Mr. William E. Heinecke (4th left), founder and chairman of Minor International Public Company Limited, together with his wife Mrs. Kathy Heinecke (3rd right), were guests of honour at the 36th Anniversary Celebration of The Spice Market, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel. This iconic Thai restaurant has unveiled a new-look menu of authentic Thai cuisine, and introduced subtle contemporary updates to its signature décor.
The City of Angels is about to get even hotter, with legendary DJ Sandy Rivera of Kings of Tomorrow fame jetting in from New York City. For one night only, the DJ spins the decks at SEEN Restaurant & Bar, bringing his distinctive style of house to Bangkok’s newest rooftop.
Saturday 11 May marks the inaugural launch of SEEN Sessions, with pulsating beats taking over the exclusive rooftop playground at AVANI+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel monthly. DJs from all over the world will be flown in to pump up the music. Our first guest star, Sandy Rivera, is one of this generation’s finest DJs, producers and label owners, with multiple award-winning tracks to his name. Born of Spanish Harlem, his catchy riffs draw on everything from soul, funk and disco to create an energetic trance.
Sandy Rivera is best known for the single “Finally”, released in 2000 under his Kings of Tomorrow moniker. He is also the vision behind labels Defected and Blackwiz Records, with producing credits for megastars Craig David, Moby, and Everything But The Girl.
The night will kick off at 6:00 pm with warm-up acts including DJs Scotty B, Smiley and Kinky D. Come early for a meal overlooking the skyline, then head to the rooftop for whimsical cocktails and a daybed overlooking the river. Tickets are THB 800 net, including a welcome drink. Numbers are limited: book now at seenrooftopbangkok.com. For more information, call +66 2 431 9120 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Swissotel Bangkok Ratchada, led by Mr Bruno Rotschaedl, General Manager, joined by The Nomad TV team led by Mr Varin Sachdev, warmly welcomed ambassadors and other diplomats from 26 embassies in Thailand and other honoured guests at “Diplomat Splash” sponsored by Tourism Authority of Thailand. The gathering at the hotel’s poolside was to celebrate Songkran or Thai New Year and promote Thai culture. The event featured a traditional water pouring ceremony, a Thai dance show and other special Songkran features including water fighting. The refreshments line-up included Thai all-time favourites and international savoury and sweet recipes along with a live BBQ station, among others.
VIRGIN ACTIVE ENCOURAGES THAIS TO BE HEALTHIER TOGETHER, LAUNCHES A CSR PROGRAM DONATING EXERCISE BIKES FOR BANGKOKIANS
Virgin Active, the world’s leading health and fitness club operator, led by Dr. Vutravee Charuvatana (front row, fifth from left), Country Manager, Virgin Active Thailand, is helping to make exercise more irresistible for Thais through the “Virgin Active Healthier Together” CSR program. The company donated 41 used gym bikes from Virgin Active’s Empire Tower branch to be used at Lumpini Youth Center’s fitness room with an aim to encourage more Thais to get fit. Mr. Wisarn Gong-Ngern (front row, fourth from right), Director Recreation and Learning Promotion Office, was on hand to accept the donated bikes together with the center’s staff.
Grand Mercure Phuket Patong Resort & Villas is celebrating its five-year anniversary on 1 April 2019.
The hotel features 314 rooms and offer 3 meeting rooms, located just few steps away from the famous Patong Beach and the unique shopping center of Patong. In addition our team is very attentive to guest needs linked to our concept “Bringing Stories to life” for an unforgettable stay at the Grand Mercure Patong Phuket Resort & Villas.
‘We will keep take caring our guest by our heart as we do since opening 2014, said by Sebastien Tronchet general manager of Grand Mercure Phuket Patong Resort & Villas .
For more information or reservation, please call +66 76 231 999 or email email@example.com or visit GrandMercurePhuketPatong.com
Dusit and CPN marks a historic launch in Downtown Bangkok Presenting “Dusit Central Park” - a World-Class Mixed-Use Project under “Here for Bangkok” Concept
Dusit Thani Public Company Limited (DTC) today creates a new phenomenon with the announcement of collaboration with Central Pattana Public Company Limited (CPN) to merge Dusit Group’s 70 years of expertise in hotel and hospitality business with CPN’s 40 years of leadership in property development.
Together they have officially unveiled a one-of-a-kind, world-class mixed-use project called ‘Dusit Central Park’ which aims at delivering Thainess to the world under the concept “Here for Bangkok”. The exclusive “DUSIT CENTRAL PARK: Here for Bangkok” night party is graced by over 100 A-list celebrities from all generations who come together to witness the new definition of world-class landmark at the heart of Bangkok.
Worth a total of 36.7 billion baht and covering 440,000 sq.m. of prime real estate on the corner of Silom and Rama IV Road, “Dusit Central Park” is a true real-estate masterpiece. It is a mixed-use project set to feature luxury residence, a state-of-the-art office tower, a high-end shopping mall, a large rooftop park, and a reimaged Dusit Thani Bangkok hotel. Under the concept of “Here for Bangkok”, the project reflects four key pillars: 1) Here for Heritage & Innovation where cultural legacy is put into practice, 2) Here for Unrivalled Connectivity highlighting Dusit Central Park as the only mixed-use project in Bangkok that connects all important infrastructure, 3) Here for a Lush Quality of Life where people will get close to nature at Lumpini Park, aka the Lungs of Bangkok, as well as city vibrancy all day all night, and 4) Here for Meaningful Experiences where new experiences of modern living reconnects with local communities and green space through a unique project where old meets new.
Thailand’s Royal Navy Seals Win the Inaugural King’s Cup Elephant Boat Race & River Festival Raising Money for Thailand’s Pachyderms
After three days of fun festivities on the bank of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River, the first Annual King’s Cup Elephant Boat Race & River Festival wrapped up on Sunday evening (March 31st).
On land, spectators were treated to an opening spiritual blessing ceremony as well as a celebration of Thai culture with dance performances and traditional drumming. On the water twelve teams paddled specially commissioned boats, decorated with artistic elephant heads rising elegantly above the water, the boat were tails inspired by traditional Thai fish motifs. The teams included members from the Royal Thai Navy, the Royal Thai Navy Seals as well as international teams from China and the Philippines.
Each race took place across 200m with 4 teams per heat, the first to cross the finish line won and progressed to Sunday’s grand closing Trophy Ceremony. The final four teams - The Institute of Physical Education - Mercedes Benz; Yutthakarnnawa (Royal Thai Navy Seals) and Nonthaburi - Avani Hotels & Resorts - Chang Mineral Water; Pradu Thong Goddess (Royal Thai Navy) - JW Blue Label went head to head in the thrilling final with only 4 seconds separating all the teams. It was festival favourites the Royal Thai Navy Seals that claimed the final glory of winning the King’s Cup.
Wiwat Tangjitkobboon, corporate group director of Cape & Kantary Hotels, and the executive management team recently hosted the Annual Thank You Party 2019 to all exclusive guests and clients for their support of our two hotels in Prachinburi. The event was honoured by Saito Yasuhara (3rd left) president of Y-Tec.co.th; Kagami Yoshiaki (2nd left) managing director of Aisin Thai Automotive Casting Co., Ltd; and Tomoya Higuchi (5th left) managing director of Kaga (Thailand) Co., Ltd. The party was held at Kantary 304 Hotel, Prachinburi.
Cape & Kantary Hotels Host the 10th Annual Summer Trip for over 700 Children from SOS Children’s Villages Thailand
Tirapongse Pangsrivongse (3rd left), executive director of Kasemkij Co., Ltd. and board member of SOS Children's Villages Thailand presided over the opening ceremony of the “Annual Summer Trip 2019” which purposed to host more than 700 children from SOS Children's Villages Thailand for a 2-night stay in Cape & Kantary Hotels including travel and full board. The event was honoured with the presence of Pol.Col.Norawat Charoen-Rajapark (4th left), board of directors of SOS Children's Villages Thailand and Khunying Rose Boribalburibhand (2nd left), consulting chairman and former president of SOS Children’s Villages, at Cape Racha Hotel, Sriracha.
This corporate social responsibility event has been organized for 10 consecutive years by Kasemkij Co., Ltd which manages Cape & Kantary Hotels.
Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya led by Denis Thouvard (centre), General Manager together with hotel staff received the winner trophy of the best decorated float of the parade with the theme of Harry Potter from His Excellency Tony Cotter, Irish Ambassador (2nd right) for the 9th St. Patrick’s day in Pattaya recently.