Pattaya mayor requires more safety on Bali Hai pier

After numerous incidents went viral on social media, the mayor of Pattaya ordered officials to crack down on points at the Bali Hai pier. Crimes like price gouging and tour boats operating without licenses have been regularly reported, so as of yesterday there might be a major enhance in police and safety on the pier.
Bali Hai pier is the central boating hub of Pattaya, in accordance with the travel website Pattaya Sanook. It’s where most tourists will go for boating excursions, fishing journeys and scuba diving charters. But just lately points have been popping up, and vacationers making complaints. The Pattaya mayor explained the scenario.
“We have received many complaints about boat operators who haven’t any legal license, some are annoying vacationers and not following service guidelines, unfair boat service fees, and even some boats abandoning passengers after disputes regarding pricing or other issues. These have come from primarily domestic Thai vacationers visiting nearby islands and the pier.”
He went on to elucidate that these events are damaging Pattaya’s image and if left unchecked, might drive away much-needed tourism from town.
“These problems have gone viral on social media which has instantly broken the great image of Pattaya tourism. We have to resolve these problems so as to ensure a positive experience for all tourists. We are persevering with to handle the pier to organize for future occasions in Pattaya where the variety of visitors going to Koh Larn and different islands is forecast to increase considerably, particularly over the fireworks festival and the countdown pageant weekends.”
Pattaya News famous that there were numerous incidents reported on social media final weekend concerning the Pattaya Music Festival. Apparently, there have been Guide of price gouging after the concert on Koh Larn set free, when boats were the only way for individuals to get back to the mainland..

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