Pacific Asia Travel Association Thailand Chapter

PATA Thailand Chapter e-Newsletter

March-April 2009

Category: General


A round-up of great travel offers from members of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Thailand Chapter ...

Asian Oasis Opens Lanjia Lodge in Chiang Rai Asian Oasis has opened Lanjia Lodge in Chiang Rai province in northernmost Thailand. It is located on a hillside overlooking the Mekong River and Laos. The local villagers are Hmong and Lahu tribes. The lodge consists of four local-style thatched cottages. Each features a shared living area and four bedrooms. Each lodge is equipped with a private bathroom with warm water and basic amenities. Guests will have an opportunity to visit the shaman's house and observe various aspects of Hmong and Lahu cultures. Contributions from guest visits will be used to support community projects that will improve local living conditions and preserve hilltribe customs. Email: Tel: (+66) 2655 6246.

The Landmark Bangkok Launches ‘U Choose’ Package The Landmark Bangkok is offering a new package for meetings and events organisers with one of three options that can be chosen to best suit the requirements of the organiser and the budget. The package is applicable to events in which delegates stay a minimum of three nights in the hotel, and with a minimum of 10 paying rooms. The cost per delegate is Baht 6,000++ per single room night and Baht 6,500++ per twin room night, with daily international buffet breakfast included. Organisers choose from 1) having the third room night free of charge for delegates, or 2) upgrading to Club Room with full Club benefits included, or 3) having complimentary round-trip airport transfer, or 4) having a complimentary full-day meeting package at the hotel. The package runs until the end of June.
Email: Tel: (+66) 2254 0404 ext. 4871
‘U Choose’ meeting package at The Landmark Bangkok

SpiceRoads Cycling Adventures in Asia Adds 6 New Tours for 2009 SpiceRoads Cycling Adventures in Asia has launched six new bicycle tours for 2009. The destinations are varied: Mongolia, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. Discounts of up to US$500 are being offered for the Mongolia and Japan trips.
Email: Tel: (+66) 2712 5306.

Colours of Amphawa East West Siam is offering a two-day / one-night Colours of Amphawa package to the riverside market just west of Bangkok. The highlights of the trip include visiting two famous local floating markets at Damnoen Saduak and Amphawa. The tour includes meals, transportation and accommodation.

CHI Offers Two Special Easter Escape Treatment Packages CHI, the spa at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok is offering two special Easter Escape treatment packages for guests. Guests who book their stay either in the Shangri-La Wing or the exclusive Krungthep Wing are invited to indulge in these special packages. The “Spa Reflection” package features a Himalayan Tsangpo Revitaliser treatment or a Himalayan Tsangpo Radiance treatment plus a complimentary Meditation Gift valued at more than Baht 2,400. The package includes four treatments in one session and lasts for 150 minutes. The Spa Reflection package is Baht 8,800++. CHI is also offering a Spa Golden Moments package, which is a 50-minute treatment combination option. The featured offer for April 2009 is a combination of Vital Clay Body Wrap and Foot Reflexology for only Baht 2,200. The special Easter Escape treatment packages are available from April 1 until May 3, 2009. Tel: (+66) 2236 8566.
Easter Escape at CHI, Shangri-La Bangkok

Centara’s Golf Packages 2009 Centara Hotels & Resorts has launched its 2009 golf packages. The packages are available from now until 22 December 2009 in Bangkok, Hua Hin, Krabi, Samui, Phuket, Hat Yai and Chiang Mai. The packages include one night’s accommodation at a selected hotel with buffet breakfast, roundtrip airport transfer (except hotels & resorts in Bangkok and Hua Hin), welcome drink, in-room fruit basket upon arrival, roundtrip transfer between hotel and golf course, green fees (18 holes), cart fees and caddy fees. Package prices vary from property to property starting from Baht 4,875 net per golfer for weekdays during low season.
Email: Tel: (+66) 2101 1234
Golf Package 2009 at Centara Hotels & Resorts

‘Absolute Art in Bangkok’ Package Exotissmo Travel is offering an ‘Absolute Art in Bangkok’ package. The package is a half-day tour of Bangkok’s art galleries. Visit selected art galleries and art exhibitions of particular interest. Visitors can inspect varied types of Thai art from painting to sculpture, photography to video, and installation to performance. Steven Pettifor, a leading critic, curator and artist, guides the tours. Tel: (+66) 2636 0360

Chaophya Park Targets MICE The Chaophya Park Hotel has added five new breakout rooms bringing its total to 10, plus three ballrooms. The 13 meeting spaces include the 400 sqm Grand Ballroom. The hotel can accommodate events of any size from 10 to 800 people. The Wi-Fi connected rooms are available with the audio and visual facilities provided. Prices start from less than Baht 650 (US$19) per person for a Chinese banquet. The Thai buffet menu starts at Baht 500 (US$14) per person. The hotel also offers special wedding packages with orchid displays, ice carvings and free corkage.
Email: Tel: (+66) 2290 0125

Bangkok Marriott Resort & Spa launches River Romance Packages Bangkok Marriott Resort & Spa is offering a ‘River Romance Package’. The package includes one night’s accommodation in a Deluxe or Deluxe River View room with daily breakfast and a candle-lit dinner on a riverboat. Prices are starting from Baht 6,000++ per room per night. The package is valid from now to October 31, 2009.
Email: Tel: (+66) 2477 0755
River Romance Packages from Baht 6,000++

Time to ‘Party @ Courtyard’ Courtyard by Marriott Bangkok is offering a “Party @ Courtyard” package for party people to have a blow-out during holiday season. The packages, for 50 guests or more, range Baht 500-700 per person. The packages include a choice of Thai, Asian, international or western buffet menu, free-flow of soft drinks and mixers, corkage charge, sound system, backdrop lettering, flower decoration, and one dining gift voucher valued at Baht 1,000 for MoMo Café. For the Baht 600 and 700 packages, it also includes one-nights’ accommodation with breakfast for two person in a deluxe room, welcome fruit punch for all guests upon arrival, and karaoke set. In the 700 baht package, 30 litres of Singha beer are included. Tel: (+66) 2690 1888 ext. 3710-3711
‘Party @ Courtyard’ for a good time

Holiday Inn Silom Bangkok introduces ‘Travel Industry Offer’ Package Holiday Inn Silom Bangkok welcomes staff of travel agencies, airlines and hotels with a special room rate, starting at Baht 2,200++ for a superior room (with minimum three nights’ stay) and upgrade to a Premier room for only Baht 600. This package includes one night’s accommodation with daily breakfast and 20% discount at all food and beverage outlets. The package runs until March 31, 2009.
Email: Tel: (+66) 2 238 4300
New Premier room at Holiday Inn Silom Bangkok

About the PATA Thailand Chapter The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Thailand Chapter is a voluntary not-for-profit membership organisation that supports the responsible development of the travel and tourism industry in Thailand. The Chapter organises tourism training seminars, disseminates useful information to its members and the media and supports the strategic objectives of PATA head office. The Chapter comprises both private and government sectors. Further information:

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