pattaya reopening

  • Thailand News

    Thailand Pass Brilliant? Hunger Strike For Pattaya Re-opening | Good Morning Thailand LIVE | Ep. 126

    In today’s episode Jay, Tim and Natty talk about the Thailand Pass and all its reactions and feedback from tourists. Has it been a success or major failure? A business owner in Pattaya goes on a hunger strike over re-opening fiasco.

  • Thailand News

    Pattaya post pandemic, Thailand off UK red list, 2 storms approaching | Good Morning Thailand | Ep.106

    In today’s episode Jay and Tim talk about the future of Pattaya after the pandemic, the UK taking Thailand off the red list, 2 tropical storm approaching Thailand from Monday to Wednesday and the new TAT tourism figures.

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya mayor confirms Pattaya reopening postponed to November

    The Mayor of Pattaya City has officially confirmed the city’s reopening to vaccinated foreign tourists has been delayed to November. The announcement follows a similar one made by the centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, yesterday. The Pattaya City Mayor Sontaya Khunplomek says many provinces have delayed their reopening from October to November, including Chon Buri, the province Pattaya is situated…

  • Pattaya News

    Reopening Pattaya: Will it happen next week or not?

    Depending on which government officials you are listening to and what statement they make on which day, it would be easy to believe that Thailand’s reopening is continuing on October 1, or October 15, or possibly November 1. And Pattaya is perhaps reopening in just over a week or perhaps delaying for weeks or months. So where does the reopening…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya tourism focusing on Russian and Indian travellers

    Chinese travellers have been the bread-and-butter for Pattaya tourism, but with Covid-19 restrictions, The Pattaya Business and Tourism Association is focusing on Indian and Russian tourists instead for the planned reopening on October 1. The president of the PBTA had announced that while other cities and provinces have postponed reopening plans, Pattaya stands ready to reopen to international travellers in…

  • Pattaya News

    October Pattaya reopening on schedule according to mayor

    Despite Chon Buri having the fourth highest Covid-19 infection rate in the country, the mayor of Pattaya City said that they are ready and on schedule to reopen international tourism on October 1. While there has been a lot of doubt over partial or full reopening next month for Thailand, the mayor assured that the “Pattaya Move On” Sandbox program…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya reopening likely to snub nightlife, favor other attractions

    While Pattaya and indeed the rest of Thailand are struggling to figure out when and how they will really be able to reopen for international tourism, it looks likely that when Pattaya does reopen the entertainment and nightlife the city is famous for may not be open. As reopening comes into sight welcoming back international travellers that would be free…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya reopening postponed indefinitely as Covid-19 persists

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand announced that the Pattaya reopening plan scheduled to launch on September 1 has been postponed indefinitely. With Covid-19 still ravaging the Chon Buri province, the TAT has conceded that it won’t be possible to reopen to international travellers safely in just 20 days. Hua Hin and other tourist areas received the same bad news from…

  • Pattaya News

    “Pattaya Move On” reopening likely to be postponed as Covid cases surge

    With Chon Buri ranking as one of the top provinces with the highest number of daily Covid-19 infections, the “Pattaya Move On” reopening plan will likely be delayed due to the rise in cases and slow rollout of vaccines. September was the eyed start date for the reopening plan for specified areas in Chon Buri. The project is similar to…

  • Tourism News

    Pattaya still eyes September reopening despite Covid-19 surge

    The Pattaya Move On programme to reopen one of Thailand’s most popular tourist destinations to international travellers is facing an uphill battle as the Chon Buri province faces unrelenting growth in Covid-19 infections. Despite continued infections, the Chon Buri Tourism Council plans to push forward the reopening plan set to begin in September. The province has recorded over 13,500 Covid-19 infections…

  • Tourism News

    With Covid-19, Tourism Ministry mulls new reopening strategy

    The Tourism and Sports Ministry is reevaluating the plans for reopening Thailand and its tourism hubs as Covid-19 infections are rising all over the country. While they admit that the surge in Covid-19 is a major health and safety issue, they insist on the necessity of reopening and restarting the tourism economy and get Bangkok reopened in particular. Minister of…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya looks into September reopening despite uptick in Covid-19 infections

    Despite the uptick in Covid-19 infections, Pattaya is planned to reopen to foreign arrivals, possibly in September, under a scheme similar to Phuket and the trio of islands off Surat Thani, where tourists who are vaccinated against Covid-19 can enter without undergoing a 14-day quarantine. Yesterday, Pattaya City Mayor Sonthaya Khunplume met with the deputy mayors and those in the…