Sensational Korean K-POP IDOLS and SBS Korea choose
the Royal Cliff Hotels Group as the venue for
SBS IDOLS special edition TV production


Photo caption : Royal Cliff Hotels Group Vice President, Mr. Vathanai Vathanakul (5th from left), TAT Korea Director, Mrs. Walailak Noypayak (7th from left), TAT Executive Director, East Asia Region, Mrs. Jamnong Junnapiya (9th from left) with the K-Pop celebrities during the TAT Press Conference co-sponsored by the hotel group.


The Royal Cliff Hotels Group was a hype of activities on the 17th & 18th January 2011, as Korea’s popular and sensational K-Pop Idols were guests to film shoot a TV Production which will be aired Asia-wide in February 2011.

SBS Korea initiated the SBS Special Edition Programme which saw many of Korea’s most well-known celebrities participate in this fantastic and entertaining TV production. The incredible inline up of celebrities included Thailand’s very own heartthrob and darling of entertainment, Nichkhun and his band-pal, Chang Sung of the popular 2PM, the widely famous Seung Li of Big Bang, Park Jung Min of SS501, Jung Jun Woon of 2AM, On Yoo and Min Ho of Shinee, the gorgeously handsome dual of Eun Hyuk and Dong He of Super Junior, Hyun A of 4 minutes, sweet girls Lizy and Yu Yee of Afterschool, the beauties Seung Yun and Gu Ha Ra of KARA, Hyo Min of T-ARA, Sun Hwa of Secret, Hyo Rin of Sista and pretty Crystal of F(x).

SBS could not have picked a better location for this TV Production as the picturesque Royal Cliff Hotels Group with its immaculate landscaped gardens, panoramic views of the Gulf of Thailand, luxurious guests rooms, stunning brand new Infinity Edge Swimming Pool and most of all the attention to detail in the beautification of the resort with delicate touches of ancient Thai culture with very turn; was indeed the ideal picture-perfect backdrop for a production of this much immensity and publicity.

It was a very hectic 2-day program of activities for the production team as well as the celebrities however this did not stop them from making time to attend a Welcome Party hosted by the hotel group and attended by invited guests of the hotel and participating co-sponsors. The hotel group’s Vice President, Mr. Vathanai Vathanakul in his speech during the party, thanked the celebrities and SBS Korea for gracing the hotel with their presence and for choosing the Royal Cliff Hotels Group as the venue for this prestigious TV production. As a gesture of appreciation, Mr. Vathanakul presented the celebrities with a personalized bathroom from the Royal Cliff collection. The celebrities also took time to attend the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Press Conference, which was co-sponsored by the Royal Cliff Hotels Group. More than 80 members of the press and media from Pattaya and Bangkok had a first-hand introduction to the famous idols.

The Royal Cliff Hotels Group was also honoured to host a significant Farewell Dinner for the K-Pop Idols as well as the Idols Won Jong Dae’s production team (SBS Korea Idols Special Edition) where the Management of the Royal Cliff Hotels Group, were present to welcome the stars and the Korean production team. The Royal Cliff Hotels Group’s innovative chefs put on an impressive spread of mouth-watering succulent seafood, local Thai delicacies, and an array of international cuisines, including some popular dishes from Korea for the esteemed guests.

Before bidding farewell and flying back to Korea, the idols were happy to autograph some of the hotel group’s items such as Polo shirts and towels as valuable souvenirs. The hotel group plans to hold a Charity Auction later this year and the autographed souvenirs will be put up for bidding, with the proceeds going towards charities of the hotel group’s choice.

Situated on a 64 acre private parkland estate overlooking the impressive Gulf of Thailand, the Royal Cliff Hotels Group offers a multitude of activities and facilities for the whole family. With newly renovated rooms, superb five star service and stunning new developments, this hotel group is the perfect holiday destination for all ages.