Skål Chiang Mai held its Annual Christmas Party at the Amari Rincome
Hotel on December 18. Over 100 members and friends turned out for a fun
filled-evening, MC’d by Skål’s vice-president, Mohamad Jesr. The Christmas
buffet was enjoyed by all, as was the entertainment, including tenor Antoine
Garth accompanied by Thanawat Kantanyoo on the guitar, fast-beat dancers and
a specially choreographed ballet, specially choreographed by Glenn van der
Hoff and performed by Sophatai and Kanyalak .Over 60 prizes were up for
grabs, generously donated by local businesses.
Village were voted the winners of the Skål ‘Best Host Award 2008.’
The party also presented the opportunity to announce the winner of Skål’s
Best Host Award 2008. The three nominated venues were The House restaurant,
the Dusit D2 hotel and the Tamarind Village boutique hotel. The winner, as
voted by the Skål committee, was Tamarind Village, and the award was
received by Pongsak, on behalf of the hotel, with a great big smile on his
David Thomas explained to guests that Skål, apart from being a social group
for people in Chiang Mai’s tourism & travel industry, also supports the
education of children at the Sem Pringpuangkeo Foundation, which support
orphans with AIDS in order to give them the opportunity to become productive
members of society in the future.
The much-enjoyed evening closed on a note of happiness, with a group photo
of club president Anchalee Kalmapijit and all the members and guests sharing
a moment of togetherness and 100 plus huge smiles!
Vice president of Skål and one of the main
organisers of the event,
Mohamad Jesr (left), with some of the guests.
Friends old and new met at the Skal Christmas
Party at the Amari Rincome Hotel.
Warunee (left) Executive Assistant Manager
of the Amari Rincome Hotel welcomes the Skal members and friends.