Friday November 16, 2018 08:59

General Press Release : 30 Oct 2017

Movenpick Hotels Resorts scoops three leading industry awards for Middle East and Asia properties General—30 Oct 17

Hotels in Beirut and Aqaba win World Travel Awards while new business hotel in Colombo is recognised at South Asian Travel Awards Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has scored a triple win with its properties in Beirut, Aqaba and Colombo receiving

Asia-Pacific trade growing but uncertainties expected for 2018, says UN General—30 Oct 17

Bangkok--30 Oct--ESCAP-SCAS
ESCAP's flagship report focuses on channelling trade and investment into sustainable development

The trade outlook for the Asia-Pacific region is positive for this year but some uncertainties are forecast for 2018, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said in its annual trade and investment report.

The report entitled, 'Channelling Trade and Investment into Sustainable Development' emphasizes that cutting trade costs and deepening regional cooperation are key to ensuring the benefits of trade and investment can be shared across the region. Such policy mix may result in $100 billion more exports for the region annually. Export growth is forecast at 4.5 per cent for 2017 and foreign direct investment is also expected to rebound this year, building upon fast growth in greenfield investment in 2016 and continued investment liberalization, according to ESCAP's flagship publication.

Launching the report in Bangkok, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and ESCAP Executive Secretary Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, emphasized that an integrated approach to trade and investment liberalization is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region, but that SDG-targeted trade and investment policies and complementary domestic policies need to m

Straight from the Garden: Try Zings All-Day Menu of Fresh and Healthy General—30 Oct 17

Whether you're up early for breakfast, searching for a spot of healthy lunch or wanting to kick back after dark with some light bites, Zing Bakery is this perfect all-day eatery in central Bangkok that ticks all the boxes. Located on the ground floor of

Radisson Blu Resort Hua Hin Celebrate Loy Krathong Festival 2017 General—30 Oct 17

Celebrate the beautiful of cultural with Loy Krathong Buffet Dinner highlighted by an array of Thai cuisine delicacies such as Yum Tua Poo, Yum Kor Moo Yang, Tom Sab Si Krong Moo, Barbecue Seafood and many more. Loy Krathong Buffet Dinner with

The Ultimate Vintage Champagne Dinner Experience with Mo?t Chandon and Dom Perignon at Nimitr on General—30 Oct 17

137 Pillars Suites & Residences Bangkok, is proud to present a rare and privileged opportunity to experience Dom Perignon Blanc P2 1998 – only 48 bottles available in Thailand! Nimitr brings to all vintage champagne lovers this one-off Ultimate

POPPING UP AGAIN, ZUMA COMES TO ANANTARA LAYAN FOR ANOTHER JOVIAL FESTIVE SEASON ON THE General—30 Oct 17

Zuma, the award-winning contemporary Japanese restaurant from creator and co-founder Rainer Becker, will pop-up for its second season in Sala Layan, the beach-fronted restaurant at Anantara Layan Phuket Resort between 15 December 2017 and 15 March

Photo Release: Seagate Thailand welcomes Khon Kaen University students General—30 Oct 17

Mr. Warich Weerawattanaphong (2nd row, 2nd from left), Senior Manager of Environmental Health & Safety (2nd row, 2nd from left), represented Seagate Technology (Thailand) Limited, Korat Plant in welcoming and briefing on the company's environmental

Angsana Laguna Phuket associates joined in BAKING PACKING and SERVING the 1,000 sets of biscuits General—30 Oct 17

Thursday, 26 October, 2017 is considered the most important day of the five-day Royal Cremation Ceremony for the late King Rama 9 as it was the actual cremation that his body was cremated at the Royal Crematorium in Bangkok but some majors areas around

Thai Afternoon Tea at Erawan Tea Room, Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok 1 November 31 December, General—30 Oct 17

A classical favourite at Erawan Tea Room, our award-winning Thai Afternoon Tea offers a delicious savoury selection of Deep-fried prawn spring roll, Grilled curry fish souffle, Steamed taploca ball, crabmeat, peanut, Minced sweet turnip and peanut on

Photo Release: TPC 14th anniversary General—30 Oct 17

Mr.Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) as the Chairman of Thailand Privilege Card Company Limited (TPC), (4th from left) together with Mr.Pruet Boobphakam, President of Thailand Privilege Card Company Limited (TPC) or

Korean Food Festival At Kantary Hotel Kabinburi General—30 Oct 17

On 7-9 November, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. California Steak Restaurant, Kantary Hotel, Kabinburi invites you to come and enjoy a flavourful buffet dinner of Korean specialities; fresh fish and grilled meats; spicy vegetable dishes and tasty salads, all

An Englishman, and Irishman and a Scotsman walk into a comedy room... IN General—30 Oct 17

Bangkok Comedy Fringe Festival 2017 comes to Pattaya for one night only at the Havana Bar (Holiday Inn) on Nov 17th. FaceBook Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/129081211082341 Tickets: https://pattayacomedy.eventbrite.com ฿800 (or ฿600 early bird

A Night to Remember: Loy Krathong Seafood Night at Amari Watergate General—30 Oct 17

Amari Watergate Bangkok invites guests to celebrate one of the most famous Thai traditional festivals at Loy Krathong Seafood Night on Friday, 3 November 2017 at Amaya Food Gallery on the 4th floor of the hotel. The "night of lights" will feature a

Photo Release: WHA Group Sponsors Anti-Drug Football Match General—30 Oct 17

Mr. Sunya Baopoonthong (center left), Corporate Affairs Manager, Hemaraj Land and Development PLC., a subsidiary of WHA Corporation PCL, sponsored the 16th Anti-Drug Football Tournament for the Chao Praya Cup in Pluak Daeng, Rayong province. This CSR

Paella the best traditional Spanish dish at UNO MAS restaurant, Centara Grand at General—30 Oct 17

When you think of Spanish paella, you probably imagine a big bowl of saffron-infused rice with generous heaps of vegetables, meat and seafood. This can look and taste good, but this all-in-one 'mixta' style paella is actually not considered particularly

Lezlie Harrison returns to Jazz-up The Living Room General—30 Oct 17

Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok proudly welcome back Lezlie Harrison for her return at The Living Room from November 7 – December 2. Lezlie's repertoire is deeply influenced by the soul music of her formative years in

Photo Release: WHA Group Welcomes American Media Delegation General—30 Oct 17

WHA Corporation PCL, recently welcomed a group of American journalists led by Ms Suwanit Sombatpiboon (2nd left, front row), Thai Deputy Consul General in New York, and BOI officers. Ms. Siyaphas Chantachairoj (center, front row), Director - Corporate

Photo Release: RetailEX ASEAN 2017 General—30 Oct 17

RetailEX ASEAN 2017, co-located with Internet Retailing Expo ASEAN, recently organized a panel discussion at IMPACT Exhibition Center on Women In Retail where an all-female panel of successful businesswomen discussed critical skill sets required of

Mercure Bangkok Makkasan launch new executive lounge General—30 Oct 17

Mercure Bangkok Makkasan 4 stars hotel chain by AccorHotels launch new service "Executive Lounge" for VIP, member and guests who stay in executive rooms. Available from 1 November 2017 onwards. Newly opened on the 10th floor of Mercure Bangkok Makkasan,

Hard Rock International Appoints Ed Tracy CEO of Asia General—30 Oct 17

Hard Rock International – with presence in more than 73 countries – announces the promotion of Edward Tracy to chief executive officer, Asia. Currently, Tracy is focused on Hard Rock Japan LLC in its efforts to develop a signature Hard Rock

Royal Cliffs 11th year in conquering the Wine Spectator Award from New York General—30 Oct 17

Five exceptional restaurants of the Royal Cliff Hotels Group have once again been recognized for its outstanding wine program in Wine Spectator's 2017 Restaurant Wine List Awards. A recipient of Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence 2017" for the

A delight of selective pork spare ribs at Liquid bar and cafe, Siri Sathorn General—30 Oct 17

This November, liquid bar & cafe invites you to try the ultimate new menu, pork spare ribs a taste of New York through a selection of ingredient cooked to excellence. Chef Sukhumchai Junted, our executive chef has crafted an array of specialities

A Tasty Tour at All-New Themed Dinner Buffets General—30 Oct 17

Our all-new themed dinner buffets at The Terrace@72 Restaurant of Ramada Plaza Bangkok Menam Riverside serve the finest fare from across the globe every evening. Asian Night's live cooking stations on Monday and Tuesday…Asian Night feature

German Food Festival At Cape Racha Hotel, Sriracha General—30 Oct 17

On November 1 - 3 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Le Marin Restaurant, Cape Racha Hotel, Sriracha will present its German Food Festival. Enjoy a wonderful German Food Festival buffet dinner especially prepared by our chefs. If you are a fan of delicious, roast

Arcelik Recognised for Environmental Leadership on Climate and Water General—30 Oct 17

Arcelik A.S., leading global household appliances manufacturer and mother company of Beko and Grundig, has been awarded a position on this year's A List for climate and water by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform. (Logo:

Weekend Buffets Extravaganza At The Pavilion Restaurant, Dusit Thani General—30 Oct 17

We are going to spoil you once again with the extension of our very popular weekend buffets at The Pavilion Restaurant of Dusit Thani Bangkok. Friday & Saturday Buffet Dinner menu have been enhanced with a new variety of dishes to tickle your palate