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Skal Thailand board meets in Bangkok

United lowers fares to the US

 

Skal Thailand board meets in Bangkok

Seen pictured are (l-r) Bob Lee SI Bkk, Somsak Kiratipanich SI Bkk, David Thomas SI Chiang Mai, Brian Sinclair Thompson President SI Bkk, Anchalee Kalmapijit, President SI Chaing Mai, Thomas Hoeborn President-elect SI Hua Hin, Khun Malai, Horst Hornung President SI Koh Samui, Andrew Swatdipakdi SI Phuket,Joan Sarasin SI Pattaya, Deborah Bundityanond President, SI Pattaya & East Thailand and Andrew Wood Skal Intl Councilor for Thailand.

The six clubs of Thailand and their presidents joined Khun Malai Sakolviphak, Skal International (SI) Thailand President, at the Chaophya Park Hotel in Bangkok recently for its bi-annual Executive Committee Board meeting.
During the meeting the presidents discussed a wide range of topics including the upcoming Skal World Congress 04-09 Nov 2007 in Turkey and the Asian Area Congress 21-25 May 2008 in Koh Samui. SI membership development was high on the agenda, the clubs reporting a 64% jump in Thailand membership over the past five years.

 

United lowers fares to the US

United Airlines’ “USA Fantastic Fares” is offering lower fares to six popular U.S. cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and New York.
The return fares for departures Monday to Thursday are: Los Angeles or San Francisco 29,500 baht, Denver 34,500 baht, Chicago or Washington DC 34,000 baht and New York 35,000 baht.
For departures on Friday to Sunday the corresponding fares are: Los Angeles or San Francisco 31,500 baht, Denver 38,000 baht, Chicago or Washington DC 37,000 baht, and New York City 38,000 baht.
Eric Wilson, United Airlines general manager for Thailand said: “Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, these low fares make it possible to visit some of America’s most popular destinations.”
Outbound travel must commence between September 17 and December 14, 2007, with a minimum stay of three days and a maximum of 60. Other terms and conditions apply.
For reservations and confirmation of the full terms and conditions, surcharges and local taxes, please contact United’s reservations desk in Bangkok at 02 253 0559.