SOCIAL SCENE

Wim Fagel, general manager of the Amari Rincome Hotel, sided by Chanin Suttayarom, deputy general manager of the hotel, participated in the Asian care training course for Amari’s new staff to create unity and advocate them to be able to impress clients with excellent services.

Chiangmai Mail’s Offices recently welcomed local and international colleagues, exchanging views and perspectives of local foreign newspapers. Happy to pose for a group picture were Raymond Beauchemin (left), foreign editor of the Montreal Gazette, the only English-language newspaper in Montreal, Michael and Marion Vogt, Chiangmai Mail, Songphan Tantrakul and Chairat Suwannasaka, both webmasters of the Thai News daily newspaper.

An authentic Thai wedding between two foreigners was held at the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel. Jason Thomas, the Europe field staff manager of Saga Holidays married his lovely bride Makala in a fairytale set up. Vorapong Muchaotai (next to the groom), general manager of the Imperial and president of the Thai Hotel Association (northern chapter) personally made it his duty to ensure that this ‘day of days’ was prepared to perfection.

It was quite a surprise to some shoppers at Central Airport Plaza when they suddenly saw the Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his lovely daughter ‘Ung Ing’ walk in the door. It shows that daughters all over the world are similar; they never miss an opportunity to show dad something ‘sooo nice’ when there is a chance.

Royal Brunei Airlines and abacus online reservation system held a seminar in Chiang Mai to introduce the newest fares and special products to travel agents in the north. Their special offers include golf stopover programs in Brunei Darussalam 3 days / 2 nights or golf packages 2 days / 1 night at the RBA Golf Club and the Royal Golf, Jerudong Park Country Club. Might be a good idea to arrive more relaxed in Europe?

Men never gossip! Then it must be hard, oops, heart-breaking news these four seem to be discussing? But whatever it was, it looked like they had a ball. From left: Larry Schuett, John, Adrian o’Herlihy with a tie instead of the white uniform as everybody knows him, and David Strudwicke, proprietor of the Bear’s Den.

(Bring back the Songkran madness! At least the water was cool.