ASIA Travel Tips.com

7th Hua Hin Vintage Car Parade 2009 from 18 - 20 December 2009

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Send to Friend ASIA Travel Tips.com Latest Travel News Thursday, 17 December 2009

[video below] The Hua Hin Vintage Car Parade returns to the royal resort this coming weekend with all its usual glamour and panache. Organised by the Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas, Hua Hin on behalf of the Hua Hin Hotelierís Club and Vintage Car Club of Thailand with the support of the Tourism Authority of Thailand and Hua Hin Municipality, the resortís top event will be held 18 - 20 December 2009.

The three-day rally brings together the countryís passionate collectors for a stunning display of vintage cars. The aim of the rally is to raise awareness of Hua Hin as a destination, increase product and brand loyalty to communities in Thailand and abroad, and give the public a chance to view the vintage cars. The rally also marks the auspicious occasion of the 100th anniversary of Hua Hin.

As usual, this year part of the proceeds generated from the event will be donated to the Chaipattana Foundation. Initiated by His Majesty King Bhumibhol of Thailand, the Chaipattana Foundation is renowned for projects dedicated to improving quality of life and self-reliance.

This year, the Hua Hin Vintage Car Parade features a fun-filled programme of activities and fine dining, most of which will take place at the Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas, Hua Hin.

Fifty vintage cars will take part in the parade which will also feature period costumes, a 50-metre-long buffet, and a fabulous gala dinner.

Participants will assemble at the Centara Grand at Central World Bangkok on Friday 18th December 2009 at 7.00 am. The vehicles will then leave the hotel at 8 am. to embark on a 225-kilometre journey to the Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas, Hua Hin.

En-route, there will be stops at King Rama II Park in Samutsongkram for sightseeing and a morning coffee break before proceeding to Kaeng Kracharn in Phetchburi for lunch. The afternoon will include breaks for refreshment at Alila Resort in Cha-Am and the Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa before finally arriving at the Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin at 5.00 pm.

Now in its 7th year, the Vintage Car Rally will feature a welcome dinner at Market Village with a 50-metre-long buffet of 100 dishes cooked by chefs from the five-star member hotels of the Hua Hin Hotelierís Club. Live entertainment will compliment the eveningís dining. The dinner is also open to the public at Baht 250 net per person. All proceeds generated from this activity will be donated to Chaipattana Foundation.

On Saturday 19th December, the vintage car parade will drive to Sirinart Rachinee Mangrove Ecosystem Learning Centre in Pranburi for lunch and sightseeing.

After the Sirinart Rachinee Centre visit, the parade will return to the Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas, Hua Hin. The public can then enjoy a ride in a rare vintage car for 250 baht per trip, with all money raised going to charity. This event will take place from 2.00 pm until 4.00 pm. Again, all the proceeds generated from ticket sales will be donated to the Chaipattana Foundation.

Around 5.30 pm on the 19th of December, the Vintage Car Parade will tour Hua Hin. All participants will dress up in period Thai costume to mark the 100th anniversary of Hua Hin.

After returning to the hotel, participants will join a cocktail reception in the Elephant Garden during the evening before proceeding to the gala dinner, where they will be able to enjoy a gourmet buffet and entertainment. The theme for this dinner will be the Grand Hua Hin Night Market, serving authentic Thai food, a live band, charity auctions, lucky draws with chances to win room packages to stay at various Accor and Centara hotels, and a period costume competition. Tickets for the gala dinner are priced at Baht 2,000 net per person.

There are a lot more videos to come from the 2009 Hua Hin Vintage Car Parade so do check back.

See other recent news regarding: Airlines, Airports, Flights, Codeshare, Lounges, First Class, Business Class, MICE, GDS, Rewards, Miles, Hotels, Apartments, Promotions, Spas, New Hotels, Traffic, Visitor Arrivals, Cruises, Free Deals, Videos, Centara, Cars, Hua Hin, Thailand

Subscribe to our Latest Travel News Daily Email Free of Charge by simply entering your email address to the right. You can also stay updated with our RSS Feed Free Travel News RSS Feed and even add the travel news to your website. Have questions? Please read our travel news FAQ.
     
Sustainable Hotels and MICE. Exclusive HD video interview with Grace Kang, Managing Partner of Greenview Hospitality. Criteo Travel Flash Report 2016. Exclusive HD video interview with Mr. Daniele Beccari, Global Head of Travel at Criteo. Chef Fernando Arevalo, originally from Bogota, Colombia, worked his culinary magic in New York and Hong Kong before moving to Singapore where he is today the Executive Chef of Artemis Grill on the 40th floor of Singapore's newest green building - CapitaGreen.
Sustainable Hotels and MICE Criteo Travel Flash Report Colombian Chef in Singapore
Exclusive HD video interview with Mr. Hiroshi Sawabe, Executive Director of the Office of International Tourism, at JATA (Japan Association of Travel Agents). In this interview filmed on 24 September at the JATA Tourism Expo 2016 in Tokyo, Japan, Mr. Sawabe speaks to Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia about the status of tourism within the country. HD Videos from Sabre's Travel Technology Exchange APAC 2016. Sabre, a leading technology provider to the global travel industry, hosted over 500 members of the Asia Pacific travel industry at its inaugural Asia Pacific Travel Technology Exchange (TTX) conference in Beijing from 21 to 24 September 2016 Spa and Wellness Industry - HD Video Interview with MD of Thailand-based Destination Spa Management, Joy Menzies.
Japan Tourism Update Sabre TTX APAC 2016 Destination Spa Management
Jonathan Wigley, CEO of Travelodge Thailand, outlines expansion plans in HD Video Interview. Exclusive HD video interview with Myanmar's Minister of Tourism and Hotels, H.E. U Ohn Maung, about the status of tourism in the beautiful and mystical country of Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). Birth of a Luxury Thai Hotel Brand - HD Video Interview with Christopher E. Stafford, Chief Operating Officer of the newly formed 137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts.
CEO of Travelodge Thailand Myanmar Tourism Update Birth of Luxury Thai Hotel Brand
This HD video tour of Thai AirAsia X's brand new 337-seat Airbus A330-300 aircraft was filmed at Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok, Thailand on 14 May 2014  Exclusive HD video interview with Jaime J. Bautista, President & Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Philippine Airlines (PAL) HD video of the interior and exterior of a Thai Vietjet Airbus A320-200.
Thai AirAsia X A330-300 PAL President & COO Thai Vietjet A320-200
Inside Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - HD Video It takes 800 workers between 65 and 80 days to assemble, install, test, paint, furnish and deliver an Emirates Airbus A380. Showers, Bars, Lounge - The Emirates Airbus A380 Has Them All - HD Video Tour Thai Airways International Takes Delivery of Brand New Boeing 777-300ER
Qatar Airways B787 Emirates A380 Thai Airways B777-300ER
Latest Travel News
Advertising
Advertising
Copyright © 1997-2016 ASIATravelTips.com/TravelNewsAsia.com