Mandarin Oriental Bangkok Debuts QMS Medicosmetics Treatments and Products

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok ‘s new “Beauty by Mandarin Oriental” space is the first in Asia to launch results-driven, anti-aging facial and body treatments using QMS Medicosmetics, the collagen-intensive luxury product line from Germany. Located in the elegant and historic Authors’ Wing of the hotel, each new private and spacious beauty suite is adorned with elegant Thai silks and […]

Discover Bangkok With Mandarin Oriental’s Bespoke Insider Experiences

Mandarin Oriental’s Discover Bangkok offer features an a la carte menu of curated experiences with legendary luxury accommodations in one of the world’s most exotic travel destinations. Tailored with both first-time and seasoned Bangkok visitors alike, Discover Bangkok is a collection of memorable adventures ranging from a private tour of Bangkok’s ancient temples, to an insider’s guide of Bangkok’s eclectic, […]

The Siam

Traveling by boat through Bangkok’s Dusit district, one cannot help but notice the traditional Thai houses that stand on stilts at the edge of the Chao Phraya River. The historic houses mark your arrival at the Siam hotel, the first hospitality project of its kind in the residential neighborhood of Dusit. Scheduled to open in […]

The St. Regis Bangkok

“Welcome to Italy,” executive chef Leo­nardo Concezzi says as he opens the door to a refrigerated cheese room at the St. Regis Bangkok’s Jojo restaurant. Blocks and bags of pecorino dei Templari, formaggio di fossa, and casciotta d’Urbino line the shelves, and Concezzi has a story to tell about each selection—of which there are 31 […]

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

Most European merchants who sailed to Siam in the latter part of the 19th century returned to their homelands in ships laden with pepper, sugar, ebony, and rosewood. But Danish merchant Hans Niels Andersen, who purchased one of the guesthouses that had sprung up along the banks of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River, decided to bring […]

2009 Reader’s Choice: First Picks

Swimming Pool: Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc In 1914, the management at the Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc had a saltwater swimming pool carved into a cliff at this resort on France’s Cap d’Antibes. Over the years, the body of water, like the hotel itself, attracted such luminaries as Rita Hayworth, Ernest Hemingway, and Sidney Poitier. Today […]