More than 110 members and guests celebrated the 60th anniversary of Rotary Club of Bangkok South, a truly memorable occasion held attracting members from five other Rotary clubs in Thailand and overseas visitors. Held in the newly renovated Rajmontien Grand Ballroom of the Montien Grand Ballroom at the Montien Hotel Surawong, the event highlights included speeches by a number of past presidents. The party continued during the afternoon in the hotel’s bar lounge.
After a break of several years, the InterContinental – B.Grimm Asian Beach Polo Championship recently made a welcome return to Hua Hin. Hosted once again by the Equestrian Association of Thailand, helmed by President of B.Grimm, Dr. Harald Link, Proud Real Estate Company Limited, and the InterContinental Hotel Hua Hin Resort, Asia’s largest and only beach polo event, the competition featured teams from across the region, all vying for the HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha trophy. The action was watched by crowds of fabulously-dressed spectators, who enjoyed lunch and dinner at the hotel.
brews & ‘ques by Crave | The outdoor terrace of Crave restaurant, overlooking Bangkok's Sukhumvit, is an American-inspired BBQ place with unique Asian twists that guests can sip signature drinks and enjoy a peaceful evening with panoramic views of the city. For limited time only, guests can enjoy the special re-opening offer at brews & ‘ques by Crave, 30% off food and beverage.
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Col Rangsan Padungbut (4th from left), director of Project and Budget Division, Armed Forces Security Centre, Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters, congratulates Thanarush Hadsri (5th from left), chief executive officer of Guardian Group during a special occasion held to celebrate his birthday and to announce an affiliated business expansion under the name RH Medical Development. To be managed by Natpassorn Hadsri (1st from left) as chief executive officer, the new company will produce and distribute face masks and standardised antigen test kits (ATK) certified by the Thai Food and Drug Administration. This expansion of Guardian Group will reinforce the stated aim of driving the company into the leading position as medical equipment and hygiene innovator. The event was held at the Great Room, W Bangkok Hotel.
Seen in the photo from left: Natpassorn Hadsri; Nunee Kumpolpakdee, celebrated Laotian model; Orrawan Padungbut; Col Rangsan Padungbut; Thanarush Hadsri; Pol Lt Col Suthipong Chaibumroong, deputy superintendent at Sai Noi Police Station; and Yingyot Kanchananiyom, contestant from the Take Me Out Thailand tv programme.
Situated on a 64-acre private parkland estate overlooking the stunning Gulf of Thailand, the Royal Cliff Hotels Group operates four award-winning hotels providing guests from home and abroad with the ultimate experience. Book directly with the hotel and receive plenty of benefits including the best price guaranteed along with value-added optional extras that will enhance your hotel experience by visiting www.royalcliff.com, contacting Reservations at (+66) 38 250 421 ext. 2732 or emailing: email@example.com.
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High in the sky, just below the heavens, a world first-experience awaits your discovery.
Sandwiched beneath the angels playing at CRU Champagne Bar and above the famed views of Red Sky restaurant and bar, COCOA XO is the first tasting experience of its kind.
Guests ride up a clear glass elevator, and upon landing, are invited to make their way to the Skytree, glimmering against the sky like an otherworldly inhabitant. Here, mixologists give visitors a taste of what’s about to come, with bespoke choctails conjured up especially for them, while they await an invitation to the COCOA XO pod.
Take a seat by the sky, overlooking the 360-degree views from up high while tasting the delectable chocolates, cognac selection, or cigars on offer, many of which are exclusive to COCOA XO.
A collaboration between Martell Cognac and artisanal French Chocolatier Cacao Barry, Bangkok’s very first cocoa pod, COCOA XO showcases an unlikely pairing, where chocolate and cognac meet their match, to form a relationship unlike any guests might have otherwise experienced.
Inauguration of the reopening of Club Med Phuket ceremony on 15 March 2022 From Left to Right: Vincent David, General Manager of Club Med Phuket Vijit Dasantad, Club Med General Affairs Sebastien Favre, Club Med Regional Development Director, APAC Development Gregory Lanter, Club Med Chief Development and Construction officer Boonlert Tham Suea, Advisor to the Mayor of Karon Municipality Padungkiat Utokasenee Vice Provincial Public Health Doctor Chadej Insawang, Mayor of Karon Municipality Pichet Panapong, Vice Phuket governor Henri Giscard d'Estaing, Club Med President Rachael Harding, Club Med Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of East, South Asia and Pacific Markets Aisaya Sinbutsakorn, Public Relations Officer, Phuket Province Quentin Briard, Club Med CEO Marketing, Digital & Technologies Vincent Ong, Club Med Senior Vice-President for Commercial Southeast Asia (SEA) and Marketing Asia Pacific (APAC)
Club Med, the global leader of Premium All-Inclusive holidays officially opened its latest refurbished resort, Club Med Phuket with an opening ceremony earlier this week. Located in the Southern Province of Thailand on Kata Beach, the revamped resort spans a total of 16 hectares (100 Rais of land), with amazing beach views in the heart of Phuket’s shopping district.
This vibrant family-centric resort comes complete with newly-designed spaces and upgraded entertainment facilities that offer families and couples a tropical island paradise gateway. At Club Med Phuket, they can connect with their loved ones and take advantage of the wide open spaces of rich greenery and landscapes, beach views of the Andaman sea and revel in the myriad of fun activities, cultural highlights and delectable local and international fare at their fingertips. Club Med Phuket is back and ready to welcome guests back to happiness
Capella Hotels and Resorts are donating 200 solar lamps to provinces in Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam facing extreme energy poverty. The first initiative in a long-term partnership with SolarBuddy, a global community dedicated to alleviating energy poverty for children, Capella pledges to help youths study after dusk and improve their educational outcomes through the gift of clean, sustainable light.
"At Capella Hotels and Resorts, we believe that each and every child have the right to develop to their full potential," says Nicholas Clayton, CEO of Capella Hotel Group. "Our collaboration with SolarBuddy was an opportunity that enabled us to amplify our Capella Youth initiative, ensuring every child receives proper education. This is strongly aligned with our philosophy of empowering youth to build a sustainable future for themselves."
Around the world, 789 million people live in darkness and have minimal access to light when the sun sets. To enable visibility at night, energy-poverty communities depend on rural forms of energy such as using fuel-based kerosene lamps. These energy sources not only emit high carbon dioxide but harm the health and wellbeing of people using them.
Through SolarBuddy’s renewable solar-powered lights, children will benefit from a productive study environment after dusk, determining their own future and those of generations to come. In addition, the sustainable solar invention eliminates families’ kerosene expenditure per annum, leading to overall economic development and improvement in quality of life.
Inspired by the light that illuminates the night sky, Capella Hotels and Resorts shines a spotlight on each destination's local heritage, culture and community. As custodians of the community, the hospitality group is dedicated to the enrichment of their surroundings and the lives of their community. Capella act as mentors to youth and participate in school initiatives to empower them to create a better tomorrow.
To raise awareness about energy poverty, guests and colleagues of Capella Ubud, Capella Bangkok and Capella Hanoi will be invited to help assemble the physical solar lamp, which will then be distributed to youth in their region. One of the beneficiaries include students from Mbinudita, Indonesia, where education remains a challenge with over 50% of the children having no access to electricity back home.
Capella Bangkok’s General Manager, Mr. John Blanco (3rd left), joined forces with the resort’s Guidance Team to announce the first initiative in a long-term partnership with SolarBuddy, a global community dedicated to lighting up the lives of energy-impoverished children. Missioned to create renewable energy-powered lights to help schoolkids study after dusk, Capella Bangkok has donated 50 solar lamps to children at Mae Fah Luang’s Learning Centre for Thai Hill Tribes in Baan Pa Kha, Chiang Rai province.
In line with Capella’s philosophy of building a strong sense of community for a sustainable future through youth mentorships, the award-winning riverside resort pledged to help youth study and provide future generations with the opportunity to reach their full potential through this gift of clean, sustainable light sources. The solar invention will also eliminate the need for kerosene, resulting in long-term savings for rural families.
Seen in the picture from left: Antony Scholtmeyer – Executive Chef, Josephine Png – Director of Sales & Marketing, John Blanco – General Manager, Varunyou Markpol – Director of Human Resources, Suwichak Chulajurm – Director of Engineering, and Ted Tucker – Hotel Manager.
Readers keen to show their support and share the joy of clean, safe and reliable lighting with youth can also contribute to Capella’s fundraiser at www.capella.life/solarbuddy. All donation will go directly towards purchasing SolarBuddy’s sustainable solar lights for the beneficiary communities.
Khun Kodchakorn Chakreyarat, Cluster Director of Sales & Marketing at Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort, received, on behalf of the resort, the Gold Award for Linger Longer Spa in the Thai World Class Spa Awards 2021. Linger Longer Spa also received the Certified Standard Recognition in the Nuad Thai Premium Awards 2021. Both awards are certified by the Thai Ministry of Public Health, and were presented by Dr. Tares Krassanairawiwong, Director General of Department of Health Service Support. These awards are a wonderful achievement and recognize the expertise of our highly-trained professional therapists and exceptional service standard of Linger Longer Spa.
Oasis Spa and Somying Ngeenyen (Regional Manager) Received The Best of SHA Awards 2021, the best SHA standard establishment organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with the Ministry of Public Health. To raise the sanitary standards of tourism services to be more efficient by SHA standards With Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) presided over the awarding ceremony of The Best of SHA Awards 2021, totaling 160 prizes to establishments that meet SHA standards at the Chao Phraya Room, Navy Auditorium.