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Teddy Bear Christmas Tree Unveiled at Hilton Sukhumvit in Bangkok




Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok recently held a Christmas tree lighting ceremony with a difference at the lobby of Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok.  The hotel has decorated the Christmas tree with over 400 teddy bears dressed up in Hilton’s signature purple uniform in four styles: waiter, chef, bell boy and VIP guest. The teddy bears will be sold to raise money for charity.





Aiming to pass the happiness of the season onwards, the hotel will donate THB250 per piece to ARK International Thailand after selling the teddy bears.

The evening featured Christmas carol performances by children from Ekamai International School and guests got so sample slices of a seven metre long traditional Yule log, specially created by Chef Egidio.

Some of celebrities who joined the memorable ceremony included Pukyda Chutinaiwong, Kasidej Aurthaveekul, Athit Krittayaphongphun and Tatinai Navamarat.who were welcomed by general manager David Ecija.



Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok has enjoyed a successful first year of operation under the leadership of General Manager Mr. David Ecija (above, centre).  During this time, the hotel has been honoured with three awards that highlight its excellent standards.


The awards include The 5 Star Award for New Hotel Construction & Design for Thailand. Hilton has been further honoured as the hotel has been selected to represent the Asia Pacific region in the 2014 International Property Awards, a great distinction as only one 5 Star winner from each of the 47 different categories has been further selected to go forward to the next stage.



In addition, the hotel has also been named Thailand’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel by The World Travel Awards 2014.  The award is voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide and this accolade recognizes the commitment to excellence which the hotel has delivered to all guests.  Moreover, the hotel was recently honoured with the Clean & Green Certificate and given a special note with The Best Excellence classification by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration.

The award recognizes hotels and department stores that have been operating with excellent results on cleanliness, environmental attentiveness, safety, management and participation of people in the organization.


The Clean & Green Certificate Award is a campaign managed by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration under the umbrella of “Bangkok Clean and Green”. It aims to improve Bangkok by developing a good living environment and healthy city, which will reduce the future risk of diseases and bad hygiene.  The campaign is also part of Bangkok’s preparation to be one of the cleanest metropolises in the future Asean Economic Community.





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