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Turbo at the turns

Aug 09. 2016
Mandarin Oriental Singapore offers a great view of the Singapore circuit
Mandarin Oriental Singapore offers a great view of the Singapore circuit
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Enjoy private viewing of the Singapore Grand Prix or shop till you drop in Bangkok
Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Daniel Riccardo, Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel will be hoping to lead the field as the Singapore Grand Prix returns to the city state for a weekend of speed, song and celebration from September 16 to 18. Mandarin Oriental Singapore marks the occasion with a “Race Through the Night” package. Priced at SGD4,650 (Bt162,500) per night for double occupancy, the package covers access to the Oriental Club Lounge, dinner at Dolce Vita, a 60-minute Pitstop Dinner buffet at Melt Café, fresh oysters and champagne at Axis Bar and Lounge and a spa treatment. A minimum of three nights’ stay is required. Located in Marina Bay and right in front of turns 16 and 17 of the street circuit, the hotel is one the best places to see the race. For reservation, e-mail: or call (+65) 6885 3030.
From Phuket to Maldives and at other Banyan Tree Hotel & Resort properties across Asia, holidaymakers can wake up with a sense of wholeness and balance by taking advantage of the resort’s new Detox and De-stress with a Sense of Rejuvenation promotion. The detox programme features a relaxing Swedish body massage to relieve weary muscles while the de-stress treatment is designed to soothe over-worked souls. For details of the pampering in detail, visit
LiT Bangkok Hotel celebrates Mother’s Day throughout August with an enchanting “My beloved Mom” spa package. Enjoy precious time with your mother for 70 minutes of blissful treatment with a choice of massages inspired by Thai performing arts. Spend the day being indulged together at a very special price of Bt3,000 net for two people. Mother also gets to enjoy extra pampering with a complimentary 30-minute Relaxing Facial or Foot Massage. This boutique hotel is a short walk from National Stadium BTS Station. Call (02) 612 3456 or visit
Drive to Pran Buri, a pristine beach beyond Hua Hin, and enjoy a peaceful break at Villa Maroc Resort with the Secret of Spa Indulgence package at Bt7,900 for two sharing. The price includes a savoury breakfast, spa treatment for two and Moroccan-style afternoon tea. The deal is good from now through December 29. Call (032) 630 771 email Visit
Plaza Athenee Bangkok, A Royal Meridien Hotel is offering a special deal on its newly renovated rooms until August 20. Prices start from Bt4,500 per night for an Athenee room with international buffet breakfast for two people. Guests also enjoy complimentary Internet and late check out until 2pm. Located in a high-rise building with a glass facade, this upmarket hotel is just five minutes on foot from Phloenchit BTS Station and Central Embassy shopping mall making it ideal for an urban retreat. |Call (02) 650 8800 extension 6206 or e-mail

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