SOCIAL SCENE

The Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel sales team with their new general manager, Jin Sukumaraphant (3rd right) presented flowers to welcome to Chiang Mai the new deputy governor, Thongchai Wongrianthong (3rd left). Chiang Mai Mail wishes both a good start and a happy, prosperous time in the Rose of the North.

Synergy Worldwide Marketing Company welcomed their new president, Dan Higginson from the USA (right) and talked to him about their marketing strategies during a conference at Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel.

Central Airport Plaza hosted the “Oriflame Super Model Thailand Competition 2003” and the winner was Miss Alisa Bloomfield from Chiang Mai who goes to Chiang Mai International School. Alisa (front row center) not only received 10,000 baht in cash and beautiful flowers but also beauty tips from Miss Thailand Universe 2002, Miss Jonjira Janchon (back row, 3rd from right) who helped to make the Oriflame Contest a big success.

Woratharn Porboonthum (right), public relations officer at Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel, and Janyawat Jiamcharoen (left), PR of Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Complex, present a congratulations gift to editor Phitsanu Thepthong on the occasion of the Chiangmai Mail’s first anniversary. These lovely PR women were the first to drop by the CMM offices to say “happy birthday”.

Ekkarn Kanchana, sales director of Imperial Mae Ping Hotel welcomed the Youth Soccer Group from New South Wales, Australia to Chiang Mai. The children and teenagers had a competition against the Chiang Mai youth football team during their Thailand Tour 2003.

Rotarian Manit Mantala, president of the Rotary Club Chiangmai West, was delighted to welcome a Rotaract Club delegation from Payap University, and their coordinator Ajarn Supawan Meemongkol, to the meeting last week. Ajarn Supawan was delighted to submit a 40-pages-strong yearly report on the achievements of this active Rotaract Club. Rotaractors, with the experience they gain through this Rotary program, make exceptional future Rotarians.

General Manager Wim N.M. Fagel from the Amari Rincome Hotel congratulated all participants of the Asian Care ‘Train the Trainer’ seminar on their success of completing the course in Chiang Mai.

The latest bar and restaurant on the scene, Lanna Paradise held its grand opening recently and a great night was enjoyed by all. Left to right: Doris Kraushaar, Ake (the manager) Karen Baker and Bob, the owner of Lanna Paradise.