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CHIANG MAI: Lanna and loving it

It's half way through the year and as Chiang Mai enters a new season, Sireeampan Boutique Resort & Spa is inviting guests to reward themselves for their hard work and unwind with a special promotion.

Prices start at Bt7,945 for a Studio and go up to Bt10,299 for the S Class Suite. The deal is good until August 31. Call (053) 327 777 or visit


Downtown deluxe

Stay in the heart of Bangkok at Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit and receive up to 25-per-cent discount on room rates when booking from now until August 28 for stays until August 31. Rates are for room only and a minimum 2 nights stay is required. Visit Call (02) 683 4888 or e-mail:


Tropical treat

Experience the zenith of Thai hospitality in tropical luxury at Sareeraya Villas & Suites in Koh Samui. Book a getaway for July and you'll save 10-per-cent off onthe best available rate and spa treatment. The offer is valid for Sareeraya Suite Jacuzzi Pool Access and Sareeraya Pool Villa room types until July 31. Booking code is ENWSJULY. Call (02) 673 9934 or e-mail:


Here comes summer

The annual Summer Camps at both Soneva Fushi Maldives and Soneva Kiri Koh Kood have become a haven for inquisitive children. The camps at Soneva Fushi are available through August 31 and until October 31 at Soneva Kiri and last for 10 days with children able to join at any time free of charge. Children of all ages will learn about sustainability and how important the environment is to their futures. Accommodation prices start at $1,920/night (Bt63,360/night) at Soneva Fushi and $820/night at Soneva Kiri. A special package at $705/night (Bt23,265/night) is available for a minimum of two nights. Call (039) 619 800 or e-mail: Visit


Salsa in the South

Qantas is offering special Economy fares to Santiago, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo via Sydney and/or New Zealand from Bangkok. Fares are available from Bt76,870 return between now and December 12.. Book at (02) 632 6611 or Qantas preferred travel agents. Visit

Shop till you drop

Cathay Pacific Airways and Dragonair are offering a "Smart Saver" promotion to the top tourist attractions and shopping destinations. A round trip price from Bangkok to Hong Kong starting at Bt4,000 is available through August 31, while a round trip ticket to Japan starts at Bt10,800 for bookings through September 30 and travel up to December 24. Round trip tickets to North America starting at Bt19,650 for bookings through until July 10 for travel between September 15 and December 15 are also available. Call (02) 263 0606 or e-mail: Visit or contact leading travel agents nationwide.

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