In Bang Saen seaside resort, rubbish is regularly washed up on the beach during the rainy season. This sight is not pleasant.From the mayor's point of view, it is even less pleasant if the problem is brought to the attention of the public.
The City of Pattaya is planning to convert the popular tourist island of Koh Lan into “Neo Koh Lan” to boost economic growth.Pattaya Mayor Sonthaya Khunpluem said the island, along with Koh Si Chang near Si Racha and Koh Samet in Rayong province, will be promoted as a quality tourism destination as part of a Neo Koh Lan plan.
ven if it is currently raining a lot, the reservoirs might dry up. In Pattaya the water could become scarce.Chaithat Itsaeng, head of the local waterworks, asked the residents to handle drinking water carefully and economically.A measure of the waterworks is to lower the pressure in the pipes at night when the consumption is low.
In its latest forecast, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) expects around 8.2 million foreign tourists to visit Thailand by the end of the year.According to TAT governor Yuthasak Supasorn, 6.7 million international tourists came to Thailand in the first five months of the year.
The planned cruise terminal project in Pattaya, which is to be built on the Bali Hai Pier, is of little interest to construction companies.Sopong Jirasirilert, operations manager of the Marine Department, said that only one company participated in the tender for the first phase of the cruise terminal project.
n August the work for the widening of Jomtien beach is set to begin. The 995 million baht project is expected to be completed in November 2022.Senior officials from the local and national Marine Department discussed the final preparations on July 5.
The popular tourist attraction The Sanctuary of Truth dumped dirty water into the sea. A faulty pump is blamed.The management denied on Monday that it had deliberately channeled the dirty water to the beach and the sea. That was exactly what was claimed in a video posted on Facebook.
Immigration Jomtien introduces a new online scheduling system to improve service efficiency and reduce visitor overload.From July 15, customers can reserve a preferred time slot to take advantage of a service provided by Immigration Pattaya.
Obviously, the seaside resort Pattaya is not the first destination for short vacationers who use the long weekend to go to the sea.The beaches of Pattaya and Jomtien were not as busy as expected on the first day of the four-day vacation weekend, despite the end of corona containment and tourism promotion measures.
The government allows local tour operators to offer trips to Thailand for foreign medical and wellness tourists.Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, spokesman for the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), said that medical and wellness tourists could come to Thailand.
The news platform 77kaoded reported that the beer bars in Pattaya did good business on the first day.The new normal for guests includes, among other things, that their body temperature is measured, they have to use a hand disinfectant and check into the bar using the Thai Chana tracking app.
A fire destroyed large parts of the tourist attraction Sukhawadee House on Wednesday. The fire started around 10.30 a.m. in the ornate Buddhabaramee building and spread quickly. Finally, it reached the 5200 square meter dome structure, which was known for its wooden architecture.
The city will spend ten million baht on the construction of a sports park under the Bali Hai flyover.The city council approved the budget and wants to use the public space that was recently taken over by homeless people.Construction between the pier and Thappraya Road begins on August 20 and is expected to last approximately one year.
No singing and dancing? Barhoppers prefer to stay at home with these prospects.Narathip Fakrick, who owns several restaurants and bars, is pleased that from July 1st all nightclubs are allowed to open again. However, this reopening is subject to strict conditions.
To combat the drought, rainwater and treated wastewater will in future be directed to reservoirs that supply the Pattaya region with water.The Mayor of Pattaya, Sonthaya Kunplome, outlined the plan proposed by the city and the irrigation department. According to this, running flood water is to be diverted to local reservoirs.
About a third of the tourism companies in Thailand will not be able to continue their business in the second half of the year. There is a risk of closure due to a lack of liquidity.The Tourism Council predicts that tourism will generate 600 billion baht this year. Last year it was 2.2 trillion baht.
Environment Minister of Thailand Varawut Silpa-archa was dismayed by the death of an elephant whose plastic bags had been found in the stomach and intestines.Varawut said the public campaign to reduce plastic bags was "falling on deaf ears."
An extension of the visa amnesty for foreigners living or stranded in Thailand is unlikely.This said a spokesman for immigration. The visa amnesty expires at the end of July.Immigration spokesman police colonel Phakkhaphong Saiubon said in very clear words that if the situation regarding the global pandemic improves, stranded foreigners must leave Thailand.
The foreign trade agency has asked the government of Thailand to open nine border crossings to boost the flow of goods.Border trading generated around 524.35 billion baht from January to May. This is a decrease of 9.71 percent compared to the same period in the previous year.
The novel coronavirus Covid-19 continues to spread: After the first death in Thailand and more infections that have become known in Thailand (currently 43 according to official data), the MotoGP 2020 in Buriram was canceled.The motorcycle race was supposed to take place from March 20th to 22nd.
Things to do in Pattaya
Many jet skis, water scooters and surfboards line the beach, listening to music from the restaurants, bars and clubs and promising a fun-filled evening.Travellers from all over the world enjoy sunbathing in the beach, while Thais are full of energy to offer their goods and services. Thanks to this warm atmosphere,