Wednesday July 30, 2014 14:02

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases

AirAsia Organizes AirAsia Walking Street: Save and Soar Lifestyle—30 Jul 14

AirAsia reaffirms its image as a fun and friendly airline for all of Thailand's travelers with the "AirAsia Walking Street: Save and Soar" activity being piloted on Phitsanulok's walking street every Saturday this 19 July-6 September 2014. Mr. Boonsong

SHANGRI-LA HOTELS AND RESORTS SIGNS MANAGEMENT CONTRACT FOR A RESORT IN MAURITIUS Le Touessrok, Mauritius to be Reflagged a Shangri-La Resort in 2015 Lifestyle—30 Jul 14

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has signed a management contract for Le Touessrok, Mauritius. The group will take over management of the resort in August 2014 and will reflag and launch the hotel as Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa,

VietJet introduces new duty free service Lifestyle—29 Jul 14

VietJet has launched a duty free service on its international routes from Vietnam to Singapore and Bangkok (Thailand) and in doing so, becomes the first Vietnamese airline to offer passengers duty free shopping on board international flights. To

Ultimate Surfing Package at Marriott Executive Apartments Sukhumvit Lifestyle—29 Jul 14

Looking to add some excitement to your time in Bangkok? Then look no further! Experience the thrill of flowboarding at Flow House Bangkok today! Stay at Marriott Executive Apartments Sukhumvit Park, and enjoy ultimate surfing experience for two people at

SHANGRI-LA HOTELS AND RESORTS INVITES GUESTS TO HOLIDAY IN STYLE AND ENJOY EXTRA Lifestyle—30 Jul 14

Guests wanting to “Holiday in Style” can enjoy extra perks and value add-ons at more than 75 Shangri-La, Kerry and Traders hotels in Asia Pacific, Middle East, North America and Europe this season from 15 June to 31 August 2014. Those who

Centara Grand Azuri Resort Spa Mauritius offers more than 20 leisure activities on land and at sea Lifestyle—29 Jul 14

With more than 20 activities on sea and land offered free of charge to guests, and with more available on a payment basis bringing the total to over 30, Centara Grand Azuri Resort & Spa Mauritius, and the adjacent Centara Grand Azuri Residence &

Hong Kong Aviation Capital orders 70 A320neo Family aircraft Lifestyle—29 Jul 14

Hong Kong Aviation Capital (HKAC), a fast growing aircraft leasing company based in Hong Kong, has signed a firm order with Airbus for a total of 70 A320neo Family aircraft (40 A320neo and 30 A321neo) The contract was finalised at the 2014 Farnborough

Airbus, British Airways, Heathrow and NATS partner for Quieter Flights Industry initiative to study Lifestyle—29 Jul 14

service provider in the United Kingdom) have launched a unique partnership to study and develop operational procedures to reduce the number of people affected by noise around London’s Heathrow. The study will use British Airways’ A380. The

New Khiri Tour Links Two Ancient Kingdoms in Myanmar Lifestyle—29 Jul 14

A new six-day adventure trip between Bagan and Mrauk U is for travelers who are comfortable with no electricity or phones along the way Khiri Travel Myanmar has launched a unique trip that links the two ancient kingdoms of Bagan and Mrauk U in Myanmar.

SMBC Aviation Capital orders 115 A320 Family aircraft Lifestyle—28 Jul 14

SMBC Aviation Capital orders 115 A320 Family aircraft Lessors strengthens portfolio with world’s fastest selling aircraft SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s largest aircraft leasing companies, has signed a major firm order for 115

The A350 XWB embarks on final certification phase World route proving tour to visit 14 Lifestyle—28 Jul 14

The world’s newest airliner, the Airbus A350-900, has taken off this morning for the final stage towards certification. These Route Proving tests are designed to demonstrate readiness for airline operations and will include high airfield

JET AIRWAYS AND ETIHAD AIRWAYS REINFORCE COMMITMENT TO GROWTH OF INDIAS AVIATION INDUSTRY AND Lifestyle—28 Jul 14

Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have outlined plans to reinforce their long-term commitment to the growth of India’s economy and aviation industry,

SUN AND SAND OR SHOPPING AND SOPHISTICATION: SKYSCANNER REVEALS MOST POPULAR DESTINATIONS FOR Lifestyle—28 Jul 14

Each year in August the people of Thailand join together in celebration of the devotion and hard work our mothers give us. While showing your love should not, of course, be limited to just one day, the upcoming long weekend is a perfect opportunity to

BOC Aviation orders an additional 43 A320 Family aircraft Lifestyle—28 Jul 14

BOC Aviation orders an additional 43 A320 Family aircraft Confirms A320 Family continues to be favourite with lessors worldwide BOC Aviation, the Singapore-based aircraft leasing subsidiary of Bank of China, has announced an order for an additional 43

Specials green fee for Golf Festival at Banyan Golf Club, Hua Hin during August and Lifestyle—28 Jul 14

Golf festival at Banyan Golf Club, Hua Hin August & September (Golf green fee at THB 1,800.-) Stay at Banyan The Resort and Play golf at Banyan Golf Club Package one bedroom private pool villa or jacuzzi pool villa inclusive of breakfast for two

Thousands of happy-faced balloons released as part of Thai tourism Lifestyle—28 Jul 14

Thousands of smiley-faced balloons were released into the skies above Bangkok as inviting symbols of friendship to entice travellers from around the world to visit the kingdom. This spectacular and memorable event took place on the first day of the

EAST MEETS W-EST WITH W RETREAT KOH SAMUI WAH NAILS Lifestyle—28 Jul 14

W Retreat Koh Samui & London’s edgiest nail brand to showcase the best of East and West W Retreat Koh Samui and WAH Nails are preparing to set the scene alight, when they fuse the urban glamour of London with the vibrant promise of Koh

THE FIVE-STAR BEST KEPT SECRET LE CORAL HIDEAWAY BEYOND PHUKET ON THE EXCLUSIVE NATAI BEACH Lifestyle—28 Jul 14

A newest jewel of the Andaman Sea awaits to be explored. Standing majestically on the most exclusive and serene stretch of Natai Beach, also known by some as the Hamptons of Phuket is none other than the five-star Le Coral Hideaway Beyond Phuket

UN ESCAP chief reaffirms 60-year relationship during first official visit to Lifestyle—28 Jul 14

As a regional and global leader in development cooperation, Japan plays an invaluable role in supporting our efforts to address the key challenges facing the Asia-Pacific region, particularly in climate change and disability-inclusive development, the

Airbus A320neo surpasses 3,000 firm orders Ongoing success for the newest member of Airbus Single Lifestyle—28 Jul 14

Airbus A320neo (new engine option) Family has reached an important milestone during the Farnborough airshow, having cumulated more than 3,000 firm orders from 57 customers since its launch in December 2010. The milestone was reached when SMBC Aviation

TCC Hotels Asset Management STARWOOD HOTELS RESORTS EXPANDS PRESENCE IN THAILAND WITH THE DEBUT Lifestyle—27 Jul 14

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announced its world-renowned Sheraton brand will continue to expand its footprint in Thailand with the signing of Sheraton Samui Resort in Koh Samui, Thailand’s second largest island after

Korea Tourism Organization Announces To:ur Imagination Campaign With the Chance to Win a Vacation Lifestyle—25 Jul 14

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) invites you to experience the beauty and culture of Korea as part of its new campaign, ‘To:ur Imagination.’ The campaign is designed to promote the charm of Korea and offers the opportunity to make a trip

ONYX Hospitality Group announces restructure of key hotel and corporate operations roles in Lifestyle—25 Jul 14

ONYX Hospitality Group continues to strengthen the group’s operations through the promotion of talented hospitality professionals Pierre-Andre Pelletier and David Cumming to Vice President Area General Manager South Thailand and Bangkok

Kirimaya Golf Resort Spa#s Hotel Manager Lifestyle—25 Jul 14

Welcome another management member to Kirimaya Group, Khao Yai, Thailand. The Group General Manager of Kirimaya Golf Resort Spa and MUTHI MAYA Forest Pool Villa Resort, Mr. Prakard Tantiprasertsuk, is pleased to announce the return of Mr. Charin