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Pedal power

May 01. 2018
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By The Nation

The Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thailand Tri-League invite cyclists to register for the Great Mekong Bike Ride 2018 from May 18 to 20.

The three-day fun race is divided into three stages for professional cyclists, running along the mighty Mekong River and putting Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan and Sakon Nakhon on the map as sports tourism destinations in Thailand’s Northeast. Families can also join a one-day, 10km fun ride that is non-competitive fun.

Participants will be rewarded with a cycling jersey, souvenir t-shirt, trophy, medal and e-certificate depending on category and finishing time

Register at before May 10.

Arts on the Macao stage

The 29th Macao Arts Festival, which continues to the end of the month, takes local residents and foreign tourists on a theatrical ride through past, present and future through several spectacular acts.

The highlights are “The Trojan Women”, a play by contemporary Japanese troupe Suzuki Company of Toga and Singaporean group Nine Years Theatre’s “Pissed Julie”, a work inspired by the drama “Miss Julie” by Swedish playwright August Strindberg. 

Find out more at

Getting creative in Bangkok

Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers invites everyone to join its online activity campaign “Creative District Discover on Your next Staycation” that runs from May 7 to 21. 

All you have to do is like a page RoyalOrchidSheratonHotel Facebook wall then type in “Creative district” on Facebook Messenger and answer two questions. Getting them right could land you a weekend stay in a Club Deluxe River view room plus Sunday Brunch for two persons. The winner will be announced on May 23. 

Find out more by calling (02) 02 266 0123 or visit

Living high at the Murray

The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, welcomes business and leisure travellers with The Murray’s Hong Kong Explorer Package that is available until August 31.

Room rates start from HKD 4,655 (Bt18,475) for an 50sqm N2 Grand Room and guests can enjoy daily breakfast for two, private walking tours with local experts, round-trip limousine transfers from the airport or ground transfer within Hong Kong and late checkout at 4pm.

Those booking the N3 Grand Deluxe Room or Signature Suite can enjoy breakfast at Popinjays and a welcome glass of champagne.

 Make a reservation at [email protected] 

Buy six, get one free

Anantara Vilamoura is celebrating its first birthday by offering complimentary extra nights in the Algarve. 

With sun-kissed beaches and superb culinary indulgence, the package includes one complimentary night for five to six extended night stays, two complimentary nights for seven to 13-night stays and four complimentary nights for 14-night stay.

Check out the best rates at


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