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3 Oct

3 Creative Cities in Asia Pacific every culture vulture should visit

As travellers start to look more towards living in the moment when on holiday, they seek destinations brimming with culture, art and entertainment. As a result, creative cities are rising in popularity. Here are three cities across Asia Pacific filled with sights and activities for the creatively inclined.   Wuhan, China See: Head to Tan Hua Lin, a pedestrianised street full of quirky boutiques selling locally designed handicrafts, art galleries, and cozy cafes and tea houses amidst heritage buildings. It is also home to Tanhualin Art Village, Wuhan’s answer to Beijing’s iconic 798 art zone. Visit the United Art Museum for one of the city’s largest privately owned art collections, and the Wuhan Art Museum for a taste of traditional and contemporary Chinese art spanning more than 1,000 works from watercolour and...
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19 Aug

Bring on the Night with Singapore Night Festival 2018!

The Singapore Night Festival 2018 ushers in a new era of creativity as it kicked off its 11th edition this evening, inviting festival-goers to come and Bring on the Night. Lighting up Singapore’s arts and heritage precinct, the crowd-favourite Night Lights opened the Festival, featuring 14 immersive and interactive light artworks by artists and creatives from different disciplines, backgrounds and walks of life. The full façade of the Singapore Art Museum is lit as Odyssey takes festival-goers on a truly out-of-this-world adventure. This is the world premiere of the projection mapping project by Arnaud Potter and Timothée Mironneau from France.   Orbit, by LiteWerkz, is one of five installations selected as part of SNF’s third annual Open Call for Night Lights, which seeks out creative...
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28 Jul

3 Skyscraper Hotels in Asia Pacific

With ever more skyscrapers sprouting up in cities across Asia, today’s jet-setting travellers are constantly on the lookout for the next new venue offering up the best city views of a destination, from 30, 40, or 50 storeys up. Even better if they can indulge in a delicious meal or sunset cocktail at the same time! The good news is, many of these skyscrapers house 5-star hotels and a plethora of dining options, giving travellers more choice of places to go to soak in the sweeping city views. Here are three skyscraper hotels across Asia Pacific to check out. Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, Thailand (57 storeys, 242m) With the opening of South East Asia’s first Waldorf Astoria on 30th August 2018 comes a gleaming...
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3 Jul

YellowKorner brings top destination cities into the collection “Beauty amid the Chaos”

YellowKorner a lifestyle photo gallery from France invites you to travel around the world with “Beauty amid the Chaos” collection this month, as it realized that hectic city lifestyle can outshine the aesthetic architecture of the surroundings. Urban collection shows off cities in different perspective through techniques of each individual photographers. Starting off with the first talent from Sauerland, Germany, Jorg Dickmann took photos since he was a child. With the guidance from his father, photography gradually became a part of his life. Dickmann has never thought he would create value out of it, until the revolution of digital processing photography crept in. Using digital single-lens reflex camera, Dickmann polishes his shooting strength and holds onto what natural beauty can provide....
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3 Jul

ARRON GRENDON FROM THAILAND WON CHIVAS REGAL GLOBAL MASTERCLASS 2018

Chivas Regal has crowned Arron Grendon from Tropic City in Bangkok, Thailand, the 2018 Chivas Masters Global Champion. The five-day final returned to Chivas’ roots at the Strathisla distillery in Speyside, the home of Chivas, before culminating at Oval Space in London, where Arron demonstrated exceptional leadership and collaboration to overcome immense competition from the world’s best bartending talent and lead his team to victory. The fifth Chivas Masters Global Final required the 21 national winners to showcase Chivas’ core values of community, collaboration and generosity. Arron impressed the expert panel of judges throughout the five days and the final challenge saw him working alongside a team of 6 bartenders to establish their own sustainable pop-up cocktail bar and menuto excite the senses of their most important...
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23 May

MILLENNIUM HOTELS AND RESORTS ANNOUNCES NEW EXTENDED STAY PROMOTION IN SINGAPORE

Exclusive long stay package Millennium Residence allows guests to ‘Stay More, Pay Less’ at any of the group’s six Singapore properties. The hotel arm of property giant City Developments Limited (CDL), is pleased to introduce a new extended stay package, Millennium Residence, which offers guests a compelling reason to stay longer at any one of the group’s six Singapore properties. Guests enjoy up to 25% off room rates and other exclusive benefits, including a fresh new MHR dining programme, on bookings made for 7 to 21 nights.   Ideal for business stays, corporate relocation or long family holidays, Millennium Residence allows guests to reap the rewards when they stay with Millennium Hotels in Singapore for 7 to 21 nights. Available at any...
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7 May

Dusit International to make Vietnam debut this month with the opening of Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, will make its Vietnam debut this month with the opening of Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort on the country’s largest island, Phu Quoc. Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort Located in the South of Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc is a fast-growing tourist destination known for its long, sweeping beaches, rich coral reefs, fresh seafood, pearl farms, and dense, tropical rainforest.Operating under Dusit’s upper midscale Dusit Princess brand, the new four-star resort is centrally located on the island’s west coast overlooking the stunning Bai Truong beach, a 20-plus kilometre stretch of sand also known as Long Beach. Phu Quoc (PQC) International Airport and Duong To town centre are only...
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18 Apr

Finding paradise in Myanmar: 3 unique experiences that make this the next hottest destination

Myanmar is Southeast Asia’s hidden gem that has only began to unravel itself in recent years. Known as the Golden Land, it has quickly risen to fame as a destination in Southeast Asia with its rich history and vibrant culture. From adventure-seeking visitors to those who prefer to take a step back to relax and soak in the serenity of the country’s natural beauty, the country offers a range of hotels and resorts catered to meet the expectations, often exceeding them. Here are 3 unique experiences to give you inspiration   A royal visit in Mandalay Nestled in the heart of Mandalay, Hilton Mandalay is a sanctuary of its own in Myanmar’s royal city. Its beautiful landscaped gardens that stretch across four acres...
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15 Apr

Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort & Spa slated to open in 2020

After signing a management agreement with Omstone Asia Capital Nepal, Dusit International, the Thailand-based global hospitality company, unveiled plans for its first property in Nepal.Slated to open in 2020, Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort & Spa will comprise 44 guest rooms and 20 villas, each providing views of the mountain range. Dusit International has signed a management agreement with Omstone Asia Capital Nepal Pvt. Ltd. to operate Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort & Spa, the first Dusit-branded property in Nepal. Located in the heart of Nepal’s central region, just over an hour’s drive from Kathmandu and Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), the luxurious mountaintop resort will comprise 44 well-appointed guest rooms and 20 exclusive villas, each providing magnificent views of the majestic Himalayan range. Leveraging...
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12 Mar

5 Instagram-Worthy Hotels On The Dream Destination

So if you're looking for insta-worthy shots while on vacation, whether it’s charming ornamental designs, lush greenery, or endless blue waters, we’ve got you covered. To give you a head start, here’s a list of hotels that are sure to inspire your creative juices. Just don’t forget to pack your best #OOTDs!   Marrying urban city elegance with nature’s serenity at West Hotel, Sydney Don’t be fooled by this hotel’s location and modern exterior. Located a stone’s throw away from the fashion and design hub in Sydney, the boutique hotel which falls under Hilton’s Curio Collection never fails to impress nature lovers. Its open garden Atrium filled with lush green foliage poses a unique spot for a fancy meal. After a day...
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