort, VALA Hua Hin - Nu Chapter Hotels. With its uniquely luxurious character and outstanding architectural design, and first-rate services, VALA is the new dream destination for seekers of seaside tranquility within a few hours' drive from Bangkok. Managed by new generation group, Nu Chapter Hotels, VALA Hua Hin’s distinctive character draws on the “Nature's Touch with a Modern Design” concept on a vast beautiful land while featuring 97 rooms and suites in the 3-storey building, so privacy is gauranteed. Besides, All the rooms boast a sea view and spacious terrace. The resort is surrounded by an abundance of lush trees and overlooks an extensive stretch of beach. This stunning location allows guests to enjoy a panoramic view of the ocean, a rare sight to be found in Hua Hin and Cha-Am, making VALA the ultimate retreat for tourists to slow down during the holidays and return home feeling more energetic and rejuvenated. While VALA VILLAS zone featuring 13 secluded pool villas with uninterrupted sea views, are designed in the ‘Glamping’ style with maximum privacy. Five of them are situated in the nearest area to the beach. Garden area and a spacious terrace can be decorated for outdoor activities such as private BBQ dinner parties. Butler service is on hand to take care of every little detail throughout the stay. Here, guests can try exotic cocktails made with local ingredients created by VALA Hua Hin in collaboration with Vesper, a bar ranked 11th in Asia's Top 50 Best Bar Awards.  For lunch, selections of Thai and international favorites are served. For dinner, WOODS transforms into a more sophisticated setting with a menu of tapas, seafood and grill curated from a decadent combination of fresh locally-sourced produce and fine ingredients. VALA Hua Hin also offers a range of activities including morning meditation, yoga on the beach, Thai massage, tai chi, boxing, cooking/cocktail class, art for kids and a visit to an organic farm. Guests are invited to explore both the hidden gems of Hua Hin - Cha-am and local dishes rarely found outside the area. Visit www.valahuahin.com for more information and reservation.

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For your dream tropical getaway, Grand Mercure Phuket Patong Resort & Villas offers deals for Thai residents at shocking prices! Enjoy marvelous room at very special rates for all Thai residents or resident expatriates with promotion as follows: Special Rate for Superior Room at THB 899 per night for 2 persons (Breakfast not included) - Book from now until 31 October 2020 - Period of stay: 21 – 31 October 2020 Special Rate for Superior Room at THB 999 per night for 2 persons (Breakfast not included) - Book from now until 30 November 2020 - Period of stay: 1 November – 27 December 2020 Extra bed supplements are THB 500 net per adult per night. Extra charge for room upgrade at THB 500 per room per night. No extra charge for child under 12 years old when sharing the same room with existing bedding with parents. Terms & Conditions Rates are inclusive of service charge and government taxes. Special breakfast set at only THB 150 per person. This promotion cannot be combined to any promotion. This promotion cannot be refunded or cancelled. The above rate can be applied to guests with Thai nationality or foreigners with residences in Thailand only. Guests are kindly requested to present valid Thai work permit or valid Thai identification card to qualify upon check in. Direct booking by email h8109@accor.com or +66 (0) 76 231 999 only.

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This year, Thai traditional festival Loy Krathong takes place on Saturday 31 October. Plate Restaurant at Carlton Bangkok Sukhumvit joins the celebration with all-you-can-eat fresh river prawns and your other favourite seafood at alluring prices, for one night only! The scrumptous celebration comes with an exceptional BBQ & Seafood Night for THB 999++ per person, including a welcome drink and a Krathong, with 50% discount for children below 12 years old and free-of-charge for those below 4 years of age.   BBQ Seafood Buffet at only THB 999 ++ per person Relish a wide variety of fresh seafood including Prawns, Black Mussels, Green Mussels, Musk Crab, Hoi Wan Sweet Shellfish, Seafood BBQ station including River Prawn, BBQ Slipper Lobster, BBQ Squid, traditional Thai delicacies as well as Carlton’s specialties such as Singapore Chilli Blue Crab. Other food stations & highlights include: fresh homemade pasta station, authentic Thai and Peranakan curry, Seafood Tom Yum noodle station, Roast Striploin Carving station, Thai dessert such as Bua Loy, Banana in Coconut Milk, Chocolate & Vanilla Choux Craquelin and many more. The buffet is open from 18:00 to 22:00.   Room and BBQ Seafood Buffet THB 3,000 net per room per night One night stay in a Deluxe Room for 2 persons (accommodation only) 20% off food and beverages at all outlets (with exception for promotional prices, happy hour, wine & spirits by bottles, and Wah Lok Cantonese restaurant) 20% off in-room dining Special A la carte buffet breakfast offer at THB 300++ per person At the end of the night, you can enjoy floating 'krathong' right nearby the hotel area. For more information or to make reservations, please contact +66 (0) 2 090 7888 or email Fbreservations@carltonhotel.co.th

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CHAR Restaurant at Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road invites diners to savour latest culinary creation by Executive Chef Sebastian Reischer, featuring fresh seafood and juicy meats. New on the menu are Chorizo & Lobster Spaghetti, topped with lusciously glazed lobster tail; King Crab Thermidor, featuring Alaskan king crab, spinach, parmesan, and brandy; Wood-fired Grilled Wagyu Tenderloin with onion tart, garlic confit, and one of CHAR's signature sauces; Wood-fired Grilled Australian Rack of Lamb with harissa paste, olive tapenade, and succulent signature sauce; and Smoked Beef Short Rib with creamy mushroom fregula, white onion, pumpkin, and parmesan. The CHAR experience could be found at the top of Hotel Indigo Bangkok. CHAR Rooftop Bar has been setting trends for Thailand’s cocktail culture, while CHAR Restaurant serves tasty meals created by experienced culinary team. For more information, visit www.charbangkok.com

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From now until 30 November 2020, Yào Rooftop Bar invites you to taste premium crab menus by Chinese Head Chef Bruce Hui alongside the bar's signature beverages, overlooking unbeatable view of Bangkok's horizon. The special crab meat menu includes: Shu Mai with Crab Meat and Shrimp topped with Black Truffle and Salmon Caviar Deep-fried Crab and Cheese Cake served with Szechuan Chili Sauce Soft Shell Crab, Foie Gras and Black Truffle with Charcoal Buns Steamed Crab Meat and Chicken Dumpling Baked Crab Shell stuffed with Sticky Rice and Shredded Coconut Baked Toast with Two Kinds of Crab Meat Sauce Deep-fried Crab Meat with Green Chives Dumplings Crab Shaped Sweet Mung bean Cake Pamper yourself with delectable treats, invigorating drinks, and magical sunset at Yào Rooftop Bar on 32nd Floor of Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse. Open daily from 17:00 - 01:00 (Last order for food is 9:00). For more information and reservation, please contact +66 (0) 2 088 5666 or visit www.yaobangkok.com

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This October, Avani+ Hua Hin Resort’s presents an elevated family time that brings storytelling and adventure to your breakfast table by transforming the space into a magical wonderland! On 24 and 25 October 2020, bookings for all rooms, villas, and suites will receive a complimentary access to the creatively-themed "Breakfast in Wonderland" inviting you and your kids to venture through tropical beaches of “Pirates of the Caribbean”, a winter heaven of “Frozen”, and a world filled with sweet treats of “Charlie and The Chocolate Factory”. The ad-hoc wonderland comes live culinary stations, beautiful balloons and makeup artists, magicians and costumed characters, AvaniKids games to keep the little ones busy after breakfast, as well as decadent chocolate treats of Willy Wonka, a Frozen-inspired selection of flavoured yoghurt mousses and sorbets and treasure chests overflowing with delightful flavours. Reachable within only 2.5-hour drive from downtown Bangkok, the family-friendly Avani+ Hua Hin Resort boasts 2 swimming pools and a scenic lake, oceanfront dining, sprawling tropical gardens and an AvaniKids’ club with a dedicated kids' pool. Price starting from THB 9,643++ (or starting from THB 6,643++ under "Rao Tiew Duay Kan" (We Travel Together) campaign. To book your stay and experience the resort's ‘Breakfast in Wonderland’, please call +66 (0) 32 898 989 or email avaniplus.huahin@avanihotels.com

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This October, Avani+ Hua Hin Resort’s presents an elevated family time that brings storytelling and adventure to your breakfast table by transforming the space into a magical wonderland! On 24 and 25 October 2020, bookings for all rooms, villas, and suites will receive a complimentary access to the creatively-themed "Breakfast in Wonderland" inviting you and your kids to venture through tropical beaches of “Pirates of the Caribbean”, a winter heaven of “Frozen”, and a world filled with sweet treats of “Charlie and The Chocolate Factory”. The ad-hoc wonderland comes live culinary stations, beautiful balloons and makeup artists, magicians and costumed characters, AvaniKids games to keep the little ones busy after breakfast, as well as decadent chocolate treats of Willy Wonka, a Frozen-inspired selection of flavoured yoghurt mousses and sorbets and treasure chests overflowing with delightful flavours. Reachable within only 2.5-hour drive from downtown Bangkok, the family-friendly Avani+ Hua Hin Resort boasts 2 swimming pools and a scenic lake, oceanfront dining, sprawling tropical gardens and an AvaniKids’ club with a dedicated kids' pool. Price starting from THB 9,643++ (or starting from THB 6,643++ under "Rao Tiew Duay Kan" (We Travel Together) campaign. To book your stay and experience the resort's ‘Breakfast in Wonderland’, please call +66 (0) 32 898 989 or email avaniplus.huahin@avanihotels.com

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VALA, a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, has recently run a soft opening of a 5-star beachfront boutique resort, VALA Hua Hin - Nu Chapter Hotels. With its uniquely luxurious character and outstanding architectural design, and first-rate services, VALA is the new dream destination for seekers of seaside tranquility within a few hours' drive from Bangkok. Managed by new generation group, Nu Chapter Hotels, VALA Hua Hin’s distinctive character draws on the “Nature's Touch with a Modern Design” concept on a vast beautiful land while featuring 97 rooms and suites in the 3-storey building, so privacy is gauranteed. Besides, All the rooms boast a sea view and spacious terrace. The resort is surrounded by an abundance of lush trees and overlooks an extensive stretch of beach. This stunning location allows guests to enjoy a panoramic view of the ocean, a rare sight to be found in Hua Hin and Cha-Am, making VALA the ultimate retreat for tourists to slow down during the holidays and return home feeling more energetic and rejuvenated. While VALA VILLAS zone featuring 13 secluded pool villas with uninterrupted sea views, are designed in the ‘Glamping’ style with maximum privacy. Five of them are situated in the nearest area to the beach. Garden area and a spacious terrace can be decorated for outdoor activities such as private BBQ dinner parties. Butler service is on hand to take care of every little detail throughout the stay. Here, guests can try exotic cocktails made with local ingredients created by VALA Hua Hin in collaboration with Vesper, a bar ranked 11th in Asia's Top 50 Best Bar Awards.  For lunch, selections of Thai and international favorites are served. For dinner, WOODS transforms into a more sophisticated setting with a menu of tapas, seafood and grill curated from a decadent combination of fresh locally-sourced produce and fine ingredients. VALA Hua Hin also offers a range of activities including morning meditation, yoga on the beach, Thai massage, tai chi, boxing, cooking/cocktail class, art for kids and a visit to an organic farm. Guests are invited to explore both the hidden gems of Hua Hin - Cha-am and local dishes rarely found outside the area. Visit www.valahuahin.com for more information and reservation.

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For your dream tropical getaway, Grand Mercure Phuket Patong Resort & Villas offers deals for Thai residents at shocking prices! Enjoy marvelous room at very special rates for all Thai residents or resident expatriates with promotion as follows: Special Rate for Superior Room at THB 899 per night for 2 persons (Breakfast not included) - Book from now until 31 October 2020 - Period of stay: 21 – 31 October 2020 Special Rate for Superior Room at THB 999 per night for 2 persons (Breakfast not included) - Book from now until 30 November 2020 - Period of stay: 1 November – 27 December 2020 Extra bed supplements are THB 500 net per adult per night. Extra charge for room upgrade at THB 500 per room per night. No extra charge for child under 12 years old when sharing the same room with existing bedding with parents. Terms & Conditions Rates are inclusive of service charge and government taxes. Special breakfast set at only THB 150 per person. This promotion cannot be combined to any promotion. This promotion cannot be refunded or cancelled. The above rate can be applied to guests with Thai nationality or foreigners with residences in Thailand only. Guests are kindly requested to present valid Thai work permit or valid Thai identification card to qualify upon check in. Direct booking by email h8109@accor.com or +66 (0) 76 231 999 only.

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From now until 31 October 2020, Baan Dusit Thani, Dusit International’s unique standalone restaurant concept, is now giving diners the chance to enjoy complimentary accommodation for up to two nights at participating Dusit Hotels and Resorts in Thailand for diners who spend THB 7,000 or more on food and drinks at any of Baan Dusit Thani’s signature dining outlets – including Benjarong Thai Restaurant, Thien Duong Vietnamese restaurant, or Dusit Gourmet and Garden Bar – will be instantly rewarded with a Dusit Treats Stay Voucher redeemable for a midweek stay (Sun - Thurs) at the property of their choice through 31 March 2021. Voucher holders can opt to enjoy one night’s accommodation at: Dusit Thani Hua Hin Dusit Thani Pattaya Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort dusitD2 Ao Nang Krabi Dusit Suites Hotel Ratchadamri, Bangkok Pathumwan Princess MBK Center, Bangkok ASAI Bangkok Chinatown Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket dusitD2 Chiang Mai Voucher holders who are members of Dusit’s guest recognition programme, Dusit Gold, will receive an exclusive complimentary room upgrade for their stay. For reservations and more information about Baan Dusit Thani, please call +66 (0) 2 200 9009, email info@baandusitthani.com, or visit baandusitthani.com

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Throughout October, Bond Street’s Opera Gallery will present 3 outstanding sculptures by Manolo Valdés, Anthony James and Seo Young-Deok as part of the Mayfair Sculpture Trail.   Internationally-acclaimed Seo Young-Deok’s meticulous manipulation of bicycle chains in Meditation 1554 can be found at Grosvenor Square. Each iron piece is welded together to become a part of the dynamic system of interconnectivity exhibited in human forms. While the material may be physically strong, the true strength exhibited is that of the human spirit. The exceptional work by the Korean artist often showcases the suffering and decay from the experience of his family’s generation working in Korea’s industrialisation era.   Manolo Valdés’ Reina Mariana is just a stone's throw away from Bond Street. As one of Spain’s most famous living artists, Manolo Valdés finds inspiration from old masterpieces by the likes of Velázquez, Rembrandt or Goya, using them as a pretext for creating a new aesthetic. His work possesses the quality of timelessness, creating connections between the past and present, the old and the new. In Reina Mariana, Valdés re-contextualises Diego Velázquez’s Queen Mariana (1652-1653) - a highly recognisable portrait of the second wife of Felipe IV. The change in morphology and meaning that occurs throughout Valdés’ representations of Velázquez’s image can be seen in this work.   On display beside Bond Street’s Louis Vuitton store is a mesmerising LED glass vitrine Crystal 001 by world-renowned light sculptor Anthony James, implementing the concept of crystallisation, one that is found in nature, and used computer programming to mimic naturally forming polycrystalline shapes. The artist allowed an organic digitisation which parallels crystals formation, even allowing for external influences to cause variations. The sculpture’s multifaceted mirrors, glass and hallucinogenic surfaces allow the public to engage with the work with its meditative and limitless qualities. Other highlights of the Mayfair Sculpture Trail also include Antony Gormley’s ‘Cinch’ perched on the north façade of Burlington Arcade and Henry Moore’s ‘Time-Life Screen’ above Hermès – what was Time Life Building – also on New Bond Street. The Mayfair Sculpture Trail is a collaboration with Westminster City Council and Art in Mayfair, and in partnership with Burlington Arcade, Cork Street Galleries, Wander Art, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, and Art of London. It has been created with the enormous support of the galleries (Opera Gallery, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Gazelli Art House, JD Malat Gallery, Waddington Custot, The Mayor Gallery + Gormley’s Fine Art, and Timothy Taylor) and their artists, in partnership with which we are delighted to present the artworks which follow.

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From now until 30 November 2020, Yào Rooftop Bar invites you to taste premium crab menus by Chinese Head Chef Bruce Hui alongside the bar's signature beverages, overlooking unbeatable view of Bangkok's horizon. The special crab meat menu includes: Shu Mai with Crab Meat and Shrimp topped with Black Truffle and Salmon Caviar Deep-fried Crab and Cheese Cake served with Szechuan Chili Sauce Soft Shell Crab, Foie Gras and Black Truffle with Charcoal Buns Steamed Crab Meat and Chicken Dumpling Baked Crab Shell stuffed with Sticky Rice and Shredded Coconut Baked Toast with Two Kinds of Crab Meat Sauce Deep-fried Crab Meat with Green Chives Dumplings Crab Shaped Sweet Mung bean Cake Pamper yourself with delectable treats, invigorating drinks, and magical sunset at Yào Rooftop Bar on 32nd Floor of Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse. Open daily from 17:00 - 01:00 (Last order for food is 9:00). For more information and reservation, please contact +66 (0) 2 088 5666 or visit www.yaobangkok.com

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From now until 31 October 2020, Baan Dusit Thani, Dusit International’s unique standalone restaurant concept, is now giving diners the chance to enjoy complimentary accommodation for up to two nights at participating Dusit Hotels and Resorts in Thailand for diners who spend THB 7,000 or more on food and drinks at any of Baan Dusit Thani’s signature dining outlets – including Benjarong Thai Restaurant, Thien Duong Vietnamese restaurant, or Dusit Gourmet and Garden Bar – will be instantly rewarded with a Dusit Treats Stay Voucher redeemable for a midweek stay (Sun - Thurs) at the property of their choice through 31 March 2021. Voucher holders can opt to enjoy one night’s accommodation at: Dusit Thani Hua Hin Dusit Thani Pattaya Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort dusitD2 Ao Nang Krabi Dusit Suites Hotel Ratchadamri, Bangkok Pathumwan Princess MBK Center, Bangkok ASAI Bangkok Chinatown Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket dusitD2 Chiang Mai Voucher holders who are members of Dusit’s guest recognition programme, Dusit Gold, will receive an exclusive complimentary room upgrade for their stay. For reservations and more information about Baan Dusit Thani, please call +66 (0) 2 200 9009, email info@baandusitthani.com, or visit baandusitthani.com

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Trisara’s culinary team is again bringing spectacular culinary feast to Phuket with 5 acclaimed chefs, where guests can enjoy a 3-night stay in one of the award-winning resort’s villa, all with private pool and ocean view, and dine with some of the nation’s leading chefs famous for championing local produce and sustainable dining. The Gastronomic Getaway Culinary Weekend at Trisara Phuket, celebrating the resort's philosophy of #DineGoodDoGood, will feature creative delectable experiences crafted by the following chefs: Bo Songvisava and Dylan Jones, Bo.lan, Bangkok: One Michelin Star and 19 th Asia’s 50 Best, and Chef Bo was awarded Asia’s Best Female Chef in 2013. Authentic Thai cooking using only the tastiest, organic, locally sourced produces. Jim Ophorst: PRU Restaurant, Trisara Phuket: The island’s first and only Michelin Starred restaurant, serving eco-system inspired cuisine. Chalee Kader: 100 Mahaseth, Bangkok: A Michelin Bib Gourmand awarded restaurant, that takes pride in showcasing “nose-to-tail” cuisine with a commitment to sourcing top-quality meats directly from local farmers. Kla Prakobkit: Seafood at Trisara: A Michelin Plate awarded restaurant; the cuisine showcase authentic Thai seafood cuisine inspired by recipes passed down generations. Chris Eiting: Hideaway by JAMPA: Originally from Locavore, 37 th Asia’s 50 Best, and now leading Trisara’s latest culinary addition, showcasing zero waste cuisine and wood fire techniques. On Saturday, 10 October, Chef Chris Eiting, will be at Hideaway by JAMPA and showcase his wood fire, local ingredients and zero waste cuisine at the resort beautiful farm, Pru Jampa. In an outdoor setting, guests will enjoy lunch over a 5-course menu surrounded by lakes. In the evening, the island first and only Michelin starred restaurant, PRU, led by Chef Jim Ophorst, will be serving a 6-course menu, inspired by the different ecosystems of Thailand, paired with the best natural and biodynamic wine pairings selected by Khun Benjawan Wisootsat, Managing Director from FIN Wine, Thailand’s pioneer and leading distributor of handcrafted boutique wines. On 11 October, Chef Kla Prakobkit will helm SUNDAYS, the resort’s signature Brunch of playful service, creative plating and fine beverages in collaboration with Chef Chalee Kader, who will present some of his creative dishes from 100 Mahaseth. In the evening, guests will have the chance to try Chef Bo Songvisava and Chef Dylan Jones of acclaimed Bo.lan restaurant Peranakan cuisine tasting menu showcasing the rich culinary heritage of Phuket island paired with biodynamic wines from FIN Wine. On 12 October, the grand finale of the weekend will be “The Great BBQ Battle”, where Chef Bo, Chef Dylan, Chef Chalee and Chef Chris will get their hands-on wood fire cuisine. The four gastronomic artists will prepare an eight-hands collaborative BBQ dinner where Chef Bo and Chef Dylan will use only ingredients that swim, Chef Chalee only ingredients that have four legs and Chef Chris only ingredients that have wings. Foodies can attend the events by booking the #DineGoodDoGood weekend "Gastronomic Getaway" package at THB 70,000++, including 3 nights in the resort’s Ocean Junior Suite including breakfast and airport transfers, access to all the culinary events for 2 persons, complimentary Champagne on

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River City Bangkok has recently launched its new, enticing zone on the 3rd floor for creativity and fresh thinking: AIR (Artist In Residence), as a space for artists to work and for art lovers to admire. AIR features 7 leading art studios in Bangkok to create creative interactions between crafters and admirers to create, share, teach, and learn. Also, the artist in residence will host workshops and art classes. Studios and galleries in AIR zone are as follows: PAINT FAH (Room 311) BAAN SILOM (Room 312) 956 CONTEMPORARY ART (Room 313) Gallery Hoc (Room 314) Ty Gallery (Room 317) J02 Gallery (Room 318) ThingsThatBringYouJoy (Room 357-358) Visit www.rivercitybangkok.com for more information and updates.

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The Royal Cliff Hotels Group has set another benchmark for social responsibility excellence by adding the Asia Responsible Enterprise Award (AREA) to its distinctive portfolio of awards and accolades. Its Green Multiples project was lauded and recognized for its creativity, sustainability and effectiveness in lessening environmental pollution. Recognized as the most coveted CSR award in Asia and widely regarded as the gold standard for sustainability practice, leading organizations from all over the region received the AREA, demonstrating continued dedication to responsible business practices despite the pandemic. Winners were determined not just by their efforts and results, but also by such criteria as a connection to the community, identification of needs, the effectiveness of implementation, ability to reach the target audience, impact, leadership involvement, and continuity. The project highlights reusing various resources within the organization to maximize cost-effectiveness and help reduce environmental pollution. Utilizing 5 initiatives, the Royal Cliff team came up with creative means to reuse the same product in a variety of ways. With CSR remaining an essential part of the company’s culture, the project underlines its drive to take socially responsible actions through creating public awareness to conserve resources, using organic wastes to produce biogas, making organic fertilizers and operating a large-scale wastewater treatment plant which has presented a sustainable long-term solution to water scarcity in the area. The award has enhanced Royal Cliff’s resolve to not only do more with regards to corporate social investment but also, to help continually address sustainability challenges confronting the hospitality industry.

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Inspired by African gems mining, The Gems Mining Pool Villas Pattaya is a new gleaming stay with unique experience nearby Bangkok, which is set to open on 14 November 2020. The resort consists of 78 keys in five room types including Topaz Jacuzzi, Emerald One-Bedroom Pool Villa, Sapphire Two-Bedroom Pool Villa, Ruby Three-Bedroom Pool Villa and The Legacy Conceptual Residence with five bedrooms. For facilites, Club Amethyst Wellness Centre houses fitness centre, onsen, spa, steam, sauna and The Quartz exercise studio, with 2 outlets: The Tram Restaurant Bar & Wine Cellar and The Pit Sundowner Bar offering Thai, Western and South African inspired menu. To celebrate the opening, the resort offers an Introductory Promotion with complimentary benefits including breakfast, cocktail/mocktail, The Gems Welcome Refreshment, discount at spa and restaurant, free access to Club Amethyst wellness centre with onsen, gym, steam and sauna etc., priced at THB 3,178 per night for Topaz Jacuzzi (93 sqm.), THB 4,943 per night for Emerald One-Bedroom Pool Villa (100 sqm.), THB 10,005 per night for Sapphire Two-Bedroom Pool Villa (140 sqm.) and THB 15,066 per night for Ruby Three-Bedroom Pool Villa (207 sqm.). Prices are inclusive of service charge and VAT. For booking 2 nights and more, guests will receive complimentary lunch or dinner for Emerald, Sapphire and Ruby villas, while guests will receive a free upgrade to Emerald One-Bedroom Pool Villa when booking Topaz Jacuzzi for stays on weekdays. The promotion is available for booking from now until 15 December 2020 and valid for stays from 14 November 2020 until 28 February 2021, with free cancellations and date change. For more details and reservations, visit www.thegemspattaya.com. Enter promo code INTRO.

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Make a perfect getaway from the metropolitan buzz to relax at Grand Mercure Phuket Patong Resort & Villas, while enjoying an exclusive room rate for all Thai residents or resident expatriates. Superior Room - THB 799 per person per night (A minimum of 2 persons per booking), breakfast included Deluxe Pool Access - THB 899 per person per night (A minimum of 2 persons per booking), breakfast included One Bedroom Pool Villa – THB 1,999 per person per night (A minimum of 2 persons per booking), breakfast included Two Bedroom Pool Villa – THB 2,999 per person per night (A minimum of 3 persons per booking + free breakfast for child 4 – 12 years old), breakfast included Terms & Conditions: Rate is inclusive of service charge and applicable government taxes Guests are kindly requested to present valid Thai work permit or valid Thai identification card to qualify upon check in Book from now until 31 October 2021 Valid for stays from 15 October 2020 until 31 October 2021 Blackout dates: 28 December 2020 – 3 January 2021 / 11 – 17 February 2021 / 1 – 7 October 2021 A minimum of 2 persons per booking for Superior Room, Deluxe Pool Access and One Bedroom Pool Villa A minimum of 3 persons per booking for Two Bedroom Pool Villa Free shuttles bus service to Patong Beach, Jungcylon Shopping Centre and Central Festival Phuket Shopping Centre (according to shuttle bus schedule) For more information or reservation: Phone: +66 (0) 76 231 999 Email: h8109@accor.com Website: GrandMercurePhuketPatong.com Faceboook: @grandmercurephuketpatong

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