The Dusit Thani and T Six 5 hotels were the big winners at the Thai Hotels Association Eastern Region’s Professional Challenge and bartender competitions. Pattaya City Councilman Rattanachai Sutidechanai and Chatchawan Supachayanont, general manager of the Dusit Thani, opened the Aug. 18 competition that featured activities,...

South Korean city leaders visit Pattaya

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 11:17
City council members South Korea visited Pattaya to study how the city manages its tourism industry. City Councilman Rattanachai Sutidechanai and Tourism Authority of Thailand Pattaya Deputy Director Akkarapol Thaweesuntorn welcomed the 10 council members from Ansan, a suburb of Seoul, to city hall May 29.

Vietnamese MPs visit Pattaya

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 13:01
Members of Vietnam’s National Assembly visited Pattaya to learn about management of a tourist resort. City Councilman Rattanachai Sutidechanai, chairman of the Tourism and Culture Committee, welcomed Dinh Thi Phuong Lan, a member of the National Assembly’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, along with 10 other MPs...
Pattaya and local tourism officials debuted for travel agents and tour guides their new online service allowing tourists to create packages based on four different themes.

Pattaya turns green, for one day only

Thursday, 26 March 2015 09:35
The fifth St. Patrick’s Day Parade took to the streets of Pattaya on the afternoon of the 17th of March, and this annual event just keeps on getting bigger and bigger each year.
The Norwegian Properties Group celebrated 10 years in Pattaya with a party at its VN Residence 2 condominium on Pratamnak Soi 5. Gudmund Eiksund, managing director, hosted the Feb. 28 thank-you party for more than 200 customers and community leaders. In his welcome speech, Eiksund said that...

Sports-related events get most Pattaya funding

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 11:44
Sports-related projects constitute the majority of requests for city funding in the coming year, the chairman of the city council’s Tourism and Culture Committee said.
The normally tranquil area around Buddha Hill was turned into a kaleidoscope of colors last Sunday for Pattaya’s first ever Colour Run. Over a quarter million baht was raised for Rotary Club of Jomtien- Pattaya charities, much of which will go towards helping less fortunate...

Marks & Spencer opens in Pattaya

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 17:45
International retailer Marks & Spencer brought its British fashion, home décor and luxury food sense to Pattaya with the opening of its 15th Thailand location in Central Festival Pattaya Beach.
Having spent 10 million baht to construct a wheelchair path from the Redemptorist Vocational School for Persons with Disabilities to Big C Extra, Pattaya officials are now trying to convince residents along the route to stop blocking it with cars and other obstacles.

Elderly, disabled given free checkups

Wednesday, 06 August 2014 16:55
Disabled and disadvantaged Pattaya residents were given free checkups in a program organized by the city Health Promotion Department.
Three Pattaya neighborhoods told Pattaya leaders they want cleaner streets, vacuumed drainage pipes and tidy utility lines at a Center for Resolution of Complaints forum on improving living conditions.
City Hall is now taking bids to choose a contractor that will begin the eight-month, in excess of 400 million baht process of rebuilding Pattaya Beach’s eroding shoreline.  The massive restoration project was deemed necessary after environmental experts predicted erosion would wipe out Pattaya Beach...
Pattaya School No. 8 worked to keep students off cigarettes for World No Tobacco Day. City Councilman Rattanachai Sutidechanai joined Principal Aaphorn Rachsinghoo at the school’s May 29 event, two days before the worldwide tobacco-awareness day.

Buriram sub-district visits Pattaya

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 15:40
About 30 employees of a northeast Thailand sub-district became the latest in a seemingly unending parade of upcountry administrators visiting Pattaya as part of a junket to the Eastern Seaboard to improve their administrative skills.

Eating into the Chinese New Year at Royal Garden

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 16:09
Chinese New Year started with a quick meal at Royal Garden Plaza, where ten contestants raced to see who could eat 10 Chinese steamed buns the fastest.
Pattaya will help celebrate Chinese New Year with a beauty contest featuring women in body-hugging Qipao dresses Feb. 2. City councilman Rattanachai Sutidechanai and Central Festival General Manager Teerapon Jitnawa announced the mandarin dress competition Jan. 10.
Royal Garden officially launched its holiday season with the lighting of the mall’s Christmas tree. City Councilman Rattanachai Sutidechanai, chairperson of Pattaya’s tourism & sports and culture committee, along with mall General Manager Somporn Naksuetrong flipped the switch before a large crowd of tourists...
Pattaya tourism leaders’ preparation for the ASEAN Economic Community was on full display as city officials and tourism-industry leaders met for a two-day “Pattaya New Look” symposium at the Amari Orchid Resort & Tower.

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.
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