After Osaka and Perth, travellers flying with Singapore Airlines to and from Bangkok can now experience the luxury and comfort of the world's longest Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners.
The airline currently operates 42 weekly flights to Bangkok and the new 787-10 is deployed on flight SQ983, departing Bangkok at 8.05pm, while the return flight SQ982 depart Singapore at 5.30pm.
Book a flight at www.SingaporeAir.com.
Imaginary stories in Milan
The luxury Armani Hotel Milano, Italy is joining the “Racconti Immaginari” exhibition by Paolo Ventura, which is on view at Armani/Silos until July 29, with a special package on the same theme.
Starting from Euro 634 (Bt23,700), guests can stay in an Armani Deluxe room, tuck into an American breakfast at Armani/Ristorante, sip a cocktail in the panoramic Armani/Bamboo Bar and visit the exhibition at Armani/Silos for free. Complimentary room upgrade and late check-out are also offered subject to availability.
Set up your plan at www.ArmaniHotelMilano.com.
Shoes and high tea
Art lovers booking a stay at Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou between this Saturday and Tuesday can take advantage of the Head Over Heels Suite Experience as part of the “Shoes: Pleasure and Pain” exhibition being held in collaboration with London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.
The package starts at CNY4,500 (Bt22,800) and covers a one-night stay in a Club Executive Suite, a guided tour of the V&A “Shoes: Pleasure and Pain” exhibition at TaiKoo Hui Mall, afternoon fashion high tea for two at The Taikoo Lounge, a 75-minute foot therapy treatment at The Spa for two, Oriental Club Lounge privileges and complimentary leather shoe polishing service.
Online booking can be made at www.MandarinOriental.com/guangzhou.
Bargain buys from Bespoke
Bespoke Hospitality Management Asia introduces the Mid-Year Sale promotion offering guests the chance to save up to 40 per cent when booking a room via X2 and Away website by Sunday.
Valid for stays until November 30, room rates start from Bt1,199 per night for X2 Vibe hotels, Bt1,909 for Away resorts and Bt3,269 for X2 resorts and villas.
Check out the best rates at www.X2Lobby.com/mid-year-sale, www.X2Vibe.com/mid-year-sale and www.AwayResorts.com/mid-year-sale.
Love blossoms in Kanagawa
The much-loved Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival returns to Kanagawa in Japan’s Kanto region from July 6 and 8.
Devoted to the love story of Princess Weaver Orihimeboshi and the cowherd Hikoboshi, the streets and bamboo trees will be trimmed with beautiful lanterns in different designs, while visitors can also enjoy a colourful parade, cultural performances and a walking street boasting a variety of local delicacies and handicrafts.
Find out more at www.Jnto.or.th/newsletter/tanabata/.