SOCIAL SCENE

Vorapong Muchaotai, president of the Thai Hotels Association (THA) Northern Chapter, and Patcharapong Aphichata (seated 2nd left), deputy governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), recently organized a seminar on hotel standards and personnel development in the service and tourism industries, which was held at the Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel. Also shown are Jint Sukumaraphan (2nd right), the vice president of THA, and guests of honor attending the opening ceremony.

Phitsanulok Mayor Ms Premruedee Charmpunut (right) presented a certificate of honor to Rotary International, District 3360, Chiang Mai, CP Charin Adha-on-ake, the assistant governor (left), for always helping and supporting community work in Phitsanulok Province.

Chao Korkaew Prakai Kawil na Chiang Mai (center) presided over the grand opening ceremony for the Wisdom Art and Organizer on April 1 at Ridges Hotel in Chiang Mai.

Chiangmai Mail former accountant, Montira Pornmanee celebrated her wedding at a reception held at Boonchoo Trithong Convention Hall in Lampang Province. Seen here, CMM staff and the bride’s friends congratulate her at the marriage ceremony on March 31.

The Full Monty Pub in the Thapae area recently celebrated its 2nd anniversary until the wee hours of the morning. Friends, family, regular guests and tourists enjoyed a ‘Kitty style’ buffet, lots of drinks and techno music to get in the mood. It was a very enjoyable night! Host Tom (front row, 3rd from left) with the lovely hostess Kitty, his Mom Dot and good friends John (with the beard) and Theo at the very left back, plus the nice mixed crowd who regularly meets there, helped make the night a success.

The management of Imperial Mae Ping Hotel, led by general manager Vorapong Muchaotai, together with Atwil Yew, the Northern Thailand manager of Silk Air, and mass media people in Chiang Mai recently participated in an M-card members’ lucky draw to win airline tickets and other valuable prizes.

No one else but Peter Malhotra, MD of the Pattaya Mail and Pattaya Blatt, and GM of the Chiangmai Mail, was recently spotted here in Chiang Mai, enjoying a small glass of wheat beer. Joerg Eisenschmidt, owner and executive chef of To Nobody Restaurant was on hand to explain the secrets of this beer specialty, which is available on tap at his place.

The Rotary Club Chiangmai West recently had the pleasure of welcoming Khun Kreangkrai of ‘The Life Skills Development Foundation’, who gave an insight on the current situation of HIV/AIDS affected children in the northern region of Thailand. Seen here on the left is Kh. Kreangkrai receiving a Certificate of Appreciation from the incoming Club President Kh. Manit.