The Pattaya Tourism Promotion worked to prepare city officials for the coming ASEAN Economic Community with a lecture and visit to Koh Chang.
Deputy Permanent Secretary Apichart Phuetphan presided over the opening of the workshop May 7. Tourism Authority of Thailand Pattaya Director Athapol Vannakit spoke to the city workers to help make them ready for changes facing the country in 2015 with the expected increase in Southeast Asian tourism.
Tourism Authority of Thailand Pattaya Director Athapol Vannakit speaks with city workers to prepare them for more tourism when AEC begins.
The 50 officials then enjoyed a junket to Koh Chang where they were asked to compare the difference in tourism management between Pattaya and the Trat Province island.