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Thailand March 22, 2017 01:00

By The Nation

Luxury layover

Travellers booking an Emirates Economy Class flight from Bangkok with a layover at Dubai International Airport before Sunday can take advantage of up to four hours in Marhaba’s exclusive lounge and enjoy its full range of business service, open buffet and full bar service.

Complimentary lounge access is provided to all Emirates customers who purchase an outbound flight on EK 377 or EK 351 (excluding passengers with Dubai as their final destination) for outbound travel between May 1 and November 30. Check the details or book at

Earn miles with Pay Pal

Thai Airways is offering a special reward to anyone booking an international flight via Pay Pal. The first 1,000 travellers, who must be Royal Orchid members, will get 1,500 miles credited to their account when they book travel on any of Thai Airways’ international routes. Find out more at

Stay three, pay two

Stay two nights in a Deluxe Riverview Room overlooking the mighty Chao Phraya River and the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers will reward you with a third night absolutely free until October 31. Room rates start from Bt2,733 (room only) and Bt3,100 with breakfast. Call (02) 665 3165 or visit

Home for the holidays

Vietjet Thailand is gearing up for the Thai New Year by launching the Don Jai Fly Now promotion that increases daily flights to Chiang Mai from April 6 onwards. 

The airline will increase its service to three flights daily from Bangkok to Chiang Mai on March 26 and offer four flights daily from April 6 to meet the demands of foreign tourists and Thai travellers during the Songkran Festival. 

Vietjet is also offering 30,000 flight tickets at super-low prices starting from Bt289 return (prices do not include taxes, airport fees and surcharges). Check out the flight schedule and book tickets at 


Tributes to the Gods

The Phanom Rung Historical Park in Buri Ram welcomes the summer with its annual ritual that allows visitors to ascend the hills to pay homage to the deities from March 31 to April 2. 

In addition to the mountain ritual, the event features a parade to pay tribute to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 4D mapping and a creative dance performance depicting Phanom Rung’s history.

Visitors can feast on rare local dishes and buy hand-woven silks and cotton. Admission is free. Find out more at