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Swedish consulate opens in Pattaya

Swedish consulate opens in Pattaya

His Excellency, Honorary Consul Chatchawal Supachayanont (middle) is joined by Pattaya City officials and hoteliers for the opening ceremony of the new Swedish consulate at Dusit Thani Pattaya. His Excellency received the Royal appointment from HM King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and the Royal command of HM the King of Thailand was granted in [...]

Thai food delights all

Thai food delights all

Central Festival Pattaya Beach hosted the fifth annual Thai Food Festival in conjunction with the Tourism Authority of Thailand and others. Vilaiwan Twichsri, a TAT deputy governor, said the festival is one of the Kingdom’s favorite tourist attractions, featuring a blend of so many cultural influences. Some 40 local restaurants participated in the event which [...]

Hilton Pattaya earns Thailand Accessible Tourism Awards

Hilton Pattaya earns Thailand Accessible Tourism Awards

Hilton Pattaya has received the 2013 Thailand Accessible Tourism Awards certified by Department of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Thailand. The award is presented to hotels that exemplify the high standard of universal design and provide accessibility to all guests including the elderly, handicapped and pregnant women.

“This award is testament that Hilton Pattaya [...]

Hotel staff learn about good service

Hotel staff learn about good service

A-One The Royal Cruise Hotel Pattaya hosted a project to enhance staff understanding of guest care. Some 200 employees were awarded certificates and badges for attending the one-day seminar.

ONYX Hospitality Group names EVP, COO

ONYX Hospitality Group names EVP, COO

ONYX Hospitality Group has appointed Douglas Martell as executive vice president, chief operating officer. The 13-year veteran of IHG, where he was vice president of operations, Southwest Asia, was responsible for hotel operations in India, Bangladesh and Nepal. With a career spanning more than 25 years, Martell brings with him a wealth of operational experience, [...]

Tulip Group hosts Miss Russia in Thailand beauty pageant

Tulip Group hosts Miss Russia in Thailand beauty pageant

A beauty pageant hosted by Tulip Group at Centara Grand Phratamnak will select Miss International Russia Thailand on August 29.
Focusing on beauty, style and elegance, the pageant is screening applicants in the hotel lobby until August 3. Twenty contestants will be selected, one of whom will be crowned Miss International Russia Thailand and awarded a [...]

Police raid more gambling dens

Police raid more gambling dens

Police confiscated nearly 100 slot machines when they raided a Soi Buakhao shophouse. More than 30 police officers stormed the premises at 5:30 a.m. after being tipped off by an informant. Six gamblers were arrested along with their driver, Weera Nasap, who said he knew only that the machines were owned by a man whose [...]

Potato chips with ice

Potato chips with ice

Pattaya police station officers checked food being brought to prisoners by visitors and busted a woman with 0.93 gram of crystal methamphetamine hidden in a bag of crisps. Jintana Onsaad, 24, admitted trying to bring in the banned substance to a man being detained in the cells; she had herself been jailed on a drug [...]

Shopkeepers are very angry

Shopkeepers are very angry

Ten shopkeepers renting space at Mimosa, the commercial development opposite the Ambassador City Jomtien Hotel, complained to the Pattaya Office of Consumer Protection that the terms of their contracts were not being honored. For example, the company had agreed not to charge customers admission to visit the complex, yet tickets were still being sold by [...]

Drug testing at night club

Drug testing at night club

Russian translator explains to customers at the Mixx-Discotheque, Bali Hai, why police asked for urine samples. Licensed premises are being searched for narcotics under the social policy of the National Council for Peace and Order. Three Russian tourists and two club workers tested positive for drugs and were arrested.

1 - 15 July 2014

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