Welcome to the latest edition of our Monthly Happenings. Find out what’s happening in and around our hotels this month and be sure to check it out if you’re in the area!
Don’t miss these exciting offers and events happening in Singapore during the month of October.
Hotel Promotions & Happenings
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- Hard Rock Hotel Bali– Enjoy daily breakfast, spa, one-time lunch and dinner.
- Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya– Complimentary room upgrade when you book direct.
- Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur– Located in the heart of the city and within walking distance to KLCC and major shopping areas…
- The Boathouse Phuket– Exclusive rates for a relaxing beach retreat…
Out & About – Events not to be missed
If you happen to be in these cities, be sure to check out these events and festivals happening!
Vegetarian Festival Phuket 2018
9 – 18 October 2018
The Phuket Vegetarian Festival, also known as the Nine Emperor Gods Festival, is an event to celebrate the Chinese beliefs that restrain one’s body from meat and various vices during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. During this period, many restaurants put yellow flags outside, as a sign of vegetarian food items are available on the menus. There are also ceremonies where visitor can see devotees perform ritualized mutilation upon themselves like piercing cheeks, arms, face, legs and body
Picture credit: The Phuket News
Mariah Carey Live in Concert Kuala Lumpur 2018
16 October 2018
Mariah Carey is the best-selling female artist of all time with more than 200 million albums sold to date and 18 Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles (17 self penned), more than any solo artist in history. Mariah is a singer/songwrite /producer recognized with multiple Grammy Awards, 21 American Music
Awards, Billboard’s “Artist of the Decade” Award, the World Music Award for “World’s Best Selling Female Artist of the Millennium,” and BMI’s “Icon Award” for her outstanding achievements in song writing, to name a few – with her distinct five – octave vocal range, prolific song writing, and producing talent, Mariah is truly the template of the modern pop performance.
Picture credit:PR Worldwide
Chonburi Buffalo Races
23 ~ 24 October 2018
In Chonburi province – of which Pattaya is part –water buffalo are paraded around the center of Chonburi town, dressed in silk and satin. Competitions are held to determine the healthiest and best decorated animals. The Buffalo Races – it’s amazing to see how fast the massive beasts can actually run. There’s also a beauty contest to determine the most attractive farm maiden plus lots of other festivities as well.
Kuta Beach Karnival
Think of it as a mega beach party in Kuta, then add onto that numerous celebratory activities to remind everyone that life is for living well and having fun. The event start with a large opening ceremony with a parade, music and dance and the festival follows with a kite festival, Balinese arts and crafts, exhibitions, movie screenings, sand sculpture competition as well as the much loved Bali food festival.
Picture credit: Bali Travel Hub