Songkran with a Smile

lifestyle April 11, 2018 01:00

By The Nation

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Travellers flying with Thai Smile during the Songkran Festival will be spoilt with a special fusion of Thai and Western desserts, created by Issaya La Patisserie.

From Friday to April 17, the bakery run by chef Pongthawat “Ian” Chalermkittichai will serve Muffin with a mango financier from France sprinkled with mango and coconut, Choux Cream Mango with sweet mango, Pandan Chiffon Cake soaked in mango sauce, and Lemon Poppy Seed Cake topped with sesame and lemon glaze. They’ll be available on domestic and international flights, except for WE177, WE333/334, WE335/336, WE343/344, WE426, WE420 WE696/697 and WE288.

Online booking can be made at

In full bloom

South Korea’s Goryeosan Mountain is laying out a carpet of flowers to welcome tourists to its annual Azalea Festival running from Saturday to April 22. 

This is the biggest floral festival in Ganghwado and a popular picnic spot for lovers and families during spring, while the flowers are in full bloom. Fans of Korean TV series should pay special attention to the mountain, which is said to be the birthplace of General Yeongaesomun.

Find out more at the KTO Thailand page on Facebook. 

An offer you can’t refuse

Onyx Hospitality Group will beat the summer heat with a special deal that is limited to a 48-hour booking period on April 28 and 29. 

Based on local time of each destination, guests can simply visit” and use the promotional code “SuperSale” to get up to 50-per-cent discounts at more than 30 properties under Amari, Ozo and Shama brands. 

Valid for stays from April 28 to November 30, the packages include a minimum of two-night stay with breakfast for two.

Lighting up a velvet night

Travellers looking for a holiday escape can check out the Stars & Sky package at Anantara Kihavah, Maldives that’s available from now until December 22. 

Starting at Bt49,860 for a minimum of three-night stay, the promotion offers private stargazing with the Sky guru, the Slumber Guru Massage experience, cinema under the stars, daily breakfast for two, dinner at Salt or Manzaru and round-trip seaplane transfers. 

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Designer destination

Families spending the long holidays in Milan can take advantage of the Stay with Your Family package being offered by the Armani Hotel Milano. 

Starting at 1,138 euros (Bt43,700) for an Armani Deluxe Room, families will be rewarded with American breakfast at the Armani/Ristorante, 25-per-cent discount on a second room with American breakfast, kids welcome gift upon arrival, special in-room amenities, cocktail in the panoramic Armani/Bamboo Bar for all family members, complimentary room upgrade to a superior room and complimentary late check-out subject to availability. 

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