Paradise at Half Price at JW Marriott Phuket

Paradise at Half Price at JW Marriott PhuketPlenty of exciting stories await you to experience on an idyllic coast of the Andaman Sea at Mai Khao Beach of Phuket. Plan your upcoming winter vacation at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa with a special offer that is sizzling more than ever. Enjoy a 72-hour offer up to 50% discount on your stay from the standard rate during 28 October – December 20, 2014 for selected room categories along with extra benefit to pamper your taste buds.

Starting from THB 4,800+++ per room per night, the Paradise at Half Price Promotion is valid for reservation between 28 – 30 October, 2014 (72 hours) and includes:
• Accommodation in a Deluxe Sala Garden View, Deluxe Sala Garden Terrace or Deluxe Sea View
• 15% discount on Food and Beverage at the resort

Terms and Conditions
• Rate is for accommodation only
• Discount already included in the rate shown
• Rate is subject to availability, black-out dates apply
• Offer cannot be used on conjunction with any other promotional offers
• Valid for reservation between 28 – 30 October, 2014, and stay during 28 October – December 20, 2014 only.
• Other terms & conditions may apply

Reservations
Book from 28 – 30 October, 2014 at bookmarriott@marriotthotels.com or contact jwmarriottphuketresort.com or Tel: +66 76 338 000.

Phuket sees opening of Best Western Patong Beach

Phuket sees opening of Best Western Patong BeachFriday 17th October 2014 saw the opening of Phuket’s latest hotel, the Best Western Patong Beach.

Situated in the heart of Phuket’s most exciting holiday destination, the BEST WESTERN Patong Beach offers stylish and affordable accommodation surrounded by the city’s top attractions. The gorgeous white sand of Patong Beach is a leisurely ten-minute stroll away, while Jungceylon Shopping Centre and the colorful nightlife district on Bangla Road are even closer.

Phuket sees opening of Best Western Patong BeachPhuket sees opening of Best Western Patong BeachThe clean and contemporary rooms are elegantly furnished, each with a flat screen televison, refreshing shower and private balcony. Kick back and relax at the rooftop pool, with chic cabanas and thirst-quenching drinks from the pool bar. Dine at the trendy street-side Mana Restaurant offering tantalizing local and international dishes.

Phuket sees opening of Best Western Patong BeachThe friendly team at the BEST WESTERN Patong Beach makes each stay one to remember, delivering international service with a genuinely warm Thai welcome – leaving you to simply relax, play and party!

Phuket sees opening of Best Western Patong BeachPhuket sees opening of Best Western Patong BeachTo see more photos from the opening, please visit: http://events.phuketindex.com/best-western-patong-beach-3160.html

Discover Hong Island with Sofitel Krabi

Discover Hong Island with Sofitel Krabi Discover Hong Island with Sofitel Kirabi’s exclusive excursion by luxury speedboat. Their boat captain and Leisure Butler will whisk you to the nearby island, just ten minutes from the resort, where you will enjoy the powder white sand of Pelay Beach, and crystal clear water with pristine coral and tropical fish.

Their Luxury Hong Island Package includes a picnic of your choice, soft drink, water, tea or coffee, fresh local fruit, national marine park fees, mask and snorkel, beach mats, towels, insurance, kayaking at Hong lagoon and the gracious service of your Leisure Butler, all for just THB 2,150 per person for adult and THB 1,500 per person for children. Daily from 9:30hrs. – 14:30 hrs and 10:30hrs. – 03.30hrs.

Novotel Phuket now open for business…and leisure

Novotel Phuket now open for business…and leisure   Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Asia Pacific and Thailand, announces the opening of Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa, a newly-built 224-room resort, located on Karon Beach by the turquoise waters of Andaman Sea. The resort is celebrating its opening with a special “Stay 3, Pay 2” promotion plus complimentary breakfast for two persons.

Mr Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer for Accor Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and the Philippines, said, “We are proud to showcase Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa as the latest resort hotel in our network in Phuket. Upholding Novotel’s brand essence of relaxation, imagination and heartfelt service, the brand today has evolved to meet the needs of modern travelers. We have an extensive line of distinguished Novotel properties in Thailand; this is our 14th Novotel hotel in the kingdom and the fourth Novotel resort in Phuket.”

Mr Gary Murray, CEO of Destination Properties Group, said, “We are excited with the opening of Novotel Karon Beach Resort & Spa with our partner, Accor. This is a wonderful resort located near the beachfront of Karon Beach, one of Phuket’s most beautiful beaches. This is our second resort property with the Accor Group, our first being the Novotel Hua Hin Beach Resort & Spa.”

“Phuket continues to be the destination of choice for many regional and international tourists,” said Mr Fraser Ross, General Manager of Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa. “Phuket’s allure is magnetic and it is growing from strength to strength. In line with our hotel opening, we have launched the Stay 3, Pay 2 promotion to entice travelers to experience this exciting new resort.”

The new rooms at Novotel are spacious, contemporary in design, and are equipped with high-end technology. The 224 well-appointed guest rooms includes 16 Plunge Pool Suites, 20 Suites, 56 Deluxe rooms, 30 Family Deluxe rooms, 9 Superior Plunge Pool rooms, 45 Superior rooms and 48 Standard rooms. Each guest room is equipped with a full range of amenities, such as high-speed Internet access, 42-inch Flat Screen TV, in room safe and coffee and tea making facilities.

There are several dining options to choose from at the resort. The Horizon all-day-dining restaurant features a show kitchen offering a selection of Thai and international buffet cuisine, while the TAi Restaurant serves an exotic variety of dishes with a selection of Thai and Pan-Asian cuisines. Joe Kool’s Pool Bar and Grill offers casual dining by the poolside with popular menu items such as pizza, pasta, smoked ribs, burgers and local snack dishes. The Champion’s Sports Bar is the perfect place to catch the latest scores and action on the big screens while enjoying a selection of house wine and gourmet snacks. The resort also has a 24-hour in-room dining service.

Indulge in a full relaxation by the Lagoon Pool, designed to complement the resort’s landscape, or the Oasis Pool with its chill-out feel and butler service, and the Kids Club Pool where children can enjoy swimming. The resort also has Kids World and Teen Hangout, great places for kids and teens to enjoy timeout with a variety of games and activities which are closely supervised by trained staff.

No vacation would be complete without some pampering and the resort’s In|Balance Spa which offers an extensive range of Thai spa therapies with treatment rooms and experienced masseuses. The In|Balance Fitness provides a convenient workout space with qualified trainers and modern equipment.

Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa is located within a short walk from Phuket’s second largest beach Karon, a destination popular for its tranquil, relaxed atmosphere with an eclectic mix of pubs, clubs and restaurants. For the more adventurous, Karon is just a short drive away from the hustle and bustle of Patong.

Bangkok Airways Launches “Bike On Board” Campaign

Bangkok Airways Launches “Bike On Board” Campaign
Varn Varn – Aroonnapa Panichjaroon, actress from Ch. 3 and one of Thailand’s most renowned celebrity cyclists.

Bangkok Airways kicks off its “Bike On Board” campaign to offer free bicycle loading apart from personal baggage. The 1st phase of the airline’s new service commenced on 15 October 2014 and will end on 29 March 2015 on its entire network except sectors that are operated by ATR aircraft.

For more information please call 24-hour call center 1771 or click www.bangkokair.com.

JW Marriott Phuket one of the Top Hotels Worldwide

JW Marriott Phuket one of the Top Hotels WorldwideJW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa have been awarded the prestigious accolade of “Top hotels of the World” at the Expedia Insiders’ Select 2014 as voted by Expedia customers.

Pictured: Ms. Kewalin Sukumjittanon, Senior Marketing Communication Manager from JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa receiving Expedia Insiders’ Select 2014 Award from Mr. Wasan Poontananiwatkul, Expedia’s Area Manager

Regent Phuket offers prices to take your breath away

Regent Phuket offers prices to take your breath awayRegent Phuket Cape Panwa, with its dedicated attention on bespoke services and unparalleled facilities, offers first-class weekend getaways at prices that may just take your breath away. Regent Phuket’s “Weekend Surprises” promotion features incredible room rates with the amazing extra perks. A special discount on Sunday Brunch is also offered to top off the quality time at this luxurious Phuket resort.

Regent’s “Weekend Surprises” rates start from THB 5600 net per night for stays from now until October 31, 2014 and from THB 7000 net per room per night for stays from November 1 until December 24, 2014. Rates are inclusive of the luxury accommodation with private balcony and sea views, daily breakfast for two persons, complimentary usage of iPad and Wi-Fi internet access, complimentary upgrade to next room category, 15% discount on food at the Sunday Brunch. Pool Villa guests enjoy the extra perks of complimentary access to the Regent Club – offering breakfast, coffee and tea during the day and evening cocktails. Extend the exceptional experience by the Resort Butler service.

Regent Phuket offers prices to take your breath awayResort amenities include our ocean-viewed outdoor infinity – edge pool, Fitness Centre, Tennis Court & Kid’s Club, a scheduled shuttle service to Phuket Town, subject to availability.

Rate above is net in Thai Baht inclusive of 18.7% taxes and service charge and valid until December 24, 2014. A minimum of 2 nights stay is required, only applies from Friday to Sunday and offers are subject to availability. Other terms & conditions apply.

Reservations can be placed directly with our resort Reservations, Tel +66 (0) 76 318 888, Email: reservations.phuket@regenthotels.com or visit http://www.regenthotels.com/EN/Phuket/Exclusive-offers/Weekend-Surprises.

Plan Ahead, Save and Win! at Dusit Thani Phuket

Plan Ahead, Save and Win! at Dusit Thani PhuketDusit Thani Laguna Phuket launches the Advance Purchase promotion, inviting travellers to plan their Phuket holiday ahead to save — and even win!

When booking stays at least 14 days in advance on www.dusit.com, guests can save up to 25% from now through 20 December 2014. Qualifying reservations will be automatically entered into a monthly raffle draw to be held in November, December and January to win a complimentary night!

One winner will be drawn at random and winners will be notified via email as well as on the Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket Facebook page. Qualifying reservations are for stays between 1 October – 20 December 2014 and prizes are for the same room category as the original booking. Prizes are redeemable between 1st March – 30th September 2015. Other terms and conditions apply.

For more information on this offer, please visit http://www.dusit.com/dusitthani/lagunaphuket/offers-th.html
or contact +66 (0)76 362 999 or email dtlprsvn@dusit.com

Life’s a Beach Package at Centara Phuket

Life’s a Beach Package at Centara PhuketBeach lovers know that the beaches in Phuket are the world’s best, and Centara Hotels & Resorts are offering the Life’s a Beach package so that visitors can enjoy this destination to the full.

The package is valid at selected resorts from now until 31 March 2015, and includes round-trip airport transfers, daily breakfast, free Wi-Fi, welcome cocktails for two adults and one 60-minute aromatherapy massage for two.

Full information and a booking form are at www.centarahotelsresorts.com/package/life-is-a-beach.asp

Two resorts on Phuket are offering the package.
Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket, located directly on the sands at Karon Beach, designed around a water park and taking its theme from the island’s classic Sino-Portuguese heritage, has a starting rate for a Deluxe Ocean Facing room of Baht 7,688 per night, the lowest rates being from 5 to 31 October. The minimum stay of five nights will total Baht 38,440.

Centara Grand West Sands Resort&Villas Phuket, located at the quiet northern end of the island, directly on Mai Khao Beach and with the famous Splash Jungle water park, has a starting rate for a Deluxe Ocean Facing room of Baht 4,290 per night, with the lowest rate from 17 to 30 September. Total for the minimum five-night stay is Baht 21,450.
The Life’s a Beach package is applicable for two adults and up to two children sharing their parents’ room and bedding.

All rates are subject to service charge and government tax.
For more information and reservations, please contact tel. +662 101 1234 ext. 1 or e-mail to href=”mailto:reservations@chr.co.th”>reservations@chr.co.th or website www.centarahotelsresorts.com/package/life-is-a-beach.asp

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Thai AirAsia Launches Promotional Fares

Thai AirAsia Launches Promotional FaresThai AirAsia has launched a promotion with base fares from as low as 490 THB per way for domestic flights, and 2,190 THB per way for Fly-Thru flights.

The promo seats are available for flights to various destinations in Thailand such as Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Ubon Ratchathani, Phitsanulok, Khon Kaen, Sakon Nakhon, Krabi, Trang, Hat Yai, Surat Thani, Phuket, and Nakhon Sri Thammarat.

Travellers can also take advantage of AirAsia’s Fly-Thru transit options via Bangkok Don Mueang Airport by traveling from Chiang Mai, Phuket, Krabi, Hat Yai and Chiang Rai to destinations such as Chongqing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Siam Reap, Ho Chi Minh, and other destinations starting from 2,190 THB per way.

Bookings must be made by 5 October 2014 for travel between 15 January 2015 and 30 March 2015.

“Our low fares have played an important role in increasing passenger traffic, boosting tourism, promoting trade and stimulating the growth of the market. With the current promotion of fares from as low as 490 THB to various domestic and international destinations, local and foreign tourists can take advantage of our unbelievable low fares and discover the wonderful offerings of Thailand and the region,” said Tassapon Bijleveld, CEO of Thai AirAsia. “Our Fly-Thru service presents enhanced convenience and makes multiple city flights easier and much more efficient. Fly-Thru also allows our guests to benefit most from the strength of our connectivity and network to various destinations in the region and beyond.”

The base fares quoted exclude airport tax & fuel surcharge, and other optional charges / fees. Terms and conditions apply.

Celebrate Loy Krathong at Amari Phuket

Celebrate Loy Krathong at Amari PhuketLoy Krathong is one of Thailand’s most important festivals occurring in the twelfth month of the lunar calendar. ‘Loy’ means float, and a ‘Krathong’ is a special Thai floating sculpture made from the cross-sections of a banana tree trunk, which is then elaborately decorated with folded banana leaves and flowers in an intricate tower design. During the celebration, guests will witness the flickering lights of many candles and the colours of flowers decorating the many floating objects.

Celebrate Loy Krathong at Amari PhuketAmari Phuket invites guests to celebrate the Loy Krathong festival with family and friends to create lasting memories of a wonderful holiday. This year Amari Phuket is offering a special Loy Krathong Package for a four-day, three-night stay, available for Superior Ocean Facing Rooms, Superior Ocean View Rooms or Deluxe Ocean View Rooms. The promotion offers exclusive rates starting from THB 17,744+++. The package includes a Thai cuisine buffet with a special cultural show, complimentary Krathong for floating in the ocean and a Miss Noppamas Beauty Contest on Loy Krathong Day. Guests will also receive round-trip airport transfer, guaranteed late checkout until 16:00 as well as a 20% discount on Breeze Spa treatments and all laundry services. The package is available for booking now and valid for stays between 4 to 9 November 2014.

For more information please contact +66 (0) 7634 0106-14 extension 8033 and 8034,
email us at reservations.phuket@amari.com or visit our website www.amari.com/phuket.
Address: Amari Phuket, 2 Muen-ngern Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150