Tourist confidence campaign launched in Phuket


Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul launched a confidence-raising campaign on security and services for tourists to Thailand, viewed as a quality leisure destination.

Mrs. Kobkarn presided over the ceremony for the tourist confidence campaign at Duangjitt Resort and Spa, Phuket, attended by Tourist Police chief Surachet Hakpan and about 1,000 tourist police officers.

The tourism minister said the campaign is aimed to increase tourists’ confidence in police security measures in a bid to promote the positive image of Thailand as a quality leisure destination.

The campaign calls for participation of the general public and private sector to act as good hosts for foreign visitors.

A ceremony for the dispatching of tourist police was held at Bang La police kiosk in Pa Tong district of Phuket.