Artikel tagged “hotel”

  • Woman falls to her death from Bangkok hotel

    Woman falls to her death from Bangkok hotel

    A Portuguese woman has died after an incident at a Bangkok hotel in the Maha Preuktharam sub-district this morning. The 24 year old was found dead around at 8am Sunday morning after falling, or jumping, from a sixth floor open deck of a the hotel.

  • Twinpalms Hotels & Resorts appoint new director of sales & revenue

    Twinpalms Hotels & Resorts appoint new director of sales & revenue

    PHOTO: Paritchawan Kraiponrak (Jom), the new Director of Sales & Revenue at Twinpalms Group Mrs Paritchawan Kraiponrak (Jom) is warmly welcomed back into the Twinpalms group to take the position of Director of Sales & Revenue for the Phuket-grown hospitality brand. With well over two decades of solid work experience within Phuket’s hospitality industry and a master’s degree in ‘Hospitality & Tourism Management’, Jom says her aim with her new role is “To bring the Twinpalms and Phuket lifestyle to the forefront of travel professionals globally.” “We offer so many experiences so well, including yachting, enjoying our beach club, the residences, dining in our restaurants as well as the hotel and encouraging our guests to live life to the full.” Returning to the innovative company after 7 years away and leading the sales departments at Angsana Laguna Phuket and Centara Hotels & Resorts Phuket during that time, on her return, Jom is eager tosteer Twinpalms into its fourteenth year and beyond to retain its position as one of Thailand’s leadingluxury lifestyle resorts

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    The Patong Bay Hill Resort – where your holiday begins!

    Nestled into the hills above Phuket’s popular Patong Beach, the modern Patong Bay Hill Resort is a luxurious resort which overlooks the ocean and the eclectic neighborhood below.   Welcome to Patong Bay Hill Resort   Set in a beautifully landscaped garden, Patong Bay Hill Resort is set amongst the natural, tropical environment of Patong’s Hasib-pee Hill

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    Chinese tourists escape serious injury in Karon minivan incident

    PHOTOS: Nok Rai Rang / Newshawk Phuket Four Chinese tourists and a minivan driver have escaped serious injury in an accident in Karon this morning. The Karon Police were notified of the incident at a curve on Patak Road in front of Hilton Hotel entrance in Karon around 2.30am

  • Top 10 scams in Thailand

    Top 10 scams in Thailand

    PHOTO: Thai Travel News By Tim Newton, a seven-year expat and victim of many of these scams… Firstly, I should say that just about any hot tourist spot around the world is going to attract people, sometimes greedy locals, who will be specialists at extracting dollars from your pockets. In Thailand the main difference is that they will usually do it with a smile. There are scams awaiting tourists who come to Phuket and you are best served by spending a few minutes reading articles like this and saving yourself a lot of financial pain, inconvenience or even a trip to hospital.

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    You’re in the drivers seat, in your BKK hotel

    The MeStyle Garage Hotel Bangkok, a new themed boutique hotel, is taking guests on an offbeat journey to experience a new dimension in design – ‘garage funky’ – inspired by its founder’s passion for cars.

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    71 foreigners, including 32 Thais, found safe in Sulawesi

    The National Disaster Mitigation Agency in Indonesia has announced that 71 foreign tourists were affected by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi last Friday evening. Authorities say they have found 66 of the foreigners and declared them safe and accounted for. Two of the rescued tourists, a Singaporean and a Belgian, have now been moved to Jakarta.

  • 25 British woman claims she was raped on Koh Phangan but later recants

    25 British woman claims she was raped on Koh Phangan but later recants

    A 25 year old British woman has accepted that she was not raped on Koh Phangan as she had previously claimed. Hospital tests and CCTV indicated there was no evidence a crime had occurred. Sanook is reporting that the woman admits that her fears were completely unfounded. She has been named only as ‘Joanna’

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    Launch of Integrated Green Urban Transport Plan for Phuket and southern islands

    PHOTOS: The Phuket PR Office The Integrated Green Urban Transport Plan has been launched. The launch was held at the Pullman Acadia (Nai Thon) Hotel led by Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Minister of Transport who is part of the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT). Joining him was outgoing Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong and other officials

  • Thai woman drugs, then steals from two tourists – one of them is dead

    Thai woman drugs, then steals from two tourists – one of them is dead

    Chiang Mai police are on the hunt for a Thai woman they believe has been responsible for the drugging and robbery of two foreigners – one of them has died as a consequence of her crimes. An Indian and US tourist were independently drugged and robbed by a “pretty, short-haired” Thai woman.