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Memories of Heaven by Olga Polunin Unveiled at St. Regis Bangkok




Singaporean artist Olga Polunin has just launched her 2015 collection "Memories of Heaven" in conjunction with Lotus Arts de Vivre at VIU restaurant, The St. Regis Bangkok.

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Jaguar Land Rover Opens New Flagship Showroom in Bangkok




City Automobiles has invested more than 300 million Baht to create a flagship showroom on Bangkok’s Rama 4, a location set to become the first showroom in Asia Pacific to provide ‘best in class’ service and after sales service.  The new facility aims to raise the bar for an exceptional customer experience through new world class Jaguar Land Rover Global Standards.  The Rama 4 showroom will feature 3S facilities: Services, Sales and Spare Parts - the first showroom to offer this in the entire Asia Pacific region.  This new facility will also provide the ultimate Customer Experience by bringing to life two global iconic brands - Jaguar and Land Rover - and helping to establish City Automobiles as a leading organisation through effectiveness, consistency and efficiency.

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Chef Nooror and Family Present Their Pink Ribbon Menu 2015



Master Chef Nooror Somany Steppe and her daughter Sandra Steppe


Blue Elephant Bangkok’s Founder & Master Chef Nooror Somany Steppe, has once again devised an anti-cancer Pink Ribbon Menu to mark the World’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October 2015.  Proceeds from revenue generated by the special menu, which is available for lunch and dinner at the Blue Elephant Cooking School and Restaurant throughout the month of October 2015, will benefit Thai women in need at the Queen Sirikit Centre for Breast Cancer (QSCBC).

“Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers for women and it has taken away so many beautiful lives. This is something that can be prevented through early detection, so we want to remind all women to take care of their health by creating more awareness,” said Khunying Finola Chatamra Honorary Advisor to The Thai Red Cross and the Queen Sirikit Centre for Breast Cancer (QSCBC). “Today, millions of women are surviving the disease thanks in part to early detection and improvements in treatment. We are grateful for all the support that the Blue Elephant Restaurant has provided throughout the years to help raise funds and awareness for this very important cause.”

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Anantara’s Elephant Parade is Coming to Bangkok



Cindy Sirinya Bishop


Some of Thailand’s top celebrities and artists are joining Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas to bring Elephant Parade, the world’s largest open air art exhibition, to Bangkok.  There will be 88 life-sized brightly decorated elephant statues on display in honour of the 88th birthday of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

The exhibition will see a herd of 1.5 metre brightly coloured elephants which have been specially decorated, hand painted, and made for Thailand.  They will be exhibited in key locations throughout the city, staring on 1st December 2015 at Parc Paragon at Siam Paragon, the first world-class luxury shopping centre in Thailand, until the 18th.  Afterwards, the herd will move to Asiatique, the first and the biggest lifestyle project in Asia on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, from the 20th December 2015 - 11th January 2016 before moving on to Lumpini Park, the largest and oldest park in the heart of the city, from 15th - 29th January 2016. 

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GrabBike Wheels into Bangkok



GrabBike Thailand Director Juthasree "June" Kuvinichkul, left, and Head of GrabBike Thailand Pachara "Pinn" Lawjindakul today


GrabBike, GrabTaxi’s on-demand motorbike service, was launched today in Bangkok with a 35 baht flat rate on offer until the end of this month.  Bangkok has now become the fourth city in Southeast Asia to enjoy the two-wheeled taxi-booking service after recent successful launches in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta. Now anyone can e-hail a motorbike service that aims to be completely secure with safety features such as live tracking and insurance coverage in just a few taps of a smartphone.

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Aloft Bangkok Partners With Art Loft Asia to Promote Emerging Thai Artists



Manisa Lekprayoon with one of her exhibits at the new exhibition space


Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide today announced that its leading-edge Aloft brand has kick-started its partnership with Art Loft Asia across Asia Pacific.  The partnership is set to bring a unique art showcase by a variety of emerging contemporary Asian artists across Aloft Hotels throughout the region.

“We are thrilled to partner with Art Loft Asia, who shares our vision for supporting emerging artists,” said Vincent Ong, Senior Brand Director, Brand Management, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific.  “The Aloft brand’s innovative and exclusive initiatives set it apart; and with this partnership, Aloft is set to amplify the platform for emerging artists, whether through art or music.”

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