New executive assistant manager appointed at Amari Rincome Hotel
The Amari Rincome Hotel recently welcomed the new
executive assistant manager, ‘Jeff’ Chanin Sattayarom to the team.
‘Jeff’ Chanin Sattayarom started his career at the
Royal Orchid Sheraton & Tower as a trainee at the front office. He
realized that he liked the hospitality industry and went to join the
‘Ecole Les Roches’ Hotel school in Switzerland. After graduating in
Switzerland, he began receiving work experience in international hotel
chains in Switzerland as well as in Thailand.
For the past 5 years, Jeff has been was working for Marriott hotels in
Zurich, Switzerland. His ability to speak 3 languages (English, German and
French) plus his mother tongue, Thai, comes in very handy when dealing with
international guests at the Amari Rincome Hotel in Chiang Mai.
Lamphun’s OTOP products enjoy good showing at APEC
Sales targets exceeded this year
Seven OTOP goods selected from Lamphun province got the
nod to be displayed during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit,
while the sales target for OTOP products had reached the more than 900
million baht mark in revenues this year.
Lamphun Deputy Governor Surong Prabrok said that Lamphun
OTOP products were well received by the committees responsible for granting
opportunities to display goods at the APEC Fair, which could help expand
opportunities for Thailand’s OTOP goods to enter the international
The Lamphun products displayed at the fair included yok
dok silk from Pensiri Mai Thai and Tambon Suntonthong weaving group; fabric
made from the textile weaving group from Ban Mae Khanand, Mae Tha district,
Lamphun and textile products by Boon Muang Cotton, Pa Sang District,
Lamphun; two categories of flower vase products, both and cylindrical, made
by Satit Kaewkad, Mae Tha district, Lamphun; and vases from Chuan Long
Ceramics, Muang district, Lamphun.
Phayao authorities take trade mission to China
A government team led by the Phayao governor made a short
visit to China to carry out a feasibility study on trade opportunities for
Thai crops. Phayao province wishes to push agricultural products from this
northern province to break into the China marketplace, especially rice and
rubber, which could be exported to China through the newly opened Chiang
Saen Port in Chiang Rai.
This follows the government’s support of international
trade transactions between Thailand and China, which now come under a free
trade policy agreement for the bilateral countries, said Borworn
Rattanaprasit, the Phayao governor.
The team included representatives from the rice and
rubber manufacturing sectors, along with representatives of the provincial
committee on industrial federation, and the chamber of commerce.
The trip-takers also studied the possibility of Thai
trade opportunities, marketing channels, and the potential of Chiang Rung
district in Sibsong Panna province in southern China, which could be linked
for trade and tourism promotion.