Centara Hotels & Resorts launches new loyalty card

Centara Hotels & Resorts launches new loyalty cardCentara Hotels & Resorts has launched a loyalty card, Centara The 1 Card, with members able to accrue points that can be redeemed for free hotel rooms at any of the company’s properties anywhere in the world, with no blackout dates.

Points are earned when the member stays in a Centara hotel or resort anywhere in the world, eats at a Centara restaurant, or uses a Centara spa, and also when shopping at a Central Retail Corporation outlet anywhere in Thailand.

Members collect their points when booking direct through the Centara website, and also when tour operators and wholesalers book rooms for them.

There are four tiers to membership, namely Classic, Silver, Gold, and Platinum Elite.

Members progress upwards through the tiers simply by earning more points, and at each level the rewards increase, with free room upgrades, early check-in and late checkout, pre-registration, and guaranteed room availability when staying on a paid-for basis.

Membership of Centara The 1 Card is free.

Centara The 1 Card will be promoted in a variety of ways, via advertising campaigns, online and social media marketing, database marketing, and point-of-sale.

Memberships will also be marketed through Central Retail’s The 1 Card, which currently has in excess of 4 million members.

Centara – The 1 Card can be used at Centara hotels and outlets throughout Thailand and overseas, and points can be redeemed for free rooms in Thailand and the overseas hotels and resorts.

Bangkok Airways at Phuket Old Town EventBangkok Airways will offer special all inclusive fares for Phuket-Bangkok at 1,490 baht/sector any for other famous destinations to visitors who visit the Bangkok Airways booth at Thep Krasattree at “Phuket Old Town”, held during 15 – 17 February 2013.

 For more information please contact 076-225033-5.

JW Marriot Phuket’s Romantic Getaway at Mandara SpaFor the Valentine’s Day inspired Romantic Getaway package, couples hideaway in a luxurious double treatment suite that features a private plunge pool and steam room. The ritual commences with a 30 minute Aromatic Steam to melt away stress and open pores in preparation for the 60 minute Cocoa Butter Scrub. Made from natural volcanic pumice, The Spa’s recipe provides a stimulating and refreshing cleanse for the whole body, while an intoxicating aroma arouses the senses. Guests then step into an Aromatic Floral Bath to relax for 30 minutes. To inspire a balanced state of mind, this sweetly scented bath is strewn with rose petals, creating a romantic invitation to soak alongside your loved one. Lying side by side, the 60 minute Aromatic Massage offers a choice of four specially blended oils: Spring, Summer, Winter and Fall. Using a combination of strokes and acupressure techniques, this soothing and gentle massage allows the healing properties of these natural oils to penetrate into the skin to enhance feelings of wellbeing. The intimate journey ends with a 60 minute Rejuvenating Facial, in which naturally nourishing plant extracts of water lily and lotus seed are infused with lavender, orange, rose and geranium oils to create a gentle facial treatment that rejuvenates the skin and uplifts the senses. Couples emerge feeling beautifully pampered and receive a choice of Elemis Duchess of Spa Exotic Body Care worth THB 5,200 or Elemis Supreme Glow worth THB 4,500 as a gift for you.

The Romantic Getaway journey is priced at THB 16,500++ per couple and only available in Phuket at;

Mandara Spa at JW Marriott Phuket Resort and Spa Tel: +66(0) 7633 8201

Phuket’s Angsana Laguna celebrates 1st Anniversary

Phuket’s Angsana Laguna celebrates 1st AnniversaryAngsana Laguna Phuket, the flagship property within Angsana Hotels and Resorts, celebrated the one year anniversary of its opening on December 1, 2012, a date that marked the beginning of a year of success. Opened in December 1, 2011, Angsana Laguna Phuket is the newest property within Laguna Phuket, Asia’s largest integrated resort complex. The resort opened its doors to the public and quickly established itself strongly as an ideal resort getaway offering lofts and premier rooms, top notch service suited for all ages.

In celebration of its first year anniversary, the management and staff commemorated the milestone with Brahmin, Muslim and Buddhist ceremonies on the morning of December the 1st, 2012 followed by an extravagant party with the legendary UK House DJ, Jeremy Healy at XANA beach club, a newly opened all-day beach club concept, located on the resort’s beach front.

With year 2013 just around the corner, Angsana Laguna Phuket intends to hit the ground running with an impressive line-up of festive activities. Forget the Mistletoe and take full advantage of the recent success of XANA Beach Club with special accommodation packages and parties.

Phuket’s Angsana Laguna celebrates 1st Anniversary
XANA Beach Club

Romance was in the air as Angsana Laguna Phuket unveiled Romance in Paradise early this year, a package for two that leaves nothing to chance when the intention is to impress a loved one. From now through March 2013 and at a special rate of 11,000 THB net per room per night for two persons, enjoy extravagances such as breakfast in-bed, a romantic three course meal at the Mediterranean steakhouse, Bodega & Grill, welcome wine and spa treatments.

As a highly rated family resort, with the ever popular Tree House Kids Club and complimentary dining for children under twelve years old, Angsana Laguna Phuket extended the Family Fun Getaway package earlier this year and with a minimum stay of two consecutive nights this package really has something to offer to all the family including daily buffet breakfast, Fantasea Show tickets and roundtrip transfer to the theme park, one 25-minute elephant ride and roundtrip transfers from Phuket International Airport, The package is open for bookings until 31 March 2013.

XANA beach club is part of a joint venture between Angsana Laguna Phuket and the Singapore based nightclub company Attica, bringing to the table an expansive history of success when it comes to providing big nights with big names. This New Years Eve Is set to ignite the region as XANA celebrates the hottest introduction to 2013 on the island, bringing hypnotic sounds from DJ Aaron Ross of Soul Heaven and Restless Soul to start the New Year.

Enquiries and reservations services for Angsana Laguna Phuket may be made via reservations-lagunaphuket@angsana.com or direct reservation line +66 76 358 555

Phuket’s Dusit Thani Laguna launches Silver Jubilee promotion

Phuket's Dusit Thani Laguna launches Silver Jubilee promotion

Phuket’s Dusit Thani Laguna will be celebrating its 25th anniversary or Silver Jubilee year on 25 November 2012. To mark the occasion the award-winning luxury resort is offering a slew of promotions revolving around the number ‘25’, to thank guests for their continuous support over the past 25 years.

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket first opened its doors in 1987, under the name Dusit Laguna Resorts & Hotels. The luxury resort was initially managed by Laguna Resorts and Hotels Public Company Limited, until Dusit International Hotel Group took over the management in 2010.

To mark this prestigious occasion, the resort recently launched a ‘Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket Silver Jubilee’ special offer, whereby guests will enjoy 25% off Dusit Best Available Rates for an exclusive pool villa including daily breakfast for four persons, daily afternoon tea, late check-out until 4pm (subject to availability) and much more.

As an additional privilege, all guests whose birthday falls in November will receive a complimentary birthday cake and our signature ‘D25’ cocktail when presenting their passport or ID card upon arrival.  The silver jubilee promotion is valid from now until 30 November 2012.

Throughout November, the Food & Beverage team will also present a variety of wine & dine promotions to all in-house guests:

  • Toast and celebrate the hotel’s 25th birthday during ‘Silver Jubilee Hour’: Buy 1 Get 1 Free from 5.30-6.30 pm with a glass of sparkling wine, special ‘D25’ cocktails at only THB 250++ at Horizon Lounge and Casuarina Beach restaurant
  • Amore Dinner for two, priced at THB 2,500++  per person (weather permitting; advance bookings recommended)

To find out more about the various 25th Anniversary promotions, please contact our Reservation team via
E-mail: dtlprsvn@dusit.com or  tel: +66 (0)76 362 999 or log on to www.dusit.com

Bangkok Airways offers 5% discount to Thai senior citizen and disabled

Bangkok Airways offers 5% discount to Thai senior citizen and disabled

Bangkok Airways offers 5% discount airfare to Thai senior citizen and disabled for all Bangkok Airways’ domestic routes. This special offer is valid for traveling dates from 1 September 2012 to 30 April 2013.

Ms. Ariya Prasarttong-Osoth, Vice President – Sales, said “At present, there are more senior and disabled passengers traveling with Bangkok Airways, therefore, to encourage Thai senior citizen who is above 60 years old before date of departure and disabled to travel and use more airline service, we are glad to offer them 5% special discount airfare for all Bangkok Airways’ domestic routes”

“Passengers must contact and issue ticket at Bangkok Airways office only. ID Card is required at the time of ticketing. This special fare is valid for travelling period from 1 September 2012 until 30 April 2013.” Ms. Ariya added

Recently, Bangkok Airways operates flights from Bangkok to Samui, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Sukhothai, Lampang and Trat and from Samui to Krabi, Phuket and U-Tapao. Flight from Chiang Mai to Samui is also operated.

For more information, please contact Call Center 1771 (24 hours daily/ 3 baht per domestic call/ only from landlines).

Phuket Wow Promotion from Bangkok Airways

For those of you who are in Phuket and need to travel to Bangkok or for those who are in Bangkok and want to take a break to the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’, Bangkok have a great promotion for you to take advantage of. Please see below for full details.

Bangkok – Phuket – Bangkok    3,390 THB
Phuket – Bangkok – Phuket    3,390 THB

Terms and Conditions
Cabin Class    :    ECONOMY
Flight Application    :    Valid on Bangkok Airways operated flight only.
BOOKING CLASS    :    VALID ON RETURN FLIGHT OF WEB PROMOTION FARES ONLY.
Ticketing Date    :    1 AUGUST UNTIL 14 SEPTEMBER 2012
Traveling Date    :    17 SEPTEMBER UNTIL 30 NOVEMBER 2012
Maximum Stay    :    10 days
Change    :    FLIGHT NUMBER / TRAVELING DATE CHANGE ARE NOT PERMITTED.
:    CHANGE OF ROUTING IS NOT PERMITTED.
:    NAME CHANGE IS NOT PERMITTED.
Refund    :    Non refundable
Child Discount    :    NO DISCOUNT FOR CHILD.
Upgrade    :    Not permitted
Surcharge    :    Fares are inclusive of airport taxes.
Remark    :    Limited Seats per flight

AirAsia BIG Global Loyalty Programme is now Free!

AirAsia BIG, the global loyalty programme of the World’s Best Low Cost Airline AirAsia, is getting even bigger with its new AirAsia BIG Loyalty Free Membership from this 14 August, 2012 onward. Members of this innovative global loyalty programme, known as BIG Shots, will be able to earn BIG Points when travelling and shopping with partners worldwide to be redeemed for exciting rewards including AirAsia flights and hotel packages.

Signing up for AirAsia BIG Loyalty Free Membership is as simple as logging in and answering a few simple questions at www.airasia.com or www.tune2big.com.

Tune Money CEO, Peter Miller says, “BIG is all about those who would like the opportunity to earn free flights on a world renowned airline, and we believe that many more people will now be able to enjoy the privileges of being a BIG Shot by offering free membership. Now, the process of earning BIG Points to redeem free AirAsia flights is more convenient than ever, as members can start earning as soon as they sign up and obtain a BIG Shot ID.”

In conjunction with this great news, AirAsia is offering a redemption campaign for BIG Shots from as low as 10 BIG Points. With only 10 BIG Points, BIG Shots can fly from Bangkok to Phnom Penh, Chiang Mai, Kolkata and many more destinations. BIG Shots can redeem these flights exclusively on Wednesday, 15 August 2012 for the travel period from 27 August – 23 September 2012 at www.tune2big.com

The BIG Loyalty programme is owned and managed by Think Big Digital, a joint venture between AirAsia and Tune Money. For more information log on to www.airasia.com www.tune2big.com

Phuket’s JW Marriott Resort Hot Deal for Thai Residents

Nestled across 27 acres of tropical gardens on beautiful Mai Khao Beach just 15 minutes from the airport, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa is offering Thai residents their very own exclusive room rate for the month of September 2012.

Valid from September 1 to 30, the Thai Resident Rate in Hot September is for stays in a Deluxe Sala Garden View room for THB 3,999 net per room per night. The rate includes breakfast for two at Marriott Café, where the impressive international buffet blending Eastern and Western fare is so good it has a reputation all its own.

Luxurious and inviting, the resort’s Deluxe Sala Garden View rooms feature their own balcony and indoor ‘sala’ relaxation area, oversized tub and separate shower in the bathroom and amenities which include a 42 inch LCD TV, DVD player, high speed internet access, safe, mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer.

And with JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa being named among the ‘Top 20 Resorts in Asia’ in 2011 by readers of Conde Nast Traveler and in ‘The World’s Best Hotels 2012’ survey by Travel + Leisure, guests can expect a wide range of resort facilities and activities at their fingertips. There are three swimming pools, a health club and fitness centre, the award-winning Mandara Spa, kid’s pavilion, shopping gallery, cooking school, tennis courts, meeting and banquet rooms and business centre. The activities program is packed with cultural classes, yoga, sports and fun family activities, while sightseeing and soft adventure tours are also available.

To make a reservation, please call 076 338 000 or go to bookmarriott@marriotthotels.com and for more information about hotel please visit www.jwmarriottphuketresort.com

 

Exclusive Offers at Maikhao Dream Resorts

Maikhao Dream Villa – Phuket

Explore the wonders of the Northwest coast of Maikhao Beach and experience one-of-a-kind summer escape in sophisticated and elegant private pool villa.

Price: Start from THB 18,000

Book now until 31 August 2012

Staying period: now -31 October 2012

Additional benefits

  • Daily breakfast is included.
  • Daily In-Villa Internet Access.
  • Private Butler Service
  • 20% Discount on Food & Beverage
  • 20% Discount on Spa
  • Complimentary half hour Sand Therapy (subject to weather conditions)
  • Complimentary one-way airport transfer

Terms & Conditions

  • Minimum 2 night stay
  • Full payment is required upon booking date
  • Non-refundable

Additional benefits:

  • Daily breakfast is included.
  • Daily In-Villa Internet Access.
  • Private Butler Service
  • 20% Discount on Food & Beverage
  • 20% Discount on Spa
  • Complimentary half hour Sand Therapy (Weather permits)
  • Complimentary one-way airport transfer

Terms & Conditions:

Minimum 2 nights stay

Full payment is required upon booking date

Non-refundable

 

Maikhao Dream Resort & Spa – Natai

 Explore the ultimate summer escape on the idyllic secluded beach and tropical paradise of Natai and experience the genuine Thai hospitality.

Price: Start from THB 4,140

Book now until 31 August 2012

Staying period: now -31 October 2012

Additional benefits

  • Daily breakfast is included.
  • 20% Discount on Spa from a la carte menu
  • 20% Discount on Food & Beverage

Terms & Conditions

  • Full payment is required upon booking date
  • Non-refundable and no minimum night is required

Terms & Conditions:

Full payment is required upon booking date

Non-refundable and no minimum night is required

Amazing 50% off at Maikhao Dream

The luxury Maikhao Dream Villas Phuket and Maikhao Dream Resort Natai are offering 50%  off all accommodation booked before 31st July 2012. See below for full details.

Maikhao Dream Villa Phuket

Explore the wonders of the Northwest coast of Maikhao Beach and experience one-of-a-kind summer escape in sophisticated and elegant private pool villas.

Book now, Get 50% off from Best Available Rate

Booking now until 30 June 2012

Staying period: now-31 October 2012

Room Type                                               BAR rate                  50% discount from BAR rate

2-Bedroom Beachfront Pool Villa       THB 36,000              THB 18,000

3-Bedroom Ocean View Pool Villa      THB 54,000              THB 27,000

Additional benefits:

  • Daily breakfast is included.
  • Daily In-Villa Internet Access.
  • Private Butler Service
  • 20% Discount on Food & Beverage
  • 20% Discount on Spa
  • Complimentary half hour Sand Therapy (Weather permits)
  • Complimentary one-way airport transfer

Terms & Conditions:

Minimum 2 nights stay

Full payment is required upon booking date

Non-refundable

Amazing 50% off at Maikhao Dream

Maikhao Dream Resort Natai

Explore the ultimate summer escape on the idyllic secluded beach and tropical paradise of Natai and experience genuine Thai hospitality.

Book now, Get 50% off from Best Available Rate

Booking now until 31 July 2012

Staying period: now-31 October 2012

Room Type                                     BAR rate                       50% discount from BAR rate

Deluxe Room                                     THB  8,280                     THB 4,140

Garden Terrace Room                   THB 9,000                     THB 4,500

Duplex Room                                     THB 10,440                   THB 5,220

Pool Terrace Room                         THB 11,880                   THB 5,940

Deluxe Suite                                       THB 16,560                   THB 8,280

 Additional benefits:

  • 20% Discount on Food & Beverage
  • 20% Discount on Spa from a la carte menu

Terms & Conditions:

Full payment is required upon booking date

Non-refundable and no minimum night is required