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  1. BANGKOK: Life's good at VieRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Nation

    Book before October 19 for stays until December 14 and enjoy one extra night with the hotel's "Stay three nights for the price of two" package. Call 309 3939.

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  2. Outrigger continues global expansion with acquisition of premier...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Hotel Interactive

    Hawaii-based Outrigger Enterprises Group announced today that it has purchased the Konotta Island Resort situated in the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll of the Republic of Maldives from Crystal Lagoon Pvt Ltd. The transaction closed in the Maldives on September 23, 2014, for an undisclosed amount and was brokered by Jones Lang LaSalle's Singapore-based Hotels and Hospitality Group acting as exclusive adviser to the vendor. Following a property renovation, the hotel is expected to open as the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort in July 2015.

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  3. The Perks of Retirement in Thailand and the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Southeast Asia is a remarkably beautiful and diverse region that is becoming much more welcoming to Western retirees. Southeast Asia's big appeal for foreign retirees is the cost of living.

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  4. Buriram Home Garden and Kitchen Show and SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | LivePressWorld

    Free Pizza will be baked and served fresh on Tuesday October 14th at the Buriram Home Show and Sale. Professionals of all building trades and home owners can test irrigation systems, bathroom fittings, kitchen stainless sinks, house building materials, construction tools, as well as get advice from over thirty different manufacturers with English speaking experts at the indoor Buriram Show and Sale.

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  5. Feature: Vietnam's newest tourist attraction: natural wonders of Ha Long BayRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    If Vietnam's capital city of Hanoi is called the "ascending dragon," there is a place in the country where the dragon descends and this is Ha Long Bay, literally "the descending dragon bay" in Vietnamese language. Dubbed as the most picturesque place in Vietnam, the postcard perfect bay is located in the Gulf of Tonkin, in Vietnam's northeastern province of Quang Ninh, some 120 km east of Hanoi.

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  6. BANGKOK: Thailand 'still attractive for hotel investment'Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Thailand remains attractive for hotel investment thanks for a wide range of reasons, while Phuket is likely foreigners' best choice for a second home, according to Jones Lang LaSalle. Andrew Langdon, executive vice president for JLL's hotels and hospitality group, said the Thai hotel business remained positive and healthy.

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  7. A cushion for your soulRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Wimon Leangaroon and her family have been kneeler-makers for as long as she can remember. But today - even during the Vegetarian Festival that boosts business - she does not make prayer cushions for money alone.

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  8. ARRAY(0x19e978bc)Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    This cliff-front contemporary villa on Ko Chang island overlooks a private bay and sits on nearly seven acres of tropical forest. This waterfront home on Thailand's Ko Chang island in the Gulf of Thailand sits atop a 30-foot cliff and is surrounded by tropical forest.

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  9. See Chrissy Teigen Kick Butt in BangkokRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | People

    The swimsuit model , food blogger and wife of John Legend traveled to Bangkok as part of Anthony Bourdain's Esquire Network series The Getaway , which features celebrities as expert travel guides of exotic destinations. Teigen takes viewers through Bangkok - where she celebrates Christmas with family every year - with authentic Thai boxing and, of course, food.

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  10. Mayfair, Bangkok Marriott Helps Expand Support for Operation SmileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Market Wire

    The Mayfair, Bangkok - Marriott Executive Apartments is proud to continue its support of Operation Smile in 2014, helping the charity to sponsor free surgeries to repair cleft lip and cleft palate for children throughout Thailand. In 2009, the Mayfair broke ground as the first hotel in Thailand to support Operation Smile.

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  11. Thailand 'still attractive for hotel investment'Read the original story

    Monday | The Nation

    Thailand remains attractive for hotel investment thanks for a wide range of reasons, while Phuket is likely foreigners' best choice for a second home, according to Jones Lang LaSalle. Andrew Langdon, executive vice president for JLL's hotels and hospitality group, said the Thai hotel business remained positive and healthy.

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  12. GuestLogix Secures 3-Year Agreement with New Airline, Tigerair Taiwan in Partnership with St. DorasRead the original story

    Monday | PressReleasePoint

    GuestLogix Inc. , the leading global provider of ancillary-focused merchandising, payment and business intelligence technology to airlines and the passenger travel industry, today announced an agreement for the fleet-wide deployment of its retail solutions for the support of food and beverage as well as duty free retailing across Tigerair Taiwan.

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  13. Thomson Expands Youth Brand 'Thomson Scene'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hospitality Net

    Thomson's collection of Scene hotels, launched for summer 2014 as the perfect choice for sun seekers looking for a smart holiday base in some of the coolest party destinations, has significantly increased with the integration of the '2wentys' youth brand into the range. The new look Thomson Scene will provide holidaymakers aged 18-35 with the perfect break in 86 hotels in 34 resorts in 20 destinations, combining chilled pool days with lively nights out.

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  14. The Top 10 Best Places To Work RemotelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fast Company

    Here's a fun exercise. By combining niceties like Internet data speed, the cost of housing and food, and local weather conditions, NomadList has tallied up a list of the best places on Earth from which to work remotely.

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  15. Japanese surrogate dad to returnRead the original story

    Monday | Bangkok Post

    A senior Thai police officer told Kyodo News that Mitsutoki Shigeta communicated his wishes through his Thai lawyer, Kong Suriyamonthon. Thai police have told Mr Shigeta to explain the circumstances surrounding his act of fathering surrogate babies, warning that legal action will be taken unless he gives an account personally to police.

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  16. The Ideal Man: Jim Thompson and the American Way of War - Book Review EssayRead the original story

    Monday | WhirledView

    Not long after arriving in Bangkok in 1973 I heard the story of Jim Thompson's strange disappearance in Malaysia's Cameron Highlands Easter Sunday 1967. This was the tragic tale of a prominent American businessman and former OSS officer who had founded the premier silk weaving company in Thailand at the end of WWII.

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  17. Police continue collecting evidence on British tourist murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Pattaya Mail

    SURAT THANI, Sept 26 After 12 days of investigation of the murders of two British tourists on a small island in southern Thailand, police on Friday continued collecting evidence related to the murders and simultaneously increased the reward to Bt700,000 baht to any person who could provide any clue leading to the arrest of the murderers.

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  18. News from around the Asia Pacific region, Sept 29.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Tasmania upcoming destination, 7 Days Inn for Thailand & Malaysia, Resort World Manila bay on track and more... Emerging destination: Tasmania In 2013 Tasmania experienced a 33% year on year growth in tourists travelling from the Asia Pacific region to Tasmania with China replacing the US as the island's top feeder market. Tourism Tasmania highlights affordable travelling in the years to come as the destination hopes to attract a younger segment of those who are 30 and above.

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  19. Family critical of Thai rescue bidRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Newmarket Today

    The family of a former Newmarket man who drowned in Thailand said they felt not enough was done by the authorities in Thailand to save his life. Speaking after an inquest into his death on Thursday in Huntingdon, the family of the former roofer expressed their disappointment in efforts made to save his life.

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  20. Outrigger Resorts Acquires Konotta Island Resort in the MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Hospitality Net

    Hawaii-based Outrigger Enterprises Group announced today that it has purchased the Konotta Island Resort situated in the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll of the Republic of Maldives from Crystal Lagoon Pvt Ltd. The transaction closed in the Maldives on September 23, 2014, for an undisclosed amount and was brokered by Jones Lang LaSalle's Singapore-based Hotels and Hospitality Group acting as exclusive adviser to the vendor. Following a property renovation, the hotel is expected to open as the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort in July 2015.

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