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Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Invites Guests to Tour “Royal” Palace of “Thai Silk King”

Bangkok, Thailand—Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine

In commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the disappearance of the “Thai Silk King,” Jim Thompson, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok is delighted to launch a nostalgic Jim Thompson 45th Anniversary Package designed to reveal some of the secrets of the man who brought Thai silk to the world’s attention.

While the in-residence Director of The Oriental Hotel (as the property was originally called) in 1948, Jim Thompson also founded the world renowned Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company and, with this unique package, guests will experience a luxurious stay as well as an inspiring visit and bespoke guided tour of the Jim Thompson House. After a taste of Thai history at his home, guests can enjoy a relaxing Thai massage at the award-winning Oriental Spa and a sumptuous Thai Set Dinner, followed by a spectacular Classical Dance Show at the hotel’s Sala Rim Naam Restaurant. A delightful Jim Thompson Thai Silk gift will be provided to take home as a memento.

“We are delighted to offer this distinctive package that allows guests to learn more about this American icon. Jim Thompson is one of the most popular legends of Asia, and we are proud to state that he had a very close affinity with the rich history of our hotel and with Thailand,” said Amanda Hyndman, General Manager. “The package also provides a taste of the hotel’s most celebrated traditions from dining to well-being,” she added.

The Jim Thompson 45th Anniversary Package is valid from January 6 through March 31, 2013 and rates range from $534 or $628 (dependent upon single or double occupancy). The package includes amenities such as (but no limited to) Superior Room accommodations, daily buffet breakfast for two and private butler service.

www.mandarinoriental.com

Bangkok, Thailand—Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine

In commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the disappearance of the “Thai Silk King,” Jim Thompson, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok is delighted to launch a nostalgic Jim Thompson 45th Anniversary Package designed to reveal some of the secrets of the man who brought Thai silk to the world’s attention.

While the in-residence Director of The Oriental Hotel (as the property was originally called) in 1948, Jim Thompson also founded the world renowned Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company and, with this unique package, guests will experience a luxurious stay as well as an inspiring visit and bespoke guided tour of the Jim Thompson House. After a taste of Thai history at his home, guests can enjoy a relaxing Thai massage at the award-winning Oriental Spa and a sumptuous Thai Set Dinner, followed by a spectacular Classical Dance Show at the hotel’s Sala Rim Naam Restaurant. A delightful Jim Thompson Thai Silk gift will be provided to take home as a memento.

“We are delighted to offer this distinctive package that allows guests to learn more about this American icon. Jim Thompson is one of the most popular legends of Asia, and we are proud to state that he had a very close affinity with the rich history of our hotel and with Thailand,” said Amanda Hyndman, General Manager. “The package also provides a taste of the hotel’s most celebrated traditions from dining to well-being,” she added.

The Jim Thompson 45th Anniversary Package is valid from January 6 through March 31, 2013 and rates range from $534 or $628 (dependent upon single or double occupancy). The package includes amenities such as (but no limited to) Superior Room accommodations, daily buffet breakfast for two and private butler service.

www.mandarinoriental.com