H.E. Francisco Vaz Patto, Ambassador of Portugal in Thailand together with Mr. Michael Schlueter, General Manager of the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Mr. Orhun Denizoglu, Hotel Manager and Ms. Trixie Scully, Director of Sales & Marketing recently led the hotel associates in celebrating Songkran festival with water pouring to management team wishing them a great new beginning for the Thai New Year as well as the procession which led by a Thai drum parade ‘Klong Yao’ at the hotel’s Garden Pool in a traditional and lively ambience.
UNDER ARMOUR DEBUTS UA RUSH, ONE OF THE BRAND’S BIGGEST DEVELOPMENTS IN ATHLETHIC APPAREL IN A DECADE
UA RUSH Is the Fabric Version of an Infrared Sauna, Recycling the Body's Energy During Performance
From the brand that first revolutionized the athletic wear market in 1996 by introducing sweat-wicking fabric, Under Armour is once again changing the performance apparel game by introducing responsive textiles and gear, scientifically designed to enhance performance.
Under Armour has a 24-hour, 365-day holistic mentality when it comes to training; for an athlete working to reach their full potential, there is much more to tap into beyond moments of training, sweat and competition. UA established itself in the rest and recovery space through product innovations including Athlete Recovery Sleepwear featuring TB12 technology, developed in collaboration with six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady. The 2018 Athlete Recover collection was designed in collaboration with leading technology provider Celliant for athletes to wear immediately after an intense workout, beginning the recovery process long before they get home and into bed.
In 2019, Under Armour once again partnered with Celliant to create UA RUSH, a mineral-infused fabric designed to enhance performance, giving athletes that extra edge by recycling the body's energy during moments of performance.
WHAT IS UA RUSH?
UA RUSH is Under Armour's newest performance apparel line, designed to be worn at the time of sweat. This scientifically engineered fabric promotes improved performance and energy return. In simplified terms, UA RUSH is intended to provide the same benefits to the body as an infrared sauna.
Minerals found naturally in the earth are extracted and broken down into active particles, which are then melded together to form a proprietary blend. The blend is then infused into the fibers that are ultimately knit into UA's high-performance fabrics that make up the gear in the collection.
INSPIRING NEW PERSPECTIVES, BANGKOK MARRIOTT HOTEL THE SURAWONGSE TO EXCLUSIVELY STREAM 2019 TED CONFERENCE
Marriott Hotels, an official TED partner since 2016, is hosting the first of its kind TED Conference live stream from Monday 15th April to Friday 19th April at 12 designated locations around the world.
Members of the public in Bangkok can watch the 2019 TED Conference at Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse, as part of Marriott Hotels’ exclusive offer.
The theme of this year’s conference, taking place in Vancouver, is Bigger Than Us. Speakers will be searching for greater meaning in the world by exploring technologies that evoke wonder, future-shaping science, mind-expanding creativity and the inspiring possibilities that arise when we ask what ideas are worth fighting and living for.
Guests visiting Hong Kong Disneyland Resort between June 26 and September 1 will be in for an extra cool treat with the “Toy Story & Pixar Pals Summer Splash,” where old and new toys from Toy Story 4 and other Disney•Pixar friends await with a fun-filled celebration.
Pixar Water Play Street Party! [Upgraded!]
On Main Street, U.S.A., the “Pixar Water Play Street Party!” makes a sizzling return with more splashes and a stronger line-up than ever! Two new additions – a Toy Story Float and a Nemo Float – will be added for the very first time this Summer, spraying refreshing water and mist over the crowds. With Toy Story 4 hitting the big screen, guests will also see Bo Peep and the new character, Forky. Together with Mr. and Mrs. Incredible from The Incredibles, Joy and Sadness from Inside Out, Carl, Russell and Dug from Up, a push unit and cone whirlies, along with over 40 performers, guests are ensured a cool Summer with their friends and family!
Meet Disney •Pixar friends
More new Disney•Pixar pals are waiting to meet with guests! Bo Peep, who returns in Toy Story 4, will be appearing in the park in her all-new jumpsuit. For those who are more into super powers, Mr. Incredible, Mrs. Incredible and Frozone are ready to meet guests. Edna Mode, who is renowned for designing impressive super hero costumes, will also be sharing her latest brilliant ideas!
Refreshing Summer Delights
Over 40 Summer dining options are available across the park and three hotels in Hong Kong Disneyland Resort to refill your energy and refresh your taste buds under the hot weather. Highlighted items include:
International Hospitality Management serves as the most vivid image as it is the answer of “Why study here?”
“The Life Curriculum beyond Hospitality”
Upon the reflection of what is offered by MUIC, International Hospitality Management serves as the most vivid image as it is the answer of “Why study here?” Studying in this programme is not only gaining knowledge about mangement, but also learning about life in reality. Many successful MUIC alumni are the testimony to this programme as they have achieved in their careers and made great contributions to the society. Being interviewed about what they have gained from the programme, celebrated MUIC’s International Management alumni all agreed that academic knowledge was not the mere gain, but also life lessons which have shaped them to realise the importance of dream aspiration and giving back to the society. The most important ethic that they uphold is respecting others’ values and differences.
Collaborating for a lavished activity on Saturday 23rd and 30th March 2019 , premium French cookwear, Le Creuset, led by Ratapat Saraithong, Marketing Manager, hosted the memorable and luxurious experience for the platinum clients of the French high-end Skincare brand Sisley.
On this special occasion theme “Colorful summer Gourmet with Le Creuset ” at the home of “Chef Eed” Jintana Wongwiwat for the fun cooking workshop of French style patisserie, “Weekend Suzanne”. There were two sessions; morning and afternoon.
The bakery was created by using Mini Round Cocotte as an important tool, which certainly brought about a cozy atmosphere before moving on to the casual style of Chef’s Table lunch and diner created by Chef Jintana.
Appetizer and Salad featured Scallops in White Wine Sauce, followed by Asian Crab Salad, and Hi-So Mac and Cheese. The main course was the choice of Beef Au Vin with Mousseline Potato, Garnished Vegetables, or Fillet of Fish with Ratatouille Sauce. Lastly, was a lovely dessert, Apple Tartin and Poached Pears. All of the dish was finely presented on the premium and beautiful Le Creuset cookery set that made the meal truly something special.
In addition to this, at the event served one of the best champagnes, Piper-Heidsieck, from France as well as the best mineral waters with Ph8.88 of Iceland Spring Water from Iceland.
All guests left the venue with their smiles on the faces for the impressive experience and the happy time. There were also souvenirs from Le Creuset and Iceland Springwater.
Embracing the upcoming “Songkran day” With the parade of photography Reflecting perspectives toward water at YellowKorner Gallery
YellowKorner, lifestyle photo gallery from France, presents the supremacy of photo shooting, unveiling Thai water tradition navigated through the collection ready to be added into the collective heirlooms.
A Thai proverb once said, “There are fishes in the water, so is rice in the field” has been the two classical sentences, used to describe Thailand as a land of resource and affluence, which, in this era, still holds true. Since the past, Thai people have been connecting with water in so many ways that water has become one of the living’s essentials. As the festival of water is imminent, YellowKorner takes a stance recognizing water as an important part of Songkran ritual, in which Thai people cleanse and pour water mixed with Thai fragrance on Buddha images, and in which young people pay gratitude and show a sign of respect to elders. As important as it is to Thai people, water has been seen and involved with people in various ways in the rest of the world. To open the gate of new vision and inspiration, YellowKorner introduces the collection of water in different characteristics and meanings, seen through the lens of recognizable photographers worldwide to encourage unprecedented discovery
Starting with “Water Groove” taken by Nicholas Bets who showed the sign of talent since very young age; Bets had been in a great performance and graduated in photography from a professional school within a year after attending. Similar to “Water Groove,” most of his work usually aim at revealing the real character of the subject through facial expression, emotion, and posture. “Water Groove” reveals the feeling of being fulfilled and amused produced by the cold and freshness of water. In just a glance, “Water Groove” will convince all random travelers to hop into a car, stop by at a beach, and jump into the sea to feel summer liveliness.
Originating from Indonesia, the conservative Rarindra Prakarsa has always been looking up to Walter Spies, a German legendary painter, for her artistic inspiration. She collocates light, shadow, and features of mother nature such as trees, fountains, and rivers to create photos of inspiration and perspective, revealing the realness of what stands in front of the camera.
Nearly 30 years after its first launch, Piaget unveils new Possession creations. Playful, colourful and empowering, this collection continues to enthral and entice the contemporary jewellery lover. Possession is known for its signature rotating band that invites the owner to enjoy its tactile and joyful design. Turn for luck, happiness, love! Possession bring to your life optimism and positive energy. The latest additions once more demonstrate why Possession has become a true icon.
WHITE CHALCEDONY: PURE AND LUMINOUS
Renowned for its long expertise in hard stones, Piaget is thrilled to add – exclusively for this year - white chalcedony to the Possession collection. Associated with new beginnings, light and brilliance, white is an inherently positive color, echoing as an irresistible invitation to live on the Sunny Side of Life. As one would expect only the purest, whitest stone has been selected by the Maison in a trio of pieces that showcases chalcedony of the highest quality. Natural and untreated, and therefore extremely rare, its luminosity, femininity and timelessness are perfectly demonstrated in three pieces that once again highlight Piaget’s exemplary know-how in the carving and setting of ornamental stones, knowledge that can be traced back to the 1960s.
White chalcedony medium rose gold bangle
The new 18K rose gold bangle is adorned at each end with perfect cabochons of white chalcedony and rotating bands of 30 diamonds. Created in the inviting hues of rose gold, the white chalcedony is a delightful, contemporary contrast.
White chalcedony rose gold pendant
The shiny sphere that sees a double cabochon of over 15 carats of purest white chalcedony is set in a pendant encircled by a band with 28 rotating brilliant-cut diamonds. Eminently adaptable, this playful talisman can be worn long – up to 85cm – or shorter when the chain is doubled.
White chalcedony small rose gold ring
Completing the white chalcedony creations, a youthful and fresh ring in warm rose gold. The flexibility of Possession is embodied by the twisted body ring and the two cabochons. The playful element is still present in the cabochon thanks to the turning ring paved with 10 brilliant-cut diamonds each.
Diving into the design process of the first-ever BMW X7 with Mr. Matthias Junghanns, the inspiring project leader who brought a new level of luxury in the X family to life
BMW Thailand has raised the bar of the modern luxury Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) experience with the debut of the first-ever BMW X7, the absolute pinnacle of the X family that comes with a completely new design language, ranging from outstanding dimensions and very precise lines in combination with powerful surfaces to an elegant and luxurious interior. Behind the scenes of the rigorous design process is the powerhouse of over 700 talented designers in 3 regions across the world – Munich, Los Angeles and Shanghai – working together around the clock. Following the series of premieres worldwide, Thailand recently welcomed Mr. Matthias Junghanns for the launch of the BMW X7 and this inspiring designer shared the rich stories and design concept behind this latest DNA in the X family.
The statement of uniqueness and exclusivity of the BMW X7 comes from the perfect fusion of the ultimate luxury of the BMW 7 Series with the everyday practicality of the BMW SAV. After making sense of the ‘package’, consisting of the concept and requirements for this top-secret design project, the designers had to turn their ideas into a functional, sensible and visually fascinating future vehicle that maintained the spirit and character of the BMW brand. The competition began with a handful of BMW’s designers expressing their ideas in countless hand-drawn 2D images. Only the final three proceeded to the next step in the competition.
“For me, this first process is actually the most fun as designers get to express their imagination through hand-drawn sketches without as many limitations as in the following processes. We start by looking at the big picture or the exterior of the car, like the dimensions, proportions and the position of the wheelhouse. We then move on to the smaller picture, such as the angle of each line on the surface or the details of the interior. The top three designs are selected from a pool of sketches that can best answer the requirements of the package,” Mr. Junghanns said.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gyula Harangi as an Executive Chef at Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit and Marriott Executive Apartments Bangkok, Sukhumvit Thonglor from now.
In his position, Chef Gyula is responsible for culinary excellence at all of the hotel’s restaurants, which are 57th Street, The District Grill Room & Bar, Octave Rooftop Lounge & Bar, Chocolate Cake Company as well as the banquet and events.
Chef Gyula joins us with his wealth of culinary experience for over 20 years as Executive Chef with international hotel chains across Asia, Europe and Middle East as Hilton, Kempinski, Starwood, Hyatt, Corinthia and Movenpick before continuing his career journey with Marriott. Recently, he was Executive Chef at JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta, Indonesia since 2017 with his passion in multi-cuisines and creativity in seasonal and theme buffets.
It is a pleasure to welcome Chef Gyula and we are certain that he will create an exceptional and memorable dining experience for every guest at Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit and Marriott Executive Apartments Bangkok, Sukhumvit Thonglor.
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