Pattaya Remains Top Choice for Thais for Upcoming Long Mother’s Day Holiday, According to Agoda

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Pattaya’s reputation as a family-friendly destination never recedes as online travel agent Agoda recently revealed that the resort city is still the most popular choice for domestic tourists who plan to enjoy their upcoming extended holiday during Mother’s Day.

According to Agoda’s data, among the 10 tourist destinations, Pattaya is the most sought-after spot by Thai travelers who intend to go on vacation during the extended Mother’s Day holiday period from August 12th to the 14th.

Compared to last year, 2022, Pattaya remains the top choice for Thai people, followed by Hua Hin and Cha-am in second place. Meanwhile, Bangkok has risen to third place, surprisingly surpassing Khao Yai National Park (ranked 4th), while Kanchanaburi province has moved up to the 5th spot from its previous 7th position.

Notably, Khao Kho National Park, the most well-known nature reserve in southern Thailand, enters this list for the first time, securing the 10th spot in the rankings.Based on Agoda’s search data, during the Mother’s Day holiday period, urban and mountain destinations have gained equal popularity as beach destinations this year.

Meanwhile, in 2022, Thai people preferred to travel to the seaside the most, with beach destinations dominating the top 10 list, accounting for 6 out of 10 spots.As for Thailand’s National Mother’s Day, it is celebrated annually on August 12th. For this year, it aligns with Saturday, therefore consequently granting Thai citizens an additional day off on Friday, August 11th.

Mother’s Day is regarded as an opportunity for people to express their love and appreciation for their mothers. This occasion leads to a nationwide enthusiasm for planning family vacations, allowing everyone to spend quality time together and create joyful memories. Mother’s Day, therefore, represents another significant holiday for the tourism industry in Thailand.

Meanwhile, Pattaya, for the second year, continues to stand as the premier coastal city destination, with its urban life and non-stop entertainment. The city boasts lively beaches during the daytime and a myriad of entertainment options come nightfall.

There’s a diverse array of attractions to explore in Pattaya, including family-friendly activities such as taking three-dimensional photos at Art In Paradise Pattaya and leisurely strolls through the charming Four Regions Floating Market. Visitors can also indulge in local shopping and savor hundreds of delectable seafood cuisine.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Pattaya News, owned by our parent company TPN media.

Goongnang Suksawat
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 four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some 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.