Eloxx Pharmaceuticals Completes Acquisition Transaction with Sevion Therapeutics

Company to focus on advancing the clinical development of ELX-02, a disease-modifying therapy for genetic diseases caused by nonsense mutations WALTHAM, Mass., REHOVOT, Israel, and SAN DIEGO, Dec. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eloxx Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (“Eloxx”) and Sevion Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB:SVON) (“Sevion”) today announced the two companies have completed their previously announced acquisition transaction effective as of […]

Thailand Golf Ambassadors Pro May and Pro Mo say Hello to South Korean golf market

Seoul, 22 December, 2017 – At an official function in Seoul, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) formally introduced to the South Korean golfing market the kingdom’s two ‘wonder girls’ of golf – sisters Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn – in their role as ‘Thailand Golf Ambassadors’.

The Thai siblings are enjoying continued success at the top international level, with Ariya or Pro May, as she is also known, ranked as No.1 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings and already the holder of 7 LPGA Tour victories. Moriya or Pro Mo is quickly making her way up the world rankings, having risen from 84th to 21st position in the 2017 season and earning herself eight Top Ten finishes along the way.

Thailand Golf Ambassadors Pro May and Pro Mo
From left: Mrs. Titiporn Manenate, TAT Director of International Advertising Publicity Division; Mr. Santi Chudintra, TAT Deputy Governor for Asia and South Pacific Market; Ms. Weeree Thitipoonya, Spouse of Ambassador of Thailand to the Republic of Korea; H.E. Mr. Sarun Charoensuwan, Ambassador of Thailand to the Republic of Korea; Ms. Moriya Jutanugarn (Pro Mo); Ms. Ariya Jutanugarn (Pro May); and Mrs. Siriges-A-Nong Trirattanasongpol, Director of TAT Seoul Office, at the an official function in Seoul to introduce Thailand Golf Ambassadors Pro May and Pro Mo

Mr. Santi Chudintra, TAT Deputy Governor for Asia and South Pacific Market, said: “Pro May and Pro Mo are doing themselves and Thailand extremely proud on the global golf stage. They are perfect as ‘Thailand Golf Ambassadors’ to enhance international awareness of Thailand as a world-class golf destination with fantastic courses and facilities.”

In addition to their tournaments, the sisters also participate in major golfing events the world over to help spread the word about golfing and sports tourism in Thailand.

Among the tournaments coming up for Pro May and Pro Mo is the ‘Honda LPGA Thailand 2018’ from 22-25 February at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course. This has become a high-profile and popular tournament among the world’s best women golfers, and in 2018 a 60-strong field will be competing for a prize purse of US$ 1.6 million. The event will be broadcast to over 31 countries, reaching 500 million households.

Apart from discussing about golf experiences in Thailand in terms of their readiness for the competition, Pro Mo and Pro May introduced the Michelin Bangkok Guide as the ‘Golf & Gourmet’ that players can enjoy after-games activities in Thailand.

TAT also organises the annual Thailand Golf Travel Mart as a B2B platform for worldwide buyers and Thai sellers to meet, with over 150 buyers from 32 countries attending the 2017 event held during 25-28 July.

For Korean agents, TAT is offering golf package and sales support with the ‘2018 Amazing Thailand Winter Golf Paradise Promotion’ for the period of 1 December, 2017, to 31 March, 2018.

Lancaster Bangkok opens at Makkasan District

Bangkok, 22 December, 2017 – Lancaster Bangkok hotel has recently opened at Makkasan District, offering five-star comfort in elegant design that balances modern and traditional Thai elements, with 231 rooms and suites.

The hotel incorporates a contemporary colour palette to provide a relaxing and warm environment with Thai design elements. The atrium walls above the lobby feature 2,000 pieces of wooden wall art carved in the classical Thai pattern pla ta pian, symbolising prosperity and abundance. All deluxe rooms are also decorated with premium Jim Thompson silk textiles in beautiful designs.

Lancaster Bangkok

The hotel’s 231 rooms and suites provide ample space for guests to relax and take in enchanting city views. Each room is furnished with luxury Egyptian cotton and features a free-standing bath and rainforest shower. The rooms also are fully equipped with modern necessities like high definition televisions, in room tablets and complimentary high speed Wi-Fi.

Lancaster BangkokFor meetings and events, Lancaster Bangkok features a ballroom that can host up to 300 guests and an additional 9 meeting rooms with flexible setup options and exhibition spaces.

Guests can enjoy Asian and International cuisines with an array of delicious dishes served across a diverse range of its venues, at Lancaster Bar, Siam Brasserie and The High Bar.

Other facilities include The Lancaster Wellness Floor, featuring a 500-sqm Viva Jiva Fit, a 20-metre roof top swimming pool, Viva Jiva Spa.

Lancaster Bangkok is located on Phetchaburi Road near the intersection of Phetchaburi and Asok, and close to both the Airport Rail Link and the underground station MRT Phetchaburi.