Culinary Benefits Announced at Eight Starwood Group Bangkok Hotels
Marketing Communications Manager Jittrawadee Tangtrakul pours afternoon tea at the St. Regis
Starwood Hotels and Resorts held a tour of their major Bangkok properties to celebrate the launch of their new culinary benefits programme, which provides exclusive SPG member discounts at over 500 restaurants and bars around the world. Participating outlets in Bangkok include Reflexions and Utage, at Plaza Athenee, Taste, at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Viu, at the St. Regis, The Eatery, at Four Points by Sheraton, Giorgio's and Sambal, at Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Crave, at Aloft and Latest Recipe, at Le Meridien.
Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.
Waitress "Nicky" Wadee at the St. Regis
Director of Marketing Communications Ornmanee "Amm" Praditpolpanich at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel and Towers
Joshua Lee, Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia
SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest) members now have the opportunity to sample VIP culinary experiences with world renowned chefs at 29 participating restaurants and bars at eight prestigious properties, and can book their fine dining experience online, through the SPG.com/restaurantsandbars website. Italian, French, Japanese, Thai and Asian Fusion cuisines are all featured.
Other notable outlets in Bangkok where 15% discount can be obtained include BarSu, Thara Thong, Decanter, Glaz Bar, Basil, Viu, JoJo, Decanter, Rossini's, Rain Tree Cafe, Silk Road and w xyz cocktail lounge.
The SPG Moments Programme includes over 300 participating restaurants and bars in the Asia Pacific region. "Moments provides members with the opportunity to indulge in memorable culinary experiences with some of the best chefs in the world," said Chris Holdren, Senior Vice President of Starwood Preferred Guest.
The eight participating hotels in Bangkok are: Aloft, Four Points by Sheraton, Le Meridien, Plaza Athenee, Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, The Westin Grande Sukhumvit and the St. Regis.
Hotel Manager Vikram Mujumdar in Giorgio's at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel and Towers
Le Meridien General Manager Ralf Stresing
Le Meridien Director of Food and Beverage Michael Hoevel and Restaurant Manager Antonio Lionetti
The culinary team at Reflexions, Plaza Athenee Hotel