Pattaya Daily News

20 December 2012 :: 13:12:51 pm 69590

Holiday Tourists Flooding Pattaya With Cash

Joyful Pattaya businesses and hotels reaching 100 percent capacity are enjoying the flowing cash of the busy season. An added bonus is the many tourists who continue to stay in Pattaya after the holidays. A business leader estimated that in the one-week period between Christmas and New Year’s Day, more than 6 billion baht is being circulated in Pattaya.
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PATTAYA – December 20, 2012 [Pattaya Daily News]; The beginning of the high season has started in Pattaya with tourists flooding the city, said Mr. Wiwat Pattanasin, president of the business and tourism association of Pattaya City.

With Christmas and the New Year’s festivals approaching, the whole city is bustling with activity, with the Russian, Chinese, Indian and European tourists rapidly filling the accommodations and hotels around the city, he said. Pattaya’s hotel rooms and accomodations are about 90% full right now, Mr. Wiwat said, and will soon reach 100 percent capacity.

Business owners in Pattaya have been preparing to welcome the customers by expanding their rooms, setting up decorations, adding workers, and having extra services to meet the demand of all the visitors.

Businesses are getting fully prepared for the New Year’s Eve and the New Year festival. Besides the liveliness of building to the peak of the holiday season, after the New Year’s celebrations, the city is still busy with a large number of tourists continue to stay in Pattaya for extended vacations, he said.

The tourists spend freely during their vacations, which makes it a prosperous time for local business, he said. Mr. Wiwat estimated that in the 7-8 day period between Christmas and the New Year, more than 6 billion baht is being circulated in Pattaya.

Reporter : Samart   Photo : Samart   Category : Business News

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