Amari Phuket celebrates two outstanding awards

Phuket, 25 May 2017 – Amari Phuket’s team, led by Pierre-Andre Pelletier – Vice President & Area General Manager, South Thailand (holding the award on the right) came together with all management teams to celebrate the receipt of two awards, Outstanding Guest Satisfaction Award and Scorecard Champion Performance of the Year Award 10/10 2016, presented by the ONYX Hospitality Group to the Group’s best performing properties. Amari Phuket’s team is committed to continuing the delivery of the best hospitality achieving the highest satisfaction from its guests.

“Bride and Groom” have selected the luxury Crest Resort and Pool Villas

The newly bride and groom, “Gerda & Andrius” have selected the luxury Crest Resort and Pool Villas, Phuket to be their special venue for the very special day in their life to say “I DO”. The wedding event was arranged at the DIVA, resort’s roof top which captured the breathtaking views of sunset and turquoise waters from the crystal clear of Andaman Sea.

"Bride and Groom" have selected the luxury Crest Resort and Pool Villas
Photo by Crest Resort & Pool Villas
"Bride and Groom" have selected the luxury Crest Resort and Pool Villas
Photo by Crest Resort & Pool Villas
"Bride and Groom" have selected the luxury Crest Resort and Pool Villas
Photo by Crest Resort & Pool Villas
"Bride and Groom" have selected the luxury Crest Resort and Pool Villas
Photo by Crest Resort & Pool Villas
"Bride and Groom" have selected the luxury Crest Resort and Pool Villas
Photo by Crest Resort & Pool Villas
"Bride and Groom" have selected the luxury Crest Resort and Pool Villas
Photo by Crest Resort & Pool Villas
"Bride and Groom" have selected the luxury Crest Resort and Pool Villas
Photo by Crest Resort & Pool Villas
"Bride and Groom" have selected the luxury Crest Resort and Pool Villas
Photo by Crest Resort & Pool Villas

Crest Resort & Pool Villas is the ideal location and venue for a romantic, picturesque tropical wedding. With our outdoor rooftop ceremony staged against the impressive backdrop of the Andaman Sea, an endless stretch of sandy beach of Patong Bay, and surrounded by the lush hilltop of Tri Trang headland, it is the wedding of couples’ dreams. Our wedding packages are inclusive of bridal spa pampering package, make-up and hair styling for the bridal couple, a romantic poolside dinner for two, a sumptuous breakfast-in-bed for two, and celebratory banquet with a custom-made 2 tier wedding cake and champagne.

Further information, please visit www.crestphuket.com
info@crestphuket.com or call +66(0)76 366 188

Fitness Centre Day Pass & Monthly Membership Offer at Sofitel Krabi

May 2017, Krabi – Enjoy a healthy lifestyle at The Fitness Centre, Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort. Our Fitness Centre is equipped with top-of-the-range sports equipment, a steam room and sauna, and a professional trainer is on hand to ensure you receive the best advice . Our fitness opens 24 hour with staff standby at 07.00 A.M. – 21.00 P.M. and steam room and sauna opens daily from 07.00 A.M. – 21.00 P.M. :
• Day Pass – THB 990 includes all non-paying activities
• Monthly Member – THB 3,190 includes all non-paying activities Workout in style at The Fitness Centre!
And get more benefits 20% off food and drink, 20% off massage and 20% off all paying activities.

For more information please contact H6184-TH2@sofitel.com or Tel: 075 627 800

The Emerald Development Group – Outing Trip 2017 #3

Recently on May 7 to 9 2017, the Emerald Development Group led by Khun. Sawit Ketroj Managing Director, brought on its annual outing trip 60 members of staff at the Sentido Graceland Resort & Spa in Khao lak. This yearly get together aims to encourage unity and promote cooperation. Besides many team-building activities there was also a special Royal thought on “Sufficiency & Economy” whereby each group had to apply an individual concept based on olericulture and harvesting products culminating in creating a cooking menu for the team winner.

 The Emerald Development Group - Outing Trip 2017 #3

 The Emerald Development Group - Outing Trip 2017 #3

 The Emerald Development Group - Outing Trip 2017 #3

 The Emerald Development Group - Outing Trip 2017 #3

 The Emerald Development Group - Outing Trip 2017 #3

 The Emerald Development Group - Outing Trip 2017 #3

 The Emerald Development Group - Outing Trip 2017 #3

 The Emerald Development Group - Outing Trip 2017 #3

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Special Brunch at Bodega & Grill

Phuket, Thailand, May 2017 – Bodega & Grill will celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday 14th May 2017 by serving up a fantastic selection of Italian-themed favorites as part of its Sunday Brunch. Every mom will receive an Angsana Spa Voucher valued at THB1,500 and food discount at 25% off for the brunch that runs from 12.00 pm – 3.30pm at Bodega & Grill Restaurant.

Treat your mom and enjoy the wonderful variety of dishes, including lobster spaghetti, foie gras, risotto, grilled suckling pig, live pizza and pasta stations and much more. A generous selection of homemade salads, antipasto platters and authentic Italian gelato flavours will complete the experience. Bodega & Grill will present a range of Italian wines, and Chandon Sparkling wine, for the Free Flow bar option to the semi-buffet Sunday Italian Brunch. A non-alcoholic drinks package is also on offer with the buffet, and includes juices, soft drinks and other refreshments.

Complimentary use of the pool is included for all guests enjoying the brunch, and Angsana Laguna Phuket Tree House Kids Club will also be opening its doors to all kids whose families are dining at the buffet. The restaurant offers comfortable indoor and outdoor seating, with its warm and welcoming atmosphere perfect all year round for casual lunches or intimate dinners.

Bodega & Grill’s exquisite Italian Sunday Brunch runs weekly throughout the season. The buffet is from 12:00pm to 3:30pm, with prices starting at THB 1,650++.

For enquiries or reservations please email Bodega-LagunaPhuket@angsana.com or call 076 358 500.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Special Brunch at Bodega & Grill by Angsana Laguna Phuket

 

Mandara Spa hosts The 5th Reboot & Reevaluate Your Healthy Reality Check

Phuket – 11 May 2017: An award winning Phuket beach resort, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa will host the 5th Reboot & Reevaluate Your Healthy Reality Check’ which will be taking place from June 15th to 18th, 2017.

The inspirational 4 days 3 nights program flow is designed to educate, motivate and understand such things as health and fitness, aromatherapy, mediation, art therapy and much more. The programs conducted by experienced wellness practitioners Hayden Rhodes, Craig Burton, Kim White, Christine Reilly and Kathy Russell. The woman behind this amazing workshop is Linda Overman, Director of Mandara Spa who connects the Phuket’s local specialists together on this event.

Hayden Rhodes’s Workshop Talk; life coach extraordinaire is on hand to rev up your energy levels with his personally designed programs like, ‘Oh Crap’ – focusing on the importance of Dr. Help Yourself, and nourishment. He offers you reality checks, with answers & solutions on nutrition and has a wealth of knowledge on health & fitness to share with the group and is a steady favourite with past retreat guests. His movement as medicine workshop is legendary.

Craig Burton’s Workshop Talk; our nutritionist, is on hand to do blood screening to evaluate your blood sugar levels, proteins, lipids, inflammatory markers and much more, to help determine your own health challenges. Nowadays, people’s lifestyle combined with high sugar content in foods, dining out or even the odd glass of wine may affect your results dramatically. Learn what you can do specifically to enhance your personal wellbeing.

Kim White’s Workshop Talks and Classes; Joined by the enigmatic Kim, Phuket’s own yoga aficionado who has some awesome talks on how to meditate using pranayama breath work and participants will feel instant benefits on how and why we meditate. Kim has an uncanny ability to provide valuable educational yogic advice on how to strengthen your own practice and is able to accommodate all levels of yoga lovers.

Christine Reilly’s Workshop Class; Christine Reilly is a gifted artist who presently continues her healing modalities integrating her background as a psychiatric nurse and art as therapy. Through collage, drawing and language you will construct a personalized sketchbook to deepen and broaden an ongoing visual dialogue with yourself which you will uncover an auto-biography to take home with you.

Kathy Russell’s Workshop Class; The fun-filled activities and informative hands – on experience with Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oils.  You will be introduced to 8 essential oils; Lavender, Wild Orange, Peppermint, Cinnamon, Grapefruit, Lemon, Eucalyptus and Melaleuca  or Tea Tree and learn how to apply them most effectively and  how to use them in our daily life for extreme well-being, topically, Internally, aromatically, for cleaning and cooking.  Learn how to make our own toothpaste, face masks and spritz. The workshop includes a fantastic journey in knowledge and understanding, keychain 8-vile holder zip pack with 1 dram of high quality, edible, CPTG DoTerra Lavender essential oil and the products you will make.

JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa’s Mandara Spa hosts The 5th Reboot & Reevaluate Your Healthy Reality Check

‘Reboot and Reevaluate Your Healthy Reality Check’ is priced at THB 25,000 net per person for a 4 Days 3 Nights that includes:
Healthy daily meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners
Two spa massage treatments at Mandara Spa
Daily seminars and activities with practitioners

Day package and single class are available if you are not able to attend the full program however naturally for the absolute best benefits, we highly recommend the entire program to fully integrate the benefits of each therapy to heal the mind, body and soul where you will learn your new skills to take home and implement into your day to day lifestyle. The single class price starts from THB 900 net per session.

Early bird promotion, receive 15% discount when made a booking within 31 May 2017.

The size of the Wellness Workshop will be between 10 – 15 participants, and is open to the public.

Bookings can be made now by contacting Mandara Spa Director, Linda Overman at linda.overman@marriotthotels.com or Tel:+66 76 338 000 ext. 3752. For more information, log on to jwmarriottphuketresort.com

The best of the best, Banyan Tree Grand Residences Acclaimed at the International Property Awards

Phuket, May 2017 – Banyan Tree’s Grand Residences on the white sands of Bang Tao Beach on the west coast of Phuket has achieved an accolade befitting its grandeur, winning the coveted International Property Award 2017-2018 for the “Best Residential Property in Thailand”.

Attracting the very best residential and commercial developments from around the world these awards are recognised as a hallmark of ultimate accomplishment in the international property arena.

Appreciating the significance of this global recognition, Executive Chairman Ho Kwon Ping said, “Everyone in The Banyan Tree Group involved with this extraordinary project can be immensely proud of what they have contributed. Our Grand Residences epitomise our dedication to designing hotels and residences of style, sophistication and integrity that truly enhance their naturally beautiful surroundings.”

One of the latest additions to Banyan Tree’s illustrious global property portfolio, the Grand Residences encapsulates a selection of luxurious Thai inspired five-bedroom villas set in an exclusive, secure gated estate just a few metres from the sparkling waters of the Andaman Sea.

The best of the best, Banyan Tree Grand Residences Acclaimed at the International Property Awards

The best of the best, Banyan Tree Grand Residences Acclaimed at the International Property Awards

The best of the best, Banyan Tree Grand Residences Acclaimed at the International Property Awards

Articulated to capitalise on majestic beachfront or sweeping lagoon views, these villas feature vaulted ceilings soaring above a grand living room, an entertainment room, a sumptuous dining room and a designer kitchen embedded with prestige accessories. Each of the five spacious bedrooms has its own en suite bathroom. Radiating from a tranquil internal garden, living space encompasses a broad outdoor entertainment deck flowing to a private infinity pool with its own integrated Jacuzzi with views overlooking a natural lagoon.

Ownership includes a 24-hour concierge plus an array of services and amenities through private access to the flagship Banyan Tree Phuket which is set within Asia’s premier integrated resort, Laguna Phuket. Owners of the Banyan Tree Grand Residences also enjoy exclusive discounts and privileges through the group’s global network of resorts and spas through its signature owners’ recognition program – The Sanctuary Club. This encompasses a range of extraordinary holiday experiences across over 40 resorts and hotels, in excess of 60 spas and 80 retail galleries plus three championship level golf courses. Banyan Tree’s management expertise even gives owners the option of renting their villa on a short or a long-term basis.

Showcasing the Banyan Tree Group’s ability to make every project an exceptional outcome, Banyan Tree Residences in Brisbane also won two outstanding accolades for Best Marketing Development and Best Apartment/Condominium in Australia.

More information about Banyan Tree Grand Residences and the exceptional range of options available can be found at www.banyantreeresidences.com

For further information or to arrange an exclusive inspection please contact +66 (0)76 362 333 or email residences@banyantree.com

A Summer Escape in the Pearl of the Andaman

Phuket, Thailand, May 2017 – A beachside haven on the shores of Bang Tao Bay, Banyan Tree Phuket has lined up a series of special events and promotions to celebrate the summer season. Recognised as Phuket’s best fully integrated resort, Banyan Tree Phuket is the ideal summer vacation venue for a family getaway or a couples’ retreat. All facilities are linked by a complimentary shuttle service, whisking guests from one sister hotel and resort to the next, whether they seek a rejuvenating spa treatment, a round of golf or a mouth-watering spread.

The island resort’s Summer Sensations package allows guests to stay in any private pool villa at up to 25% off the best available rate. For stays in its exquisite DoublePool Villas and Spa Sanctuary Pool Villas, Premium Retreat offer guests up to 30%. These offers are open for stays of 4-5 nights from now until October 31, 2017 and may be booked anytime from now through October 31.

The package includes a complimentary one-time shuttle service to Phuket Town or Patong while staying. One of the highlights during this summer season is the highly- anticipated Singha Phuket Open 2017. This golf tournament will be held at award- winning Laguna Golf Phuket from May 22-28, and will feature a purse of 2 million baht for the winner. Hosted by All Thailand Golf Tour and Singha Corporation, the week-long event will hold individual competitions for men and women, as well as a separate pro- am team event. An additional purse will be awarded to the winner of the qualifying round, and an open Event Expo will showcase exclusive golf-related merchandise to all interested spectators.

A Summer Escape in the Pearl of the Andaman

Banyan Tree Phuket is appointed as the official venue for Asia’s first Destination Wedding Planners (DWP) Congress, to be held from May 2-4 at Laguna Golf Phuket. The annual event brings together more than 400 leading wedding planners and organisers from around the world, and provides exceptional networking and coordinating opportunities within flourishing industry.

Thailand is highly regarded in this field, and is ranked as Asia’s best wedding destination in an industry worth a total of nearly $300 billion worldwide. The DWP Congress’s selection of Laguna Phuket as this year’s host venue is expected to boost Thailand’s standing even further in the global market, recognising the standard of excellence set by the Laguna Wedding Chapel and affiliated Laguna Phuket properties.
For more information, visit Summer Sensation or Premium Retreat. Enquiries can also be directed to phuket@banyantree.com or call +66 76 372 400.

Laguna Phuket’s “Children First Fund” Launches Support for Phuket Orphans

Recently (on Thursday, 27 April 2017), Laguna Phuket’s Children First Fund (CFF) has launched its first sustenance and nutritional necessity delivery to support 7 Phuket-based orphanages, housing more than 400 children (as of April 2017.) The activity was made possible by funds raised at Laguna Phuket’s inaugural Charity Food & Music Festival event which was held at the Asia’s premier destination resort earlier this year (in March) to kick-start its 30th anniversary celebrations. CFF’s sustenance delivery will be organised on a monthly basis throughout this year.

Laguna Phuket’s “Children First Fund” Launches Support for Phuket Orphans
Fun activities with the children during the sustenance delivery
Laguna Phuket’s “Children First Fund” Launches Support for Phuket Orphans
(from left) Mrs. Prapa Hemmin, Director of Destination Marketing & Corporate Events, Laguna Phuket; Mr. Anthony Loh, Senior Assistant Vice President – Services, Laguna Phuket; Mr. Chirawat Siribamrungsuk, Village Director, SOS Children’s Village Phuket, and Ms. Prae Sunantaraks, Director of CSR & Community Relations, Laguna Phuket.

With the objective of “Nourishing Hearts, Inspiring Dreams”, Laguna Phuket’s Children First Fund (CFF) was also specially set up this year in conjunction with Laguna Phuket’s 30th anniversary to provide nutrition support to orphanages in Phuket.

“I’d like to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude to all the generous donors, Laguna Phuket Food & Music Festival’s sponsors and CFF partners who had helped CFF achieved its goal to build upon and extend the community services that Laguna provides in the area of education, a core aspect of Laguna sustainability focus,” said Mr. Anthony Loh, Senior Assistant Vice President of Laguna Phuket,

Laguna Phuket’s “Children First Fund” Launches Support for Phuket Orphans

Laguna Phuket’s “Children First Fund” Launches Support for Phuket Orphans

Laguna Phuket’s “Children First Fund” Launches Support for Phuket Orphans

“Partnering with 7 orphanages in Phuket, the CFF complements Laguna Phuket Kindergarten, the Community Learning Center and the Mobile Learning Center by empowering the future generations and expanding our reach to this special group of underprivileged children under the care of our partners” he concluded.

Part proceeds of Laguna Phuket’s key year-long events together with Laguna Phuket contribution will be contributed to support the nutrition of needy children in Phuket orphanages through the work of CFF.

For more information and to help donate, please visit www.lagunaphuket.com/CSR or contact tel. +66 (0) 76 362 315, email: csr@lagunaphuket.com or follow the Facebook page @LagunaPhuketCSR.

Banyan Tree Phuket Offers Magnificent ‘Babymoon’ Package for Expecting Couples

Phuket, Thailand, April 2017 – From 1st May onwards, couples expecting a child are invited to Banyan Tree Phuket to celebrate with a relaxing Babymoon holiday. This specially designed package offers the perfect chance to rejuvenate and reconnect before the bundle of joy arrives, while enjoying the tropical and romantic setting of Phuket’s 5-star resort.

Banyan Tree Phuket Offers Magnificent ‘Babymoon’ Package for Expecting Couples

The 3-days, 2-nights Babymoon package comes with a generous selection of spa and wellness sessions, dining delights and gift packages. These features are carefully chosen for the occasion, and include gentle massages, a class on stress relief, and a massage lesson for each expecting dad, to help him bring ease and comfort to mom in the months ahead.

Banyan Tree Phuket’s Babymoon package offers free daily breakfasts for each couple, and one breakfast in bed for a day of pampering. Couples will also receive an in-villa BBQ dining during their stay, prepared expertly by a private chef for an unforgettable experience.

Plenty of goodie-bags, treats and exclusive discounts are included in the package, such as delicious chocolates and snacks for mom, a celebratory cigar and cognac for dad, gifts for baby and much more. Couples will also receive a baby bib with baby’s name and a baby lucky bracelet, enjoy discounts at the spa and restaurants, as well as a THB 2,000 gift voucher at the shopping gallery.

The resort’s luxury villas in Phuket offer a refreshing experience, with plenty of restaurants and a beautiful beachfront location in Asia’s largest integrated resort area. With the calm waters of the lagoon as well as Bang Tao Bay a short walk away, this entire resort is easily accessible, magnificently scenic and perfectly suited for pregnant ladies.

This exquisite package allows couples to enjoy their own private pool villa before their baby’s arrival. As mom enjoys the full selection of services on hand, dad is invited to experience the award-winning 18-hole Laguna Golf Phuket just steps away from their villa.

The anticipation of a new born is a wonderful moment to begin creating experiences and memories that will last a lifetime. With the resort’s gorgeous setting and a seemingly endless array of delights, Banyan Tree Phuket’s Babymoon package is an ideal choice for expecting couples to indulge themselves and take the stress out of the transition to parenthood, while rediscovering their love anew.

The Banyan Tree Phuket Babymoon package is available only to couples expecting a child. The offer starts from THB 44,500 for a 2-night stay at Signature Pool Villa with breakfast for 2 persons, and is valid from 1st May onwards.

For reservations, contact phuket@banyantree.com or call +66 76 372 400.