Northern Exposure at Thailand's Aava Resort

Looking as cool as a finlandia martini, the Aava resort and Spa is turning serene Khanom Bay into an even more attractive alternative to Thailand‘s busier tourist destinations. And if the property looks like something that Modernist Finnish architect Alvar Aalto might have sketched had he ever found himself swaying gently in a local hammock, […]

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Italian-Thai Signs $8.6 Billion Myanmar Port Contract

Italian-Thai Development Pcl, Thailand’s biggest construction company, signed an $8.6 billion contract with Myanmar’s government to build a deep-sea port and industrial estate, Vice President Anan Amarapala said. The project will be located in Dawei, less than 300 kilometers (186 miles) west of Bangkok, offering another route for exporters to ship goods to Europe and […]

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Special Report: Bangkok Airport Railway Link

Airport Railway Link’s new route, or phase 2, is under construction even though its date of completion has yet to be finalized. The new route is expected to help promote Thailand as an aviation hub in the Southeast Asian Region. On August 23, 2010, Thailand’s long-awaited project has finally opened its door to the public. […]

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W Retreat Koh Samui opens in Thailand

Starwood has opens the doors of the highly-anticipated W Retreat Koh Samui, the first W in Southeast Asia. An all-villa beachfront resort uniquely located at the peak of the north shore of Thailand’s famed Samui Island, W Retreat Koh Samui brings an alluring new dimension to Thailand through its location, forward-looking design, and vibrant contemporary […]

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Bangkok newest ibis hotel opens on the bank of the Chaopraya River

ibis opens an outstanding value accommodation located on a tranquil riverside, only stone’s throw away from Bangkok’s bustling city centre  ibis, the worldwide economy hotel brand of the Accor group, announces the opening of ibis Bangkok Riverside on November 1. This newly built, modern hotel offers simple, yet trendy, valued accommodation where guests will enjoy […]

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Starwood Aloft to debut in Bangkok in April 2011

Starwood Hotels and Resorts is opening its first south east Asian Aloft property in Thailand next year. Aloft Bangkok – Sukhumvit 11 will have 297 rooms and four meetings spaces totalling around 160sqm. The hotel’s general manager Brendan Daly said: “We’re excited to introduce the Aloft experience to savvy travellers coming to Bangkok. The Aloft […]

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Infrastructure Developments Signs Joint Venture Agreement With One of the Largest Construction Companies in Southeast Asia

Infrastructure Developments Corp. announced today that its subsidiary, Intelspec LLC (Thailand), has signed a Joint Venture agreement with Ritta Ltd., Thailand, to pursue specific projects in Southeast Asia. Intelspec LLC is targeting several larger construction management opportunities throughout Southeast Asia and Ritta Ltd. is a recognized leader in Design-Build construction as one of Thailand‘s largest […]

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Deputy Minister of Finance hastens ‘Phuket International Conference Centre’ to be ready for construction auction in 2010

Mr. Man Pattanothai, Deputy Minister of Finance, who looks after the Treasury Department said that there was a need to hasten the Phuket International Conference Centre construction, worth 1.6 billion baht (previous reports said 2.6 billion baht). The Finance Minister, Korn Jatikawanich, had reiterated to the department to follow up on this since it takes […]

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