CHIANG MAI AND BEYOND: 19,000 reasons for fly high

Thailand July 18, 2012 00:00

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Krungthai Card and Nok Air are launching the "KTC-Nok Air Happy Deal" campaign inviting KTC credit card members to fly with Nok Air to 12 of Thailand's most popular destinations for just Bt1,290 per person per flight or to use 19,000 KTC Forever Rewards p


The campaign is valid for flights between Bangkok and Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Phitsanulok, Udon Thani, Ubon Ratchathani, Trang, Hat Yai, Phuket, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Surat Thani, Sakon Nakhon and Nakhon Phanom. Reservation can be made from now until September 15 for flights scheduled from now until September 30, 2012. Call Nok Air Call Centre at (02) 232-8355 and KTC World Travel Service Centre at (02) 665-5050 or visit
Nights under the palms
Centra Coconut Beach Resort Samui, a newly opened resort under the Centra value brand of Centara Hotels & Resorts, is offering introductory rates from now until October 31. Rates per night are Bt1,410 for a Superior Pool View room, Bt1,650 for a Deluxe Pool Access room and Bt1,890 for a Deluxe Villa. Rates exclude breakfast and are on the basis of two adults sharing and two children under the age of 12 years sharing their parents' bedding accommodated free of charge. Call (02) 101 1234 extension 1 or e-mail: or visit 
Beachside bliss
Dara Samui Beach Resort & Spa Villa is offering Free & Easy Package from now to October 31. Rates per package are B 9,900 for twin sharing and Bt 11,900 for triple sharing. The package includes two nights accommodation in Superior Room, daily breakfast, round trip transfer from/to Samui Airport and hotel, welcome drink and cold towel upon arrival, welcome fruit basket in room, 10 per cent discount on Spa and Food & Beverage at all hotel’s restaurants. Book online at
Up early for the market
Northgate Ratchayothin Serviced Residence, opposite SCB Park on Ratchadaphisek Road and close to Chatuchak Market, the hottest weekend market in town, launches the “Surprising Saturday” promotion. You’ll enjoy Saturday night with a special 30 per cent discount when booking a studio room for Bt1,750 per night inclusive of breakfast for two persons and in-room WiFi. The package is available from now until October 31. Call (02) 939 7949 or e-mail Visit
So you want to be a chef?
Pullman Pattaya Hotel G offers the opportunity to learn how to cook real Thai food, home-style, with an incredibly skilled and friendly teacher, Chef Wut. The half-day class begins at 8am with the instructor taking participants to the local market to learn how to select and purchase the ingredients. Back at the hotel, the class will continue with step-by-step demonstrations of three recipes. Learn the different processes and techniques with a cuisine of your choice and enjoy the lunch served afterwards. Participants will receive a cookbook, an apron, a CD and a certificate of attendance. The price is at Bt 1,500 per person and available for a minimum of 6 to 8 persons per class. Call (038) 411 940 or e-mail:
Edge of paradise
The Rock Hua Hin Boutique Beach Resort is now offering Last Minute Promotion until the end of July. Book any room for two consecutive nights and get 1 night free. Rates start from Bt5,190 for Deluxe room, Bt5,950 for Executive Deluxe room and Bt7,690 for Deluxe Suite room. The offer includes two night accommodations in the room of your choice and daily American breakfast for two persons. Book online at