Auttaphol Wannakij

Pattaya tourist-relation businesses were told to look toward Myanmar and Indonesia for growth as the region nears the start of the ASEAN Economic Community.
Low season is here and the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Pattaya office is working overtime to bring people to the city.
With Thailand ripped apart along color-coded lines, the Burapha Motorcycle Club is hoping to sew a little harmony with its annual “Ride for Peace.” The highlight event of the Feb. 14-15 Burapha Bike Week, the 17th Ride for Peace could see 10,000 motorcyclists rolling through Pattaya...
Hong Kong and South Korean tourists have nearly disappeared from Pattaya while Russian arrivals are down 20 percent due to protracted anti-government protests in Bangkok, the Tourism Authority of Thailand said.
Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome kicked off the annual transformation of the Old Naklua Market into a new “Walking Street” tourist attraction for the high season.

Nong Nooch celebrates Loy Krathong Nov. 16

Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:33
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden will celebrate Loy Krathong Nov. 16 with children’s contests and other activities at the Najomtien tourist attraction’s lakefront.
Pattaya will award more than 50,000 baht in scholarships to young girls competing in its Loy Krathong “Nu Noi (Young Miss) Noppamas” pageant Sunday at Bali Hai Pier.

TAT sees no shift in marketing for 2014

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 17:11
With Pattaya continuing to increase its tourist numbers, the head of the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Pattaya office sees no reason to change his marketing strategy in 2014.
Nine Pattaya businesses have been awarded the Thailand Tourism Award from the Tourism Authority of Thailand for quality and excellence in tourism and hospitality operations.