Pride Month In Thailand

Pride Month In Thailand

W Hotels will ‘Take a Stance’ and reaffirm its commitment to diversity, equality, inclusion and LGBTQIA+ rights this June, as it celebrates Pride Month in Thailand with a series of exciting, inspiring and empowering activities in Bangkok and Koh Samui.

 

Pride Month is a hugely important occasion for the LGBTQIA+ community and W Hotels is a proud supporter of this global movement, as demonstrated by the brand’s regular activations, participation in global Pride events, and its dedication to ensuring workplace equality, inclusion and respect for all.

 

Pride Month In Thailand
W Bangkok invites the LGBTQIA+ community to party.

 

“We are delighted to mark Pride Month at W Bangkok and W Koh Samui at such an important time for the LGBTQIA+ community. We believe passionately in promoting diversity, equality and inclusivity, and these meaningful events helps reaffirm our commitment to these core values, while also raising awareness of issues and celebrating the joy of Pride with fun-filled activities, creative collaborations and enlightening experiences,” said Jakob Helgen, Area Vice President – Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia & Myanmar, Marriott International.

 

To celebrate Pride Month 2024, W Hotels’ two luxury lifestyle properties in Thailand – W Bangkok and W Koh Samui – have revealed an exciting line-up of activities, including interviews with leading LGBTQIA+ figures in Thailand, plus educational workshops, art exhibitions and other events to highlight the ongoing challenges faced by the community, along with fabulous DJ parties, drag performances and colourful cocktail events.

 

Pride Month In Thailand
W Hotels is welcoming all genders to celebrate.

 

At W Bangkok, the celebrations start from 1st June with a W Drag Brunch, followed by an evening of immersive and meaningful activities on 7th June. Shining the spotlight on LGBTQIA+ topics, this launch event will feature Lean-In Interviews with people who are making a real difference in the community, including half-Thai, half-Swedish actor and model Rasameekae Fagerlund, Thai transgender actress, comedian and emcee Jennie Panhan, Thailand’s top drag superstar Natalia Pliacam, local artist Pui Surachai Saengsuwan and same-sex couple Fang & Hong, who will share their experiences.

 

Guests can join for an evening Cocktail Hour, an inclusive, community where they can connect with local tastemakers, mixologists and a live DJ. W After Dark will showcase a dazzling drag performance and upbeat DJ tunes.

 

Pride Month In Thailand
W Bangkok will host the Pour for Pride cocktail month.

 

Throughout June, visitors can discover the thought-provoking work of Surachai Saengsuwan at the pop-up Queer Art Gallery and pour for pride drink at W Lounge.

 

At W Koh Samui, a full month of activities await, including a sharing session designed to celebrate love and inspiration in all its forms. Other highlights include two vibrant W Does Brunch: Pride Theme events on 15th and 22nd June, an Art Gallery exhibition from 14th – 16th June, daily DJ sets and a Pour for Pride cocktail menu available all month long at WOOBAR. A limited series of ‘I stand for’ Pride postcards will also be placed in all villas.

 

 

Pride Month In Thailand
Show your love at W Koh Samui.

 

 

Source: W Hotels.

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