Pattaya was the nineteenth most visited city in the world last year, welcoming almost ten million foreign visitors and about seven million domestic visitors, an increase of 350,000 year over year. This year, the city has essentially been a ghost town due to the Covid19 pandemic and measures taken to control the borders.
Foreign tourists, as a whole, remain locked out of Thailand. The situation has now gone on six months and shows no sign of ending anytime soon. It’s worth noting that some places and businesses are doing allright during this situation, especially those catering to Thais or expats. However, as a whole, the city is struggling.
We won’t talk to much in this article and let the photos do the talking, all taken this weekend in Pattaya, Thailand by Adam Judd. This is part one we will have more later this week.
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