Monthly Archives: December 2017

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 25, 2017 ( – Praya Palazzo, an elegant, 17-room boutique hotel, formerly a private mansion, standing elegantly on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, is offering a romantic and nostalgic dinner for history buffs and authentic Thai cuisine gourmands on New Year’s Eve on Sunday, 31 December 2017. Guests can […]

Manama (Bahrain) – December 26, 2017 ( – Swiss-Belhotel Seef Bahrain is exploring the art, culture and lives of an ancient Arabian civilization with a limited-edition book, Dilmun: Love and Peace in collaboration with the Rowaq Al Balqa Arts Foundation in Jordan. The 300-page collectors’ edition features photographs and paintings from international artists to portray […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – December 24, 2017 ( – Christmas time is that most wonderful time of the year when family and friends rally. I am indeed lucky to have a loving family. I returned from Brisbane, Australia, with my wife, Ginette, only on Thursday after spending quality time with my eldest daughter, Christine, and […]

Jakarta (Indonesia) – December 22, 2017 ( – Global hospitality management chain, Swiss-Belhotel International, is celebrating once again after it was named “Indonesia’s Leading Global Hotel Chain” for a record-breaking seventh awards recently at the Indonesia Travel and Tourism Awards (ITTA) 2017-18. In a glittering award ceremony held in Jakarta on 11th December 2017, Swiss-Belhotel […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 22, 2017 ( – Cafédirect, the UK’s largest award-winning 100% Fairtrade hot drinks company, is introducing its latest blend of premium coffees – an extraordinary darker roast and intense ‘cuppa’ in its Cafédirect 100% Arabica Espresso Roast and Ground Coffee with a superbly designed packaging – available at gourmet stores and […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 22, 2017 (by Bernard A. Metzger, text and photo) – Constructed nearly 100 years ago as a private mansion in the reign of His Majesty King Vajiravudh (Rama VI), Praya Palazzo shows the graceful Thai-Italian style so popular then. It is now a luxurious boutique hotel on the banks of the […]

Manila (Philippines) – December 21, 2017 ( – Movenpick Hotels & Resorts has signed a new property in Manila, expanding its portfolio in the Philippines to three properties strong, and marking another milestone in the company’s Asian expansion strategy. Due to open in Q4 2021, Movenpick Hotel & Residences Quezon City will feature a combination […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 20, 2017 (travelindex) – Pagoda Art Club in collaboration with River City Bangkok cordially invites art lovers with a passion for surreal artistic paintings to experience a wide selection of surreal paintings through “Inspiration” surrealistic art exhibition by Dang Buasean, organized during 21 30 December 2017 at RCB Artery, 1st floor, […]

Sapporo (Japan) – December 19, 2017 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts has unveiled Best Western Sapporo Odori-Koen, an exciting new midscale hotel in the center of northern Japan’s largest city. Nestled in the heart of Sapporo’s Chuo-ku, or “central ward”, the hotel is surrounded by shops, leisure attractions, offices, and opposite the popular […]