David Cumming (front left), resident manager of the Amari Watergate Hotel in conjunction with David Barrett (front right), executive manager of events for Diethelm Events recently welcomed a delegation of MICE marketers from South Africa, led by Ms. Louila Damoris (center front) to the Amari Watergate Hotel for the launch of the ‘Connections plus’ program being held in Bangkok and Chiang Mai Province.


Markus Platzer, GM of Intercontinental Bangkok welcomes Nichaya Chaivisuth (3rd right), president of the Hotels Public Relations Association of Thailand who recently organized a members meeting and seminar on the topic of ‘Psychology for Happiness in PR field’. The guest speaker was Dr. Vitaya Nakavachara, and the event was held in the Pinacle Room of the Intercontinental Hotel. Photo shows (L to R) Harris Sakul Kurdthip, Anchalee Chamroonthanetkul, Markus Platzer, Dr. Vitaya Nakavachara, Nichaya Chaivisuth, Nareerat Thongsuk, and Panasporn Pam Nopasri.

Marco Seiler (2nd left), GM of Amari Nova Suites and Hildenbrand Reini (2nd right), wine maker for Hildenbrand recently held a wine dinner party with Hildenbrand wine from South Africa at the -5 Supperclub and -5 Icebar. They were joined by Simone Ottogalli (left), consultant and Reinhard Murer, (right) MD Food Com (Thailand).

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Sahas Bunditkul (4th left) poses for a photograph with the National Municipal League of Thailand President Prapat Poocharoen (2nd left), NMT Executive Committee Members Chatkul Chuensuwankul (3rd right) and Samun Rukborisutsri (1st left), the league’s Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee Chairman Dr. Nimit Jiwasantikarn (3rd left) and the Royal Cliff Beach Resort and PEACH Managing Director Panga Vathanakul (4th right), the Resort’s General Manager Alexander Haeusler (2nd right) and the Resident Manager of PEACH Michael Goh (1st right) on the recent 2nd United Cities and Local Governments - Asia Pacific Regional Section (UCLG-ASPAC) Congress 2008 held recently at PEACH Pattaya.

Pattaya Sports Club is once again Platinum Sponsor for this year’s Jester’s Care for Kids Charity Drive. A cheque of 100,000 baht was donated by Bernie Tuppin (left), charity chairman of PSC to the president of the JCD committee Lewis ‘Woody’ Underwood (center) and Sister Jiemjit Thamphichai (right), director of the Fountain of Life.

Pattaya Mail Television Production Manager Paul Strachan and Kaew have just returned from a wee holiday in Scotland. The couple went up through Glencoe towards the Isle of Skye and stopped off at Scotland’s most famous castle: Eilean Donan. It was there that Paul asked Kaew to marry him - and luckily for him she said yes. The wedding is planned for October this year.