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Miss France Beauty Pageant Reception at Lagoon Deck

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Phuket, Thailand, November 2008 – At the Lagoon Deck at the Banyan Tree Phuket Khun Jamnong Junnapiya, Director – Tourism Authority of Thailand, Paris Office, Khun Juthaporn Rerngronasa, Deputy Governor Tourism Authority of Thailand and Mr. Francois Huet, Area General Manager – Banyan Tree Phuket,
hosted a reception to welcome and entertain the 36 – contestants of the Miss France beauty contest who were visiting Phuket. The event was well attended by members of TAT, the Phuket Governor, Phuket Senators, Khun Angkana Triattanathip, Miss Thailand 2007 and a selection of high profile Thai and French Media. The Beauty Pageant program including the trip in Thailand will be broadcasted on TF1, National France TV Channel on December 06, 2008 with 12 million expected audiences.

Mr. Huet gave welcoming remarks to the Beauty Pageant and TAT and expressed his hope to work closely with them in order to promote Thailand's stature in the international community. Mr. Huet also expressed his wish to arrange a series of upcoming Events in Banyan Tree Phuket and work with other TAT Regional Offices to promote Thailand and, in particular, the island of Phuket.