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Thaiger Cage Hospitality Digital Pitch Event To Debut at Thailand Tourism Forum 2023

Category:Hotels|Tourism, Posted:26 Dec 2022 | 13:48 pm Leading Thai digital media outlet The Thaiger is launching a new start-up technology pitch event ‘The Thaiger Cage’ on 16th January 2023 at the Conrad Bangkok. It is a special prequel to the Thailand Tourism Forum (TTF) 2023, now in its twelfth year and widely considered to be the country’s leading annual hospitality event The […]

Could Thailand’s Southeast Coastal Gem Khanom Be The Next Koh Samui?

Category:Real estate|Tourism, Posted:23 Dec 2022 | 12:26 pm The search for the next big resort destination in Thailand is an absolutely big ask. An expansive country with 77 provinces and an amazing array of diverse geographical locations, Instagram-worthy aspects, and distinctly different nuances. Out of this brazen travel chaos, the endearing term ‘same same, but different’ was born and remains highly relevant. Yet, […]

Digital Homecare Platform SAIJAI Unveils “Hospitality Staffing” Solution as Hotels Grapples with Manpower Crisis

Category:Hotels, Posted:21 Dec 2022 | 12:21 pm The pandemic changed everything. It has been an accelerator but also a major change-maker for Thai service workers retrenched or “paused” during the three-years Covid crippled Thailand’s hospitality industry. Many who left the sector are now in great demand to return but there is a reluctance to do so on as the sector has simply […]

Boho Wanderlust in Thailand’s Great Outdoors

Category:Hotels|Real estate, Posted:19 Dec 2022 | 13:04 pm One of the most notable transformations for both domestic and international travelers in Thailand post-pandemic has been the realization that the old-school beach holiday stereotype is out the window. Rivers, mountains, farms, or even a jungle trek are now the hot ticket. For those who went to the just-wound-up Wonderfruit, you’ve already caught the vibe, […]

Koh Samui’s Tongsai Bay Converted to Banyan Tree’s New Brand Garrya

Category:Hotels, Posted:18 Dec 2022 | 09:13 am One of Koh Samui’s best-known legacy resorts, the beachfront Tongsai Bay is now under Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts’ Garrya brand. With 82 suites and villas situated in its own cove, the property has a strong following. Banyan Tree’s new Garrya is a wellness centric-offering that also has properties in Japan and China. Garrya is […]

Eat, Pray, Sleep Bali-Style. How I Escaped the Box

Category:Hotels, Posted:28 Nov 2022 | 14:20 pm It’s been nearly thirty years since luxury hospitality innovator KP Ho and Banyan Tree took hotel guests out of the box and into their own private villa with a swimming pool in Phuket Thailand. At the time, the idea was radical, captivating, and edged over the boundary of hospitality norms. Fast forward to 2022 and […]

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