Tidbits from Thailand

Here's a rundown of what's happening in Thailand:

Regent International Hotels in Bangkok is offering guests triple airline miles when they stay at least two nights in a suite-category room.

The offer, available until Dec. 15, adds 1,000 bonus airline miles to the standard 500 miles awarded with each stay.

The Regent Bangkok is participating in Regent International's bonus airline miles promotion. Airlines participating in the promotion are Cathay Pacific, Northwest and United.

The offer is good on published rates only.

In addition to Thailand, the promotion is available at Regent hotels in Almaty, Kazakhstan; Bombay, India; Jakarta, Indonesia; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Los Angeles; New York; Singapore; Sydney, Australia, and Taipei, Taiwan.

For additional information or reservations, call (800) 545-4000 or visit the company's Web site at www.regenthotels.com.

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Seabourn Cruise Line is marketing free roundtrip economy class air fares on 11 Asia cruises -- including Thailand -- aboard the 200-passenger Seabourn Spirit.

The line said the fares represent a savings of up to $2,610 per person.

The air fare promotion is valid from 23 U.S. cities.

Seabourn's 12- to 19-day Asia cruises depart in late 2001 and early 2002.

In addition to Thailand, the cruises will visit the Arabian Peninsula; Bali, Indonesia; Hong Kong; India; Malaysia; Myanmar; Singapore, and Vietnam.

Optional land extensions are available.

Featured are excursions in China, East Africa, India and Nepal and a trip aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express train.

The line also is offering upgrades to business class for rates starting at $1,295 per person from cities in the western U.S.

Upgrade rates start at $1,795 for eastern zone cities and at $1,695 for central cities.

For additional information or reservations, call (800) 929-9595 or visit the Web at www.seabourn.com.

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Thailand-based Dusit Hotels and Resorts is offering discounted summer rates in Thailand and elsewhere in Asia until Oct. 31.

Rates start at $310, single or double occupancy, for three nights at the Dusit Thani in Bangkok.

The rates include daily buffet breakfast and airport transfers.

For additional information or reservations, call (011) 66-2 636-3333 or visit the Web at www.dusit.com.

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The Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket is offering a Meet in Paradise 2001 meeting package for meeting and incentive groups priced at $129 per room, double, in a superior-category room.

The rate includes daily breakfast for two, a 25% discount per group for a team-building program offered by Quest Adventure Outdoor, 15% off treatments at the Banyan Tree Spa, 20% off laundry services and 10% off greens fees at the Banyan Tree Phuket Golf Club.

The rate applies to a minimum booking of 15 rooms through Oct. 31. Tax and service charges are extra.

For additional information or reservations, call (800) 334-8484 or visit the Web at www.sheraton.com.

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