Mr. Narong KhongKham, spokesman of the Ministry of Social Development
Bangkok, Thailand, 26 November 2016 – Amari representatives led by Mr. David Cumming (third from right), Vice President & Area General Manager, Bangkok, ONYX Hospitality Group, hand over e-waste products collected from hotel staff and their families to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sutha Khaodhiar (third from left), Director of Chulalongkorn University’s Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management (HSM), as part of the “Amari & Chula Love Earth” Campaign. All of the e-waste collected will be professionally managed by TES-AMM Thailand, a specialistin technology deployment, recovery, remarketing,and recycling.
A joint campaign between Amari hotels and resorts across Thailand and Chulalongkorn University’s Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management, “Amari & Chula Love Earth” aims atraising public awareness on the importance of proper disposal and recycling of electronic waste such as old digital cameras, notebooks, mobile phones, batteries and chargers.
The campaign also includes educational sessions in Bangkok, Pattaya, Hua Hin, Samui, Krabi and Phuket by HSM for hotel staff, on the detrimental impact to human health and the environmentresulting from improper disposal and handling of e-waste.
Photo (From left – right)
1. Mr. Luc Scholte Van Mast, Managing Director, TES-AMM (Thailand) Company Limited
2. Asst. Prof Dr Manaskorn Rachakornkij, Director of Research and Academic Services, Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management, Chulalongkorn University
3. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sutha Khaodhiar, Director of the Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management, Chulalongkorn University
4. Mr. David Cumming, Vice President & Area General Manager, Bangkok, ONYX Hospitality Group
5. Ms. Lisa Thomas, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, ONYX Hospitality Group
6. Ms. Latiporn Tongkhunna, Executive Assistant Manager, Amari Watergate Bangkok
On Friday the 14th October 2016: Khun Markus Kaliss – General Manager of Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa, his wife and daughter; Open the candle lighting ceremony after 9 minute silence.
In keeping with tradition, Mr. Oriol Montal (left) General Manager of JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa
Phuket, 25 February 2016 – Representatives of Amari Phuket, Richard Marco, Hotel Manager (second from right),
On Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Dr.Chayanon Phucharoen and his family;
Phuket – June 17, 2015 – JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa has launched the ‘100% Helmet Wearing’ campaign which, as the name suggests, aims to promote and encourage the wearing of protective helmets by motorcyclists.
Representing PPAO, President Advisor Jeerasak Tortip on February 20 took part in the annual ordinary meeting of the Phuket Social Security Fund held at the Social Development and Human Security Phuket Office. President of the Phuket Disabled Society Sawai Promjinda chaired the meeting.
First on the agenda was the financial and operation report of the previous year. The meeting learned that as of December 31, 2014 the Phuket Social Security Fund has a fund of 483,029.50 baht deposited in a saving account at Krung Thai Bank, Phuket branch, account number 850-1-21457. The organization has raised 150,000 baht from a charity concert event New-Jew taking place on December 29, 2014, out of which amount 100,000 baht was donated to the Office of the Education Council Phuket (via the Governor), and 20,000 towards the organization of the Social Security Day event. Additionally, the chairman of the meeting proposed the establishment of a service center for the local disabled, located near the Social Development and Human Security Phuket Office. The meeting unanimously agreed on this last item of business.