The beach of Jomtien is not only getting more beautiful but it is getting even more beautiful than the beach of Pattaya.The Thai-language news platform Manager reported that the port authority is preparing to beautify the beach in Jomtien with a project that will surpass the renovation on Pattaya Beach.
A year ago that would have been absolutely unthinkable: Walking Street in Pattaya is no longer a pedestrian zone and looks like a ghost town.Even on a Saturday night, Walking Street is as good as dead. Many shops and establishments are closed. There are hardly any people in the most famous entertainment district of the seaside resort.
In Pattaya, the infamous Water Front Condominium on Bali Hai Pier is threatened with demolition.The complex, in which condominiums and a hotel were to be built, was never completed.The building permit was granted in 2008 and construction took five years.
The annual buffalo race will start on September 28th. The festival takes place for the 149th time.Provincial government officials announced that the annual buffalo race will start on September 28th as planned.The big opening parade of the festival will take place as usual in a field opposite the provincial administration in the city district.
The Pattaya City Hall has asked participants of the planned Bikini Run on October 31 to dress properly if they want to take part at Loy Krathong.It is not a problem for the city administration if the participants run through Pattaya in skimpy bikinis. But if the women want to attend the Loy Krathong celebrations afterwards, they should dress modestly.
In Nonthaburi, a thief stole a brown envelope from the BMW of an advisor to a member of parliament, which contained 25,000 baht.The BMW 320D was parked in front of a steak house in the Nonthaburi district. The rear window was smashed and a brown envelope stolen from the back seat.
Thai Airways International makes their flight simulators available to the general public to make money on these simulated flights.Usually the simulators are reserved for the training and retraining of Thai and foreign pilots. Due to the ongoing Corona crisis, however, no foreign pilots can come to Thailand and use the facilities.
When the rainy season is at its peak, Pattaya has a never-ending cycle of rain and flood.It is raining and the streets are being flooded. As soon as everything is dry, it starts to rain again – and again the streets are flooded.The residents of Pattaya were asked to avoid flooded streets when it rains, as these are then difficult or impossible to pass.
Cabinet in Thailand approved two more long weekends in November and December.With these special holidays, the tourism industry, which is particularly affected by the anti-corona measures, is to be stimulated.November 19th to 22nd and December 10th to 13th are holidays.
The tourism industry in Thailand suffers from the Corona measures, but there will be no further visa amnesty. Obviously, the authorities seem to be aiming to force the few tourists who are still in the country to leave.Anyone who is in Thailand after September 26th with an expired visa is liable to prosecution.
A zookeeper was seriously injured after being attacked by a tiger in the Elephant Kingdom.Thitipong Makarom, 32, said he was looking after the three tigers in the park like he did every day when one of the animals suddenly pounced on him.Thitipong was saved because other workers entered the cage and took him to safety.
The city administration of Pattaya wants to use the break in tourism to expand the infrastructure on the offshore holiday island.Mayor Sonthaya Kunplome explained his plan. The island will have a fifth or less of the usual number of visitors this year. This is the perfect time to rethink the island's tourism plan, which has resulted in nightmarish litter and environmental problems.
The Hollywood disco in Pattaya has closed its doors again because there are simply not enough people in Pattaya to generate sufficient sales.Club manager Damrongkiat Pinitkan said the nightclub was reopened after the lockdown to help the many employees who were laid off.
A student in Pattaya tried to kill himself because he had not received change from a baht bus driver. He has family problems and is depressed.The student, who threatened suicide for not getting change from a baht bus driver, is being treated for depression. He takes medication every day.
Because of the tropical storm Noul, which is heading for Thailand, the authorities have been put on high alert and have drawn up a disaster control plan.Noul is currently moving towards the coast of Vietnam and is predicted to reach Thailand on Saturday.
Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha has stressed that opening Thailand's borders to foreign tourists is not a return to mass tourism, but a controlled and limited experiment.Any tourist entering under the Special Tourist Visa (STV) must agree to and comply with the conditions set by the Thai government.
The news platform The Bangkok Insight has reported that the first planes with tourists will arrive in Thailand from October 8th.The tourists who come to Thailand with the “Special Tourist Visa” (STV) should initially come from China and later also from Scandinavia.
Thousands of visitors celebrated the Vesakh festival in Chiang Khan today on the occasion of the Buddhist Lent. Numerous folklore groups from all over the region took part in a huge pageant. Dances, folklore and beautiful costumes are worth seeing during the festivities.
Immigration has confirmed that the visa amnesty, which was supposed to end on September 26th, has been extended to October 31st.This applies to visas that expired on or after March 26th. The first amnesty lasted three months, the second two months and the current third runs for one month until the end of October.
The Thailand Grand Prix was canceled for the second time. Therefore there will be no races in Thailand this year.Two further MotoGP races in Malaysia and Argentina will also not take place this year, the organizers said on Friday.
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,