Amari Phuket delivers fun activies to Phuket special education center’s students

From left to right: Tipaporn Koonphol (Deputy General Manager of Amari Phuket), Wanida Suraban (Director of Phuket Special Education Centre), Chaianan Sutthikun (Mayor of Kathu Subdistrict Municipality), Chonnanan Prakarn (Director, Human Resources of Amari Phuket) and Atthaphong Chantharattanawong (Deputy Mayor of Kathu Subdistrict Municipality)

Phuket, 15 January 2018 – The Amari Phuket team, led by Ms Tipaporn Koonphol – Deputy General Manager (left) met Dr Chaianan Sutthikun – Mayor of Kathu Subdistrict Municipality (middle) and Ms Wanida Suraban – The Director of Phuket Special Education Centre (second from left) during a participation of the Children’s Day activities and presented food, gifts and stationery to the students at Phuket Special Education Centre.

La Gritta launches an authentic italian kitchen meets bar promotion

Phuket, 11 January 2018 – To celebrate the New Year and welcome the first month in 2018, La Gritta, an Italian restaurant at Amari Phuket, presents the “Kitchen meets Bar” promotion, a perfect combination of five creative menus paired with five cool beverages for a sumptuous dinner. Guests can savour a refreshing aperitif matched with a mixed antipasto, sea bass and beef carpaccio, roasted foie gras and slow-cooked beef.

Antipasto Misto di Finocchiona e Salame Felino Gorgonzola e Pecorino Toscano

Antipasto Misto di Finocchiona e Salame Felino Gorgonzola e Pecorino Toscano
Antipasto, mix of finocchio and Felino salami, paired with Negroni beverage
Price: 780 THB++ with beverage and 580 THB++ without beverage

Carpaccio di Spigola Marinata Agli Agrumi

Carpaccio di Spigola Marinata Agli Agrumi
Sea bass carpaccio with citrus juice, paired with Spritz beverage
Price: 720 THB++ with beverage and 520 THB++ without beverage

Carpaccio di Manzo

Carpaccio di Manzo
Beef carpaccio, paired with Bellini beverage
Price: 790 THB++ with beverage and 490 THB++ without beverage

Foie Gras Grigliato

Foie Gras Grigliato
Roasted foie gras in salsa Madeira sauce, paired with Rossini beverage
Price: 890 THB++ with beverage and 690 THB++ without beverage

Brasato di Manzo al Barolo con Pure di Patate

Brasato di Manzo al Barolo con Pure di Patate
Slow-cooked beef with Italian herbs and Barolo red wine, and mashed potatoes, paired with Americano beverage
Price: 680 THB++ with beverage and 480 THB++ without beverage

This promotion is available throughout January 2018.
All prices are subject to a 10% service charge and 7% VAT. Terms and conditions apply.

Amari Phuket La Gritta Bar

For more information and reservations, please contact +66 (0) 7634 0112, email lagritta@amari.com,
or visit www.lagritta.com and https://www.facebook.com/LaGrittaPhuket.
Address: Amari Phuket, 2 Muen-ngern Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand

Phuket Rajabhat University students meet Amari Phuket’s professional hoteliers

Phuket, 29 December 2017 – The Amari Phuket team, led by Pierre-Andre Pelletier, Regional Vice-President, Operations – Southern Thailand, Vietnam and the Maldives (front row, third from right) gave a warm welcome to a group of students from Phuket Rajabhat University during their visit for a special lecture on hospitality. The students are studying Tourism and Hospitality Management (International Programme) at the Faculty of Management Sciences. The head of each department spoke to the students about how to be a professional hotelier. The students also learnt how staff at Amari Phuket perform to place the hotel amongst the best in delivering great hospitality on Phuket island.

Savour the freshness of the ocean at La Gritta

Phuket, 28 December 2017 – To celebrate the festive season, La Gritta Restaurant at Amari Phuket launches a special promotion for seafood lovers. Five mouth-watering menus have been crafted perfectly by Chef Patrizia, including salad, pasta and risotto, cooked with Alaskan king crab and Canadian lobster as the main ingredients mixed with other kinds of seafood, imported Italian ingredients and seasonal vegetables. Guests can enjoy all five exclusive menus, which are available to explore until 31 December 2017:

Savour the freshness of the ocean at La Gritta
Insalata di Granchio, priced at 980 THB++

Insalata di Granchio, priced at 980 THB++
Alaskan king crab salad offers the sweetness of crabmeat perfectly mixed with red onion, potato, caper berry, cherry tomato, lemon and oregano-infused extra virgin olive oil.

Savour the freshness of the ocean at La Gritta
Insalata di Mare, priced at 1,180 THB++

Insalata di Mare, priced at 1,180 THB++
A great salad combination of Canadian lobster and Alaskan king crab with saffron vodka mayo, salmon caviar and marinated beetroot.

Savour the freshness of the ocean at La Gritta
Paccheri all’Astice, priced at 1,080 THB++

Paccheri all’Astice, priced at 1,080 THB++
A well-balanced recipe of Paccheri pasta with Canadian lobster, zucchini, pecorino cheese and light tomato sauce.

Savour the freshness of the ocean at La Gritta
Risotto alla Polpa di Granchio e Funghi Porcini, priced at 980 THB++

Risotto alla Polpa di Granchio e Funghi Porcini, priced at 980 THB++
Creamy risotto with Alaskan king crab meat, porcini mushroom and Parmesan cheese. This dish represents the ocean (seafood) meets the mountain (porcini).

Savour the freshness of the ocean at La Gritta
Fettucine all’Astice Polpa di Granchio e Vongole con Arucola e Pistacchi, priced at 1,280 THB++

Fettucine all’Astice Polpa di Granchio e Vongole con Arucola e Pistacchi, priced at 1,280 THB++
A chef’s recommended dish, a mix of home-made fettuccine pasta cooked with Canadian lobster, Alaskan king crab, clam, wild rocket leaf and pesto with pistachio.

All prices are subject to a 10% service charge and 7% VAT. Terms and conditions apply.

For more information and reservations, please contact +66 (0) 7634 0112, email lagritta@amari.com,
or visit www.lagritta.com and https://www.facebook.com/LaGrittaPhuket.
Address: Amari Phuket, 2 Muen-ngern Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand

Amari Phuket welcomes The Members of Swiss Society in Phuket

From left to right: Sarawut Rakwong (Event’s Santa Claus), Pawinee Panan (Manager, Sales of Amari Phuket), Paul Richle (Treasurer of Swiss Society Phuket),
Andrea Kotas Tammathin (President of Swiss Society Phuket and Swiss Honorary Consul to Phuket), Richard Margo (Hotel Manager of Amari Phuket), Jürg Schwendener (Vice-President and Webmaster of Swiss Society Phuket) and Peter Gisin (Secretary of Swiss Society Phuket)

Phuket, 26 December 2017 – Amari Phuket’s representatives, Richard Margo – Hotel Manager (third from right) and Pawinee Panan – Manager, Sales (second from left) gave a warm welcome to the board and members of Swiss Society Phuket at their annual Christmas party and get-together dinner at Rim Talay Restaurant.

La Gritta launches exclusive menus for cheese lovers

Phuket, 29 September 2017 – La Gritta restaurant at Amari Phuket introduces five new dishes as part of the “Formaggi e Pasta” promotion, which is a special menu for cheese lovers. Chef Patrizia has selected exclusive Italian cheeses to cook with home-made pastas, including Paccheri, Ravioli, Pappardelle, Gnocchi and Lasagne. These menus are available daily throughout October 2017.

Paccheri al cusie’ malto ed whiskey in salsa di noci, priced at 580 THB++

Paccheri al cusie’ malto ed whiskey in salsa di noci, priced at 580 THB++
A tender Paccheri pasta cooked with cusie’ malt and whiskey cheese, which is a fine cheese from Piemonte in the north of Italy and is perfect with Paccheri and walnut sauce.

Ravioli di pecorino sardo con ragu’ di salsiccia, priced at 490 THB++

Ravioli di pecorino sardo con ragu’ di salsiccia, priced at 490 THB++
This is a tasty and traditional Sardinian dish. Home-made ravioli is filled with pecorino sardo cheese and potatoes, then stewed with fresh Italian sausage ragout and tomato.

Pappardelle ai funghi porcini con salsa di Toma alle castagne, priced at 580 THB++

Pappardelle ai funghi porcini con salsa di Toma alle castagne, priced at 580 THB++
This home-made Pappardelle is cooked with Toma cheese, to which porcini mushroom sauce and chestnut are added. Pappardelle and porcini mushrooms pair well with the Toma cheese. All ingredients come from the forest.

Gnocchi di patate al gorgonzola, priced at 490 THB++

Gnocchi di patate al gorgonzola, priced at 490 THB++
This is one of the most popular kinds of pasta in the world. Home-made potato gnocchi are cooked with Gorgonzola cheese sauce.

Lasagna con stracchino e pesto, priced at 490 THB++

Lasagna con stracchino e pesto, priced at 490 THB++
This light lasagne is recommended for vegetarians. This dish is cooked with pesto, Béchamel, mozzarella, parmesan and stracchino cheese.

All prices are subject to a 10% service charge and 7% VAT. Terms and conditions apply.

For more information and reservations, please contact +66 (0) 7634 0112, email lagritta@amari.com,
or visit www.lagritta.com and https://www.facebook.com/LaGrittaPhuket.
Address: Amari Phuket, 2 Muen-ngern Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand

Amari Phuket welcomes local students for the First Step project

Phuket, 28 September 2017 – The Amari Phuket team gave a warm welcome to the teachers and students from Pluk Panya Municipal School during their visit to the hotel for the key annual CSR activity named “First Step 2017”.

The purpose of this project is to link the hotel to the community by supporting education and introducing students in grades 11 and 12 to the hotel industry, possibly encouraging them to become professional hoteliers in the future. The students observed and learnt about hotel operations under the guidance of Amari Phuket’s experienced senior team from the Food & Beverage and Housekeeping Departments. The students learnt about mixing beverages, making beds, folding towels into various shapes, and setting up full dining tables. After the tour, the students and Amari Phuket team had lunch together.

Stiebel Eltron heads south to expand business channels

Phuket, Thailand, 13 September 2017 – Mr. Roland Hoehn and Mr. Panlob Chieochanwittayawet held a press conference at Amari Phuket to bring Phuket media through the growing business in the southern market, the fastest-growing region in Thailand. Additionally, he also highlight Stiebel Eltron’s CSR initiative in the south to support Tor Chor Dor (Thailand’s Border Patrol Police) Ratchapitak School in Surat Thani province which was hit by flood early this year.

Mr. Roland Hoehn (left), Managing Director and Mr. Panlob Chieocharnwittayawet (right), Sales and Marketing Director of Stiebel Eltron Asia

Stiebel Eltron, Thailand’s leading manufacturer of water heaters, water filters and hand dryers, is looking to the south of Thailand as a strategy to increase new sales channels.

Outside of Bangkok, the southern market has shown great business potential from both the hospitality and property sector. Tourism continues to increase so business development opportunities arise for Stiebel Eltron with every hotel and building.

Stiebel Eltron continues to expand its business outside of Bangkok and one of their strongest regions outside of the Bangkok metropolitan area is the south of Thailand with accounts for 16% of total sales. Over 32% of the sales outside of Bangkok metropolitan are in the south with Phuket dominating 30 per cent of the total regional sales.

“We have been very encouraged by our growth across the country and the south region is a very important market for Stiebel Eltron. We are focusing efforts on supporting this growth by improving our network of marketing and sales channels. This year we hope to add even more distribution channels in the south as well as more potential service centers,” said Roland Hoehn, Managing Director of Stiebel Eltron Asia.

German-Thai Synergy
The award-winning company continues to develop new product lines to meet the needs of Thai consumers. Stiebel Eltron recently unveiled its Stiebel Boost, the quiet but powerful water pump.

The sleek water pump is crafted with the German engineering standards with award-winning design reputation. The Stiebel Boost’s contemporary design will elevate and enhance any household exterior design. Moreover, the water pump is designed to provide powerful performance without the disturbing loud noises.

The Stiebel Boost comes in 4 different models including 3A-CS (300 watts), 4A-CS (450 watts), 6A-CS (600 watts) and 7A-CS (750 watts). Each model retails for THB7,990, THB8,990, THB10,990 and THB12, 990 consecutively.

Stiebel Boost

Innovation at your finger tips
Among Stiebel Eltron’s new product line-up is the WL series water heater, which features innovative LCD touchscreen, memory function and SPA setting. The WL series is Stiebel Eltron’s first ever model to feature the revolutionary touchscreen which took three years to conceptualize, test and certify and guaranteed to provide the best shower experience. The WL 35 EC (3,500 watts) unit retails at THB6,990, while the WL 45 EC (4,500 watts) retails at THB7,490.

To learn more about Stiebel Eltron products or stay up to date with news from Stiebel Eltron, please visit www.facebook.com/stiebeleltronasia or http://www.stiebeleltronasia.com.

To see vdo from this event please visit: Stiebel Eltron – Press Conference 2017 at Voyager Lounge, Amari Phuket

Sit back and relax before departure at Amari Don Muang Airport Bangkok

Bangkok, 11 September 2017 – Escape from Bangkok’s chaotic traffic on your departure date and rest assured knowing that the airport is only a five-minute leisure walk away from a covered and air-conditioned passageway. It’s time to cast aside all of the pre-flight anxieties here at Amari Don Muang Airport Bangkok, which invites business travellers, leisure travellers and families on holiday to stop and stay over before their next departing flight from DMK. Not only does Amari offer the best location next to Don Muang International Airport, it also offers several dining options and even an outdoor pool to ensure that guests have a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

A covered and air-conditioned pedestrian bridge connects Amari Don Muang Airport Bangkok directly from its second floor to Don Muang International Airport and Don Muang Train Station, both of which can be reached by an easy five-minute walk. The hotel is an ideal accommodation option where guests can get a full night’s sleep and relax before departing early in the morning or late at night. Whether guests are here for a short stay or a longer break, Amari Don Muang Airport warmly welcomes them all.  Day room rates are available at THB 1,060 nett*. If guests prefer even shorter stay options, the hotel can also offer a three-hour stay package starting at THB 530 nett* For longer stays, the special rates start from THB 1,850++* per room per night.

Sit back and relax before departure at Amari Don Muang Airport Bangkok

Amari Don Muang Airport Bangkok has much more to offer than a typical airport hotel. Chill on a lounge chair and sip a refreshing drink by the pool or keep in shape at the Fitness Centre. For shopping, guests can hop on a shuttle bus and head to nearby Future Park Rangsit, one of Asia’s largest malls, with more than 70 restaurants and food outlets, as well as a wide range of entertainment options. If an open-air shopping is preferred, guests will fall in love with Chatuchak Market, the world’s largest weekend market. In order to reach both destinations, Amari Don Muang Airport Bangkok is at their service with a complimentary shuttle bus service. Each destination is only a 20-minute ride away.

After a day of activities, head back to the good old days on the Hotel’s ground floor at Henry J. Bean’s Bar & Grill, the Texas-Mexican-style restaurant with classic and retro décor. Henry J. Bean’s is ready to serve a variety of snacks, substantial meals and drinks. After a full night’s sleep, wake up refreshed and enjoy a gourmet breakfast buffet at Zeppelin, the hotel’s all-day restaurant overlooking a lush garden.

For guests looking for a nice and affordable restaurant before their flights, Amari Don Muang Airport Bangkok also offers The Bridge, a casual restaurant located on the skywalk connecting the Hotel to the international terminal of Don Muang Airport. This restaurant is open from 08.00 – 19.30 hrs and serves a Thai buffet between 11:30 and 14:00 hrs. at THB 170 per person. If guests should prefer something else, they can order a meal from the à la carte menu or have freshly baked pastries with coffee or tea.

For more information and reservations, please contact Amari Don Muang Airport Bangkok.

Tel: +66 (0) 2566 1020 or visit https://www.amari.com/donmuang/

*Rates do not include breakfast and subject to change.

Chinese votes La Gritta as the top restaurant on CTRIP Award 2017

From left to right: Daniel Feng (Thailand’s Chief Representative of Shanghai Ctrip Business Company), Pierre-Andre Pelletier (Regional Vice-President, Operations – Southern Thailand, Vietnam and the Maldives) and Penprapa Chooklin (Associate Director, Marketing Communications of Amari Phuket)

Phuket, 6 September 2017 – Amari Phuket’s representatives, Pierre-Andre Pelletier – Regional Vice-President, Operations – Southern Thailand, Vietnam and the Maldives (middle) and Penprapa Chooklin – Associate Director, Marketing Communications (right), recently received the Ctrip award from Daniel Feng – Thailand’s Chief Representative of Shanghai Ctrip Business Company (left). Chinese travellers voted for La Gritta Restaurant as one of the top restaurants on the Ctrip Gourmet List.

Explore the underwear world with La Gritta’s Marinara promotion

Phuket, 1 September 2017 – Feel the cool sea breeze at Patong Bay and experience five new dishes, named the Marinara Promotion, to be released for September 2017. For the whole month, guests will enjoy fresh seafood, including Japanese snow crab, clam, tiger prawn, Maine lobster and Hawaiian snow fish, cooked in different styles by the Italian chef, Patrizia. All five savoury menus consist of:

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Cocktail di Granchio Giapponese, priced at 480 THB++

Cocktail di Granchio Giapponese, priced at 480 THB++
A delight cocktail menu fine presented with soft and sweet Japanese snow crab meat. This cocktail goes well with sweet and sour lemon vodka mayonnaise and with the slightly salty and juicy taste of salmon caviar. Garnished with two healthy vegetables: wild rocket and romaine leaves.

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Fregola alle Vongole, priced at 490 THB++

Fregola alle Vongole, priced at 490 THB++
Fregola is the smallest pasta and has its origin in Sardegna, Italy. The small rounded shape offers a tender texture and easy eating. This dish is good when accompanied by clam sauce mixed with white wine and cherry tomatoes, but is even better when finely chopped parsley is added before serving.

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Tiger Prawn Ravioli, priced at 590 THB++

Tiger Prawn Ravioli, priced at 590 THB++
This type of ravioli is a tender type of pasta. The filler consists of tiger prawns mixed with Pecorino cheese, garlic and slightly red onions. This dish offers the best taste when served hot with pieces of cherry tomatoes and chopped parsley on top.

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Risotto all’ Astice, priced at 750 THB++

Risotto all’ Astice, priced at 750 THB++
This lobster risotto offers a light creamy taste. This dish uses half of a Maine lobster cooked in risotto mixed with white wine and ingredients imported from Italy. Some of the meat is still stuck onto the lobster’s shell, so the guest will enjoy the two different tastes of the lobster. Adding parsley on top offers good aromas.

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Hawaiian Snow Fish ai Funghi, priced at 950 THB++

Hawaiian Snow Fish ai Funghi, priced at 950 THB++
A great combination dish with grilled snow fish imported from Hawaii. The fish is soft on the inside whilst crispy on the outside. The taste of the fish is effectively paired with the slightly salty taste of Pancetta (Italian bacon) wrapped around the fish. This dish is also served with a Porcini mushroom sauce, sweet pumpkin purée, stewed broad beans and grilled cherry tomatoes.

All prices are subject to a 10% service charge and 7% VAT. Terms and conditions apply.

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La Gritta – Italian Restaurant, Amari Phuket

For more information and reservations, please contact +66 (0) 7634 0112, email lagritta@amari.com,
or visit www.lagritta.com and https://www.facebook.com/LaGrittaPhuket.
Address: Amari Phuket, 2 Muen-ngern Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand