Hilton Pattaya team members led by Jean-Philippe Dehaes (3rd left), director of Operations, conducted the annual evening candle-lighting ceremony in tribute to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and extended best wishes for health and happiness on his 87th birthday.
A tourist climbed Payak Mountain, Banglamung, but was unable to make his way down because the ground became too soft. Greek tourist Bouras Thedoras, 37, said he also had a minor injury which prevented him from performing the de-escalation attempt alone. He remained near the top of the Samae Beach mountain for three hours before [...]
Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome presided over an event at Banglamung district offices to hand out official jackets to motorbike taxi drivers. The number of drivers is increasing every year; there are now 924 registered taxi motorbikes and 11,455 drivers. City Hall now has a policy for formal registration, correct dress and gear, and regulations to [...]
Dusit Thani Pattaya was led by resident manager Neoh Kean Boon in paying homage to HM the King’s portrait to mark the royal occasion of His Majesty’s 87th birthday, also celebrated as Father’s Day in Thailand. The hotel was one of the organizations gathered at the Banglamung municipal hall to pay respect and express humble [...]
Jens Heier was named executive chef of Dusit Thani Pattaya by Chatchawal Supachayanont, general manager of the 457-room hotel. The German national has been in the culinary field for 26 years, beginning in several Michelin-starred fine dining restaurants in Europe. His international career took him to Asia where he found his niche and excelled in [...]
Police were notified that someone had breathed his last following a car accident about 100 meters from Central Festival Pattaya Beach.
The dead man was Pariwat Khemlit, 41, whose skull, arms and legs were broken. Nakorn Pookpan, 39, the dead man’s friend, reported that they were about to cross the road when a car, driven in [...]
An elaborate elephant parade took place at Nong Nooch Garden to celebrate HM The King’s 87th birthday. There were many attractions for the public including an elephant painting the King’s picture and writing the words Long Live The King on a canvas.
Over 1,000 locals and tourists gathered in front of the Royal Garden Plaza to commemorate HM The King’s 87th birthday on December 5. There was also a parade which ended at Bali Hai pier with a candle-lit sing-song and firework display.
Chonburi police have announced that there will be more regular officers and volunteers on patrol over Christmas and New Year, especially on Pattaya Beach Road which is seen as pivotal for tourist safety. Plans have been made to make use of both foot and cycle patrols to act as a deterrent to bag snatchers, prostitutes, [...]
A white Chevrolet Colorado, licensed in Chonburi, crashed into the back of a baht bus entering Sattahip. Ten Russian passengers were injured, but the driver of the pickup, identified as Nattapol, fled the scene without bothering to care for the injured, which included two friends of his. It is believed that several of the passengers [...]