Pattaya police have asked the city government to complete all road works before the Songkran holiday.Pattaya Deputy Police Chief Ekdusdee Janpitak said in a meeting with the authorities that the police had received many complaints about accidents caused by open sewers and holes in roads.
Pattaya's Mayor Sontaya Kunplome has announced the imminent introduction of the so-called Area Hotel Quarantine in Pattaya on Facebook.Sontaya stated that this initiative was the result of collaboration between three ministries: health, tourism and transport.
The Pattaya tourism sector had every reason to be happy. Although it wasn't a long holiday weekend, more tourists came to the seaside resort than in a year.The local tourists from the capital and the nearby provinces either took a ferry to Koh Lan or visited an exhibition at the Bali Hai Pier. They enjoyed a food fair at the Central Festival or went for a walk and eat in Naklua.
The health authorities of the Pattaya region hope to be able to vaccinate the entire population of Pattaya against Covid-19 from May.The Banglamung Health Department announced on March 20 that the government is making efforts to give priority to the population in regions that are dependent on tourism. As part of this effort, 3,000 local people in Pattaya are to be vaccinated every day.
The cable broadcaster Sophon Cable TV wonders why the recently completely renovated North Pattaya Road is being torn up again.To whom one could ask this question is, however, unclear. There are no signs, no time frame and, above all, no reason why there is road construction work again.
The beach chair lenders in Pattaya have been reminded by the city council that they should adhere to rules and regulations in April as well. At Songkran, Pattaya expects a rush of local tourists.Deputy Mayor Manote Nongyai chaired a meeting that discussed anti-Covid-19 measures and the new parking system.
The Jet-Ski World Cup 2020, which was canceled last year, will take place in Jomtien from April 21st to 25th this year.The Thai Jet Ski Association has invited participants from 20 countries – they have to go into quarantine for 14 days after entering Thailand, reported the news platform “Manager”.
Pattaya Mayor Sonthaya Khunpluem praised the Pattaya City Council for allowing parking on the right side of Beach Road.A lot of tourists came to the beach last weekend. Sonthaya indicated that this was the case because motorists can park on the beach side of Beach Road and no longer have to cross the street.
What is Songkran in Pattaya without water? City officials hope that it won't get boring and that tourists will still come to the seaside resort.The Covid-19 panel is likely to propose a ban on all forms of splashing water, the use of powder, and all foam parties during the Songkran festival in April.
According to the Thai media, there are increasing indications that Thailand should be reopened to tourism in several phases. The quarantine could be removed from January 2022.First of all, the so-called area quarantine is to be introduced from April 1. Tourists must be quarantined for seven days from April to September if they have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in their home countries.
The city government rejected claims that black sludge poured into the sea in Naklua after rains was harmful to the environment.A post on Pattaya Watchdog showed black mud flowing into the sea at Naklua Soi 18 after heavy rains. The post alleged that the black sludge was sewage.
During a sting operation by the authorities at a market in Pattaya, a seller was caught selling e-cigarettes. Selling e-cigarettes is illegal in Thailand.Banglamung's deputy district chief Pornchai Sungeid led the important operation. His team sent an undercover agent to stalls at the market to inquire about e-cigarettes and accessories.
On Friday evening, after a brief downpour in Pattaya, the water stood 50 centimeters high in some places.An hour of rain on Friday evening meant that some places in Pattaya sank again in floods. People who wanted to go home after work had just as much difficulty as tourists who were already at the seaside resort to enjoy the weekend.
Tourists who come to Phuket on yachts should wear a “smart” wristbands with which they can be monitored.According to the Thai-language newspaper “Thai Rath”, the high-tech device should enable tourists to complete the quarantine on their yachts and boost tourism in Phuket.
The former popular tourist destination Pattaya has been transformed into a ghost town by Covid-19. Only 26,000 visitors came in January, 98 percent fewer than in January 2020.The latest figures, released Wednesday by the Pattaya office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, showed that 26,000 visitors spent at least one night at the seaside resort in January.
Thailand is apparently rethinking the abolition of the 90-day immigration notification for some groups of foreigners, with the aim of applying to expats and long-term tourists. The aim of the government's strategy is to increase tourism income and investments in the country.
If you want to give special pleasure with a little special flower greeting, you can now order handmade unique items in Thailand. Together with a workshop for the disabled, the beautiful small flower arrangements are made from natural materials, lovingly hand-painted and very decorative.
The holiday island of Phuket will present a plan to the Centre for Economic Situation Administration (CESA) on Friday, according to which tourists who have been vaccinated no longer have to be quarantined from July.Yuthasak Supasorn, governor of Thailand's tourism agency TAT, said the reopening plan, dubbed the “Phuket Tourism Sandbox”, will largely depend on the allocation of vaccines to the Andaman Island.
According to a survey, there has been a sharp rise in unemployment in Thailand due to the corona measures. This goes hand in hand with financial hardship.Between March 15 and 18, Suan Dusit interviewed 1,155 people in Thailand about their financial situation and current employment status.
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,