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Grand at the Eastin

Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn Bangkok, the first Eastin Grand under the Eastin Hotels & Residences portfolio, opens its doors on May 2 to welcome guests.



Located just a short walk from Surasak BTS station, the hotel houses 390 guestrooms, designed for the modern lifestyle and decorated in a contemporary classic style. The floor-to-ceiling windows open to a view of Chao Phraya River or Bangkok's skyline. The hotel now is available for booking with introductory rate. Visit www.EastinGrandSathorn.com.

In the air to Nan

Nok Air adds one more flight in the evening on its Bangkok-Nan Route, offering three daily flights from today onwards. The service operates on 34-seat SAAB 340B aircraft that takes about an hour and 40 minutes from Bangkok to Nan. The three daily flights depart Don Mueang airport at 7.30am, 3.40pm and 5.40pm respectively. Tucked away beyond the high ranges, Nan is noted for an extremely white water rafting in the winter and pure Northern culture. Call 1318 or visit www.nokair.com.

Running for a cause

Samui Island International Triathlon invites the hale and hearty to compete in this tropical paradise on April 22. The race involves cycling, swimming and cycling through beachfront routes around the island. Famous for palm-lined tropical beaches, Samui is also earning a reputation for fitness holidays. For on-line application, visit www.TriathlonSamui.com. Call (077) 484 962.

Luxury is just a signature away

Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, A Luxury Collection Hotel, introduces "The Grande Club" premier membership card. For an annual membership fee of Bt7,900, cardholders can take advantage of special room rates, exceptional discounts on dining at the restaurants and special events, discounts on spa treatments at The Grande Spa and more. For more information, call (02) 649 8560 or e-mail douglas.ozanne@luxurycollection.com.


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