Category Archive: Social Responsibility

June 18, 2016   /   by Ari Struhl   /   , , , ,

The Triple Island Getaway, Koh Samui

The Triple Island Getaway, Koh Samui

Setting sail from Koh Samui. Koh Samui is recgonised as one of Thailand’s best islands. Even though you could literally spent weeks exploring the wonderful things Samui has to offer, there are even more hidden treasures to discover. I had a great opportunity to join Captain Roman Guerra of Le Cochon Noir V , The Black […]

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March 17, 2016   /   by Ankita Sodhia   /   , ,

Participating in Earth Hour 2016

Participating in Earth Hour 2016

Do your part. Earth Hour 2016 is on Saturday 19 March, 8.30pm – 9.30pm. So you’re probably wondering what you can do to contribute to Earth Hour? Check out our simple tips below.  1. Unplug Electronic Appliances At 8:25pm on Saturday 19 March, prepare for Earth Hour by unplugging all your appliances including TV, DVD player, fridge, […]

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Pimali Hospitality Training Centre Opens

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest” – Benjamin Franklin Perfectly summing up ONYX Hospitality Group’s belief and dedication to supporting education of the underprivileged, the quote above highlights the foundation on which the social initiative Baht for a Better Life (BBL) is founded. Since its inception in 1995, Amari has been an active […]

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February 22, 2016   /   by Ankita Sodhia   /   , ,

Earth Hour 2016 is Around The Corner

Earth Hour 2016 is Around The Corner

What exactly is Earth Hour? Earth Hour is a global environmental movement that began in 2007. It is organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and volunteer organisations from around the world. For one hour every year the world unites to show its dedication to protecting the environment by turning off non-essential lights […]

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May 25, 2015   /   by Ankita Sodhia   /   , , ,

#DiscoverAmari Honey Harvest From Plan BEE Project In Krabi

#DiscoverAmari Honey Harvest From Plan BEE Project In Krabi

#DiscoverAmari recently visited the beautiful coastal town of Krabi located in the south of Thailand to see a live honey harvest resulting from ONYX Hospitality Group’s corporate social responsibility initiative Plan BEE Rural Beekeeping, which Amari is also a proud supporter of. Launched in 2013, Plan BEE Rural Beekeeping is a community project that provides rural communities with […]

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February 12, 2015   /   by Ankita Sodhia   /   , ,

Honeymoon With A Sweet Twist

Honeymoon With A Sweet Twist

See what all the buzz is about. As you may have read in our recent blog post honeybees are vital to sustaining the environment and in turn the human population. Amari introduced the ‘Plan BEE’ programme in an effort to help protect the Asian honeybee, which is under threat of extinction. The project provides practical training […]

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February 12, 2015   /   by Ankita Sodhia   /   , , ,

Why Protecting Honeybees Is Important To Us

Why Protecting Honeybees Is Important To Us

Bee-concerned. Where would we be without bees? Did you know honeybees are under threat of extinction and it affects us directly? Honeybees are the world’s leading pollinators – pollinating and helping grow 70 of the top 100 crops that feed 90% of the world. If honeybees become extinct, there is a grave effect. We lose plants […]

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Amari donates calendars to Bangkok School for the Blind

We recently donated used Amari calendars to the Bangkok School for the Blind in order to help students learn about different shapes through their sense of touch. Forming the calendars into squares, triangles and circles gives blind children the opportunity to learn by actually feeling a particular shape. While we were there – we also […]

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Baht for a Better Life: Small Change Leads to Big Change

Former students that became teachers at Amari’s Baht for a Better Life school.  Some people are reluctant to give to a charity because they believe little use will come of such donations.  However, every little bit helps as this story demonstrates. Recently, we visited one of the first schools we helped to build and found a […]

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