Tourist boats in Phuket

New tourism minister highlights visitor-safety

The new tourism and sports minister has made the setting of safety standards to regain the confidence of foreign tourists his priority task.

Speaking on arrival for his first day at work, Pipat Ratchakitprakan said the ministry would engage volunteer police in communities to supervise visitors in each tourism area. The initiative will start later this year.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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