Chonburi’s governor joined top area politicians to help Nong Nooch Tropical Garden celebrate its gold-medal victory at Britain’s Chelsea Flower Show. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai was welcomed to the Najomtien tourist attraction for the May 29 party by park director Kampol Tansajja, along with Deputy Gov. Chawalit...
For the sixth consecutive year, Pattaya’s Nong Nooch Tropical Garden won a gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show in London. Nong Nooch Director Kampol Tansajja said May 20 Queen Elizabeth II had visited the “Thailand: Land of Buddhism” exhibit before the Royal Horticultural Society honored...
Elephants at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden put a twist on Pattaya’s Songkran celebration, using their built-in water guns to hose down revelers. Park Director Kampol Tansajja opened the April 12-18 “Songkran and Flower Festival,” which featured a parade of flowers and water sprinkling on Buddhist statues.
It may be the “year of the horse,” but the elephants at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden did their best to ring in the Chinese New Year. The garden’s celebration began Jan. 29 with a pachyderm parade as well as the requisite dancing lions and dragons.

Nong Nooch welcomes first elephant calf of 2014

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 15:14
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden celebrated the birth of its first elephant calf of 2014 with the arrival of a playful male Jan. 6.
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is hoping dancing elephants will awaken the park’s fading tourist numbers.
Saying it wants the outside of its park as lovely as the inside, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden dispatched elephants and employees to help pick up three kilometers of roadway in Kledkaew.
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden gave mothers and children free entrance to the Pattaya tourist attraction for Mother’s Day weekend where elephants put on a show honor HM the Queen for her 81st birthday.
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is offering 5,000 baht and an overnight hotel stay to the person who names the elephant park’s latest arrival.
Bird, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden’s top breeding elephant, added to his impressive total of offspring with the July 16 birth of his 41st calf. Lampoon, 28, gave birth to the male elephant, her third with Bird. Lampoon, a small elephant used to taxi tourists around the...

Wild nines light up Nong Nooch for lent

Thursday, 25 July 2013 13:12
Nines were wild at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden as nine elephants with a combined age of 99 years cast nine candles to present to nine temples over nine days for Buddhist Lent.
Thailand’s culture minister joined top area politicians to help Nong Nooch Tropical Garden celebrate its gold-medal victory at Britain’s Chelsea Flower Show.
For the fourth consecutive year, Pattaya’s Nong Nooch Tropical Garden has won a gold medal for its Thai orchids at the Chelsea Flower Show in London. Nong Nooch Director Kampol Tansajja said May 21 that judges from the United Kingdom’s Royal Horticultural Society honored the kingdom...
Elephants who thought they were lions rang in Chinese New Year at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden. The park dressed up four of its many pachyderms as Chinese lions for “Mee Pae Yim” and “Lao Nang Fah” new year’s parades.
Valentine’s Day brought 99 couples to Nong Nooch Tropical Garden to get married while riding elephants. Sattahip Mayor Phawat Lertmukda and district Permanent Secretary Thanawut Seetankaew administered the mass wedding in the middle of a heart-shaped garden at the Pattaya tourist attraction. District staffers...

Nong Nooch announces birth of new elephant calf

Wednesday, 06 February 2013 14:48
Bird, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden’s top breeding elephant added to his impressive total of offspring with the Jan. 29 birth of his 40th calf. Ple, 25, gave birth to the female elephant, her third with Bird. She was pregnant for about two years.

Pattaya, Qingdao ink sister-city agreement

Thursday, 31 January 2013 10:04
Pattaya officials have formalized their ties to the Chinese city of Qingdao, signing a cooperative agreement in advance of next year’s World Plant Expo. Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome signed the sister-city agreement with Qingdao Deputy Mayor Liu Mingjun and Thai-Chinese Culture and Economy Association President Pinij Jarusombut...

Nong Nooch hosts international palm conference

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 16:46
More than 1,100 species of palm trees were on display as Nong Nooch Tropical Garden hosted the International Palm Society show. Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and Nong Nooch Director Kampol Tansajja welcomed more than 200 palm experts from around the world to the Sept. 11-18 exhibition at...
HM Queen Elizabeth II visits Thai exhibit Pattaya’s Nong Nooch Tropical Garden won a gold medal for the third consecutive year for its Thai orchids at the Chelsea Flower Show in London.  Teams from 50 countries took part in the contest.
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