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Holiday Inn coming to Rayong

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is to make its entry into Rayong with the construction of the Holiday Inn & Suites Rayong City Centre.

The hotel will be located at the heart of Rayong's city centre adjacent to the Laemtong Shopping Mall, offering convenient access to 10 of Thailand's major industrial parks including the Eastern Seaboard Industrial Park and Map Ta Phut Industrial Park. Holiday Inn & Suites Rayong City Centre will be the first international branded hotel in Rayong's city centre and will offer a combination of 240 guest rooms and 60 suites tailored to guests staying for longer periods. Other facilities are to include an all-day dining restaurant, a rooftop restaurant and bar, meeting facilities, swimming pool, pool bar and fitness centre.

Destination Asia

Khiri Travel has launched seven magnificent urban and rural walking and cycling trips in Southeast Asia destinations, among them a walking tour through Phuket Old Town. Designed for the culture buff and "hungry traveller" alike, the walking tour promises visitors food, architecture and the best of Asian urban life. Two other walking tours are available in Phnom Penh and Rangoon - where street food and heritage buildings also await. Bicycle buffs can also pedal through Southeast Asian heritage sites, as Khiri Travel offers bicycle trips around the Plain of Jars in Laos, Bagan in Myanmar and the and Mekong Delta in Vietnam's South. Visit www.Khiri.com.

Musing on culture

Enjoy a cultural tour around the old Bangkok with a one-day Muse Pass for Bt100 per person. The pass includes entrance to two city landmarks - Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall and Museum Siam along with a trip to food markets in Bang Lamphu and Ta Tian. Located in south of Wat Pho, Museum Siam is home to an ever-changing series of cultural events, while Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall is the best place for history, arts, and culture showcases. The Muse Pass is available at Museum Siam and Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall until September 30. Call (02) 225 2777 extension 123 or 505. Visit www.MuseumSiam.org.

True bargain with True

True Corporation and AirAsia introduce the "TrueYou" campaign, offering privileges for customers flying AirAsia on domestic flights. True's black cardholders receive 15 extra kilograms of extra baggage allowance on the departure leg of any flight from Thailand when pre-booking 20 kilograms. Red cardholders and other True customers win 10 and 5 kilograms respectively. Self check-in via the website, smart phone or kiosk before the end of the month earns the passenger a free TrueCoffee gift voucher. Find out more at http://TrueYou.TrueCorp.co.th.


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