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My Staycation at G-Luxe by Gloria and the King of the Mountain

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6 March 2020 I have always liked spending time high up in Genting Highlands. Six thousand feet above sea level is a good place to just literally chill and get some clean air far from the hustle and bustle of Kuala Lumpur city life. And let us admit, I would do much to get away from crowds. If like me, you would like to cultivate some personal space away from your home, why not head over to this other side of Genting for a stay-cation?

The Architecture and Interior Design of Anantara Iko Mauritius Resort & Villas - Blends with its Surrounding Natural Beauty

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Located on the southeastern coast of Mauritius on Le Chaland Beach, Anantara Iko Mauritius Resort and Villas is a tranquil hideaway offering secluded luxury. The interior design reflects the natural wonders of Mauritius, echoing the sparkling shades of the Indian Ocean, golden beaches, amber sunsets, green sugar cane fields and rare corals.

SUIT UP AT SEEN BEACH CLUB SAMUI

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Put on your board shorts, bikinis and body bronzer and flaunt your curves at Samui’s biggest beach happening this summer. The opening of SEEN Beach Club Samui with its frontline Chaweng beach location and stunning panoramic sea views makes it the place to party in Koh Samui. Whether you’ve come to parade at the pool, laze on the beach or dance under the stars, at SEEN you’ll find a multi-layered, multi-sensory space for you to relax, eat and play.

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort unveils delicious dishes that boost the body and mind

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Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort, the health-focused retreat in downtown Bangkok, is dedicated to creating innovative culinary concepts that help to keep its guests in great shape, both physically and mentally.

Celebrate World Sleep Day 2020 with the Deep Sleep Ayurveda Programme at Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort

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World Sleep Day on 13 March is a global celebration of the importance of sleep, as well as a call to action to combat the unnatural rhythms and stresses of modern life. Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort introduces a five-day Ayurvedic programme to reset unhealthy sleep patterns, a holistic 360˚ journey guided by a team of wellness professionals.

Thailand’s Elephant Boat Race and River Festival Glides to a Spectacular Finish with Fun, Festivities and Finesse

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After three days of fun festivities on the banks of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River, the 2nd Annual Elephant Boat Race and River Festival wrapped up on Sunday (March 1st) with the Raja Navy (Royal Thai Navy) – Citi winning the royal trophy graciously granted by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua.

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort brings barista magic to Tamarind with its aromatic Coffee Cuisine menu

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Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort, the health-focused retreat in downtown Bangkok, has brewed up an imaginative new menu of coffee-infused dishes with the launch of its latest global culinary initiative: Coffee Cuisine, a dash of barista magic.

Raja Navy (Royal Thai Navy) Retains the Cup at the 2020 Elephant Boat Race and River Festival

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After three days of fun festivities on the banks of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River, the 2nd Annual Elephant Boat Race and River Festival wrapped up on Sunday with the Raja Navy (Royal Thai Navy) – Citi winning the royal trophy graciously granted by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua.

RESTFUL NYEPI BREAK AT THE WESTIN RESORT NUSA DUA, BALI

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Nyepi Day or the Balinese Day of Silence falls on 25th March 2020 is a unique Balinese New Year holiday where all activity on the island literally comes to a complete standstill for the duration of 24 hours. Nyepi is observed as a day of complete silence without any noise, traffic, fire and lights. It begins at 6AM on Wednesday, 25 March and ends the next day at 6AM. Experience the serenity of this cultural celebration at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali with recharging activities for the whole family to enjoy. Bali auspicious day of silence is an opportunity to unwind and embrace total renewal. Rate starts from IDR 1,800,000++ per room per night with period of stay from 24 – 26 March 2020. The package includes stay in a Deluxe Garden Room with daily breakfast for 2 adults, one buffet dinner on Nyepi Day, morning yoga session on Nyepi Day with Jitendra Pokhriyal, access to WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio and access to Westin Family Kids Club with many fun activities.

InterContinental Phuket Resort Offers Ten Compelling Reasons To Visit Phuket Island

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Beyond the sun, sand and sea, newly-opened InterContinental Phuket Resort presents ten more compelling reasons to visit the popular Thai destination. A beloved tropical paradise familiar to discerning travellers, InterContinental Phuket Resort complements the island’s appeal with additional insights and travel tips. From locally immersive experiences to natural attractions, InterContinental Phuket Resort serves as a luxurious sanctuary while explorers discover the island in a refreshing light. After an active day, travellers can indulge their senses with Romantic Escape (price starting from THB 7,650++ per night) to complete their enriching Phuket Island adventure.

Meliá Koh Samui, Thailand and Alma Resort, Vietnam

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Meliá Koh Samui opened on January 10, cutting the ribbon on 159 rooms and 41 suites as well as two restaurants, an executive lounge, a swim-up bar, spa, fitness centre, ballroom and, for families, a kids club, outdoor playground and mini-waterpark.

Memories Group Ring the Changes in Myanmar - Experienced hotel managers take up the reins in Yangon, Mergui Archipelago

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Myanmar tourism trailblazers Memories Group has announced the appointment of Mr. Thibaut Stettler as Hotel Manager at Awei Metta hotel in Yangon, while outgoing GM Mr Eric Laurent takes over as General Manager at the firm’s sister resort, Awei Pila, in the Mergui Archipelago. Though just 30 years old, Swiss national Thibaut Stettler has worked in the hotel sector for more than 12 years. Born in Jakarta and having spent most of his life in Asia, he considers this continent his home although he graduated in his homeland from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, one of the world’s foremost schools in hospitality.

Meliá Koh Samui Announces Ernesto Osuna as General Manager

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A seasoned professional with two decades of luxury hospitality experience across Europe, North America and Asia has been appointed to the helm of the new nautical-themed beachfront resort Meliá Koh Samui. Spanish-born Ernesto Osuna has taken charge of the opening of the 159-room and 31-suite luxury resort overlooking Choeng Mon Beach, on Koh Samui’s north-eastern coastline in the Gulf of Thailand.

The Lux Collective to Unveil New Flagship Property in Mauritius, LUX* Grand Baie Resort & Residences, Opening Second Quarter of 2021

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Hospitality trailblazer The Lux Collective has announced plans for its newest property, LUX* Grand Baie Resort and Residences. The hotel will open in Mauritius in the second quarter of 2021 and will become the flagship property for the group’s much-loved brand LUX* Resorts and Hotels. Located in the popular Grand Baie neighbourhood in the north of the island, known for its picturesque beaches, vibrant downtown village and favourable year-round climate, the property will offer sophisticated beachside living for the upscale, modern traveller.

10,000 REASONS TO CELEBRATE WITH GUINNESS THIS MARCH

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KUALA LUMPUR, 11th March 2020: If the Irish are known for one thing, it’s that they know how to throw a celebration. From big events to the smallest of reasons, the Irish will always find an excuse to celebrate. It’s March, and that means it’s time for the biggest Irish celebration of them all, St. Patricks! That’s why Guinness, Ireland and Malaysia’s No. 1 stout, is giving Malaysian drinkers 10,000 reasons to celebrate this month.

MING COURT Opens in Wan Chai

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Hong Kong, 12 March, 2020 – Ming Court, Wanchai, a new Cantonese fine dining destination opens at Great Eagle Centre, next to the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Citarasa Kampungku @ Armada Hotel PJ

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 11 March 2020 – This Ramadan, inspired by the homely taste of Malay ‘kampung’ comfort food, Utara Restaurant at Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya invites you to feast on mouth-watering classic traditional Malay favourites.

MARCH BRINGS YOU FRENCH SENSATION! TPC Kuala Lumpur

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The Golfer’s Terrace at Malaysia’s Family- Friendly club, TPC Kuala Lumpur features Chicken Florentine as its signature dish throughout the month of March. A special treat to those who seek simple comfort food with a delightful twist!

Celebrate International Women’s Day with The Spa Hilton Kuala Lumpur Unwind, relax and renew your body and mind with an array of signature treatments

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When modern life is becoming more hectic by the minute, a little relaxing respite is all one needs. In conjunction with International Women’s Day, The Spa at Hilton Kuala Lumpur have released treatment packages to appreciate women and celebrate their achievements.

DELIGHTFUL RAMADAN WITH “DAPUR TPC KUALA LUMPUR”

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Set against the backdrop of Malaysia’s most spectacular golf course with a choice of indoor or alfresco dining by the pool, TPC Kuala Lumpur is the perfect venue for a perfect dining pleasure. With the holy month of Ramadan slowly approaching our calendar, Malaysia’s Family – Friendly Club, TPC Kuala Lumpur is all geared up to embrace the festive season with a new theme called “Dapur TPC Kuala Lumpur”. Dapur or kitchen in Malay language is where all the magic of delightful culinary preparation begins and resonate perfectly with this year’s Ramadan theme.

Makan Kitchen, DoubleTree by Hilton

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Makan Kitchen, DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur - Shiok Super Weekend. Flavourful and tantalising, it'll be a show-stopping spread of Malaysian delights. Head to DoubleTree Kuala Lumpur for a buffet of local hawker favourites. With a cosy interior and live cooking stations, Makan Kitchen offers diners a memorable experience. Enjoy the feature of Malaysian classics like Short Ribs Rendang, Chic Kut Teh, Claypot Chicken Rice, Satay and more. Cartoon screening, complimentary outdoor saltwater pool access and cookie decorating activities are available to entertain the kids while you enjoy your meal. 7 March – 19 April 2020. Saturday and Sunday | 12:30pm - 4:00pm. Price: RM91 nett per adult | RM45.50 nett per child | Kids below 12 years old eat for free with every paying adult. Standard Hilton Dining APAC and bank partnership discounts apply. For reservations, call us at +03 2172 7272 or visit us online at www.eatdrinkhilton.com

International Women’s Day High Tea, Hilton

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Axis Lounge, DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Melaka– International Women’s Day High Tea. Ladies, it’s time to celebrate your achievements and how far you’ve come! Join us for a chocolate-themed high tea treat. Indulge in a delectable high tea buffet at Axis Lounge and feast on a buffet spread filled with sweet and savoury delights to keep your hunger at bay. Replenish your plate till you are satisfied with dishes such as assorted Chocolate Waffle Sandwiches, Button on Matcha Chocolate Swiss roll, Chocolate Nutty Scone and more. Served alongside your choice of tea, coffee or hot chocolate. March - April 2020 | Every Saturday & Sunday | RM48 nett for 2 persons | 3PM 10PM. For reservations, call us at +06 222 3333 or visit us online at www.eatdrinkhilton.com

The Second Annual Elephant Boat Race & River Festival Commences in Bangkok

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The spirit and energy of boat racing returned to Bangkok today with the start of the Elephant Boat Race and River Festival, taking place by the banks of the Chao Phraya River. On land, the evening festivities kicked off with a live graffiti display by celebrated street artist Alex Face, the main stage was headlined by top bands and DJs and a spectacular fireworks display illuminated the Bangkok skyline. On the water sixteen teams are competing for coveted trophies across the youth and main categories, which included teams from the Royal Thai Navy as well as provincial teams. Each team was paddling a specially commissioned boat decorated with artistic elephant heads rising elegantly above the water, and tails inspired by traditional Thai fish motifs.