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The new Centra Central Station Bangkok a hub for culture, sights and entertainment

The new Centra Central Station Bangkok a hub for culture, sights and entertainment

BANGKOK, Thailand - The new Centra Central Station Bangkok, due to open in the third quarter of this year, is adjacent to the Hua Lamphong mainline railway terminus and MRT Metro station and is, therefore, perfectly placed for exploring the city’s attractions … June 22, 2013
Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld: at the city center for MICE business

Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld: at the city center for MICE business

Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld is the only fully-integrated, five-star hotel, convention center, and lifestyle complex within the heart of Bangkok.Located at Ratchaprasong, and within a few minutes’ walk of Siam Square … June 12, 2013
Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok offers special package for Club accommodations

Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok offers special package for Club accommodations

Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok has a special package for its Club accommodations, with rates starting at Baht 3,560 per night for a Club Deluxe Room if they stay for 2 nights or more, along with 15 percent discount on regular a la carte … May 22, 2013
PATA China Responsible Tourism Awards announced

PATA China Responsible Tourism Awards announced

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will present its China Responsible Tourism Awards at the PATA Annual Summit in Bangkok on April 26. Mr. Joao Manuel Costa Antunes, PATA Chairman, will present the awards in four categories … April 24, 2013
Centara opens new hotel in the heart of Bangkok’s fashion district

Centara opens new hotel in the heart of Bangkok’s fashion district

Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok, located in the city’s Pratunam fashion and garment district and integral to the Watergate Pavillion Fashion Mall, opened on April 1, 2013. The four-star hotel is the fourth to be opened in Bangkok by Centara … April 5, 2013
Search, Connect, Experience – the Future of Tourism at PATA Youth Forum Bangkok

Search, Connect, Experience – the Future of Tourism at PATA Youth Forum Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will organize the PATA Youth Forum, with the theme, “Search, Connect, Experience – The Future of Tourism.” Hosted by the College of Innovation at Thammasat University, the Forum will … March 26, 2013
Centara’s Indulge and Relax in Bangkok package has something for everyone

Centara’s Indulge and Relax in Bangkok package has something for everyone

Couples or families looking to spend an enjoyable couple of days relaxing in Bangkok will find the Indulge and Relax Together in Bangkok package on offer at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok to be a real bargain, with something for everyone. … March 26, 2013
Leaders of the Complete Visitor Economy to convene at PATA Annual Summit in Bangkok

Leaders of the Complete Visitor Economy to convene at PATA Annual Summit in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand - Leaders of the Complete Visitor Economy will gather for the 2013 PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) Annual Summit (2013PAS) in Bangkok, April 25-28, 2013. The PATA Youth Forum will commence on Thursday, April 25, followed by the … March 5, 2013
Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok unveils signage and prepares for opening

Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok unveils signage and prepares for opening

Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok, a four-star property located at Rachaprarop and above the Watergate Pavillion shopping complex, is the fourth hotel to be opened in Bangkok by Centara Hotels & Resorts. Centara’s two longest-established … February 8, 2013
Anantara Baan Rajprasong: first serviced suites in Bangkok awarded Green Globe Certification

Anantara Baan Rajprasong: first serviced suites in Bangkok awarded Green Globe Certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of Anantara Baan Rajprasong Serviced Suites in Bangkok, Thailand. Over the past few years, Anantara’s first serviced suites property has been demonstrating corporate social responsibility … December 19, 2012
Apollo Asia Travel Group in Thailand joins ICTP

Apollo Asia Travel Group in Thailand joins ICTP

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced that the Bangkok, Thailand, office of Apollo Asia Travel Group joined as a member of the coalition. Apollo Asia … December 13, 2012
Festive delight

Festive delight

BANGKOK, Thailand - It’s the most magical time of the year, and Dusit Thani Bangkok has the recipe to make this a season to remember. Make the holiday truly special by celebrating with friends and loved ones as Dusit Thani provides the festive cheer. PRIVILEGES: - … November 9, 2012
Dusit Thani Bangkok: a heavenly hotel

Dusit Thani Bangkok: a heavenly hotel

BANGKOK, Thailand - In 1918, King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) imagined a Utopian society where people lived in ideal freedom and happiness. He called this place Dusit Thani, which literally translates to “Town in Heaven.” This heavenly concept, from which … November 8, 2012
Dusit Thani Bangkok named Asia’s Leading City Hotel

Dusit Thani Bangkok named Asia’s Leading City Hotel

BANGKOK, Thailand - For the second year running, Dusit Thani Bangkok has won first prize for the category of “Asia’s Leading City Hotel” in the World Travel Awards 2012, at an award ceremony held in Singapore on Thursday, October 18. The World … November 6, 2012
Centara wins TTG best meetings and conventions hotel award for 3rd year

Centara wins TTG best meetings and conventions hotel award for 3rd year

Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld has been named for the third year in succession as Best Meetings and Conventions Hotel at the 23rd Annual TTG Travel Awards 2012. The awards ceremony was presided over on October 4, 2012 by … October 9, 2012
Aung San Suu Kyi tells ICTP President that vocational training is top of her needs list for tourism

Aung San Suu Kyi tells ICTP President that vocational training is top of her needs list for tourism

BANGKOK, Thailand - The 21st World Economic Forum in East Asia closed on June 1, 2012. The theme of the forum was, “Shaping the Region’s Future through Connectivity,” and was held in Bangkok, Thailand, over a 3-day period beginning on May 30, 2012. … June 4, 2012
Centara to open second Centra value-brand hotel in Bangkok

Centara to open second Centra value-brand hotel in Bangkok

Centara Hotels & Resorts is to open the second Bangkok hotel under its new Centra four-star value brand in summer 2012. Centra Central Station Bangkok is located on the edge of the city’s Chinatown district, a five-minute walk from the Hua Lampong … March 14, 2012
Floodwaters have ceased in Bangkok

Floodwaters have ceased in Bangkok

LOS ANGELES, California – After several weeks of flooding throughout parts of the central region of Thailand, many areas are now clear of floodwaters. Thanks to the arduous efforts by Thai Airways, the Thai government, Thai locals and volunteers, the … November 17, 2011
Situation Update: Flooding in Thailand

Situation Update: Flooding in Thailand

1. Overview Over the past several weeks, seasonal rains that are heavier than usual have resulted in widespread flooding in Thailand. While the flooding is having some impact on tourism, most key tourist destinations and attractions throughout … October 27, 2011
Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld chosen for the PTT-EGAT Snooker World Cup

Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld chosen for the PTT-EGAT Snooker World Cup

The sheer size of the Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld was the deciding factor in the venue being selected for the PTT-EGAT Snooker World Cup in July. Large enough to be divided into the snooker competition room, athletes’ lounge, a medical … June 17, 2011
Dusit Thani Bangkok to host prestigious travel industry Oscars

Dusit Thani Bangkok to host prestigious travel industry Oscars

WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS 2011 Dusit Thani Bangkok, Thailand’s leading luxury five-star hotel, will be hosting the Asia & Australasia awards ceremony for this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA), dubbed as the “Oscars of the Travel Industry,” on September … March 17, 2011
IT&CMA and CTW 2010 opens today in Bangkok

IT&CMA and CTW 2010 opens today in Bangkok

ORGANIZERS REVEAL NEW INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE SHOW EXPERIENCE BANGKOK, Thailand - In keeping with this year's theme, the organizers of IT&CMA and CTW 2010 are "redefining" delegates’ experience while contributing to corporate social responsibility … October 5, 2010
Building recovery in Thailand – UNWTO and PATA join forces to support tourism in Thailand

Building recovery in Thailand – UNWTO and PATA join forces to support tourism in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) have conveyed their strong support of Thailand and its tourism industry as the country returns to normalcy following political unrest earlier in … July 2, 2010
Bangkok big cleaning to restore normalcy

Bangkok big cleaning to restore normalcy

On Sunday, May 23, 2010, The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) organized a Big Cleaning Day for Bangkok after the over two-month-long rally that ended on May 19, 2010.After a thorough safety check by the Center for the Resolution of Emergency … May 26, 2010
Government to restore normalcy in the various areas of Bangkok

Government to restore normalcy in the various areas of Bangkok

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva reaffirms that the government is duty bound to resolve the present situation. During a televised address, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva informed the public of the Thai Cabinet’s decision to declare a severe emergency … April 12, 2010
Protests in Bangkok have not caused major disruption

Protests in Bangkok have not caused major disruption

The Tourism Authority of Thailand, in association with the Pacific Asia Travel Association, issued the following statement today (March 16): Both organizations seek to reassure tourists and business travelers visiting Thailand that the protests in … March 16, 2010
Skal Bangkok welcomes new president

Skal Bangkok welcomes new president

Skal International Bangkok recently held their annual general meeting and the “handing over of the chains” at the new Radisson Hotel on Sathorn Road. Pictured here is immediate past president Andrew Wood congratulating incoming president for 2010/11, … February 19, 2010
Skal Asia holds first ever green conference in Bangkok

Skal Asia holds first ever green conference in Bangkok

The Skal Asia Mid-term Board Meeting was recently held at the Chaophya Park Hotel, Bangkok, between November 25-30, 2009. A variety of topics were discussed including the upcoming Skål Asian Area Congress in Cebu May 27-30, 2010. This was the first … December 15, 2009
Skal International and PATA join forces in Bangkok

Skal International and PATA join forces in Bangkok

SKAL International Bangkok and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) held a joint Christmas Luncheon in Bangkok at the Dusit Thani Hotel on Tuesday, December 8. The event was attended by over 100 members and guests, among whom was the recently appointed … December 14, 2009
TAAI educational seminar presented in Bangkok and Hua Hin

TAAI educational seminar presented in Bangkok and Hua Hin

The Tourism Authority of Thailand New Delhi Office in association with the TAAI Tourism Council organized an educational seminar in Bangkok and Hua Hin where 20 TAAI agents from across India participated. During this trip, a B2B workshop followed a … October 9, 2009
Bangkok Film Festival 2009 to reflect era of change

Bangkok Film Festival 2009 to reflect era of change

The 7th Bangkok International Film Festival 2009, due to be held in the Thai capital between September 24-30, 2009, will assume a strongly social and regional thematic focus with films that exemplify today's era of change. For the second time, the … September 29, 2009
SKAL networking evening at the Dream Hotel in Bangkok

SKAL networking evening at the Dream Hotel in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand – Members of SKAL International Bangkok pose with Mr. Martin Fabiano (fifth from left), resident manager of the Dream Hotel in Bangkok, on September 8, 2009. The SKAL club's monthly meeting was a networking evening held in the hotel's … September 18, 2009
Bid to capitalize on tourism marketing power of Thai cuisine

Bid to capitalize on tourism marketing power of Thai cuisine

Two major events are to be held in Bangkok at the end of September 2009 to capitalize on the global popularity of Thai cuisine, boost exports of Thai agricultural products, and help visitors enjoy a higher quality of culinary experience across the vast … August 22, 2009
SKAL Bangkok meets in the Boulevard

SKAL Bangkok meets in the Boulevard

SKAL International Bangkok held its monthly luncheon meeting at the Amari Boulevard Hotel on Sukhumvit Soi 5 on July 14, 2009. Featured speakers at the luncheon were Greg Duffell, president and CEO of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Bruce … July 14, 2009
Tour Asia Group launched in Bangkok

Tour Asia Group launched in Bangkok

For the First time in the travel history in Asia, and probably in the world as well, as many as 11 countries have come forward together to form – TOUR ASIA GROUP (TAG). The objective of TAG is to promote each other's business in their own home countries … June 21, 2009
Tourism Authority of Thailand issues situation update

Tourism Authority of Thailand issues situation update

The Tourism Authority of Thailand issued the following updated fact sheet on the situation in their country that occurred due to anti-government protesters: - The situation in Bangkok has greatly improved within the last 24 hours. - The leaders … April 14, 2009
Chaophya Park expands MICE facilities to meet local Bangkok demand

Chaophya Park expands MICE facilities to meet local Bangkok demand

Never to stand still, the Chaophya Park has just added 5 new function rooms in the hotel’s purpose-designed meeting center located just off the hotel’s lobby. Remarking on this new development, Andrew Wood the hotel’s general manager, said: “We … February 3, 2009
SKAL International Bangkok holds 2009 Annual General Meeting

SKAL International Bangkok holds 2009 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of SKAL International Bangkok was recently held at the Montien Hotel, Bangkok. During the meeting president Andrew Wood outlined the past 12 months' activity and reported on the club's future plans. President Andrew also thanked … January 15, 2009
Gulf Air to resume flights to Bangkok

Gulf Air to resume flights to Bangkok

MANAMA, Bahrain - Following the announcement by the Airports Authority of Thailand (AOT) that Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport will be reopened for normal operations from late Thursday, December 4, 2008, Gulf Air will be resuming its normal … December 3, 2008
Tourism Situation in Thailand - as of November 27, 20:30 hrs. (Bangkok Time)

Tourism Situation in Thailand - as of November 27, 20:30 hrs. (Bangkok Time)

SITUATION UPDATE  November 26, 2008 / 22:00 hrs.Addressing the Kingdom from Chiang Mai in a broadcast on all TV channels, HE Mr. Somchai Wongsawat, the Prime Minister, condemned the seizure of the airport, calling it illegal, undemocratic, and a threat … November 27, 2008
Thailand Situation Update As Of November 26 at 20:00 hrs. Bangkok time

Thailand Situation Update As Of November 26 at 20:00 hrs. Bangkok time

Event Timeline:  November 25, 2008 / 21:00 hrs. The People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) anti-government protesters forced the partial closure of Suvarnabhumi International Airport when demonstrators broke through police lines and entered the … November 27, 2008
City break at Plaza Athénée Bangkok

City break at Plaza Athénée Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand – Plaza Athénée Bangkok, a Royal Méridien, invites you to take a short break in Asia's shopping, dining, and pampering paradise where memorable experiences are part of everyday life. Bangkok's chic, shopping malls and vibrant, weekend … November 3, 2008
A great new dining experience revolutionizes the Bangkok dining scene!

A great new dining experience revolutionizes the Bangkok dining scene!

Located in the heart of the city, the fabulous, mold-breaking architecture and style of Bangkok’s most talked about new hotel – the Centara Grand at CentralWorld – is now home to what has become Bangkok’s most talked about dining experience! Located … October 14, 2008
Bangkok's newest concept in Lifestyle – first international luxury lifestyle hair boutique - LS by Le Salon

Bangkok's newest concept in Lifestyle – first international luxury lifestyle hair boutique - LS by Le Salon

LS by Le Salon will open its first stylishly-designed Hair & Lifestyle Retail Boutique at the lobby on the 23rd floor of the Centara Grand at CentralWorld, a 5-star hotel situated in the heart of Bangkok. The salon is located at the shopping arcade, which … September 12, 2008
Agoda strengthens partnership with Compass Hospitality by distributing new properties in central Bangkok

Agoda strengthens partnership with Compass Hospitality by distributing new properties in central Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand (September 08, 2008) – Agoda.com, an online travel company specializing in discount hotel bookings in Asia, has extended its partnership with Compass Hospitality to include distribution of its new properties via Agoda's websites. With … September 8, 2008
Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Center announce opening of new World Executive Club Lounge

Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Center announce opening of new World Executive Club Lounge

BANGKOK - Covering the entire 51st Floor of the Centara Grand at CentralWorld and an exclusive haven for Club members, the World Executive Club Lounge offers sweeping views of the city skyline and combines the attributes of a private retreat for members … August 12, 2008
Fabulous New Chef at La Gritta Italian Restaurant, Bangkok

Fabulous New Chef at La Gritta Italian Restaurant, Bangkok

Italian born, Francesco Greco was raised in Sardinia, with a passion for gourmet cuisine strongly engrained in his heritage. With creative flair and a nose for quality, he has been cooking professionally for over 20 years and holds several sommelier qualifications, … November 21, 2007
Chaophya Park Hotel, Bangkok Launches New Mandarin Language Web Site

Chaophya Park Hotel, Bangkok Launches New Mandarin Language Web Site

Now in three languages, the award winning Chaophya Park Hotel, Bangkok, launched its new-look website www.chaophyapark.com recently, to provide more personalized customer care enabling guests to explore its corporate website in one of three languages … October 31, 2007

Finnair Doubles Flights To Bangkok During Winter season

Demand for Finnair's flights between Europe and Asia has increased significantly. Flexible, non-stop connections with Finnair's Asian flights have attracted even more corporate and private customers from the Nordic region countries as well as the rest … August 3, 2007



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