Le Méridien Khao Lak Resort & Spa Now Opens on the Stunning White Sands of Bang Sak Beach

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Le Méridien Khao Lak Resort & Spa Now Opens on the Stunning White Sands of Bang Sak Beach

Paris-born Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, is excited to announce the opening of Le Méridien Khao Lak Resort & Spa, a brand-new contemporary-styled resort on the stunning white sands of Bang Sak Beach in Phang Nga Province, Thailand.

10 Offbeat Things to Do in Thailand

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10 Offbeat Things to Do in Thailand

Looking for some suggestions to explore Thailand sans the crowds? Here’s how.

6 Peculiar Museums to Visit this Hari Raya Holiday

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6 Peculiar Museums to Visit this Hari Raya Holiday

If you’re one of these people or about to be, we suggest you to visit the following offbeat museums for a different Eid experience!

Missed out on Songkran? Airbnb wants to celebrate it all year

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Missed out on Songkran? Airbnb wants to celebrate it all year

Airbnb, the global end-to-end travel platform, today announced the launch of a campaign to celebrate the deeper meaning of Songkran.

7 Places in Southeast Asia for You to Pop the Question

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7 Places in Southeast Asia for You to Pop the Question

It can be a lot of pressure since everyone wishes to be proposed just like in the movies, so you definitely want your partner to give you a resounding yes

7 Unconventional Ways to Celebrate Songkran in Thailand

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7 Unconventional Ways to Celebrate Songkran in Thailand

It’s that time of the year again, where the streets of Thailand come to life and are transformed into a huge water playground.

Hilton Announces its South East Asia April Sale

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Hilton Announces its South East Asia April Sale

The April Sale, runs from now till 2nd April 2019, includes a total of 59 participating hotels in Australasia and South East Asia

Six Senses Samui Extends Winter Through to Spring Offer

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Six Senses Samui Extends Winter Through to Spring Offer

Six Senses Samui has extended its fabulous 40 per cent savings offer until June 30 2019, with Kids Stay & Eat for Free during the Easter holidays in April.

7 Places You Should Go to Mend Your Broken Heart

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7 Places You Should Go to Mend Your Broken Heart

What you should do when you have a broken heart? Here at Gaya Travel, we recommend that you pack your bags, grab your passport and just fly away!

Vietjet Prepares for Take-off with Super Promotional Tickets  in Conjunction with International Women’s Day

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Vietjet Prepares for Take-off with Super Promotional Tickets in Conjunction with International Women’s Day

With just a few days left till International Women’s Day, Vietjet is offering a whopping 2.4 million super-saving tickets priced from MYR0!

dusitD2 Nairobi begins work towards reopening

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dusitD2 Nairobi begins work towards reopening

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has announced it will reopen the dusitD2 Nairobi hotel

Brand Expedia’s 2018 Year in Review Trends Report: KL, Singapore & Bangkok are Top Cities Malaysians Travelled to in 2018

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Brand Expedia’s 2018 Year in Review Trends Report: KL, Singapore & Bangkok are Top Cities Malaysians Travelled to in 2018

As the year draws to a close and Malaysians start planning for the year ahead, we took a moment to look back on how Malaysians travelled in 2018.

Dusit International continues expansion of its dusitD2  brand in dream destinations in Thailand and Bhutan

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Dusit International continues expansion of its dusitD2 brand in dream destinations in Thailand and Bhutan

dusitD2 Yarkay Thimphu, Bhutan and dusitD2 Ao Nang, Krabi deliver distinctive experiences in prime locations near major local attractions.

AirAsia launches Kuala Lumpur – Chiang Rai route

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AirAsia launches Kuala Lumpur – Chiang Rai route

AirAsia continues to expand its Asean network by introducing a direct service from Kuala Lumpur to Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Dusit International Retains Its Crown as the Hotel of Choice for Miss Universe Contestants in Thailand

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Dusit International Retains Its Crown as the Hotel of Choice for Miss Universe Contestants in Thailand

Dusit Thani Bangkok maintains its status as official pageant residence, while Dusit hotels in Pattaya and Krabi host contestants as part of special excursions.

SO Sofitel Hua Hin Unveils The “Next Level of Imaginative Escape” with The Launch of New Wing

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SO Sofitel Hua Hin Unveils The “Next Level of Imaginative Escape” with The Launch of New Wing

SO Sofitel Hua Hin has unveiled a 2-acre expansion with the launch of its brand new wing with state-of-the-art of leisure facilities and rooms.

Akaryn Hotel Group Reveals International Expansion Strategy For Sustainability-Driven Boutique Brand, Akyra

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Akaryn Hotel Group Reveals International Expansion Strategy For Sustainability-Driven Boutique Brand, Akyra

Akaryn Hotel Group Reveals International Expansion Strategy For Sustainability-Driven Boutique Brand, Akyra. Thailand’s home-grown hotel concept set to expand from four to 12 properties by 2022, including exciting new destinations all across Southeast Asia

Thailand Targets Malaysian High-End Travellers Through Luxury Lifestyle Offerings

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Thailand Targets Malaysian High-End Travellers Through Luxury Lifestyle Offerings

20 March 2018, Kuala Lumpur – Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Kuala Lumpur Office organised a luncheon with the theme ‘Luxurious Experiences Thailand’ at Rama V Thai Restaurant to promote the kingdom’s latest lifestyle offerings to the affluent market in Malaysia. During the luncheon, TAT showcased Thailand’s luxury lifestyle experiences from some of the most relaxing, diverse, cultural and richly indulgent products and services in Thailand. The country offers a wide variety of customised luxury experiences for high-end travellers, including five-star hotels and resorts with privacy and seclusion, airlines, cruises, upscale restaurant, gold courses, award- winning spas, certified health centres and many more. “The objective of today’s event is to enhance the image of Thailand as a premier luxury destination for high-end […]

Minister of Tourism and Sports presented Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 at World Travel Market 2017

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Minister of Tourism and Sports presented Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 at World Travel Market 2017

London – Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, H.E. Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul unveiled the latest tourism promotional extravaganza, the “Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018” at the World Travel Market 2017 (WTM) held in London, from 6 to 8 November. Over 100 delegates were invited to join the WTM 2017 Thailand Networking Lunch including representatives of travel agents, media and TAT executives. To be marked officially between 1 November, 2017 to 1 January, 2019, the “Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018” has been designed to further strengthen the Thai tourism industry by making it more sustainable, focus on quality tourism and the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy, and maintain a balance between the economy, society and the environment. The ‘Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018’ has been designed […]

Sanctuary In The City: Bangkok’s Boutique Riverside Hotels

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Sanctuary In The City: Bangkok’s Boutique Riverside Hotels

SilverNeedle Collection’s boutique Bangkok properties unearth a calmer, lesser known side of Bangkok for those seeking a slow-paced weekend escape. Set away from the crowds and traffic, the boutique luxury hotels, Riva Arun and Riva Surya provide idyllic, private and scenic getaways along the Chao Phraya River.

Dusit International Joins Hands with Cathay Pacific

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Dusit International Joins Hands with Cathay Pacific

Bangkok, 24 January 2017 – Global hospitality company Dusit International and Cathay Pacific Airways have signed a partnership agreement to offer special benefits throughout the year to members of Asia Miles, the airline’s frequent flyer programme, including the opportunity to earn up to 2,800 air miles per stay during the launch promotion. Under the new partnership, Asia Miles members earn up to 500 base miles for every qualified stay at Dusit Hotels and Resorts worldwide throughout the year. During the launch promotion, which runs from now through 31 March 2017, members will enjoy the best available room rates with a complimentary late check out until 4pm, and receive 5 times the base miles to earn up to 2,500 miles* per stay. All […]

British Airways Helps Malaysian SMEs to Fly

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British Airways Helps Malaysian SMEs to Fly

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 NOVEMBER 2016 – British Airways is reaffirming its commitment to Malaysia with the launch of On Business loyalty programme aimed at benefiting and enabling businesses to maximise their travel budget. New members from Malaysia can enjoy a welcome bonus of triple On Business Points on the first six eligible flights within the first 12 months of the new membership*. The On Business loyalty programme, which already helped companies to save £47 million in 2015 worldwide, brings together the business loyalty programmes of three airlines – British Airways, Iberia, American Airlines and codesharepartner airlines – allowing business travellers to collect points and spend on all partnered airlines under one scheme. Members will be rewarded based on the money spent rather […]

Thailand Introduced Unique Local Experiences to the world at WTM 2016

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Thailand Introduced Unique Local Experiences to the world at WTM 2016

London, 7 November 2016 – Designed to fit in with the “Year of Sustainable Tourism Development” proclaimed by the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) for 2017, the “Unique Thai Local Experiences” campaign is being extensively publicized by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)  at the World Travel Market 2016, one of the world’s largest travel trade shows being held from 7 to 9 November, 2016, in London. Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana at the Thailand Pavillion   The Thailand’s participation at the WTM 2016 was graciously presided over by Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana who took time to visit the Thailand Pavilion and see the many exhibits, as well as presented the Thailand Green Excellence Awards. TAT has been participating in the WTM since its […]

Thailand to Resume Festive and Entertainment Activities from 14 November 2016

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Thailand to Resume Festive and Entertainment Activities from 14 November 2016

Bangkok, 2 November, 2016 – The Royal Thai Government has announced that when the first 30 days of the mourning period for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej have passed on 14 November, 2016, restrictions on festive celebrations and entertainment venues will be lifted and television and radio broadcasts can return to normal programming. The announcement from the Government has been made to reassure visitors with plans to visit Thailand that all events and festivals will be going ahead as planned. It is also to let locals know that, while the mourning period is being respected, other areas of life will be returning to normal to avoid disruption and to enable people to make a living. All entertainment venues, parties, festivals and radio and […]

Northern Thailand Charms

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Northern Thailand Charms

Once ruled by the Lanna kingdom from the 13th until 18th century, Northern Thailand has long been regarded as Thailand’s most interesting region. It continues to be rooted in Thai tradition yet economically up-to-date. Its provinces include Chiang Mai, Lampang, Lamphun, Uttaradit, Phrae, Nan, Phayao, Chiang Rai and Mae Hong Son; Gaya Travel team managed to visit the first three during the recent Thai Travel Mart Plus 2016 on early June 2016.   Northern Thailand is signified by Buddhist temples, hill tribes, verdant forests and emerging creative art scene that draw both local and international travellers to come and visit. The locals’ laid-back attitude constantly puts travellers at ease, beckoning them to slow down and stay longer than intended. The region’s peak […]

Viator Reveals Top 5 Most Luxurious Experiential Tours In Asia

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Viator Reveals Top 5 Most Luxurious Experiential Tours In Asia

With travellers becoming increasingly demanding and in search of new, culturally immersive and unique experiences, Viator’s Asia Pacific team of travel veterans unveil a list of their top five picks, created especially for those wanting to explore the region in style: An Exclusive Private Tour to Mount Fuji and Sengen Shrine in Tokyo, Japan This one-of-a-kind exclusive tour from Tokyo showcases the mesmerising and beguiling beauty of iconic Mount Fuji. Accompanied by a personal guide, travellers venture to the majestic mountain to experience its snow-sprinkled peak and panoramic vistas, followed by a visit to a sacred Shinto shrine where a local priest will lead a private guided tour and share some of his personal anecdotes. The tour comes to a close with a […]

Bangkok Airways is now “World’s Best Regional Airline 2016” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia 2016” According to Skytrax

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Bangkok Airways is now “World’s Best Regional Airline 2016” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia 2016” According to Skytrax

Bangkok 13 July 2016 – Bangkok Airways led by Capt. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth today receive “World’s Best Regional Airline 2016” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia 2016” awards from Skytrax. The award ceremony is held at the Skyview Hall, Farnborough International Airshow 2016, London on 12 July 2016. Capt. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways commented, “as a Thai national carrier, we are extremely delighted and proud to have received the awards which truly reflect a higher level of service and safety standard of Bangkok Airways. These achievements have fully manifested our continuous commitment to strive for excellence in airline services. It is not only served as a proof of passenger’s recognition, but also a great encouragement to motivate us to attain even better […]

It’s A Hostel, It’s A Hotel… It’s Lub d Phuket Patong

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It’s A Hostel, It’s A Hotel… It’s Lub d Phuket Patong

Lub d Phuket Patong hits Phuket, a fantastic destination in Thailand , with undoubtedly the most creative and unique hostel & hotel experience will open to public on July 19, 2016. Located in the heart of Patong beach, it’s just a 3 minute walk to the beachfront and five to Bangla road. True to their name, guests will have a good sleep with comfy beds, a charging station and large lockers in the dorm rooms. Junior or Deluxe rooms offer more privacy with an en-suite bathroom and a relaxing hammock on the Deluxe balcony. Guests are welcomed by hosts who are also their neighbourhood scouts. Ask them about their favourite off-the-beaten-track beaches, local hangouts, and their favourite eats. Looking for worry-free travel around Phuket ? Their tour […]

Do Some Good And Be Good To Yourself With Aleenta Phuket’s New ‘Catch And Release’ Adopt-A-Turtle Mini-Break At The ‘Hamptons’ Of Phuket

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Do Some Good And Be Good To Yourself With Aleenta Phuket’s New ‘Catch And Release’ Adopt-A-Turtle Mini-Break At The ‘Hamptons’ Of Phuket

The Pure Blue Foundation and Aleenta Phuket-Phang Nga are offering the ultimate getaway with a conscience: a special ‘Catch and Release Adopt-a-Turtle’ Mini-Break’ that is centred around releasing an endangered turtle hatchling back into the wild, along with two days of rewarding life, culinary indulgence and pure barefoot luxury.

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts set to open new boutique hideaway in Koh Samui

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts set to open new boutique hideaway in Koh Samui

Scheduled to open in December 2014, Mövenpick Resort Laem Yai Beach Samui boasts 50 intimate rooms, a beachfront restaurant serving international cuisine with sunset views, three outdoor pools and an Asian herbal spa.