Thai Hotels Association-Eastern Chapter discusses future
projects for Pattaya City
The Thai Hotels Association-Eastern Chapter (THA-E) held its monthly
meeting 31 July at the Flavio Room of The Zign Hotel in north Pattaya.
Association president Chatchawal Supachayanont presided over the meeting
and announced the holding of the “Hotels Meet Local Agents, Russian and
Eastern Europe Market” conference at Dusit Thani Pattaya on 1 August, an
event organized by THA, Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA) and the
Tourism Authority of Thailand.
City mayor Ittiphol Khunplome (right) speaks about Pattaya’s development
projects at the recent THA-E meeting presided by association president
Chatchawal Supachayanont (center).
During the meeting, guest speaker Ittiphol Khunplome, mayor of Pattaya
City spoke of a number of issues about the city’s development including
efficient traffic control, improved water supply, and better access to
transportation in and around the city, among others.
Other matters discussed included: THA-E Sports Day 2008 activities
scheduled in mid August, support to Music Copyright laws, and
preparations for the upcoming Bartender Contest to be held at Dusit
Young Skål Thailand
meets the Governor
Seen pictured left to right: Huy De Linh
Chung - Founding Member, Young Skål; Scott M. Smith - Director, Young
Skål Thailand; Governor Phornsiri Phornsiri Manoharn - Governor, TAT;
Mohammad Anwarul Islam Shawon - Member, Young Skål; Andrew J. Wood -
President, Skål Intl Bangkok; and Faisal Ahmed - Founding Member, Young
At a recent Skål Intl Bangkok luncheon, Thailand’s youngest Skål members
had the opportunity to meet with the Tourism Authority of Thailand
Governor, Phornsiri Manoharn.
Young Skål is a category of Skål International specially for young
travel and tourism professionals or students who have been working or
training in the industry for at least two years and are aged 20-29
Skål international is the world’s largest association of travel and
tourism professionals with 22,000 members in 500 clubs in 90 countries.
Skål Intl Bangkok meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month. The
club was founded in 1956 and has 102 members.