The magnificent 7 anniversary celebration of luxurious and glorious At Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
BANGKOK, 19 September 2017 – Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is celebrating seven years of providing luxurious and glorious experiences for local and international guests with a series of exceptional events and promotions.
On 27 September 2017 Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok celebrates its seventh anniversary of providing unrivalled comfort and luxury to guests to a traditional Thai classical masked dance based upon Ramayana (or Ramakien Epic). The performance takes place in the lavish setting of the hotel’s spacious lobby on 27 September 2017 from 17:00 hrs.
This classical ‘Khon’ performance was formerly witnessed only at the royal court, performed by men in masks accompanied by narrators and a traditional ‘Pipphat’ ensemble playing classical Thai music on wind and percussion instruments.
Hotel guests and visitors are invited to watch the performance – an episode from Ramayana Epic called Phra Ram and Thotsakan in Combat or The Royal Battle by members of the Fine Arts Department at the Ministry of Culture.
This episode portrays the royal battle between Phra Ram (Rama) and his brother Pra Lak (Lakshmana) on one side and Thotsakan (Rayana), the demon king of Krung Longka (known as Sri Lanka) on the other side.
As Thotsakan sweeps aside monkey warriors he provokes Phra Ram (Rama) and Phra Lak, and challenges them to individual combat – an invitation accepted by royal brothers without hesitation. Hanuman, the white monkey, also joins in the fray on Rama’s side. The battle is pursued in earnest but, after a short while, Thotsakan withdraws and retreats into Krung Longka (Sri Lanka) with his army of demons.
“This Khon performance will undoubtedly enchant our guests and visitors as we welcome remarkable Thai culture whilst celebrating our hotel’s seventh anniversary,” said hotel General Manager Samir Wildemann. “We are eager to share with our guests the essence of Thai culture. The traditional Thai classical masked dance symbolizes the nobility, elegance and gracefulness of that era. It will be a mesmerising performance.”
Witness this magnificent ‘Khon’ in the lobby of the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 at 17:00 hrs. The hotel lobby will be decorated with a spectacular floral centre-piece to add colour to this amazing spectacle. For more information about Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, please contact +66 (0) 2 162 9000 or visit: www.kempinski.com/bangkok
Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok’s spa and culinary highlights include:
“Absolute Serene” and “Tranquillity Bliss” spa packages at Kempinski The Spa, Bangkok
From 1 September 2017 Kempinski The Spa has unveiled two new treatment packages to celebrate the seventh anniversary of the opening of the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok. The packages are available until 15 December 2017.
The “Absolute Serene” anniversary package is tailored for guests that enjoy spa treatments on a regular basis whilst the “Tranquillity Bliss” is for guests seeking peace, tranquillity and an opportunity to unwind.
The exquisite “Absolute Serene” anniversary spa package is perfect for all spa lovers as guests may select their preferred treatments to best suit their individual requirements. The “Absolute Serene” anniversary package is priced at THB 77,777 (exclusive of 10% service charge and prevailing government tax per person) and includes annual membership of Kempinski The Spa (worth THB 50,000++) plus credits for spa treatments valued at THB 65,000 with one year validity.
Additional privileges with this anniversary package include the complimentary use of sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi at the Kempinski Fitness Centre (on the treatment days). Every guest purchasing the “Absolute Serene” anniversary package receives a special Mask Collection gift set from Valmont and a bottle of Louis Roederer Cristal Brut vintage Champagne.
The “Tranquillity Bliss” anniversary spa package provides peace and tranquillity for all guests. The package comprises a one-hour Autumn Sleep Relaxing massage – a nurturing aromatherapy treatment that focuses upon achieving deep levels of relaxation while the head massage works on cranial pressure points to relieve stress and helps guests to unwind. This is followed by a one-hour European Classic facial treatment. During this personalised treatment, the Spa’s expert therapists select healing natural tonics, vitamins and marine extracts to nourish the skin and restore equilibrium to the body. The results are immediate and long-lasting. This treatment is priced at THB 7,777 exclusive of 10% service charge and prevailing government tax per person.
Kempinski The Spa is located on 7th floor of the hotel’s Garden Wing. For more information about Kempinski The Spa, please contact +66 (0) 2 162 9000 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Niche Social Hours” begins Friday 15 September 2017
The launch of “Niche Social Hours” at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok provides in-house guests and visitors with an opportunity to enjoy an extensive selection of beverages at attractive prices with tasty complimentary nibbles to accompany every aperitif.
“Niche Social Hours” begins on Friday, 15 September 2017 and continues every Friday and Saturday evening from 17:00 hrs to 19:00 hrs at this stylish bar and bistro, located on the ground floor of Bangkok’s only five-star resort-style hotel.
The beverages menu includes Niche’s signature cocktails at THB 250++ per glass and selection of red and white wines starting from THB 120++ per glass. In addition to drinks ordered by the glass, “Niche Social Hours” also features an unlimited beverages package covering cocktails, wine and beer priced at THB 999++ per person (two hours).
Niche’s expert chefs have prepared an attractive range of complimentary aperitif nibbles such as parmesan wheel, Italian soft cheese, Italian salami and ham, Spanish omelette and onion focaccia.
Time: 17:00 - 19:00 hrs. (every Friday and Saturday) from 1 September 2017
Price: THB 120++ per glass of selected red and white wines
THB 250++ per glass of selected cocktails
THB 999++ two hours unlimited beverages package per person
“Thai Cocktails and Mocktails” at Hanuman Bar
Hanuman Bar – Hanuman Bar at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok presents a special menu of Siam Thailand cocktails and mocktails for the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok seventh anniversary celebrations on 27 September. The drinks are designed to complement the traditional Khon dance performance taking place in the hotel’s lobby on 27 September.
One aromatic Thai mocktail drink that will be served to all guests to complement with ‘Khon’ performance in the hotel’s lobby on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 from 16:30 – 17:30 hrs is called Hanuman, made from lychee juice, lemongrass, cucumber syrup and lemon juice.
The Bar is also serving Tiki Mojito (Thai whisky, fresh lime, mint leaves and brown sugar), and Tom Yam Spice (tom yam infused vodka, Malibu, lemonade, fresh lime and syrup).
Thailand’s hospitality sector has been recognised throughout the world for its warm and generous welcome. These special cocktails and mocktails, created to reflect the nation sincere warmth and generosity to guests, are priced at THB 279 net per glass during 27 September to 4 October 2017 only.
Venue: Hanuman Bar
Time: 08:00 – 01:00 hrs
Price: THB 279 net per glass
“The Magnificent Thai Dinner Buffet” at Brasserie Europa
Brasserie Europa – Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is celebrating its seventh anniversary with a Thai dinner buffet at Brasserie Europa on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 from 17:30 hrs to 22:30 hrs. The hotel opened its door to guests for the first time on 27 September 2010.
Brasserie Europa, the hotel’s popular European dining venue, presents “The Magnificent Thai Dinner Buffet” featuring some of Thailand’s most famous dishes including Naam-Prik Kapi (Thai vegetables with shrimp paste dip and omelette); Miang Kham (wild betel leaves with roasted coconut, shallots, garlic, chili and dried shrimps), and Khanom Jeen station that offers Khanom jeen naam ya poo (fermented rice noodles with crab curry sauce) – an iconic dish from southern Thailand; Khanom jeen naam ngeaw (fermented rice noodles with spicy pork sauce) – an equally iconic dish from northern Thailand, and Khanom jeen gang keaw-waan, (fermented rice noodles with the nation’s famous green chicken curry) – an iconic dish from central Thailand. The buffet choices are supplemented by the always-popular Seafood on Ice station featuring oysters, mussels, prawn and snow crab.
Choices at the live station also include examples of Thailand’s world-famous street food such as Som Tam Gai Yang (papaya salad with sticky rice and grilled marinated chicken with sweet and sour sauce).
A la carte dining choices on 27 September, cooked and served at each dining table, include Pla Neung Manao (steamed fish with garlic and lime), and Gai Pad Med Mamuang (stir-fried chicken with cashew nuts). Guests will also enjoy a selection of delicious pass-around items.
To complete a truly memorable anniversary dinner at Brasserie Europa, the restaurant presents classic Thai desserts such as coconut ice-cream with variety of condiments; Naam-Khaeng Sai (frosted ice with an assortment of toppings); Klau Buad Chee (banana in warm coconut milk) and mango sticky rice.
This one-time only “Magnificent Thai Dinner Buffet” is priced at THB 1,800++ per person for adult and THB 900++ per child aged from 6 to 12 years. For more information and reservations, please call Brasserie Europa at 02-162-9000 or email email@example.com.
Venue: Brasserie Europa
Time: 17:30 – 22:30 hrs. on 27 September 2017 (Dinner)
Price: THB 1,800++ per person for dinner buffet
About Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
On 27 September, 2010, Kempinski Hotels; Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, opened its first property in Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok. Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, the city-resort adjacent to Sra Pathum Palace, located in the heart of Bangkok’s premier shopping and entertainment district. The luxury five-star hotel combines Kempinski’s trademark of European flair with the traditions of Thai hospitality. Every one of the hotel’s 401 guest rooms and suites overlooks the properties surrounding gardens and pools and 21 rooms have direct access to the pool. Thai artistic heritage is a key theme of the Siam Kempinski Hotel. The property displays 4,000 pieces of art, including over 200 original paintings and sculptures by Thai artists commissioned to create art for the property.
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest independent luxury hotel group. With a rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality, Kempinski Hotels is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels and residences in 30 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.
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