BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has teamed up with private businesses in Chon Buri to organise “TAT Hot Deal @Pattaya” from July until December, TAT Pattaya Office director Pinnart Charoenphol said.
The partners under this campaign include members of the Eastern Region Hotel Association, the Chon Buri Tourist Attractions Association, Pattaya City Spa Club and e-commerce platform Shopee, ” she said.
“More than 100 hotels, spas, restaurants and entertainment venues in Pattaya will offer tourists up to 50 per cent discount, ” she confirmed.
From July 1 to 15, Shopee will sell 8,000 vouchers from participating businesses at 50 per cent discount, and customers can choose when they want to visit the province anytime from July 15 until Dec 24.
“This campaign aims to boost tourism in Pattaya after the Covid-19 lockdown was lifted, as well as restore tourists’ confidence in Chon Buri’s capability to control the outbreak for the safety of both residents and visitors, ” she added.
Meanwhile, Pattaya Mayor Sonthaya Khunpluem said the city has prepared measures to prevent Covid-19 from spreading again and make tourist attractions ready for the new normal era in tourism.
“Business operators must follow the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration guidelines, while social distancing must be maintained at public attractions such as Pattaya Beach, Jomtien Beach, South Pattaya Walking Street and the floating market, ” Sonthaya said.
Chon Buri has reported 87 accumulated cases of Covid-19, with 85 patients having recovered and been discharged, and 2 deaths. There has been no report of a new case in the province since May 4. - The Nation/Asia News Network