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75064 02 Nov 2021

Amazing Thailand: Accor Welcome International Travellers Back

‘For The Love of Amazing Thailand’ campaign allows travellers to save up to 30% at Accor Hotels & Resorts Thailand

BANGKOK The long awaited getaway to Thailand, dreamt of by millions of people across the world, is finally becoming a reality with the country officially reopening to international travelers from 1st November 2021. Fully vaccinated travellers from 63 countries can now visit Thailand without quarantine, bringing the world even closer to Thailands lush landscapes, sparkling beaches, renowned food, and hospitable locals. To welcome travellers back, Accor has launched its For the Love of Amazing Thailand campaign with savings of up to 30% at more than 70 hotels and resorts across the Land of Smiles.

Accor is the largest international hotel operator in Thailand, with hotels and resorts under the Sofitel, SO/, MGallery, Mvenpick, Pullman, Swisstel, Grand Mercure, Mercure, Novotel, ibis and ibis Styles brands, across 14 destinations.

Most visitors to Thailand enter via Bangkok, the hub of vibrant culture and dynamic energy. The public boat is a way to explore the scenes of the local life by the River, while a friendly Tuk Tuk driver can take you on a fun ride to the Michelin-awarded food stalls. Located in the heart of Bangkok, Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit welcomes travellers with traditional Thai hospitality that blends with chic French flair for a truly magnifique experience. Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 offers modern rooms, and a prime location to the renowned Em District home to some of the best shopping in the city. The hotels rooftop bar, Sky On 20, offers one of the best locations to admire the twinkling lights of the Bangkok skyline, rivalled by the popular Hi-So rooftop bar of SO/ Bangkok one of the most vibrant and design-orientated hotels of the capital.

An easy beach escape is just a drive away from Bangkok, with Hua Hin offering up white sand, great culinary offerings and an outstanding collection of resorts. Mvenpick Asara Resort Spa Hua Hin offers a truly idyllic natural setting with the low-rise resort offering a selection of villas and suites amongst verdant gardens and reflective lagoons. Those seeking a playful atmosphere with vibrant events calendar need look no further than SO/ Hua Hin with its imaginative suites, unparalleled restaurants and a wide array of activities.

Those eager to sunbathe and sip a cocktail by stunning shores can travel further south and select one of Phukets 30 beaches. Some of the unique ones include the peaceful and pristine Panwa Beach, where Pullman Phuket Panwa Beach Resort is nestled, and the secret little paradise of Naithon Beach, where Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach is located. A few hours away, the scenic resort town of Khao Lak is a destination to consider for a tranquil tropical retreat. Pullman Khao Lak Resort is an energizing destination to immerse into the vibrant Southern culture, while the newly opened Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak will transport guests to the traditional Thai riverside villages. Krabi offers a romantic ambiance with its beautiful karst landscape. The colonial elegance Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf Spa Resort enjoys a prime setting amidst the jungle, overlooking limestone cliffs and the sea.

Northern Thailand is known for its misty mountains and iconic Lanna culture. Chiang Mai is a historic city with tasty local food and a creative coffee culture. A hipster, laid-back vibe makes this city one of the best destinations to chill out. Set on a scenic valley slope with views over rice and tea terraces, Veranda High Resort Chiang Mai MGallery is a perfect setting for nature lovers. Located at the heart of the city, Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub is ideal for those who want to explore the town.

To celebrate of the return to travel, the reopening of Thailand, and the joy of great hotel stays, Accor has also launched a short-film entitled Unveil Thailand, to inspire travellers to rediscover the country. The video is part of Accors global campaign which encourages people to experience the beauty, depth and meaning that travel brings to their lives. American dancer and choreographer Lil Buck leads the campaign as he unveils a hotel lobby, ready to welcome guests again. Lil Buck said: Were showing you in our own artistic way that youll be able to unveil and enjoy your world. This summer make sure you give yourself an opportunity to enjoy yourself, go fly, go somewhere you always wanted to go, go to your dream place because we never know when we will be stuck in the house again. To watch the short-film, please visit https://youtu.be/a9L8NT6jXQw

Travellers can now book the holiday with Accors For the Love of Amazing Thailand offer and save 30% off for stays of 7 nights or more or 20% off for shorter stays. The offer is valid for booking from now until 31st December 2021 for stays until 31st March 2021. Members of Accor Plus receive an additional 10% discount. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit: https://all.accor.com/promotions-offers/hot-deals-offers/owm014282-001-for-the-love-of-amazing-thailand.en.shtml

Fully vaccinated travellers from 63 countries and territories can visit Thailand without any quarantine, whilst the Sandbox programme allows for fully vaccinated travelers from all other countries to travel throughout Thailand following a 7-night stay at a SHA+ certified hotel located in one of the 17 Blue Zone provinces such as Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Krabi, Phang Nga and Koh Samui. For more information, please visit https://tp.consular.go.th/

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Accor has established some of the most stringent cleaning standards operational procedures in hospitality, to ensure guest safety as hotels reopen around the world. These standards have been developed with and vetted by Bureau Veritas, a world leader in hygiene testing, inspections certification. The ALLSAFE label represents Accors commitment to upholding these elevated standards across all hotels.

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