We are proud to support Phare, The Cambodian Circus !

For the second time around, we are bringing all our staff and management team to watch the the performance of the young and talented Cambodian artists and share the unique and awesome experience to all our Guests. In this way, we can help assure a stable, gainful employment for the future of these young generation of artists through the viability of this social enterprise. All our Guests who attended the shows were overwhelmed with the acts and absolutely loved it.

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At the same moment, we want to encourage all our friends and followers to please help secure a permanent venue for the artists to earn a living and support themselves and their families. – More details of their current status can be understood and seen here:http://startsomegood.com/homeforphare#sthash.Bmbp2XpY.dpuf

“Phare, the Cambodian Circus” is an offshoot project of Phare Ponleu Selpak (Association) which translates as “Brightness of the Arts” in English. PPS Association is a Cambodian non-profit, non-governmental association founded in 1994 by eight young Cambodians ex-refugees artists in the area of Anchanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang Province.

Help with the heart AND mind, end Orphanage tourism‬ in ‪Cambodia‬

NBC NEWS : Fake orphanages are becoming big, illegal businesses in Cambodia and are scamming donations out of Western visitors.  ITN correspondent Lucy Watson reports on the growth of so-called “orphanage tourism.” Published July 12th 2014, 4:37 am

Check out the video here http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/fake-orphanages-rake-big-bucks-cambodia-n153976

“Time-Honoured Pleasures” by Affluent Magazine, Singapore

“Despite its classic façade of whitewashed walls, dark woods and stone elements, Heritage Suites Hotel is anything but rustic. The exclusive abode offers 20 suites and 6 rooms, each boasting its own distinctive touch of luxe aside from private courtyards, majestic floor-to-ceiling windows and alfresco showers amidst the lushness of nature.”

Photo by Oyen Rodriguez  © Heritage Suites Hotel
Photo by Oyen Rodriguez © Heritage Suites Hotel

Read more in this link: http://www.affluent-media.com/travel/hotels-and-resorts/time-honoured-pleasures/

 

Check out the 5 PLACES TO PLEASE YOUR FIFTH TASTE by Scott Haas, Asia Tours

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“In Siem Reap, Cambodia, there’s no shortage of restaurants that vie for your attention and while there are a few standouts…one of the best in town is inside The Heritage Suites Hotel (855-63/969-100);  heritagesuiteshotel.com;  dinner for two US$60). Try the Mekong lobster for a delicate entreé into the world of umami.”

Check out the 5 PLACES TO PLEASE YOUR FIFTH TASTE where Scott Haas relays his tours in Asia in search of the science confounding, flavor-astounding, taste-abounding sensation of umami. 

 

Hotel Room Size Matters in Asia

 

Photo by Eyes on Asia
Photo by Eyes on Asia

Scott Coates, a versatile business professional as well as a freelance writer and journalist has put together an interesting story for Hotelier Herald about the “Ideal Room Size” in the midst of the rising popularity of boutique hotels. Philip Jones, General Manager at Mövenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa, Singapore and Jam Nsouli, Director of Sales & Marketing at Heritage Suites Hotel in Siem Reap, describes their feelings on finding the sweet-spot for entry-level-room-size.

 

Bungalow Suite © Heritage Suites - Siem Reap, Photo by Eyes on Asia
Bungalow Suite © Heritage Suites – Siem Reap, Photo by Eyes on Asia

Jam Nsouli, Director of Sales & Marketing at Heritage Suites Hotel  in Siem Reap, Cambodia says room size is still quite generous in her area, “In Southeast Asia, we can still consider between 25-30sqm an optimum size for entry-level rooms.” “Aside from the destination highlights, part of the attraction in this region is our Asian hospitality and service which extends to the quality of space and relaxation in the guests’ rooms.”

Read the full article in this Hotelier Herald link.

YEARNING FOR A RUSH OF ADRENALIN? HERE ARE HERITAGE ADVENTURES’ TOP 3 SIEM REAP CHALLENGES!

#1 – Trail the Countryside on Quad Bikes

Roam the countryside riding an All Terrain Vehicle. Hike all day long to holiest Khmer mountain with a bath in its waterfalls – or cruise for a couple of hours or half a day for an insight of authentic Cambodian rural life.

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#2 – The Rainforest ‘Flight of the Gibbon’

Close to the majestic temples of Angkor, prepare to soar on zip lines, traverse suspended sky bridges, abseil from towering trees, amaze at the majesty and magic of the rainforest and fly like never before.

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Copyright Flight of the Gibbons

#3 – Angkor From Above! A Private Helicopter Ride

Go for a breathtaking scenic helicopter flight; get a bird eye’s view of the surroundings treasures of Siem Reap from the Angkor temples to the hundreds around them plus the amazing floating village of the Great Lake.

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Check the program in this link or email us at info@heritage-adventures.com for more information and we would be pleased to customize a program just for you!

Happy Khmer New Year!

Happy Khmer New Year!

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“Chaul Chnam Thmey!” which means Happy New Year in the Khmer language, is being celebrated across the country from today April 14th until April 16th.

This festive holiday lasts for three days which is the end of the harvesting season, when farmers enjoy the fruits of their labor before the rainy season begins. You will find at the hotel entrance a table of offerings where our staff has placed candles, incense, bread, soft drinks, and other ceremonial ornaments to offer to the New Year Angel. This is where the staff gathers to light five sticks of incense and pray for happiness, health and prosperity for the coming year.

The Heritage Bullet Jewellry Collection in Phnom Penh Post Siem Reap Insider!

Check out “Bullet jewellery set to fire fashion passion”

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Fri, 11 April 2014 by 
The Heritage Collection, a new range of handcrafted brass bullet jewellery, was launched last week at Heritage Suites Hotel. Created exclusively for the boutique hotel, the collection is designed by Saomao founder owner Marie Hill and Ammo Jewelry front-woman Madeline Green.

Green, who has been working with Hill for the last two years, says the collection reflects each of the designer’s unique styles.

“There are two sides to the collection,” she says. “We wanted to offer the customers both the traditional Cambodian style of jewellery, and more of a contemporary fusion, East-meets-West kind of feel.

 

Read the full article here: http://www.phnompenhpost.com/siem-reap-insider/bullet-jewellery-set-fire-fashion-passion

Heritage Suites is a charming boutique hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia

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