The Royal Thai Navy contingents based in Sattahip recently
visited Dusit Thani Pattaya where they were given a tour around the
five-star hotel. The naval officers from the Internal Welfare Department,
led by Rear Admiral Pongpol Wacharadech, were also briefed on operations
pertaining to food and beverage and the front office. They were welcomed by
Dusit Thani Pattaya’s director of administration Waran Chalermrithichai (2nd
row 3rd left), director of convention and catering Pongsakorn Ruksri (3rd
row right) and front office manager Pramot Sothana (front row left).
Congratulations were in order for the newly married couple,
Colin Morris and his bride Piyaporn Panman who celebrated their wedding at
Cattleya Ballroom Room the Montien Hotel, Pattaya.
Patrick from Patrick’s Belgian Restaurant recently donated
and sponsored two football outfits for the Royal Thai Marines, Security
Department in Sattahip..
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd. (HSBC)
recently sponsored a special British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT)
luncheon with guest speaker H.E. Suwit Khunkitti, Minister of Industry at
Grand Millennium Sukhumvit. (L-r) Phannee Jarusombat, deputy
secretary general to the prime minister; Colin Hastings, director, The Big
Chilli; Sorayut Phettakul, adviser to the minister of industry; Alan Palmer,
Cadbury Adams (Thailand) Ltd; H.E. Quinton Quayle, British Ambassador to
Thailand; H.E. Suwit Khunkitti, Minister of Industry; Rodney Bain, BCCT
chairman, Market-Edge Asia Ltd.; Sunthorn Arunanodchai, BCCT honorary
advisor, Ek-Chai Distribution Systems Co., Ltd.; Mark Devadason, Standard
Chartered Bank (Thai) PCL; Willie Tham, HSBC Co. Ltd.; Stephen Frost,
Bangkok International Associates Ltd.; Graham Macdonald, BCCT vice chairman,
MBMG International Inc.
Father Theo Lewis of the St. George’s congregation in
Pattaya recently performed a marriage blessing for a Russian couple who
requested not to wear any religious vestments and there were to be no
guests, only the three of them and the hotel staff. The ceremony was
performed in the beautiful garden near the beach of the Sheraton Pattaya
Resort and they were surrounded by the hotel staff who threw rose petals
and a jazz band played in the background. Afterwards the couple enjoyed
their wedding cake and a bottle of champagne and danced to the music of the
jazz band, it was indeed a most interesting afternoon.