Latest Scandinavian Thailand Hotel News

Chef Conny Andersson enhances Six Senses’ healthy concept

ScandAsia met up in southern Thailand with Mr Conny Andersson, who can appropriately be seen as a ‘travelling chef’, having been on assignments as a cook to far-flung corners of the world. The setting and the timing could not have been more appropriate. We wanted to learn more about how he attended – during his…

Swedish General Manager at Pattaya hotels receives green awards

A proud Swede, Mr Jonas Sjöstedt, General Manager at Centara Nova Hotel & Spa Pattaya and Centara Pattaya Hotel, and his teams have together received Thailand’s most prestigious environmental awards ceremony for tourism industry operators. It was at the Thai Environment Day Event, held at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Centre where the two properties were…

Introducing the akyra Beach Club Phuket, opening in November

INTRODUCING THE akyra BEACH CLUB PHUKET A chic new chilled-out resort and beach club is set open in November under AKARYN Hotel Group’s hip and sophisticated akyra brand on up-and-coming Natai Beach, a pristine stretch of coast just 20 minutes north of Phuket International Airport. Designed to lift the spirit and calm the soul, akyra Beach…

Akaryn Hotel Group launches three new hotels in Thailand and Laos

Right on cue for the high season in Thailand, AKARYN Hotel Group is building on the success of its much instagrammed and increasingly popular portfolio of hotels and resorts to offer guests three distinctive new hospitality experiences. The akyra Beach Club Phuket opens on 1st December and will welcome guests to a sophisticated new oceanside…

Live painting event at Shangri-La Bangkok

Within the hotel scene something pretty unusual is taking place at Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok in September, worth a visit: a live painting guest appearance from the talented painting performer, Mr Brad Wilkinson from the U.S.! At the hotel he is painting live in front of guests savouring cocktails, wine and food, and beautiful tunes from…

Nicklas Moberg: the Swede in Chinatown

As a Swede in Bangkok’s Chinatown Hotelier Nicklas Moberg has jumped on an undertaking that places him in a truly unique setting, and not just that; but in charge of its main street’s most prominent and only modern four-star hotel! This is the kind of undertaking where Nicklas thrives, when there is truly a challenge.…

First naturist resort in Bangkok

The groundbreaking ceremony of a new naturist boutique resort, “BareFeet Naturist Resort”, was performed today at the site 30 minutes north of Bangkok city center. The resort will be the first in Bangkok offering a secure environment for tourists and locals enjoying a clothes free lifestyle. Barefeet Naturist Resort will be operated as a member resort of Naturist Association Thailand Co., Ltd.

First Bangkok naturist resort completed

Disraporn Yatprom, MD of Scandinavian Publishing Co., Ltd. (right) and Aticha Kommales, CFO of the company, on 23 January 2015 signed the long term rental contract for the newly finished building that will open on 1 February 2015 as BareFeet Naturist Resort – the first of this kind in Bangkok. Scandinavian Publishing Co., Ltd. will remain the owner of the property.