On 30 October 2013, Ambassador Thanatip Upatising and his spouse hosted a dinner for Mr. Yukio Murase, President of Juroku Bank, and Mr. Fumihiko Miura, Managing Director’s Juroku Bank. The guests also included Mr. Kasuomi Arisu and Mr. Hiroki Arisu, CEO and Managing Director of Funasaka Sake Brewery, and Mrs. Eriko Arisu, Landlady of Honjin Hiranoya Kachouan (ryoukan – Japanese-style hotel). Both brewery and ryoukan hold prestige in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture. The dinner aimed to thank Juroku Bank for inviting the Ambassador to the Regional Conference on Thailand and Indonesia in Gifu and Regional Conference on Thailand and Indonesia in Aichi during 6-7 August 2013. He also thanked the Arisus for their hospitality when he visited Takayama City on 7 August 2013.