19 November 2009 – Phuket Governor Vichai Praisa-ngob said in a meeting about jet-ski scam yesterday that he has been assigned by the government to solve this problem and bring tourists’ confidence back.
“Almost 90 percent of about 200 Jet Ski from 5 beaches all over Phuket have now been registered. 185 of those have been insured by The Ayudhya Insurance PCL. While the rest 17 jet skis at Bangtao beach are now on discussion. ” told Governor.
He also revealed that Phuket Jet Ski Club on Thursday 26th November from 9.00am onward will have an event to tell public that they are now the authorised jet skis. Hoping this helps improve Phuket’s tourism and jet ski’s image in the eye of global audience.