TTM to focus on “Making the World Better Place through Travel”

Under the theme of “Making the World a Better Place through Travel”, the TTM Talk will feature a line-up of 10 well-recognised experts

Knight Frank sees great potential in Pattaya market

U-Tapao is estimated to bear an annual capacity of 1.2 million passengers this year, up from 700,000 passengers in 2016.

IHG to Grow Thai Presence with 11 more hotels by 2019

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is optimistic about Thailand’s tourism outlook, with plans to add 11 more hotels here for a total of 28 by 2019.

Martial law hits condominium markets at tourist locations

Condominium markets at major tourist destinations have shrunk, with Pattaya and Chiang Mai faring the worst after foreign demand shriveled following the start of martial law.

TAT promotes Pattaya as Second Home to the World

In a statement issued this week, Thailand’s youngest mayor noted that the city of one million “happy inhabitants” had undergone a major revamp and was now more than ready to provide the best of recreational, healthcare and infrastructure facilities.

Pattaya wants to raise foreign condominium ownership to 70%

The foreign quota on condominium ownership is regulated by the Interior Ministry at 49% of saleable space. Allowing a higher limit would help developers already up against their foreign ownership quota sell more units.

Thailand Property – Pattaya reforms foreign ownership to get ready for AEC

Pattaya is forced to expand their beaches to accomodate the increase in tourists With Asean Economic (AEC) forming in 2015, Pattaya officials are buckling down on foreign ownership in condominium projects from 70 per cent to 49 per cent. Deputy mayor, Ronakit Ekasingh said, “Pattaya needs to get ready for the AEC. If we wait until 2015, it may be too late as other countries in Asean are now preparing for the single regional common market.” As Pattaya is a special administrative area, Ekasingh’s hope is for Pattaya to lead the way in promoting investment in Thailand. Additionally to Pattaya being a tourist destination, Phuket is as well which is why a pilot programme should be instilled as both cities have their own administrative authorities

Pattaya: from low-class City, to sea view Condo Galore

Pattaya has jumped a lot in the past seven years from being low-class city to one that offers many options – not just fun – to its visitors. The coming of big shopping mall, Central Festival Pattaya was a big jump for Pattaya City.