Royal Cliff Takes Part in 1st Pattaya International Pigeon Race
Pattaya, Thailand – 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.
Mr. Dhanin Chearavanont - CEO and Chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group (3rd from right), Mr. Suntorn Jarumon - President of the Racing Pigeon International Association or RPIA (1st from right), together with international pigeon fanciers who gathered at the Royal Summit Chamber of the Royal Cliff Beach Hotel for the afternoon bidding session.
The bidding session of top ranked pigeons from the 1st Pattaya International Pigeon Race was held at the Royal Summit Chamber of the Royal Cliff Beach Hotel.