HPL reaches out to ATF travel buyers

January 19, 2018 by  
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SINGAPORE, 19 January 2018: During ATF Travex, hosted in Chiang Mai next week,  HPL Hotels & Resorts (Website: www.hplhotels.com) will introduce the group’s new hospitality products and properties to travel buyers attending the event.

HPL is intensifying its promotional activities this year starting with the ATF, where the team is keen to have a conversation with  the 240 international buyers attending the show, 24 to 27 January.

HPL has expanded its booth (K07) and has a bigger team of sales and resort managers, 13 executives in all, to meet buyers, both those with matched appointments and buyers seeking a meeting on site. Read more

Walk Japan introduces two winter trail walks

January 18, 2018 by  
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TOKYO, 18 January 2018: Extending its series of experiential walking tours through rural Japan, Walk Japan has added two new itineraries to its portfolio of journeys.

The trail walk offers travellers rich culture and heritage in an area of Japan little-visited by international travellers.

these new tours, explore two of the country’s fascinating areas; the northerly Tohoku region, and along the route of the ancient Tokaido road, which connects Tokyo to Kyoto. Read more

Al Fresco brunch at Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok

January 18, 2018 by  
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BANGKOK, 18 January 2018: Da Vinci, the friendly Italian restaurant at the Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok opens ‘Al Fresco Brunch’ every Sunday for a taste of Italian  and poolside lunching for couples, the family and large groups looking for indoor and outdoor dining at its relaxed best.

Priced at THB 1,250 net from 1130 to 1500 starting 21 January, 2018.

Da Vinci is a classic Italian trattoria, famed for its value-for-money cuisine with a relaxed atmosphere and warm, friendly service. Read more

Springtime Carnival at Disneyland

January 16, 2018 by  
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HONG KONG, 16 January 2018: Experience a whole new level of magic and energy this spring at Hong Kong Disneyland, as more than 100 Disney Friends in various forms celebrate the Disney Friends Springtime Carnival from March 15 to June 20.

There’s no better place than Hong Kong Disneyland Resort for guests to enjoy the season of renewal this year.

With the beautiful springtime carnival as the backdrop, the park presents to you the all-new “We Love Mickey!” nighttime projection show debuting on Main Street, U.S.A. Also, new and longtime Disney friends will be appearing at the new Africa-themed Karibuni Marketplace in Adventureland and other locations across the park to greet guests and take photos. Read more

More to Langkawi than beaches

January 15, 2018 by  
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If you thought Langkawi is only about its beach resorts, serenity and calm with a window to shop duty-free then Langkawi Adventure & Xtreme Park breaks the mould.

It’s the place to head for if you’re longing for some action and serious adrenaline rush.

This 20-acre adventure park located in the Sungai Kilim area is the outdoor playground, but only for the brave. Read more

Music Comes To Penang Streets

January 5, 2018 by  
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PENANG, 5  January 2018: Here is an additional suggestion for your January trip planner; a musical event for Penang’s buskers, a rare opportunity to experience grass roots music talent, 20 to 21 January.

For many, busking is considered a genuine musical show by talented artistes as it presents live talent, live music and live action in the authentic environment of a city’s streets.

With self-made songs and music performed directly to a responsive audience, it’s a far cry from the mainstream genre of pop and commercial music that’s played on your mobile or radio. Read more

CBS rolls out 16th Thailand Guide

January 5, 2018 by  
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BANGKOK, 5 January 2018: CBS Travel Asia released the 16th edition of its annual Thailand Hotel Guide featuring Thailand’s top destinations and preferred partner hotels.

In addition to 5,000 printed copies distributed to travel partners, worldwide, the 2018 Thailand Hotel Guide is available online at the travel firm’s website in an easy to  read digital format.

CBS Travel Asia’s president and CEO, Chaladol Ussamarn , noted the travel company’s success over 16 years was due to the support of travel partners and dedicated staff now led by a ‘next generation’ management team. Read more

Boathouse Phuket sails under boutique brand

December 29, 2017 by  
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SINGAPORE, 29 December 2017: Boathouse Phuket is welcoming guests once more after a five-month remake that has fitted out the iconic resort as a luxury retreat to take a break.

The Boathouse Phuket was given a shiny new makeover as the hotel re-opened its door in November just in time to welcome Phuket’s peak season.

Following the five-month refurbishment, the resort becomes the latest addition to The Boutique Collection. Read more

HK Disney outlines 2018 events

December 19, 2017 by  
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HONG KONG, 19 December 2017: Hong Kong Disneyland Resort is setting out its sales counter with details of seasonal events year-round in 2018.

HKDL introduces the brand-new Disney Princess-themed offering in the park called Royal Princess Garden this month. Guests can enter the themed garden area that showcase encounters with Disney princesses.

Royal Princess Garden features the park’s first Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, a magical beauty salon where children are transformed into princesses complete with hairstyling, makeup and a Disney Princess costume of their choosing.

Hong Kong Disneyland has released details of its 2018 calendar.
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Changi introduces glass garden

December 18, 2017 by  
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SINGAPORE, 18 December 2017 – Passengers at Changi Airport Terminal 3’s Transit Hall can now enjoy a refurbished Central Piazza including “feature gardens”.

The airport’s latest addition is a garden made up of elegant glass dandelion sculptures named  “Crystal Garden”.

The Crystal Garden is brought to life by tiered garden beds incorporating flowering plants and 12 spheres of artisan dandelion glass sculptures in varying sizes. Read more

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