World Association of News Publishers

65th World Newspaper Congress


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65th World Newspaper Congress

Date and Location

  • 02 Jun 2013 - 05 Jun 2013


EUR 1,190

EUR 1,890

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  • The post congress tours offer another chance to discover Thailand even more. A variety of tours ranging from 1-3 days have been arranged for the convenience of the delegates. 

    Please contact the travel agency for more information or to reserve a place.

    World Travel Service Limited

    Tel: +66 2 2335954 Reservation:

    Please download the full brochure below for more information.

    Tiger Temple & River Kwai

     2 Days/1 Night (From THB11,000 / €289)


    • Enjoy a scenic train ride on the Death Railway, crossing the famous long wooden viaduct, which is built into the side of a towering cliff on the bank of the river.

    Check the brochure for more details.

    Hua Hin

    2 Days/1 Night (From THB11,500 / €381)

    • View the local rice fields, sugar palms, pineapple plantations and prawn farms, and visit Wang Daeng, an unspoilt fishing village.
    • Hidden and nestled atop a steep 30-minute climb, a large and beautiful cave with a magnificent gabled pavilion will be revealed, built by King Chulalongkorn in 1890.

    Check the brochure for more details.

    Chiang Mai

    3 Days/2 Nights (From THB16,810 / €442)

    • Enjoy an evening Kantoke Dinner with northern folk dances.
    • Visit the Elephant Training Centre where young elephants are taught forest-working skills.
    • Travel to Phu-Ping Rajanives, their Majesties' Winter Palace (4,300 feet above sea level), and see the delightful gardens.

    Check the brochure for more details.


    3 Days/2 Nights (From THB19,550 / €514)

    • Cruise by standard boat on the Andaman Sea to Phi Phi Island, a part of Krabi Province.
    • Travel by four wheel-drive jeep to Siam Safari Elephant Camp on Chalong Highlands. Trek through the hills on elephant backs while enjoying the panoramic views over Phuket Island for 45 minutes.

    Check the brochure for more details.


     3 Days/2 Nights (From THB20,855 / €548)

    • Full-day excursion by boat to Ang Thong National Marine Park which consists of 40 islands with beautiful natural caves, blue lagoons and stunning rock formations.
    • A 6-hour tour around Samui Island to see monkey and baby elephant shows. Then visit Big Buddha (Koh Fan), a local market for shopping at Nathon Town.
    • Visit Lamai Beach, Hin Ta & Hin Yai, a short sprint to Kunaram Temple (Mummified Monk), enjoy a sacred waterfall (Na Muang Waterfall) and Samui View Point.

    Check the brochure for more details.


    One Day (From THB1,900 / €50)

    • Encircled by lush beautiful gardens and lake, you'll visit the beautiful Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, previously habitated by many Thai monarchs since the 17th century.
    • Visit the Ancient Capital & the largest temple in Ayutthaya that was built in the 14th century and was used as the Royal Temple-cum-palace by several kings.
    • Cruise along Nonthaburi province before reaching Bangkok City and enjoy the enchanting sight along the river banks

    Check the brochure for more details.

Contact information



  • Suthichai Yoon, Chairman, Nation Multimedia Group, Thailand
    Suthichai Yoon
    Chairman, Nation Multimedia Group, Thailand
  • Andreas Vogiatzakis
    Andreas Vogiatzakis
    CEO, Omnicom Media Group, Malaysia
  • Cherilyn Ireton, Executive Director World Editors Forum, WAN-IFRA
    Cherilyn Ireton
    Executive Director World Editors Forum, WAN-IFRA
  • Peter M. Zollman
    Peter M. Zollman
    Founding principal, AIM Group and Classified Intelligence, USA
  • Patrick Daniel
    Editor-in-Chief, English & Malay Newspapers
  • Eugen A. Russ
    Eugen A. Russ
    Managing Director/Owner, Russmedia, Austria
  • Suzanne Raitt
    Suzanne Raitt
    Vice President, Marketing and Innovations, Newspaper Canada, Canada
  • Randy Covington
    Director, WAN-IFRA Newsplex Training Centre - South Carolina, USA
  • David Hedengren
    Publisher and Editor in Chief, Your Middle East (
  • Andrew Green
    Andrew Green
    Global Chief Marketing Officer, Ipsos
  • Jacob Mathew
    President, WAN-IFRA and Executive Editor and Publisher, Malayala Manorama Group of Publications, India
  • Kavi Chongkittavorn
    Kavi Chongkittavorn
    Advisor, National Press Council of Thailand
  • Amadou Mahtar Ba, Chief Executive, African Media Initiative (AMI)
    Amadou Mahtar Ba
    Chief Executive, African Media Initiative (AMI). Co-founder and Chairman, AllAfrica Global Media. Inc – Owner and Operator of
  • Matt Kelly
    Matt Kelly
    Publishing Consultant, Cases i Associats, UK
  • Vincent Peyrègne
    Chief Executive Officer, World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA)
  • Nathalie Alvaray
    Nathalie Alvaray
    Vice President Media, Cadena Capriles, Venezuela
  • Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer
    Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer
    Chief Executive Officer, Grupo RBS, Brazil
  • CEO and Co-Founder, Shinkuro Inc., US
    Steve Crocker
    CEO and Co-Founder, Shinkuro Inc., US
  • Thomas Jacob, Chief Operating Officer, WAN-IFRA
    Thomas Jacob
    Chief Operating Officer, WAN-IFRA
  • Peter Lamb
    Peter Lamb
    President, Lamb Consulting, USA
  • Robin Hu
    Robin Hu
    CEO, South China Morning Post, Hong Kong
  • Peter Kvarnstrom
    President of BC Community Media, Glacier Media, Canada
  • Johnny Ryan, Chief Innovation Officer at The Irish Times
    Johnny Ryan
    Chief Innovation Officer, The Irish Times, Ireland
  • Caspar de Bono
    Caspar de Bono
    Managing Director B2B, Financial Times Ltd
  • Jim Chisholm
    Jim Chisholm
    Media Consultant and Analyst, France
  • Jonathan Halls
    Adjunct Professor, The George Washington University and Principal, Jonathan Halls & Associates, USA
  • Larry Kilman, Secretary General, WAN-IFRA, France
    Larry Kilman
    Secretary General, WAN-IFRA, France
  • Robert Dickey
    President US Community Publishing, Gannett
  • Lisa Blakeway, Executive Director, Vuselela Media, South Africa
    Lisa Blakeway
    Executive Director, Vuselela Media, South Africa
  • John Stackhouse
    John Stackhouse
    Editor-in-Chief, The Globe and Mail
  • Chavarong Limpattamapanee
    Chavarong Limpattamapanee
    Chief of Information Centre, Thairath Daily Newspaper, Thailand
  • Roshan Thiran
    Roshan Thiran
    Director of Operations, STAR Media Group, Malaysia
  • Marcelo Rech, Director of Journalism, RBS Group, Brazil
    Marcelo Rech
    Director of Journalism, RBS Group, Brazil
  • Sanjana Hattotuwa
    Sanjana Hattotuwa
    Senior Researcher and Head of Media Unit, Centre for Policy Alternatives, Sri Lanka
  • Dipankar Das Purkayastha
    Managing Driector & CEO, ABP Pvt Ltd, India
  • Kylie Davis
    Network Editor, Real Estate, News Ltd, Australia
  • Kevin Beatty
    Kevin Beatty
    CEO, dmg media, Daily Mail & General Trust (DMGT), UK
  • Michael Chalhoub
    Founder, Gulf Sports Media FZ-LLC, UAE
  • David Rowan
    David Rowan
    Editor, WIRED Magazine, UK
  • Ahmet Dalman
    Ahmet Dalman
    Vice President Executive Committee, Hurriyet Group, Turkey
  • Guy Crevier, President, La Presse, Canada
    Guy Crevier
    President, La Presse, Canada
  • Frédéric Filloux
    Head of Digital, Les Echos, France
  • Siddharth Varadarajan
    Editor, The Hindu, India
  • Markus Pettersson
    Markus Pettersson
    Project Manager, Stampen, Sweden
  • Jeff Jarvis, Director of the Interactive Journalism Program, CUNY
    Jeff Jarvis
    Director of the Interactive Journalism Program, CUNY
  • Tobias Trevisan
    Tobias Trevisan
    Managing Director, FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Gmbh, Germany
  • Martin van der Meij, Head of Revenue Development, TMG, The Netherlands
    Martin van der Meij
    Head of Revenue Development, TMG, The Netherlands
  • Geir Engen
    fagsjef for digitale medier, MBL, Norway
  • Todd Forest
    Executive Producer Asia Pacific, Microsoft Online Media and Publishing, Singapore
  • Andrew Holden, Editor-in-Chief, The Age, Australia
    Andrew Holden
    Editor-in-Chief, The Age, Australia
  • Anders Berglund
    Anders Berglund
    VP of Sales, Schibsted, Sweden
  • Anette Novak
    Anette Novak
    CEO, Interactive Institute Swedish ICT, Sweden (Moderator)
  • Eskoensio Pipatti
    Eskoensio Pipatti
    Focus Area Director, Research programme Next Media
  • Manfred Werfel
    WAN-IFRA Deputy CEO, Germany
  • Javier Garza Ramos
    Javier Garza Ramos, Knight International Journalism Fellow, Mexico
  • Ole Mølgaard
    Ole Mølgaard
    Program Director, CBS Executive, Denmark
  • Henrik Bruun, NORDJYSKE Medier, Denmark
    Henrik Bruun
    Head of Circulation, NORDJYSKE Medier, Denmark
  • Ulbe Jelluma
    Marketing Manager, Print Power Europe, Belgium
  • Gilles Guillou, Chief Revenue Officer, La Place Media, France
    Gilles Guillou
    Chief Revenue Officer, La Place Media, France
  • Boris Lozhkin
    Boris Lozhkin
    President, UMH Group, Ukraine
  • Madhav Chinnappa, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Google
    Madhav Chinnappa
    Head of Strategic Partnerships, Google, UK
  • Mark-Oliver Multhaup
    Managing Director / CEO, WAZ NewMedia
  • Mirjana Milosevic
    Head of Media Development, WAN-IFRA
  • Lisa MacLeod
    Lisa MacLeod
    Head of Operations,, UK
  • Geoff Tan
    Senior Vice President, Head - Strategic Marketing, Singapore Press Holdings, Singapore
  • Justin Arenstein
    Justin Arenstein
    Investigative Journalist, OpenData Advocate and Entrepreneur, South Africa
  • Juan Señor, Partner, Innovation International Media Consulting Group, UK
    Juan Señor
    Partner, Innovation International Media Consulting Group, UK
  • Erik Bjerager, President World Editors Forum
    Erik Bjerager
    Second Vice President World Editors Forum, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director, Kristeligt Dagblad, Denmark
  • Sarah Marshall, Social media editor for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Wall Str
    Sarah Marshall
    Social media editor for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Wall Street Journal, USA
  • Javier Moreno Barber
    Javier Moreno Barber
    Head of Global Content, PRISA media, Spain
  • Philippe Massonnet, Global News Director, Agence France-Presse, France
    Philippe Massonnet
    Global News Director, Agence France-Presse, France
  • Zaffar Abbas
    Zaffar Abbas
    Editor, The Dawn Media Group, Pakistan
  • Supakorn Vejjajiva
    Supakorn Vejjajiva
    President and COO, Post Publishing, Thailand
    Group MD & CEO of Star Media Group Berhad (“the Company or “Star”)
  • George Brock
    Professor and Head of Journalism, City University, UK
  • Shrijeet Mishra
    Shrijeet Mishra
    COO, Bennett Coleman & Co, India
  • Craig Smith
    Managing Director, The New York Times, China

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