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1st Pattaya International Pigeon Race at Royal Cliff Hotels

1st Pattaya International Pigeon Race at Royal Cliff Hotels

Pattaya (Thailand) – February 14, 2017 (travelindex) – The Racing Pigeon International Association (RPIA) recently held the royal trophy ceremony and the bidding session of the 1st Pattaya International Pigeon Race (PIPR) at the Royal Cliff Hotels Group.

The first 330 kilometer race was launched on the 9th of December 2016 at Nakhon Ratchasima. The competition included races covering a distance of 430 and 530 kilometers, where the pigeons were released from Khon Kaen and Udon Thani and the race finished in Pattaya.

The competition has drawn attention from more than 200 pigeon fanciers from 10 nations across Asia, Middle East, Europe and Thailand including Mr. Dhanin Chearavanont, the CEO and Chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group, who joined the event.

“We are delighted to be the chosen venue for this exciting event.” Mr. Vitanart Vathanakul, the Executive Director of the Royal Cliff Hotels Group said. “As a popular destination for local and international events of all types, we are always up for the challenge of constantly delivering our unique type of hospitality and the best event experience which makes us a special venue for different organizations around the world.”

Situated on a 64-acre private parkland estate overlooking the stunning Gulf of Thailand, the Royal Cliff Hotels Group has been honored with multiple awards and recognition from organizations of national and international repute. It is home to four award winning 5-star hotels offering a sensory experience defined profoundly by its style, culture and elegance – all presented with the distinctive spirit of the State of Exclusivity and Fascination.

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About the Royal Cliff Hotels Group
The Royal Cliff Hotels Group’s legendary tradition is as captivating as the grace and charm of Thailand. The uniqueness of our Thai hospitality and product is beautifully refined with a touch of gracious modernity. Providing our guests with a relaxing and memorable experience is our timeless philosophy which perfectly enthralls with the fabled tale of Phra Apai Mani.

Created by renowned Thai poet Sunthorn Phu, Phra Apai Mani was a mythical and charming hero who played enchanting melodies using his magical flute. The story tells of Phra Apai Mani’s dangerous encounters with the monsters of the deep and when he played his flute, the entrancing music was so mesmerizing that the monsters were enveloped into the spell of the chanting tunes. Phra Apai Mani’s charm and charisma attracted many maidens and mermaids during his perilous journey.

Royal Cliff’s team of over 1500 staff is ready to ensure that every stay at the Royal Cliff is a relaxing, enjoyable and a memorable experience. To achieve this we have a multi lingual team and our staff are trained extensively and continuously. Most importantly the people at Royal Cliff are selected based on their motivation and passion to be working in the service industry.

Contact information:
Royal Cliff Hotels Group
353 Phra Tamnuk Road
Pattaya, Chonburi 20150
Tel: (+66) 38 250421, (+66) 2 2947272, (+66) 2 2947301-03
Fax: (+66) 38 250511, 250513

Maria Gequillana
PR & Marketing Manager
Royal Cliff Hotels Group and PEACH
Tel: (+66) 38 250421
Fax: (+66) 38 250141

Marketing Communications Department
Tel: (+66) 38 250421
Fax: (+66) 38 250141