UPDATE: Pattaya hotel operator warns public after Chinese tenants allegedly don’t pay rent for 54 room hotel

Sophon Cable TV (STV)


Chinese nationals who vanished after allegedly not paying rent for seven years on a 54 room hotel contract have to pay 40 million baht compensation following the contract.

A luxury hotel operator warned the public last week in Pattaya at a press conference.

Read more about our previous story HERE.

Yesterday afternoon, Mr. Prem Bussakamwong, a senior executive at the Fairtex Sports Club and Hotel on North Pattaya Road met with Lieutenant Colonel Nitat Wanpradap of the Pattaya City Police to follow up on the case.

PHOTO: Sophon Cable TV (STV)

Referring to the contract, the Chinese tenants still have to pay about seven million baht for seven months in lost rental fees over the past several months.

Moreover, they also have to pay for about 40 million in compensation for damage costs, according to Prem.

PHOTO: Sophon Cable TV (STV)

Lieutenant Coloneal Nitat said they are calling two Thai shareholders in the company to meet at the police station within seven days for further investigation.”

The Thai shareholders in the company that rented the hotel previously have stated they were not aware of the contract and not involved. However, the Chinese Nationals involved have disappeared causing authorities to have to reach out to the Thai partners.

Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.