‘Experience Asia’ News for May 2023

Welcome to our ‘Experience Asia’ Newsletter for May 2023

Thailand News / ‘Thailand Festival’ in New York City

The ‘Amazing Thailand Festival 2023’ in New York City, will take place from June 3 – 4, 2023 and will be hosted by The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Throughout the two-day festival, guests will enjoy a plethora of performances including traditional folk dances, Thai drag shows, puppetry, fashion shows, and Thai boxing demonstrations – all the while sampling authentic Thai food and drinks inspired by the country’s iconic street food markets

For more details contact Experience Asia

Thailand Festivals / ‘Full Moon Party’ (on everybody’s ‘Bucket List’)

The world-famous monthly party takes place on Koh Phan-Ngan island in the Gulf of Thailand, consisting to an all-night dance party with plenty of drinks and food available

The party ticket is 200 Baht (around 6 USD), and it is sold in the main alleys that lead to the beach area. As proof of purchase, you get a wristband. The ticket gives you access to all the party locations along the beach.

Currently, there is no possibility to buy a ticket in advance, unless you book a tour package that includes the ticket, which Experience Asia can arrange

About 20,000 tourists attended the 5th Full moon party of 2023 on 4th May

Thailand Hotel News / ‘Tree Tops Retreat’ in Rayong

The ‘Tree Roots Retreat’ is located in Rayong, the famous beach destination just 2.5 hours drive from Bangkok, offering comfortable accommodations and a menu of fitness programs and martial arts training. This is a perfect place for a beach break while improving your health and fitness https://www.treerootsretreat.com/

Thailand Hotel News / ‘Dusit D2’

Dusit is now gearing up to welcome its first dusitD2 branded hotel in Bangkok – ‘DusitD2 Samyan Bangkok’, which will soft open on 12 May

The D2 brand is stylish and luxurious which shows in the modern and comfortable 179 rooms and suites. https://www.dusit.com/dusitd2-samyanbangkok/

Thailand Hotel News / ‘Intercontinental Chiang Mai’

The ‘Intercontinental Chiang Mai’ will open this summer, after the renovation from the original ‘Mae Ping Hotel’. Located in downtown Chiang Mai and close to the famous ‘Night Bazaar’, the hotel will feature 240 rooms and suites. https://www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/us/en/chiang-mai

Thailand Product News / ‘Best Beach on Earth!’

‘Koh Kradan island’ in Southern Thailand, was voted ‘Best Beach on Earth‘ by the UK website ‘World Beach Guide’ last month. This unspoiled paradise island has crystal-clear waters, soft white sands, and shallow reefs teeming with corals and various fish species

The easiest way to get there is by a flight to Krabi from Bangkok, then a ferry boat to the island

Experience Asia can arrange boutique resort accommodation plus transportation

Vietnam Destination News / Glorious ‘Halong Bay’

Halong Bay’s stunning combination of limestone peaks and sheltered, seas are one of Vietnam’s top tourist draws, with more than 2000 islands around the area

Experience Asia can book an overnight cruise so you can really enjoy this World Heritage wonder in style. For a less touristy but equally spectacular experience there are Lan Ha Bay, located a little way to the South, or Bai Tu Long, to the North

Bali Product News / ‘Four Seasons Bali’ offers a ‘Surfing Helicopter Trip’

‘Four Seasons Resort Bali’ offers a unique helicopter trip to a remote beach area, with a renowned surfing expert. On your 45-minute helicopter flight to Grajagan, you’ll enjoy unforgettable aerial views of Bali and Java and the area’s world-class surf breaks and beaches.  

The area is free from tourism and the waves are legendary

Experience Asia News / ‘Award Winners’

We are happy to announce that ‘Experience Asia’ have been awarded

‘Best B2B Travel Company 2023 – Thailand’ from the ‘South East Asia Business Awards 2023’

All of us here at EA are very proud to receive this recognition and we must offer thanks to our professional team for their hard work this year, which has led to our continued success

The Last Word / ‘Thailand Travel Mart 2023 (TTM+)’

The most important travel show in Thailand (‘Thailand Travel Mart Plus), will take place in Bangkok from 31 May till 02 June at the ‘Queen Sirikit convention center’

This prestigious event will match up top travel suppliers in Thailand with overseas buyers for business discussions. Please do let us know if you plan to attend this event, and if you have time for a meeting with Experience Asia

*2024 Pricing for all of our Hotels and Experiences are now available

Please contact our Sales Manager at: sales-mgr@experiencetravel.asia

Wishing you all Safe and Happy Travels

Stephen McEvoy / Managing Director


Travel adventures in Thailand, Indochina and Indonesia



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