Bangkok hosts art festival until Sunday

ByJames I. Robertson

Jun 22, 2022

Bangkok hosts art festival until Sunday

Bangkok is once again bustling with Amazing Bloom Bangkok 2022, an art festival featuring eight masterpieces by top artists on view until Sunday.

Participating artists include Rakdok, Oreo Jimnom, Teayiiartworks x Rhythmthinker, and Square Dots. Their works are exhibited in various venues including Siam Museum, Phra Sumen Fort, Santi Chai Prakan Park and Baan Chao Phraya Museum.

As part of the festival, there will be a live music show at Museum Siam on Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Details of programs and activities are available at facebook.com/AmazingBloomingBangkok2022.

Novotel celebrates the launch of Light year

Novotel, in collaboration with Disney and Pixar, recently announced an intergalactic campaign to celebrate the launch of Light year, an animated family adventure that tells the story of heroic space ranger Buzz Lightyear.

Novotel will delight guests, fans and subscribers with special offers, surprises and fun activities inspired by the film at hotels in over 50 participating countries around the world. Novotel’s multi-film collaboration with Disney and Pixar has already successfully celebrated the launch of three previous films, Ahead, Soul and Lucas.

As part of the Novotel and Light year collaboration, participating Novotel properties will offer a series of unique activities for visiting families. As soon as they arrive at their Novotel destination, children will be surprised by an assortment of Light year coloring cards, games, stickers and on request, a star projector that will transform their room into an incredible and supernatural space. Each family member will also receive their own boarding pass inviting them to embark on a family mission, dress up as Buzz using an exclusive Snapchat lens, or pose with a digital Buzz in the lobby via an augmented reality photoshoot scene.

Agoda launches Eco Deals program

Agoda launched an Eco Deals program and partnered with WWF-Singapore (World Wide Fund for Nature Singapore) to provide funds and awareness for Southeast Asia marine habitat restoration initiatives and relief efforts against the floods in Australia.

With Agoda’s green offerings, travelers looking to have a positive impact on their travel purchasing decisions will be able to choose from a wide range of properties that allow them to give back to community initiatives in the destinations they visit.

Agoda’s Sustainable Travel Trends Survey (2021) revealed that consumers want to travel more sustainably and pollution of beaches and waterways is the top concern for Filipino tourists; second for Australians, Indonesians and Malaysians; and third for Singaporeans.

The Eco Deal, which runs until December 8, offers travelers to Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Australia the chance to choose from a variety of vacation accommodation deals with up to 15% off, and in turn Agoda will donate USD 1 for each booking to help conservation efforts of local WWF offices to restore marine habitats such as coral reefs and mangroves in Southeast Asia, or protect wildlife affected by floods in Australia.

Go to agoda.com/c/EcoDeals.

Accor opens the first airport hotel in Japan

Accor has announced its first international airport hotel near Tokyo’s Haneda Airport with the opening of Mercure Haneda. The newly built hotel is expected to be completed in 2023.

Haneda is a gateway to Japan with several daily international and domestic flights. It is close to downtown Tokyo and provides convenient access to Yokohama. The Tokyo Mercure Haneda will be strategically located within a 10-minute drive from Haneda Airport and a few hundred meters from Otorii Station. The hotel is within walking distance of Anamori-inari Shrine, Haneda Innovation Town and local restaurants.

The Mercure Haneda will feature 363 keys and a variety of offerings, including a restaurant, bar, fitness center, three meeting rooms, and guest and crew lounges, which will appeal to business and leisure travelers. Hobbies. The overall design of the hotel will take visitors through Tokyo’s evolving periods from past to future with Tokyo Electric’s concept. The design elements will showcase the delicacy of tradition and craftsmanship, the history of the Haneda district and Japanese subcultures.


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