H.E. Mr. Mohammad Javad Mohammadizadeh, Vice President of the Islamic
Republic of Iran visited Chiang Mai Night Safari after attending
the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit on Monday 20 May 2013. ‘It’s been our
great honour that the Vice President of Iran and his group paid so much
attention to our night Safari Tram Ride and enjoyed animals feeding up
close.’ said Songsak Sudasna Na Ayudhya, Director of Operation and
Maintenance Chiang Mai Night Safari. NimnualTanyawattanotai,
Chief of Marketing & Sales, Chiang Mai Night Safari who attended
the Arabian Travel Market held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates in
early May said ‘We’re so delighted to welcome Mr. Vice President and his
group and would like to invite travellers from Iran and the Middle East
to experience the pleasant atmosphere of the nature, surrounding by the
beautiful mountain and the lake. They can enjoy breathtaking moments
with a total of 1,503 exotic animals, 162 species, across 5 geographic
zones including the white lion, a scarce animal which has only 300 left
in the world. They can also indulge into the greatest Musical Fountain,
performances, a tasteful restaurant and plenty of other entertainment
and activities. All in one, at Chiang Mai Night Safari.’
Rudi Langenhorst - a retired German Canadian businessmen recently
celebrated his 90th birthday with about 45 friends at the Empress
Hotel Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai Mail Special Correspondent Dirk Weeber
Arayatumsopon - pictured here with the birthday child, gave, in the name
of the Thailandfriends organization (where Rudolf Langenhorst is an
active member) a special gift: antique currency from the German Empire
and the Inflation, which is the same age than Rudi himself - 90 years.
Usa Boonchalakulkosol, Director of Sales & Marketing
from the Holiday Inn Chiang Mai joined the “Arabian Travel Mart”
(ATM 2013) from May 6 – 9, 2013 at Dubai International Convention
Center, the United Arab Emirates. Holiday Inn Chiang Mai joined
the Thai Pavilion Booth with TAT Chiang Mai aimed to boost the Middle
East Market to Chiang Mai city.
Chairat Kamonoratep and Gill Dobson chat before the
Tuscany Wine Dinner at the Sala Lanna restaurant on May 23, 2013.
Wines were organized by Buonissimo and included Chiani Colli Senesi
2008, Chianti Classico Riserva 2007,Chianti Riserva Rancia 2008,
Fontalloro 2007 for the wine loving guests. (Photo courtesy of CityNow!)
Mr. Torsten van Dullemen, General Manager of
Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai warmly welcomed Her
Excellency Sheikh Hasina,Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of
Bangladesh to stay at the resort for the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit
Leaders’ Forum on 20 May 2013 at the International Convention and
Exhibition Centre Commemorating His Majesty’s 7th Cycle Birthday
Anniversary in Chiang Mai.
The Royal British Legion held a charity
fundraising swimathon on Thursday, May 16, 2013. Here Nancy Lindley is
seen taking laps in the pool at the Centre of the Universe which hosted
the event. Gill Dobson, Nancy Lindley and John Burnett each completed
100 laps or a total of 2.5km in a bid to raise 40,000 baht for the Royal
British Legion. (Photo courtesy of CityNow!)
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