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Three executives surrender over ‘zero-dollar’ tours

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Tourists walking on Khao San road in Bangkok

Tourists walking on Khao San road in Bangkok. Image from Wikimedia Commons.

THREE executives of tour operators surrendered to police yesterday in response to arrest warrants for their alleged role in a “zero-dollar tour” network, which is deemed illegal and damaging to the Thai tourism industry.

OA Transport executive Thongchai Rungrojrangsi, 60, Royal Gems executive Saithip Rungrojrangsi, 35, and Fu-an executive Winij Chanmanee, 69, showed up at Bangkok’s Phya Thai Police Station along with their lawyers to acknowledge charges of conspiring in secret activities with unlawful intention; to cause damage to the local tourism industry; to operate illegal and unfair tour businesses; and violating the Anti-Money Laundering law.

Full story: The Nation


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