June 23, 2010

Commart XGen 2010 Exhibition

Commart June 2010
Starting from 24 June to 27 June 2010 is one of Thailand's biggest IT and electronics exhibition - Commart X'Gen 2010. Like every year, it will be held in Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok.

The Commart X'Gen exhibition features consumer electronics product showcase catering in-trend lifestyle; featuring state-of-art technnology and innovations, and latest updates on gadgets and consumer IT products.

Featured products include Intel's 2010 core processor family, Samung's LED 3D TV, Acer's smart phone, Toshiba Satellite laptops, Polaroid digital camera and gadgets including Kindle and iPad. There will be special promotions from AIS for smart phones and air cards.

Exhibition doors will open at 10 AM and will close at 8 PM
For more information visit CommartThailand.com

June 19, 2010

Book Sale at Neilson Hays Library

The Neilson Hays Library is having a Used Books Sale on June 19th-20th (Saturday-Sunday) from 9.30am to 4.00pm - comprising lots of used secondhand books, old books, CD/DVDs and videos at great prices.

Located on Surawong Road in Silom, the Library is about 15 mins walk from Chong Nonsi BTS station or Sala Daeng BTS/MRT station. With more than 20,000 books, the Neilson Hays Library has probably the largest collection of English books in Bangkok, including a wide variety of fiction, non-fiction, magazines and newspapers. The library is open for membership and has approximately 600 members of all ages and many nationalities.

There are several annual membership categories and fees to suit different needs – as follows:
  • Family: 3,300 baht (or 2,400 baht for 6 months) entitled to 12 hardcovers at a time - including 4 books from "new" category
  • Adult (age 22+ years): 2,500 baht (or 1,900 baht for 6 months) entitled to 6 hardcovers at a time - including 2 books from "new" category
  • Senior (age 65+ years): 1,500 baht (or 1,200 baht for 6 months) entitled to 6 hardcovers at a time - including 2 books from "new" category
  • Child (age up to 12 years): 1,700 baht (or 1,200 baht for 6 months) entitled to 6 hardcovers - including 2 books from "new" category
The "new" category books refer to those that are less than 1 year old.
A one-off book deposit of 500 baht is required of new members.

A non-profit organisation, they depend for survival on membership subscriptions, fund-raising events and sponsorship. The library accepts donated books and also welcomes volunteers for helping in its management and activities. For more info, visit their site - http://www.wix.com/Neilsonhays/home

June 12, 2010

Jim Thompson Sale 2010

Jim Thompson Sale 2010

BITEC will be hosting the Jim Thompson 2010 sale for 3 days from June 11 to June 13 with discounts between 50 to 70 %.

Sales of Thai Silk Products, Cotton Fabrics and Accessories will be available at the event. The event starts from morning 10 AM and runs till 5 PM on all the three days.

For more information contact:
Jim Thompson:
Tel: (66)-2-632-8100, 2-762-2600
Tel: (66)-2-749-3939

June 11, 2010

Lotus Arts de Vivre Sale

Lotus Arts de Vivre is holding a Sale of upto 60% on June 12th and 13th (10am-6pm) at the Lotus Arts de Vivre Gallery on Rama III.

An alluring and exclusive upscale Thai brand of lifestyle art products, Lotus Arts de Vivre has neatly carved a niche for itself since opening its first shop in 1985 at Bangkok's Regent Hotel (Four Seasons Hotel). Over 25 years of the brand has seen it passing hands of 2 generations of the von Bueren Family, and its popularity has been ever-soaring.

The brand is popular for having maintained very high standards in creating legendary and captivating pieces of designer jewelry, accessories and interior decorative arts. There just seem to be no sufficient adjectives to describe their priceless objects d'art - the very high prices speak for themselves.

Their Bangkok boutiques are located at:
Four Seasons Hotel, 155 Rajdamri Road.
The Oriental Hotel, 48 Soi 40 Charoenkrung Road.

For more information about their products and outlets, visit their website http://www.lotusartsdevivre.com/

June 6, 2010

Bargain Buffets in Bangkok in June 2010

The fallout of the political unrest has seen some amazing shopping promotions in recent days, but the great deals on hotel buffets should not be overlooked, even though, the latter mostly owes its dues to the upcoming FIFA World Cup. Some of the more interesting buffet offers going on in June 2010 around the city's top notch hotels are briefed as follows:

Amari Atrium – Cascade
International buffet lunch (special food stall, fruit, dessert corner and more)
June 5th onwards, Mon-Sat
250 baht net - first 10 guests of the day pay only 1 baht.

Ambassador Bangkok - Am Café
International buffet lunch
Tuesday-Sunday (12 noon-2 pm)
399++ baht per person, ‘come 4 pay 3’ promotion.

Baiyoke Sky
International buffet (incl. Japanese food corner)
390 baht

Chatrium Suites Bangkok
River Barge Restaurant
‘All-you-can-eat’ a la carte dining (Thai and International dishes)
Until August 31st – Daily Lunch (12 noon – 3 pm)
Baht 350++ per person
Silver Waves
All-you-can-eat dim sum lunch
June-July - Weekdays (Mon-Fri)
Baht 590 baht, ‘come 2 pay 1’ promotion

Grand Mercure Fortune – Agehan
Japanese buffet - lunch and dinner (with teppanyaki, tempura and salad bar corner)
350 baht

Grand Millennium Sukhumvit – inBlu Bar
World Cup Fever promotion - South African wine buffet
June 11 - July 11 (from 9.30 pm)
690 baht net

Holiday Inn Silom – Tandoor
Sunday brunch buffet - North Indian cuisine
Baht 399 net

Le Meridien Bangkok - Bamboo Chic
Asian-inspired hand rolls menu served with Follador Prosecco wine unlimited for 120 minutes
Baht 1,000

Millennium Hilton Bangkok - Flow
Sunday brunch - Intercontinental cuisine
12 noon – 3 pm
1,500 baht (additional 600 baht for wines).

Novotel Bangna - The Square
World Cup buffet
June 11-20
650 baht net for lunch, 770 baht net for dinner, 999 baht net for Sunday brunch

Pathumwan Princess - Citi Bistro
World Cup buffet (wide variety incl. German sausages, Mexican beef quesadillas, etc.) with free flow of soft drinks.
1,090 baht net

Peninsula Bangkok - River Cafe and Terrace
Seafood market buffet (Boston lobster, yellow fin tuna, king crab, blue crab, Hokkaido scallops, salmon, mussels, tiger prawns and more)
Every Sunday from 12:30 pm – 4 pm.
2,010 baht per adult, 500 baht per child (6-11 years).

Plaza Athenee Bangkok - Silk Road
All-you-can-eat dim sum lunch
Every Sunday
899 baht per adult, 450 baht per child

Royal City - Cheiw Tien Lao
All-you-can-eat dim sum lunch
300 baht.

Shangri-La Bangkok - Next2
Grand buffet of Asian food and international spread of salads and dessert
Baht 700 net for lunch (Mon-Sat)
Baht 1,000 net for Sunday brunch and buffet dinner (Sun-Thurs)
Baht 1,300 net for seafood buffet dinner (Fri-Sat)
50% discount for children.

Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit - The Living Room
Sunday Jazzy Brunch + Free Flow Drinks (French oysters, Alaskan crab, fresh seafood, sushi, Indian curries, Thai cuisine and traditional roast beef, selection of desserts and ice creams)
Sundays (11.30 am – 3 pm)
Baht 2,354 net per adult, Baht 1,236 net per child

Sofitel Bangkok Silom - Shanghai 38
All-you-can-eat dim sum lunch
588 baht on weekdays, 788 baht on weekends with special Peking duck.

Swissotel Le Concorde Bangkok - Fountain Café
International buffet dinner
June 2nd – July 31st
Baht 699++ per adult, Baht 350++ per child (6-12 years old), with a ‘come 3 get 1 free’ promotion.

Swissotel Nai Lert Park Bangkok - Genji
All-you-can-eat a la carte lunch menu (appetisers, sashimi, sushi, California roll, tuna roll and more)
Mon-Sun, 11:30 am - 2 pm
599 baht, ‘Come 3 pay 2’ for all a la carte orders from 6-10 pm (dinner).

June 2, 2010

The Mall Survival Sale 2010

The Mall Survival Sale 2010

Starting from today is The Mall's survival sale with upto 80% discounts in the Greatest sale of the nation. The sale will be held in BITEC Bangna from 2 to 6 June, 2010.

There will be about a million products under 1000 different brands. Products from different sections of The Mall Deparment store including Beauty Hall, Luxury and Lifestyle, Ladies' Boutique, Shoes and Bags Salon, Lingerie Salon, The Living, Men in Trend, Sports Mall, Watches, Kids Planet, Be Trend, Power Mall, Gourmet Market and Home Fresh Market, Food Hall.

The sale is organized by The Mall Group and will run for 5 days from June 2 to June 6 (Time: 10am to 10pm)