Probably significantly less than the 9.1 million visitors Pattaya attracted in 2014.
Of course, things have changed in Pattaya in the last 10 years or so.
These ladies will then be roaming Pattaya Beach Road after dark, always in search of a potential customer, or hang about in bars and nightclubs, mostly in the Walking Street area, that are notorious for their large clientele of freelancers (and an equally large clientele of men looking to hook up with one) and even attract them with discounted drinks.
Then again, have these efforts been really successful?
Or have the chief strategists of the tourism ministry and the TAT been rather naive and presumptuous with their ambitious new advertising strategies for a “clean” Pattaya?
certainly also means that they’re often expected to financially support their less fortunate relatives who usually struggle to make a living in their day labourer jobs.
The average Thai bar girl, no matter how young or old she is (and they’re usually older than they look!
As a single male, you probably won’t just easily spot them there but will sooner rather than later get chatted up by one anyway. (“Normal” Thai women that don’t work in the bar industry would as good as never chat up or date foreign guys in Pattaya.