SOCIAL SCENE

Beer from a keg and spare ribs as much as you can eat was the reason this American group met once again at the To Nobody Restaurant. Dr. Clarence Ray from Las Vegas, Gary MacLean, Cracks Arcaleway, Graham Curry, Gerald Codey, Las Vegas, Pat D. Dibble, Las Vegas, and Chef Joerg Eisenschmidt.

Amari Rincome Hotel general manager, Wim Fagel (2nd left) recently held a management cocktail get-together at the coffee shop terrace of the hotel for long staying and regular guests of the hotel.

The 16th edition of Nancy Chandler’s Map of Chiang Mai is out. The new map, including the little reference book, is still the most unique guide to shopping, dining and sightseeing for any tourist visiting Chiang Mai. Nima Chandler, Nancy’s eldest daughter and business partner hand-delivered the new maps in Chiang Mai. From left: Marion Vogt, CMM, Varisara Bejrakashem, sales & marketing wholesale manager of Nancy Chandler Graphics and Nima pointing out that the Chiangmai Mail office is now ‘on the map’.

The launch of ‘Confort Extreme’, a new day skin care for very sensitive skin from Sisley-Paris, was the reason for the turnout of a huge number of VIPs and onlookers at Central Department Store. From left - Piya Sawetpikul, better known as Kong, Princess Chao Korkaew Prakaikavil na Chiangmai, Daraneenutch Phatipity (Top), Rujitr Suthanseriporn, MD Sisley Thailand, and all the way from Paris came Christophe de Pous, the director for Asia Oceania of Sisley.

Schenker (THAI) Ltd., specialists in packing, transportation, moving, any kind of freight, and custom managing, moved to a new location with larger warehouses and offices to handle their growing business in the northern part of Thailand. After the official ceremonies were over, guests and management celebrated with a beautiful lunch at the new premises (see page 6 for map). Front Row: Yaowapa Nimdee - asst. mgr business adm. department Murata, Graham John Bunt, MD Bernina, Jirawat Pitaktanangur, customs chief inspector of the Northern Region Industrial Estate, Veena Sawangnate, traffic manager of Hana. Back Row: Bob Sonne, Rama Thai Trading Co., Thanyalak Kaewsuwan - Import & Export of Murata, John Quarmby, MD Schenker Thailand, Aree Veranitinant - Mgr. Schenker Chiangmai and Krissana Suriya - Import & Export of Murata.

Multi national, multi cultural and always people in a good mood, not only during their Happy Hour … Where? Of course at Darling Wine Bar. Here from left to right are John (British), Lucas (Swiss), Cherry Prachensky (Thai), and Amari Rincome’s executive chef, Adrian o’Herlihy who is 100% Irish.

The Ladies Lunch Bunch Group had their biggest attendance ever in the beautiful garden of Audrey’s Pie Sabai. The lunch started at noon as always but went over in a lovely coffee and cake afternoon. A big thank you to all involved to make these lunches into such memorable experiences for all.