Article Archive for May 2014

Big Screen Fuels Tourism to Thailand

May 30, 2014 - 11:37 am | 3864 views

Tourist destinations have long benefited from being Hollywood movie locations to attract more tourists to their shores. New Zealand successfully leveraged its national treasures as the ... …
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Thailand Chasing Stars

May 30, 2014 - 11:34 am | 3230 views

Thailand has long been recognised as one of the world's most popular destinations for the rich and famous. Only a few weeks ago, world famous reality stars including Kim Kardashian and ... …
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Bali Culture gives Tourism a Boost

May 30, 2014 - 11:25 am | 3778 views

Tourism businesses on Bali have joined forces with the island administration to develop higher quality tourism projects that are more... …
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Holiday Travel ‘Apportunities’

May 29, 2014 - 11:08 am | 1114 views

Downloading the latest holiday apps for your phone not only makes the trip logistics easier; it also adds a whole new dimension to the travel experience. In today’s tech-driven world, a smartphone has become one of the most essential pieces of equipment you can pack when you go on holiday. Not only do today’s nifty smartphones offer high quality cameras, internet access on the go and a means of contacting loved ones back home; they come with a whole host of slick travel apps that can s …
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Skin-tastic Thai Treatments

May 26, 2014 - 11:00 am | 4237 views

Thailand is well known for its health giving spa treatments and the country’s top spa brands also produce a range of beneficial lotions and tonics to help keep your skin shimmering long after you leave the beach or poolside sun lounger. Many visitors travel to Thailand in search of a perfect golden glow, while for others, returning with a sun-kissed shimmer on their skin is simply the bi-product of a wonderful afternoon spent relaxing by the side of their villa’s private pool. Committe …
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Holiday Hangover Cures

May 22, 2014 - 3:16 pm | 1147 views

Holidays naturally involve a little over-indulgence and on tropical islands cocktails are often part of the experience. However, it’s best to follow a few simple health rules if you want to avoid a morning headache. A private villa is the perfect place for a party, but an afternoon of chilled beers by the pool followed by an evening of martinis on the beach may cause you to feel less than your best the following morning. Alcohol is a diuretic, and too much of it can leave your body dehydrat …
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Go Native for Breakfast

May 20, 2014 - 11:32 am | 1087 views

A sumptuous selection of authentic Thai breakfast dishes will give you just the kick start you need for an activity filled holiday and your villa chef or manager will happily provide some authentic dishes for the first meal of the day. Thailand offers up a vast range of traditional breakfast dishes for visitors that want to get their morning metabolism moving with a hearty local meal. Choosing to staying in one of the country’s increasingly popular private rental villas means you will not o …
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The Ultimate Private Party

May 15, 2014 - 12:37 pm | 1723 views

From white weddings to milestone birthdays, many of one of Thailand’s private villas makes the perfect venue to host the party of a lifetime. World-class beaches, superb hospitality and a range of exhilarating outdoor activities make Thai islands like Phuket and Koh Samui the ideal tropical destinations for holiday-makers from across the globe. The extensive range of private villas scattered across these island are also ideal for visitors that want to host their own private events. From …
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Villa Expert - Refined Samui Luxury

May 12, 2014 - 3:34 pm | 12434 views

Our villa expert Max Vee goes in search of some elegant beachside luxury on Koh Samui and discovers it at the Dhevatara Cove Estate in Baan Chang villa. Baan Chang is an inviting 5-bedroom private beachfront residence nestled in a tranquil cove on Samui’s secluded east coast at Lipa Noi. The most spacious of six striking villas that make up the Dhevatara Cove Estate, the property’s landscaped tropical gardens connect directly to an undisturbed stretch of idyllic sandy beach. As an adde …
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Villa Expert - Escape to Luxury

May 09, 2014 - 1:28 pm | 1281 views

Our villa Expert Max Vee visits Villa Kohia, a newly completed 4-bedroom villa on Koh Samui that offers couples, families or small groups of friends an attractive and exclusive holiday home. Villa Kohia is a spacious, contemporary holiday villa with living areas that fold open onto Koh Samui’s inspiring ocean views and cooling breezes providing a constant soothing tropical backdrop as you drift between the generous living spaces, poolside relaxation areas and comfortable bedrooms. Na …
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