Messing around on the river

Thailand June 14, 2017 01:00

By The Nation

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Discover the Chao Phraya River and take in the sunset while munching on tasty Thai snacks with the Riva Surya Bangkok’s new cruise.



Available every evening from 5.30, the one-hour boat trip is priced at Bt1,550 per person and includes free flow house wine or sparkling wine, deep fried shrimp cake, samosa larb moo, chips and nuts.

Book your cruise by calling (02) 633 5000 or email sales@rivasuryabangkok.com.

Europe on a shoestring

Travellers planning a trip to Europe can enjoy Air France’s early bird offers that are available until Friday for travel from October 1 to March 31. Ticket prices range from Bt22,365 to Bt29,605 for departure from Bangkok to Stockholm, Copenhagen, Geneva, Rome, Paris, Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona and Athens. 

Online booking can be made at www.AirFrance.com. 

Stay two, get one free

Guests booking two consecutive nights at any participating Best Western hotels in Asia will receive a complimentary third night under the Discover Asia promotion that runs throughout this year. 

The participating properties are in Phuket, Bali, Boracay, Okinawa, Bangkok, Tokyo, Malang, Puerto Princesa and Inle Lake. Complimentary in-room Wi-Fi and daily breakfast are included in the price. 

Make a reservation at bestwesternhotelasia.com/offers/promotions/discover-asia. 

Flower power

The Tourism Authority of Thailand is hosting the colourful Dok Krachiao Blooming Festival 2017 at the Pa Hin Ngam and Sai Tong National Parks through September 30. 

Located in Chiayaphum province, this event includes a night parade showcasing the local culture and other fun activities to explore the flower fields in the national parks. There are also hill treks, cultural performances, concerts and a fair selling local food and handcrafts.

Find out more at www.TatNews.org. 

Destination Da Nang

AirAsia has recently added daily direct flights from Da Nang to Bangkok’ s Don Mueang Airport with a promotional fare starting at Bt1,090.

The special price is available until Sunday for travel from today until January 14 via all ticketing channels and www.AirAsia.com. AirAsia passengers from Da Nang can also enjoy its Fly Thru service at Don Mueang Airport, which allows them to easily continue to destinations both domestic and international across Asean and Asia.