Category Archives: Events & Festivals

Portuguese Artist ‘Vhils’ Makes His Mark on Charoen Krung Wall – Urban Art in Bangkok

Street artist Alexandre Farto, who also goes by the name ‘Vhils’, recently unveiled his latest artistic creation in the Thai capital, Bangkok. This special mural was part of a project titled ‘Scratching the Surface’ that includes such artistic displays in both London and Lisbon. This particular mural took five days to complete and can be […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
2017 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament – Helping Thailand’s Gentle Giants

An annual event that especially focuses on the wellbeing of elephants in Thailand, the King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament recently concluded in the Thai capital. Taking place on the Chao Phraya riverbanks, close to Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, this popular tournament was held from 9th to 12th March. The tournament was open to the public […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
Anantara Hosts 2017 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament – Fun & Games for a Worthy Cause

As part of its continual corporate social responsibility projects that focuses on elephant conservation and protection, hospitality brand Anantara recently held its annual King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament. It was the 15th edition of this popular event and those staying at hotels and serviced suites Bangkok has to offer within easy reach of the Chao […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
Drones Join the Fight Against Climate Change Risks in the Maldives – Help from the Skies

An innovative use of modern technology, drones have been used in Maldives to aid in the fight against the effects of climate change. Initiated by Sanny Jegillos who is a Senior Advisor in Disaster Risk Reduction for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), this new project looks to use drones to generate special maps in […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
Turkish Company to Construct Largest Mosque in Maldives – A Special Religious Site

Turmaks, a well known contractor based in Turkey, is in the process of building what will be the largest mosque in the Maldives. The project which is expected to be completed by next October will see the addition of a significant landmark to the country. This will no doubt add to the appeal for tourists […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
Japanese Emperor and Empress Visit Thailand – Strengthening Cross-Cultural Ties

As part of a Southeast Asian tour, the Japanese Emperor Akihito accompanied by his wife Empress Michiko, recently visited the Thai capital, Bangkok. Following the Vietnam leg of their tour, the Emperor and Empress headed to Bangkok where they paid their respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej who passed away in October last year. […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
Cinnamon Sri Lanka Photo Contest 2017 – A Chance to Win the Grand Prize of US$ 5000

Cinnamon Sri Lanka Photo Contest 2017 is now open for applications for both photographers and videographers from around the world. This is a chance for travel, photography and videography enthusiasts to celebrate their talent. Organized by Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts which possess a line-up of hotels including Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, a property you may come […]

By caleb
Date : 20-Apr-2017
Sri Lanka represented at “Tourest – 2017” Travel Fair – highlighting the beauty of Sri Lanka in the Baltic

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau in collaboration with the Sri Lankan Embassy in Stockholm, took part in “Tourest – 2017”, the Estonian Travel Fair which was held on the 10th, 11th and 12th February. This is the first time Sri Lanka has participated in this travel fair, as well as conducted tourism promotions in […]

By caleb
Date : 12-Apr-2017
Exotic Cars Motor Parade 2017- a dazzling line-up of exotic cars

The streets of Colombo recently witnessed a spectacular sight as exotic cars and a motor parade took over the streets for the Exotic Cars Motor Parade 2017. Organised by Automobile Association of Ceylon, the Exotic Cars Motor Parade 2017 was initiated as a project to showcase the variety of vintage and sports cars, with over […]

By caleb
Date : 12-Apr-2017
SriLankan Airlines Named Best Airline in South Asia – Winning A Prestigious Accolade

Adding to its growing list of international awards, SriLankan Airlines was recently named by the Top Travel magazine of China as the Best Airline in South Asia. Announced at the tenth edition of the annually held Top Travel Awards, this accolade was given in recognition of the increasing efforts taken by SriLankan Airlines to expand […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 12-Apr-2017