Category: Thailand

TEDx event at Bangkok Prep provides evening of inspiration






On Monday 3rd April 2017, Bangkok Prep proudly held its very first TEDx event, which was entitled ‘TEDx Youth@BangkokPrep Presents Evolutionary Ideas’. The event featured seven talks by school students, and three more by specially invited guest speakers. TED is a nonprofit organisation devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks…

Swedes in Thai hospitality: Building pillars of excellence






Two Swedes are currently deeply involved in conceptualising the ingredients that are to form pillars of hospitality excellence for a Thai-owned luxury boutique brand in Thailand. The man steering and heavily influencing this creation process is no other than the well-known and highly regarded Swedish hotelier Christopher Stafford. And the Chief Operating Officer (COO) has…

Jan Mandrup, IBM: transforming businesses across Asia






The Dane Jan Mandrup works as Senior Digital Program Manager with IBM Asia, where he is also involved in developing IBM’s Agile Project Management competencies and certifying the company’s senior business project managers. In today’s very dynamic, digital world that is transforming every sector, this combination creates curiosity about: what IBM offers these days (something…

Fredrik Lager joins Nordea Singapore






Mr Fredrik Lager has joined the Nordic bank Nordea as Head of Nordea Bank S.A, Singapore Branch. “After 11 years with SEB, I decided the time was right to take on new professional challenges. As of 1 April 2017, I am General Manager for Nordea’s private banking business in Asia, headquartered in Singapore,” the well-known…

Kone Thailand appoints new MD






Kone Thailand has appointed Anthony Tan, Managing Director of Thailand, also Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos, as of 1 April 2017. Anthony Tan succeeds Balaz Branislav (Brano), who will be relocating to Australia as Business Development Director of Kone Australia and New Zealand since joining Kone in 2011. Anthony Tan is currently the Managing Director of…

Sweden, Wocan launch regional gender equality support






The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok together with WOCAN, Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, launched a regional gender equality support function for development cooperation partners for the implementation of Sweden’s development cooperation in Asia. The purpose of the gender support function is to make it possible for the Development cooperation…

Celebrate Thai New Year and School Break at Akaryn Hotels and Resorts






ALL ABOUT FAMILY & FRIENDS AT AKARYN HOTELS AND RESORTSCelebrate Thai New Year and School Break at Akaryn Hotels and Resorts. Select one of our fabulous properties in Thailand. Enjoy an unforgettable experience with our best offers coupled with destinations’ highlights. WET & WILD akyra STYLE akyra BEACH CLUB PHUKET Stay for 2 nights or more during Songkran Holiday and enjoy Wet…

Beachfront villa getaway






BEACHFRONT VILLA GETAWAY at Aleenta Phuket – Phang Nga Resort & Spa Booking & Staying Period: Now until October 31, 2017 3-BEDROOM BEACHFRONT VILLA Wallow in the spacious beachside sanctuary with 3 separate bedrooms with en suite bathroom, direct beach access and a private pool. Ideal for family gathering and a getaway with friends.THB21,999 per night, inclusive of Gourmet breakfast for 6 persons.…

Long Stay Exclusivs & Thailand






The boutique collection of hotels and resorts by AKARYN Hotel Group (AHG) offers an immersive and customized travel experience, whether it’s the urban luxury in hip downtown offering a chance to discover your passion at akyra hotels, or the secluded barefoot luxury ambience with tranquil and romantic setting at Aleenta Resorts and Spas. Coupled with special benefits…