Hotel Sales In Bangkok In A Solid Growth

Many investors are coming to Thailand to fund various projects such as a high-rise hotel in Bangkok and for the first six months of this year alone, the hotel market of the country was able to receive a total direct investment worth 10.7 billion baht. This figure was reported by the JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group which is based in Thailand.

The figure came from four main ventures that included five hotels located in both Pattaya and Bangkok.

Mike Batchelor who is the head of investment Sales Asia for JLL Hotels said that in 2016 they were able to record the full year investment of only 9.6 billion baht. The strong interests of the investors in the first half of this year only shows that the hospitality market of Thailand is going strong and remains to have a positive future which is good news for the tourism industry of the country.

Investors are coming from regional and domestic sectors. The most recent acquisitions were made by companies in Singapore, Carlton Hotel Group and Hotel 81. The ventures from these companies only made it clear that Thailand is still the number one when it comes to countries worth investing in the region.

Carlton Hotel Group based in Singapore was able to acquire an unfinished project located in Bangkok. Its exact address is Sukhumvit Road Soi 27 and the entire property has a total land area of over 3,200 square meters. The hotel has currently 34 floors and is still under construction.

Bangkok Management Company Limited is the seller and they were the ones that commissioned JLL Hotels in mediating the deal. The transaction was worth 2.4 billion baht. The project is expected to be done by 2019 and it will carry the brand of Carlton Hotel in the capital city.

Hotel 81, on the other hand, was able acquire Premier Inn and two other hotels that are located in Bangkok and Pattaya. The company has put Travleodge into the position of power in terms of managing the hotels they have bought in the country.

According to JLL, when 2017 ends they are expecting a total investment of 14 billion and new projects such as a high rise hotel in Bangkok might be available to locals and tourists in the coming years.


Heath Ledger’s Ashes Inside Urns In Perth

Family members and few Hollywood stars say their final farewell to Australian actor Heath Ledger during his private memorial service.

Award winning actor Cate Blanchett gave a commendation, before the actor’s body was cremated at a private funeral service attended by few of his family members. His ashes were placedinside urns in Perth for safekeeping.

Co-star and ex-fiancée Michelle Williams of 2005 hit Brokeback Mountain was with her older sister Kate during the service. However, the couple’s daughter Matilda remained at home. Also there for mourning the actor’s death was Australian actors Joel Edgerton and Bryan Brown, model Gemma Ward, along with sports stars and film directors.

Ledger died seemingly due to prescription drugs overdose, which shocked fans from all around the world. According to a New York medical specialist, the actor took six kinds of sedatives and painkillers.

The 28-year-old actor was supposedly a rising star in Hollywood after he won an Oscar nomination for portraying a gay cowboy in Brokeback Mountain. He also portrayed the joker in the new Batman film with Michael Caine and Christian Bale released in Britain.

The actor’s father Kim Ledger pleaded to media to leave his family in peace, but allowed them to cover the service outside a girls’ school where the interment happened. His ashes are now kept in urns in Perth, which can preserve his memories.

Afterwards, the grievers joined another wake at a restaurant on Cottesloe Beach, a beach resort where the dead actor almost frequented.Here, it featured the footages of the actor and his recordings of favourite songs, such as the Beatle’s Here Comes the Sun, Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here, and Bob Dylan’s The Times They Are Changing.

According to state lawmaker Barbara Stott who attended the service, the presentation was such a wonderful tribute to a fantastic guy who had such great talents.

Another memorial in Los Angeles appealed a lot of stars to include Josh Hartnett, Lindsay Lohan and Tom Cruise. According to the actor’s dad, his son was a typical guy who sought no fame for himself but for others.

He pictures Heath bringing his skateboard, a beanie and canvas bag, which was what Heath was to him since, he said days after his death. They will keep visiting his urns in Perth for memories.


3 Reasons To Choose Glass Installation From Glass Shops 

There are several reasons why home owners and office managers call for glass shops for glass wall installations and furnishings. As a matter of fact, you cannot find a house or an office setting without any glass material in it. Whether it is door panels, table top glass, splash backs, mirrors or walls, there is always a glass material in this modern world. If you are having second thoughts about using glass materials, take a look at these reasons why you should go for it.

Easy cleaning

Glass materials are some of the easiest materials to clean and maintain. You do not need special solutions just to keep your glass clear and even sparkling. All you need is a clean washcloth, a pale of soapy water with mild detergent and you can easily clean the glass surfaces without the hassles. You can also find specifically formulated solutions in the market for glass surfaces but if you do not want to spend on it, go for washcloth and soapy water. That will effectively remove dust on the glass. However, for heavy dirt, you might want to use stronger solutions for it.

Contemporary appeal

Another reason to choose glass material is for your premises to achieve that modern look. Take a look at successful companies and you will find their offices and cubicles partitioned with glass panels and glass doors. Consult an installer from any of your preferred glass shops for ideas on how you can go about installing glass panels or windows in your home and how you can save money on the project. You can also check some websites for modern home designs for ideas. Another option is to observe hotels and modern offices for design inspiration.

Fast replacement and maintenance

Another good reason to choose glass is that they can easily be replaced and maintained by glass shops and the glass material can even be cut while you wait. There are also ready-made glass panels for easy installation and replacement. This is ideal for emergency situations wherein you need to replace glass walls right away.


Cristiano Ronaldo’s Yachting Holiday Disturbed By Custom Agents

Cristiano Ronaldo is on a holiday with family and friends aboard his powerful and spectacular yacht in Ibiza and Formentera. Sailing on the yacht gives him some private and personal time away from fans and the press. The yacht which is owned by the company Yacht Charter Fleet is named “Aya London.” It has three cabins that can accommodate 6 guests and a crew of three.

The spectacular yacht was manufactured by Leopard, an Italian company. It has an exterior design and engineering created by Paola Caliari. It is not surprising to know that the star of the Real Madrid is paying €45,000 weekly for the yacht charter.

However, the yacht is now on the news after it was raided by armed customs officers from the tax department while in Formentera.According to magazine “Hola” the armed agents approached Ronaldo when he was returning to the yacht after dining with his family. Afterwards, police entered the yacht and covered the area that will be searched with a tarpaulin so that the Real Madrid player and his family will not see what is happening. The search lasted for an hour and half and was recorded by a camera.

The unfortunate event became news particularly since Cristiano Ronaldo is known all over the world. He could not believe that such an event will actually happen to him. The famous football player is having tax problems with the Spanish tax authorities. He was accused this year with four tax crimes which apparently were committed between 2011 and 2014.

When the yacht was searched by the customs agents, Cristiano Ronaldo and his family and friends were enjoying the last few days of the holiday before the start of the pre-season with Real Madrid.

However, it is not only the rich and famous that can enjoy a yacht or bareboat charter. In Phuket Thailand, you can enjoy a sailing vacation through Far Away Yachting and experience a unique adventure. Yacht charter in Thailand is quite affordable and accessible for people from all walks of life. You and your family can relax in the warm climate of the Andaman Sea and discover natural treasures that you have never seen before.


3 Tips For Cost-Effective Promotional Merchandise

Depending on the type of promotional merchandise that you are going to give out to your prospects, there are branding items that are costly. Giving away promo items is really an expense and not an investment. However, given the right approach, the expense can be turned into an eventual investment. To do away with high expenses for your marketing and branding efforts, here are some tips:

Ask for cost estimates

Most of the time, you would require high quantity of promotional items to reach more targets. Aside from spending for the promo items, you would also have to spend for the printing of logo, labour costs if you are going to order items only from a supplier and also for shipping fees. All these look like a lot of expenses but if you would order everything from one supplier and ask cost estimates from a number of service providers, you will have an idea where you can order promotional merchandise at a lower cost. Find a supplier that offers free delivery to further pull down your branding budget.

Order higher quantities

Suppliers generally offer automatic discounts for items purchased at higher quantities. They usually offer promos and deals to encourage their prospects to purchase bulk orders. The more promo items you order, the lower would be its total price. If you are working on a budget yet wants to reach more customers and prospects, opt for cheaper branding items such as key chains, coasters, lanyards and pens. These items do not cost a lot but you can be sure that your brand would be exposed to more targets because of its functionality.

Look for better deals

In order to reduce your costs for promotional merchandise, it would really help if you would look for customer-friendly deals such free shipping or delivery. This service would not only mean saving money for the delivery costs, it would also mean less hassle for your staff to pick up the items from the supplier. Always ask for money back guarantee or warranty for the items to further protect your money.


4 Situations That Calls For An Electrician In Perth

If your building has been built for more than a decade or two, an electrician will certainly recommend for it to be checked or rewired for your own safety. For establishments or homes that have been around for some time would usually show visible signs of electrical damage or wear but they are often neglected. Overlooking an electrical damage causes hazards, not just to property but on lives, more importantly. For electrical system update or for repair, call an electrician in Perth right away. Here are some signs that you are in need of an electrician.

Flickering or weak lights

There are certain appliances that require dedicated circuits such as air conditioning systems, refrigerators, freezers and other high consumption appliance. If such appliances still obtain their power source from a circuit that share with the rest of your appliances at home, consider circuit update to even your power distribution. An indication that your energy is insufficient is when the lights of your appliances flicker or dim such as when you open your refrigerator or if your lightbulbs wane when you turn your air con unit on.

Lack of outlets

Another reason to call an electrician is when you noticed that you lack circuits around the house and you resort to octopus connections. Octopus wiring is not only hazardous, they are also eyesores. When most of your appliances are plugged on a single receptacle, it’s high time for you to call an electrician in Perth.

Unorderly electrical wires

Call a qualified electrician when you have visible wires around the house or if there are wires protruding from your carpets or behind home appliances. Reorganizing your wiring system will keep your household and property safe from fire hazards. Tangled wires or cords can cause accidents.

Frequent power interruptions

Another reason to call an electrician in Perth is when your system trips and flickers with short circuits or fuse blowing. Short circuits and faulty wiring are dangerous since they can start fire and consume your property. Call a professional electrician for the job to ensure quality service.


Hall And Murdoch On Diamond Engagement Rings In Melbourne

Former supermodel Jerry Hall, and her fiancé media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, are set to tie the knot on a date which will be specified by the couple. She was not wearing diamond engagement rings in Melbourne for the Golden Globes on Sunday night, but wedding bells are soon to happen.

The couple announced their betrothal, with a tiny note appearing on the Murdoch-owned newspaper The Times just hours after they marched down the red carpet in Los Angeles.

According to the notice, ‘Miss Jerry Hall’ and Murdoch, with their 10 children between them, are very happy to be engaged.

“Mr. Rupert Murdoch, father of Chloe, Grace, James, Lachlan, Elisabeth, and Prudence Murdoch; and Ms. Jerry Hall, mother of Gabriel, Georgia, James and Elizabeth Jagger; are happy to inform about their betrothal.”It’s now time to display diamond engagement rings in Melbourne for the new couple.

A family spokesperson told The Times: “They have loved each other for the past few months, are quite excited to get married, and start a future together.”

The couple enjoyed a four-month whirlwind courtship, and followed Murdoch’s divorce to his third wife Wendi Deng in 2013. Hall was previously in a relationship with Rolling Stones Mick Jagger, with whom she begot four kids. Their relationship was null and voidafter splitting up in 1999, which meant this is Hall’s first marriage to Murdoch.

The couple’s relationship was first rumoured last September, along with London’s society circles. A month later, they decided to publicly unveil their status, appearing at the Rugby World Cup finals, openly embracing and kissing each other during the bout. Check out if the fiancée is wearing diamond engagement rings in Melbourne as proof of their relationship.

Hall joined Murdoch to the Golden Globes on Sunday night, holding hands all throughout the evening. They sat along with Golden Globe winner Matt Damon and fellow actor Morgan Freeman.

Murdoch and Hall came to know each other through Murdoch’s Australian-based relatives and during Hall’s performance in The Graduate in Melbourne a year ago.

Hall is planning to go to Sydney at the end of 2016 for The Graduate’sfinal season.

No definite schedule for the wedding yet. Soit remains indefinite whether she will be the newest member of the Murdoch clan.