In its eighth year, the Honda LPGA has become the highlight and one of the most prestigious event in Thailand. The event boasts the top 60 LPGA players and a prize fund of US$ 1,500,000, it will feature the world’s top players including defending champion and World No. 1 Inbee Park, Thailand’s own favorite Ariya Jatanugarn, super stars Paula Creamer and Michelle Wie.
Thailand’s political capital and commercial hub of Bangkok has been ranked third in the latest Euromonitor International’s 100 Top City Destinations Ranking (2013 edition), covering 100 of the world’s leading cities in terms of international tourist arrivals. Three other popular Thai cities, Phuket, Pattaya, and Chiang Mai, were respectively ranked 15, 17 and 70 in the same listing.
There are many, many angles from which to approach Bangkok, depending upon one’s interests, needs, desires, proclivities, and time available. One could tackle the city through the lenses of art or photography, architecture, food (of course), performing arts, history, religion, culture and many more themes.
Songkran is the traditional Thai New Year celebrated on 13 to 15 of April. This festival is the time for family reunions and would not be complete without the water throwing sessions.
370 rooms appointed with teak floors, silk-covered furniture, marble bathrooms, and high-tech control panels, set within a 37-story tower that overlooks the Chao Phraya River. The hotel’s spa was revamped in 2007 to an impressive 21,000 square foot space. From: T+L World’s Best 2014.