HRH Princess Ubolratana used a private dinner at Saenkham Terrace to inspect and look at the soon-to-open spa at Baan Nai Fan 2, which will resemble ‘Heaven on Earth’. From left to right: Hagen Dirksen, Hon. Consul of the Fed. Rep. of Germany to Thailand, Wanpen Dirksen, H.R.H. Princess Ubolratana, Sorat Banchee, training manager of Chiva-Som Spas, and Marion Vogt, Chiangmai Mail.

Le Grand Lanna Restaurant was the host for a very successful Lanna Night with most of the participants coming in traditional Lanna outfits. Beautiful girls and 3 gentlemen from left to right: Kanok Abhiradee, President THAI Airways International, Prinya Panthong, Vice Governor of Chiang Mai and Joel A. Routier, GM Air France Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

Kad Suan Kaew shopping park and hotel complex’s PR manager Phimpinant Prasuterungruang, left, and Chamjuree Wattanaporn, PR officer, 2nd right, extended best wishes recently to Michael Vogt, right, CMM MD, and Phitsanu Thepthong, editor.

New Year’s wishes still flowing into Chiangmai Mail’s Offices, this time from the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Northern Office, Region 1’s PR manager Tossaporn na Chiang Mai, 2nd left, and TAT’s director secretary Noke, right. On hand to receive them were Michael and Marion Vogt and Phitsanu Thepthong.

Friday, January 16, Ajarn Santi from Santi Studio gave a special lecture on music appreciation at Santi’s Studio to a number of his music students, who enjoyed this a lot.

Friends welcome Gig’s return from a 2 month holiday in Europe at the ‘Early Bird Happy Hours Buffet’ at the Bears Den. From left to right - Na, Gig, Puk and Joy.

Rydges Tapae Hotel sponsored food for orphans from the foundation named “Home and Community Care Project” at Ka-Jao School. Picture shows, Kittiya Kantha (left) sales manager of ‘Rydges Tapae’, Asst. Prof. Arpassaree Chaikuna (right), head of the project, Bert Smeets (middle) committee from the Netherlands government who sponsored this project.