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FROM THAILAND WITH LOVE! (JULY 2020)
We live in a difficult time in which some extra love is welcome! That is why we started our From Thailand with LOVE campaign in April. We asked our Thai friends and relations to write a text from the heart. This with the goal to show how super sweet the Thai people are and to spupport the hospitality industry in this amazingly beautiful country. Since our very first visit to the land of smiles we have been totally in LOVE with Thailand and the Thai!
Hopefully we and many others can return to amazing Thailand soon.
For now, be good for yourself and to each other!
“And, in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make.” – Paul McCartney
From Thailand Magazine with LOVE!
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From Accor with LOVE!
Number 100, a very special From Thailand with LOVE! “Our hearts go out to all who have been affected by these unsettling times. Despite the challenges we are facing, Accor is working harder than ever to reinforce confidence and trust in the tourism industry. We have recently launched ALLSAFE, which comprises of some of the most stringent hygiene measures in the world of hospitality to ensure we can welcome back our guests safely. We are also on a mission to inspire people with positivity and encourage them to reignite their love of travel. We know that people around the world are looking forward to travelling again and we can’t wait to welcome them back to our 88 hotels across Thailand. Take care - we will pass through this difficult time #ALLTogether” ----- With ❤️ from all the people working at the Accor Hotels in Thailand such as; Banyan Tree / SO Sofitel / M Gallery / Ibis / Mercure / Pullman / Hyde / Mövenpick and so on. -----Show some love
From JW Marriott Khao Lak with LOVE!
"On behalf of all associates and the management team of JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa, we would like to take this opportunity to send a message of positivity, hope, and support during this challenging time around the world to all readers and employees of Thailand Magazine. JW Marriott Khao Lak is currently under the last phase of a total renovation and we cannot wait to welcome you back to an updated and refreshed resort as soon as possible. We wish you and your families the best of health and please stay safe until we meet again.” ----– from JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa team ------Show some love
From Soho Hospitality with LOVE!
Dear Thailand Magazine readers, We hope that you’ve all been safe and sound across the globe! The Covid-19 crisis has impacted us all in various ways and have brought major challenges to the hospitality industry - from airlines, to hotels, to restaurants and bars, and more. In these trying times, it is important for us to support one another - especially the small local businesses - no matter where you are in the world. We have been very lucky and unbelievably touched to see that our loyal customers, as well as new customers, are still continuing to support us by ordering our food through home delivery (our only means of business at this moment). But we also have not forgotten to give back to the community in any way we could, either through meals donated to the hospital for our incredible modern day heroes - our doctors, nurses & medics, or through food supply donation to those in need. This is the time when we should all unite and lift each other up! We trust that there’s a light in the end of the tunnel and are positive that we will bounce back from this situation stronger than ever as a community. Once again, we thank you all for your support. Please keep ordering our home deliveries as well as other local restaurants’ home deliveries, and we look forward to welcoming you back to our restaurants and bars very soon! Until then, stay safe, stay healthy and stay happy! Much love, -----The Soho Hospitality Team Parent company of Above Eleven, Charcoal Tandoor Grill & Mixology, Havana Social, Cantina Wine Bar & Italian Kitchen & Soho Pizza. -----Show some love
From Trash Hero Koh Phi Phi with LOVE!
Dear (Eco-)Travelers! Koh Phi Phi is a beautiful paradise island which you MUST visit, especially this year as you can witness the positive effect of lockdown; crystal clear waters, lush green hiking trails and stunning coral reefs! Hotels, restaurants and shops are open and the local community welcomes you to visit our amazing island and support small local businesses! We meet regularly to clean up ocean debris that washes ashore during the season. We love Phi Phi and so do the lovely volunteers who join our beach cleans. You too can make a difference during your visit and join us on our cleanups. We can cleanup any day we have volunteers! Follow our page and come to join with us. ----- <3 from Trash Hero Koh Phi Phi x -----Show some love
From Sheraton Samui Resort with LOVE!
In the light of a “new normal” that all of us would have to embrace, we want to send positive vibes to the readers of from Thailand Magazine. We believe that although the pandemic has affected us greatly, we can still see heartwarming gestures as we come together to give support and strength. We hope that all of you are safe and well during this time. The team at Sheraton Samui Resort will always be ready to welcome our beloved guests back to our resort, and we look forward to creating new memories together in the near future. ----- All the people behind the Sheraton Samui Resort -----Show some love
From Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's with LOVE!
In these challenging and uncertain times, Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park would like to send our best wishes to everyone! We hope that you and your family stay strong and get through this difficult period together. We are looking forward to welcoming you back with our warm and heartfelt Thai hospitality. While you remain at home, please take care of yourselves and your loved ones, and take time to think of your family, friends and community. We are working hard to look after the most vulnerable people in our society by providing vital food and medical supplies to those who need them most. Please keep smiling and stay positive – a brighter future is just around the corner. ----- The Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park crew -----Show some love
From El Gaucho with LOVE!
‘We believe that Thailand is a beautiful country, with many natural beauties, unique culture and kind-hearted smiling people. We hope that the country will soon be able to open its borders to people who want to discover its beauties and experience extraordinary moments for the first time or again. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again and offer you the same dining experience that you are used to. From El Gaucho with Love, ----- El Gaucho Argentinian Steakhouse Thailand crew -----Show some love
From Skyview Hotel & Vanilla Sky with LOVE!
Dear All Readers of Thailand Magazine, Whilst these are difficult times for all of us we appreciate the spirit of the Thai people to continuously support each other and work together towards a brighter future. The previous months have been challenging to say the least but have also produced some great heroes, all the medical professionals or people delivering food and everyone working to keep society running in general. It is those people who deserve our thanks and respect and who make us confident that Thailand will return stronger and more prosperous than ever. At Skyview Hotel Bangkok we have remained open and will continue to do so to offer a safe environment for people to relax and forget their troubles for a short time. We hope you, your families and friends are safe and healthy and we have prepared some very special offers to treat yourselves or your loved ones, so contact us once you feel the time is right and I am sure together we can make the Sky a little brighter ----- The Skyview & Vanilla Sky Team -----Show some love
From The Kitchen at Yenakat with LOVE!
Our team decided that action speaks louder than words – and since 10 April has been cooking free meals for people in need in our community: 150 meals a day – nearly 7000 so far. We have had lots of donations from people around the world – great support and lots of LOVE! We also expanded our new plant-based bakery, made repairs to our restaurant, cleaned up, decorated: for a view of the Kitchen and lots of shots of delicious food. We wish everyone all the very best in these crazy times and look forward to seeing you again in Thailand! ----- The The Kitchen at Yenakat ครัวเย็นอากาศ team -----Show some love
From Carrot on the Moon Hostel with LOVE!
The covid wave hitted our business and took our money, but the saddest part is the fact that we can no longer be close to our friends, customers and the people that we love. Before corona, every time I would feel depressed I would go to see the sunset or the sunrise in a viewpoint in Pai and renew my energies, but not in corona time, it's harder to find peace and balance now. The hardest thing is to open my eyes in the morning, knowing that my old life no longer exist, everything changed, there will be no friends around, no customers around. So when all this craziness has passed, the first thing I will do is go catch the sunlight with my friends. It is also a pain in the ass having to were a lot of things before going out, need to get the sunglass, wear the jacket, wear the mask and get the wallet, shit, I forgot the motorbike key, back to the house... But, there is a beautiful thing that corona made me see. People started to share more, even those who don't have a lot of money are donating and buying food for the less fortunate. When we had cases of Covid-19 here in Pai, we started a project to donate food for those working at the hospital, a lot of restaurants joined and helped. That's a good sign that there is still kindness in the human heart Me and the crew of Carrot on the Moon, we are all very happy to see everything starting to get back to normal and we hope that when people start travelling again they will be more respectful with the nature, customs, care for the another and enjoy all the little things, stop the selfish tourism. Well, now our hostel and café is back open, we are very small, cozy and homey and we are more than ready to start receiving all the open hearted people from all over the world. Hang in there beautiful souls and come have a coffee with us when everything is better. From Thailand with love, ----- Carrot On The Moon Hostel -----Show some love
From VIVIN with LOVE!
We at VIVIN Grocery would like to say thank you to all to those who have supported us in these trying times. We will continue to strive to promote local, artisanal and natural products in Thailand working with and supporting some amazing local artisans, such as cheese and charcuterie producers, butchers and organic farmers and more. Our message out there to everyone is to keep reinventing and using your local resources. There were sacrifices that had to be made for the survival of many businesses but know there will be a bright future ahead if we work together and support one another. ----- With Love from the VIVIN Grocery team ------Show some love
From The Athenee Hotel with LOVE!
Sawasdee from The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok! We are delighted to send our best wishes and to say that we miss all of our international travelers in Thailand. Now that we are in June. Thailand is almost completely COVID free and we are looking forward to the skies reopening. Throughout this crisis, The Athenee Hotel is one of the very few luxury hotels in Bangkok to remain fully open and operational throughout. Supporting the community by accommodating guests from other hotels, taking part in a new charity ‘Serve to Safe’ to support underprivileged communities and first responders as well as SOS but offering unused food from the hotel not to be wasted. As well as contributing to our community, we have still been looking after our guests with our hospitality and service as well as providing a safe environment to stay. We were the first hotel in all of Thailand to be certified by the SHA (Safety & Health Association) and Ministry of Public Health for cleanliness and hygiene protocols. We are very proud of everything we have accomplished and are ready to take care of you when you next come to Thailand! From Thailand with LOVE, from the team at The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, BangkokShow some love
From The Yard with LOVE!
Hello, dear readers of Thailand Magazine! Much appreciated for involving me in this heartwarming project to show support and positivity. I'm sending big love on behalf of Koh Mook during these unsettling times and together we can all pull through this crisis. Soon, things will pick up and we will be able to remember this as an experience that we were able to power through with the efforts and support of one and other. It is hopeful to keep in mind that not only bad things came from this crisis, but nature was also able to heal. In the meantime, we were given the chance to check up on our loved ones, explore lockdown activities or dust off those bookshelves for an afternoon read or wellies for a spot of gardening, whatever you fancy! Sending lots of love and support, peace xx ----- The Yard crew -----Show some love
From Heama with LOVE!
When you return to Koh Lanta, you will push HEAMA' door and your nostrils will immediately quiver with joy at the familiar smell of Tikka Masala, warm Naan Breads, and mixed spices. It has always been like this and, believe us, it will not change! So yes, we know that we will meet again soon. Why? Because both love and cooking know no boundaries... <3, ----- Chef Dev & Santhi -----Show some love