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Newest Hotels in Thailand


  • Waldorf Astoria

    Last year, the long awaited opening of The Park Hyatt Bangkok was the high point of the Thailand hospitality calendar of 2017. This year the most anticipated luxury hotel opening in Thailand is The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok. A stunning property
  • The Salil

    Upscale and stylish, The Salil has been decked out with a Japanese bent where you can wallow in your bed, sip tea, have a meal, or merely hang out and chill. This is where you can wear pajamas all day,
  • Ritz Carlton Ko Samui

    An ethereal vision of sheer unadulterated grandeur clinging to a cliff so that you feel like you are floating in the air, the Ritz Carlton Koh Samui is where you "can escape in the middle of it all". See 38
  • Splash Beach Resort Mai Khao

    The Langham Hospitality Group's Splash Beach Resort Mai Khao offers some of the best value available on the island of Phuket with spacious rooms at incredible prices. Less than a kilometer from the airport, you'll be at the resort in
  • Cape Fahn Samui

    Cape Fahn Hotel sits on its own private island at Koh Samui where you can play with the other jet setters in pure unadulterated luxury
  • Baba Beach Club

    A luxury hotel with a residential estate, Baba Beach Club Hua Hin is for those who love great music and great food, who won't compromise on standards and want total self-indulgence from lush accommodation where you will be lulled to

[Infographic] Bangkok’s luxury malls use more energy than some provinces

Upscale shopping malls in Bangkok may actually be harming the livelihoods of fishermen in the neighboring country of Laos. Bangkok’s sleek shopping malls demand enormous energy resources to power their consumer lifestyle of wealth and prestige. For example, Bangkok’s Siam Paragon shopping mall alone consumes almost as much electricity annually as the entire Thai province of Mukdahan.

To satisfy the enormous energy demands of Bangkok’s shopping malls, Thailand is turning to hydroelectric dams in Laos. Although these dams may provide some economic benefits for Laos, these dams threaten fish populations, agriculture, tourism, and the general livelihood of millions of local people in Laos. Despite these threats, the construction of hydroelectric dams in Laos is expected to increase in the coming years in order to support the luxury embodied in the shopping malls of Bangkok.

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Bangkok’s luxury malls use more energy than some provinces (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Hotel Otaku. Hotel reviewer. Aspiring photographer. Xenodocheionologist. Zac fuses his lifelong passions for 1. Beautiful Hotels & Resorts, 2. Thailand and 3. Website Design to bring NewThaiHotels to life, sharing the latest information on new and exciting luxury hotel openings in stunning tropical Thailand.

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