Mercure debuts in Rayong

Mercure debuts the initial phase of its new resort in Rayong. Located on the eastern seaboard, Mercure Rayong Lomtalay Villas and Resort is set to become one of the region's trendiest beach resorts. Guests can now experience the resort's beachside offerings, including 51 rooms, suites and villas, as well as a pool-bar, restaurant, meeting room and spa facilities.

Mercure debuts in Rayong

Mercure debuts the initial phase of its new resort in Rayong. Located on the eastern seaboard, Mercure Rayong Lomtalay Villas and Resort is set to become one of the region's trendiest beach resorts. Guests can now experience the resort's beachside offerings, including 51 rooms, suites and villas, as well as a pool-bar, restaurant, meeting room and spa facilities.

Mercure Rayong Lomtalay Villas & Resort Mercure Rayong Lomtalay Villas & Resort

A grand opening will take place upon completion of the resort's Garden Wing next year, which will include an additional 133 rooms, suites and villas, four restaurants and bars, along with expansive meeting, conferencing and events facilities. The Ocean Wing is now open.

To celebrate its launch, Mercure Rayong Lomtalay Villas & Resort is offering special rates starting at 2,800 baht per night in an Executive room until Nov 30, for stays until Dec 22. Pets are also welcome to the resort, with a 500 baht fee for furry friends under 15kg.

Visit mercurerayonglomtalay.com.

Le Méridien Chiang Rai offers winter discounts

Le Méridien Chiang Rai Resort releases its La Fête by Le Méridien offer especially for this cool season.

Rates start from 5,850 baht per night in a Deluxe Garden View room for two persons. The package includes accommodation for two, daily breakfast and one La Fête inspired Sparkling Cocktail per person per stay (available at Favola).

La Fête by Le Méridien

The promotion is valid for booking and stay from now until Jan 31.

Visit link bit.ly/LaFeteCEIMD.

Chiva-Som hosts festive fundraisers

Chiva-Som Hua Hin celebrates the festive period with various activities, from fundraising dinners supporting the resort's commitment to sustainability to welcoming the arrival of the Year of the Rabbit with a rock'n'roll-themed New Year extravaganza.

Chefs Dan Bark and Sinchai Srivipa.

On Dec 12, the resort will welcome back acclaimed Michelin-starred chef Dan Bark of renowned Bangkok restaurant Cadence for an exclusive collaboration with the resort's executive chef Sinchai Srivipa. The eight-course dinner features premium and locally-sourced ingredients, and will showcase the two master chefs' distinct cooking techniques while maintaining the resort's signature of nutritious and delicious wellness cuisine. The proceeds from the evening will go towards Chiva-Som's Krailart Niwate Mangrove Ecosystem Preservation Project, Hua Hin's only mangrove ecosystem.

On Dec 24, guests are invited to join a barbecue dinner at the beachfront Taste of Siam, accompanied by carol singing by local hilltribe children, before waking up on Christmas morning to a delectable festive brunch. On Dec 31, Chiva-Som guests will then be treated to a 50s rock'n'roll New Year party.

Chiva-Som's fundraising gala is priced at 10,000 baht per person, the Christmas barbecue at 2,500 baht++ per person, and the New Year's Eve gala at 15,000 baht++ per person.

Email reservations@chivasom.com, call 032-536-536, or visit chivasom.com.

Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia hotels grab top honours

WorldHotels Collection members in Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia recently announced they have been recognised as the 2022 Luxury Lifestyle Resort, Luxury City Hotel and Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards respectively.

Caravelle Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City.

SereS Springs Resort & Spa, Bali, is a luxurious resort, adorned with artisanal artwork and traditional Balinese touches can be seen throughout the property. It celebrates the rich culture of its island home while encompassing elegant indulgences and lavish accommodation options for its guests.

Caravelle Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, has gained a reputation for being at the heart of everything this great city represents. This luxury hotel is a short walk to iconic landmarks, such as Saigon Municipal Theatre, also known as the Opera House, Notre Dame Cathedral, historic Dong Khoi Street, modern Nguyen Hue Walking Street, and the legendary Ben Thanh Market.

Sama Sama Hotel KLIA, Kuala Lumpur, the 4-star international airport hotel, offers a seamless stay in this oasis of modern comfort only a few minutes ride from the airport via buggy transfer through the connected passageway. The Sama-Sama Experience has redefined the term enhancing guest experiences, offering the finest in hospitality, dining and meeting options to fulfil the growing demand of both leisure and business travellers be they local or global.