City council budgets 17 million baht for 2014 tourism events

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The Pattaya City Council has budgeted 17 million baht for a full slate of tourism-driving events for 2014.

Rattanachai Sutidechanai, chairman of the council’s Tourism and Sports Committee, said the budget covers a number of repeat events from past years as well as new happenings.

Among the returning events will be the King’s Cup Jet Ski World Championship, 2nd International Remote-Controlled Boat Race, PTT Open tennis tournament, International Bed Race, 4th Petanque Star Master Tournament, 2nd Royal Walk-Run, 17th Drive for Peace, and Pattaya Fashion Week.

Rattanachai Sutidechanai (center), chairman of Pattaya City Council’s Tourism and Sports Committee, leads a budget meeting for 2014 tourism events.Rattanachai Sutidechanai (center), chairman of Pattaya City Council’s Tourism and Sports Committee, leads a budget meeting for 2014 tourism events.

Also in 2014 Pattaya will host the announcement of the nominees for the 23rd Thai Film Suwannahong Award and Advertising Festival.