Pattaya’s struggling entertainment sector calls for later closing times

Entertainment officials in Pattaya say the tourism economic system would enhance if the closing time for venues serving alcohol was 1am instead of the present 11pm.
The secretary of the Pattaya Association of Entertainment Venue Operators told the Bangkok Post many pubs, bars, and karaoke parlours have delayed reopening as restaurants as they consider having an 11pm closing time would limit them from making a revenue.
The secretary mentioned business operators must instantly maintain talks to plan ways to attract vacationers again, since some neighbouring international locations have scrapped quarantine necessities to draw tourists. He mentioned that in Thailand vacationers from Europe and the US are coming again, and venues in the central walking street must be ready to reopen as restaurants to welcome them back.
He additionally noted that tourists from Russia had been coming again as nicely, but that supply is now all however shut off.
Classified comes a week after Pattaya’s public relations division ‘requested‘ that people not hold events or gatherings with more than 50 people. Pattaya also postponed a music festival last month after 1,250 new Covid-19 infections hit Chon Buri province.
The entertainment secretary advised the Bangkok Post he hopes the tourism sector will recuperate soon, and tourism businesses will be in a position to resume operations in April. He mentioned extending closing times to 1am ought to assist with this..

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