to difficulties with the flight sector from Yangon to Kawthaung,
we may have problems with part of our sea
kayaking tour to the Mergui archipelago. If you have booked
or are interested in booking this tour, please contact
us for further information.
launches Mandalay flights. Thai carrier Phuket Air launches a
direct route from Bangkok to Mandalay and vice versa three times a
week in accordance with increasing demands. This flight will operate
on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, using Boeing 737-200 (90 seats).
Please find schedule as follows (Effective from 16 December 2002 to
29 March 2003):
1600/1715 and 9R315 MDL-BKK 1815/2030
BKK-LPQ by PB Air. Recently, PB Air has started a direct service
from Bangkok to Luang Prabang and back on Tuesdays, Fridays and
Sundays by Fokker 28-4000 (75 seats). Schedule as follows:
0850/1000 and 9Q343 LPQ-BKK 1045/1155
Help desk available at Noi Bai Airport. Hanoi Service of
Tourism is now running an information counter at terminal 1 of Noi
Bai International Airport to provide information and help tourists.
Alternatively, you can also seek more relevant details through videos,
tapes and leaflets which help you get more specific ideas about
Hanoi. Opening hours are from 8am to 7pm every day.
Reap Airport renovation completed. As we said before, the renovation
of Siem Reap Airport started in June last year. Now all construction
is completed. The new terminal is open and ready for all international
Ana Mandara closed sales dates. We are sorry to inform you that
the Ana Mandara Resort in Nha Trang has closed sale of allotments
during the following periods:
1) 1-6, 8-9, 16-17, 22-23 and 26-27 January 2003
2) 2-6 and 19 February 2003
If you have further questions about whether any of your reservations
will be directly affected by this, please contact
House resumes. Good news! Performance House at Grand Hotel d'Angkor
in Siem Reap resumed its operation to normal schedule. The Cambodian
cultural show with dinner will be featured three times a week on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Anyway, for special groups of
up to 50 pax, the show and dinner can be arranged at the venue besides
the mentioned dates with pre-booking via your reservation officer.
Spotlight: Amansara Hotel. New deluxe hotel named 'Amansara'
in Siem Reap, the cultural capital of Cambodia, has its soft opening
on 20 December 2002. Amansara will be extremely private and the
perfect place to explore the magnificent temples of Angkor from.
Its name is derived from the twining of two Sanskrit words, aman
(peace) and apsara (the heavenly nymphs or angels). It was once
the guest villa of King Norodom Sihanouk and the original buildings
have been kept to create a feeling of history within the property.
It is now transformed into a 12-suite Aman and provides the ideal
base for both exploring the temples of Angkor and the sophisticated
culture of the historic Khmer civilization. All suites have television,
air-conditioning, minibar and IDD phone. Massage service and swimming
pool are offered for your favorite choice. This hotel is situated
only 15-minute drive from the international airport, therefore,
its location and quality provide a new deluxe alternative for tourists.
hotel in Rattanakiri : Tribal Hotel. A new hotel called "Tribal
Hotel", located 200 meters from Banlung market, has been recently
opened in Rattanakiri province. This hotel has 32 twin rooms in
total (15 with balcony). All rooms feature air-conditioning and
bathroom attached. For hotel atmosphere, please browse in our photograph
· New Hotel in Bagan finished. As we mentioned in November
newsletter, the new Tharabar Gate Hotel in Bagan is now opening
its doors for all valued guests. This hotel is located next to the
legendary gate of the same name and within walking distance of the
famous Ananda Temple. All rooms feature in-house movies, air-conditioning,
tea / coffee bar and hair dryer. The hotel's facilities also include
a business center, 100-seat restaurant, swimming pool and gifts
shop. This 4-star hotel is a perfect addition to the existing hotels
Laos-Cambodia border fees. Even though the border between
Laos and Cambodia (Veun Kham - Stung Treng) is not yet officially
an international border point, all travelers are allowed to enter
or leave the country at this checkpoint. The immigration charges
can be up to USD5 for each country.
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