A Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) has been signed on Tuesday between Pattaya City Mayor Ittiphol Khunpluem and the CAT telecom president at Pattaya City Hall.
Well, we probably thought that we had seen it all in real estate marketing, but the world-wide ERA marketing group wants to open a Pattaya branch. Their concept is to thoroughly train sales people first, so that their property brokerage franchises are successful.
It was time for Pattaya’s Business & Tourism Association (PBTA) to review 2009, and then make plans for this year. At this first 2010 meeting Pattaya City Hall has also put forward their 13-point strategy for the future.
The “One Village” project is not your usual housing development, but offers large, exclusive residences south of Pattaya at a quiet Na-Jontien location, just past the Thai-Austrian Technical College on the southern side of Sukhumvit and only 2.7 kilometres off this expressway.
After a very flat real estate trading market since the world-wide recession, the members of the Real Estate Brokers Association - Eastern Seaboard (REBA-ES) are commenting that the Pattaya & Thai Eastern Seaboard areas are steadily recovering.
The Thai economy is expected to grow at an accelerating rate this year if the prolonged political conflicts ease, according to a top banker.
South Korean Prime Minister Chung Un-Chan announced a blueprint for the development of a US$14.6 billion city that will operate as an educational and scientific hub for the South East Asian nation.
Despite disappointingly small discoveries of oil in northeastern Thailand, two companies are continuing exploration with hopes that success will be achieved, according to a senior Ministry of Energy official.
Thailand’s exports this year are projected to increase moderately from those of last year as a result of the global economic recovery and the expansion of shipments to China and ASEAN, according to the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC).
Thai Airways International (THAI) executive board chairman Wallop Bhukkanasut resigned over an excess luggage scandal, effective Tuesday, according to Ampon Kitti-ampon, chairman of THAI’s board of directors.
Bank of Thailand (BoT) Governor Tarisa Wattanagase on Monday allowed that the baht would fluctuate more heavily this year since foreign capital is set to flow into Asia in a larger amount.
The Foundation of a “Pattaya Centre For Sustainable & Excellent Business Management” (PCEBE) has been established to aid local businesses.
More help is on the way for “Small Business Enterprises,” with the formation of a new Thai Government body named the Small Business Credit Guarantee Corporation (SBCG). New business enterprises that are having problems raising enough financial capital, now will be given the opportunity to be granted Thai Government assistance.
The Diana Inn Hotel on Pattaya’s Second Road has introduced a new concept into the local hotel industry, by placing a 24hr Post Office within the hotels lobby, located directly next to the reception desk.
Pattaya’s Real Estate Brokers Association of the Eastern Seaboard (REBA-ES) recently held their final meeting of 2009 at the Gulliver’s Restaurant in North Pattaya. Following the meeting REBA members enjoyed their end of year Christmas party in the courtyard of the restaurant.
Sale and rental transactions have continued to increase in the Jomtien and Pattaya region, due to the value for money that is available to foreign investors. Long haul flights from Europe and America are becoming increasingly affordable with many choosing Pattaya as a holiday location due to its close proximity to Bangkok.
The Nova Hotel Group officially opened their new 4-star “Nova Gold Hotel” located in Central Pattaya, only 10 minutes walk from the famous Pattaya Beach.
The Daika Estate Company has announced its plans to expand its development in Pattaya with a new condominium project planned to commence in the first quarter of 2010.
Formerly known as Thai Farmers Bank, but now called the Kasikorn Bank, this progressive financial institution provides personal and commercial banking, international trade, and capital market services, plus Internet banking as well. Their new branch on the second floor of the Carrefour shopping complex in Central Pattaya is bigger than most, and offers a wide range of services.
For the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand’s (BCCT) big pre-Christmas party, the serene setting at the Horseshoe Point Resort & Country Club was the best that there is around Pattaya.