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The Bangkok Airport is the one of the major transit airports in Asia and many travellers find that they have to change planes here and have some free time on their hands.
Most flights through the Bangkok Airport have connecting flights scheduled fairly close together, so you won't have long to wait for your next flight. But, even so you are going to want to fill in the time and if you only have a four hour layover, there is not sufficient time to leave the airport and visit Bangkok.
So what can you do if you have a Bangkok Airport layover, before changing to another international flight?
Well the first thing is to make sure that you are checked in for the continuing flight and have been issued with boarding passes. From then on the time is your own, but here are some available options.
A First or Business class passenger will have access to their Airline Lounge. Most lounges are set up with access to the internet, have snacks and…
Direct investment in Thailand’s hotel sector reached THB10.7 billion in the first half of 2017, according to JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group.
This figure is attributed to four major transactions, comprising five hotels in Bangkok and Pattaya.
“As a comparison, 2016’s full-year investment volume was only THB 9.6 billion,” says Mike Batchelor, Head of Investment Sales Asia, JLL Hotels and Hospitality Group.
“The robust investment activity recorded in the first half reflects investors’ continued appetite for hospitality assets in Thailand and confidence in the long-term outlook for the country’s tourism industry.”
“Buyers comprised of both domestic and regional investors, with the latest hotel acquisitions being made by Carlton Hotel Group and Hotel 81, both from Singapore. This reaffirms Thailand’s position as one of the region’s most attractive hotel investment destinations,” adds Mr. Batchelor.
In June, JLL facilitated Hotel 81’s acqui…
The self storage industry has a brief history in Asia compared with that in the more mature markets in Australia, Europe and North America, but evolution is following to this part of the world as the notion of storing personal belongings elsewhere catches on.
Self storage also provides a flexible alternative for businesses that do not want to sign long- term leases and prefer to rent an appropriately sized space from a service provider, instead of a large warehouse where much of the space may go unused.
Outside of Australia, the industry is most established in densely populated regional cities such as Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.
However, the concept is also catching on in China and Taiwan, and in very early development stage in India and parts of Southeast Asia.
Self storage markets in Asia Pacific are quite diverse and facilities on offer may vary substantially from one market to the next.
In the broadest classification, facilities ar…