Monday, December 22, 2008

Travel Thailand Guide: Thailand is Back for Christmas

Welcome to ThailandJust in time that all the problems now have been resolved and they now got new good-looking government, Thailand is now back to the top list for Christmas and travel destinations. This unique country has always provided amazing scenery and hospitality and has already been regarded as a great choice anytime for winter holidays. With colorful countdown activities occuring throughout the country ready to welcome 2009, it is the perfect time to visit the "Land of Smiles".

'Hands Bangkok Countdown 2009' is the city's biggest celebration. Held on the Rajaprasong shopping street, the event is a massive street-party where Thais and foreigners ring in the new year together. Attractions include a live concert featuring Thailand's top singers, celebrities and superstars together with many other entertainment activities and fireworks.

Getting around the country will also give different feelings and funs. Just south of Bangkok, Pattaya Countdown 2009 welcomes tourists with live concerts featuring various famous recording artists and is capped with a huge fireworks display at midnight. In the cooler north, Chiang Mai showcases various musical and entertainment acts, stretching throughout Tha Phae road and Tha Phae gate. The beaches of Samui and Krabi offer southern, more relaxed fair, as locals and tourists alike welcome 2009 on Thailand's famous sands.

Moreover, all tourists are promised to be served very special this year. A lot of accommodations in Thailand have currently on the best deals ever as they are all agreed to initiate tourism campaigns to encourage tourists to return to Thailand as quickly as possible. This suddenly turns to be a great chance to take Thailand journey for everyone. So, why wait…
Let's find Thailand's best deals on hotels, tours, flights and everything from the official Tourism Authority of Thailand website at

Monday, December 1, 2008

Travel Hong Kong Guide : Everything is great in the WinterFest 2008

Christmas in Hong KongAlready regarded as one of the most famous travel destinations in Asia region, Hong Kong is great anytime for enjoyable holidays and vacations. However, it’s during ‘WinterFest’ that Hong Kong really lights up. Great food, fantastic shopping, amazing sights and sounds, and a moderate climate will make this city an ideal destination for travelers on these special days from November 28, 2008 to January 4, 2009.

A magnificent festival of sights and sounds encapsulates Victoria Harbor in a stunning Christmas light spectacular next to the Avenue of Stars Wishing Parade of Tsim Sha Tsui’s waterfront promenade. Hong Kong gets into the spirit by decorating the entire city in full Christmas regalia, including an antique Christmas Tram, themed trucks with carol singers, a multimedia Christmas tree display at Ocean Park’s ice skating extravaganza, and the huge Christmas Tree of Statue Square.

World also renowned as a premiere shopping destination, Hong Kong is ideal for shopaholics. ‘WinterFest’ promotions in a festive atmosphere create a shopping haven throughout the city. The magnificent malls of Causeway Bay and countless shops of Mongkok’s Nathan Road light up with decorations and deals galore, helping you to easily fulfill those gift lists in an enjoyable manner.

The festivities stretch throughout Hong Kong and into Lantau where visitors can create Christmas memories with family and friends at Hong Kong Disneyland’s Sparkling Christmas. Shatin in the New Territories will be hosting the 43rd Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo while Music Sunday’s at the Peak, Hong Kong’s famous vantage point is a popular spot to relax and take in the views on the weekend. For nightlife, the famous Christmas Parties of Lan Kwai Fong bring the crowds in droves, all to celebrate the holidays and Hong Kong’s ‘WinterFest 2008’.