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Loy Krathong and Yi Peng Festival 2013

Loy Krathong and Yi Peng Festival 2013

Loy Krathong and Yi Peng are fast approaching, so we thought we’d go over the two festivals, what’s similar and different between them, and then let you know where the festivities will take place so you can join in! Some reports initially suggested that the celebrations would be cancelled due to the death of the late […]

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Interview – Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui General Manager Martin Kunzmann

Interview – Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui General Manager Martin Kunzmann

Our friends over at Destinology have posted up a great interview featuring Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui General Manager, Martin Kunzmann. Covering a broad range of interesting subjects areas, from his early and current career as a hotelier, to some of his most notable guest encounters, and some behind the scenes stories on his team! […]

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Diana Edelman recounts her experience at Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui

Diana Edelman recounts her experience at Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui

Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui recently hosted travel writer Diana Edelman who was kind enough to document (with pictures!) her experience on her blog. We found it such an enjoyable read that we thought we’d share a tiny excerpt from it, simply because you’ve got to read the whole thing (link to the full review […]

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A Taste of Hong Kong Comes to Bangkok

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A Taste of Hong Kong Comes to Bangkok

If you happen to be in Bangkok anytime between 5 and 21 July 2013, and you’re looking to stuff yourself with some of the best dim sum and barbecued specialities that Thailand’s capital city has to offer. Then mark your calendar and be sure to check out the Hong Kong Food Festival, which will be […]

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8 Songkran Survival Tips

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8 Songkran Survival Tips

Are you fortunate enough to be visiting Thailand during Songkran? Be sure to make the most of it as this is one of the most colourful and festive times of the year. To mark the occasion, there are an array of events to enjoy, from traditional merit making ceremonies and beauty pageants, to parades brimming […]

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Experience Loy Krathong

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Experience Loy Krathong

One of the most popular events on the Thai calendar, Loy Krathong gives people the opportunity to pay their respects to the goddess of water by floating beautiful decorated lotus shaped rafts. Normally falling on the night of the twelfth lunar month, this year’s celebration is held on the eve of November 28. Why Celebrate […]

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5 Ways to Experience Krabi

5 Ways to Experience Krabi

Looking for fun things to do during your stay at Amari Vogue Krabi? Here are our top picks. Explore the Islands – Head out to the untouched islands dotting the Krabi shoreline, including the magnificent Koh Hong to discover the true meaning of an island paradise. Sea Canoeing – Paddle though a fascinating network of limestone caves, […]

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Visiting the Land of Smiles

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Visiting the Land of Smiles

We recently asked one of our guests who stayed at Amari Orchid Pattaya and Amari Atrium Bangkok to share their experiences. Read on to find out what they liked most. The Land of Smiles I can answer the question why people keep coming back to Thailand again and again! Nowhere else can you find such […]

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Amari Watergate Bangkok Awarded Best Value Hotel

Amari Watergate Bangkok wins Lonely Planet’s Best Value Hotel International in the world award for 2012. Announced at the recent annual Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards 2012, the ‘Best Value Hotel International’ award is given to budget, mid-range or luxury hotels that reader’s feel gives them the most value for money. It was a tough category […]

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Guest blog – Songkran in Bangkok

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Guest blog – Songkran in Bangkok

Guest Blogger Matt Preston recounts his experiences of Songkran at Amari Boulevard Bangkok. Songkran is a festival quite unlike any other. I recently had the pleasure of visiting Bangkok during Songkran and was very keen to find out exactly what happens during this weekend long water festival. I’ve been to Bangkok about 6 times and […]

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