On 7th December 2012, Phuket Governor – Mr.Maitree Inthusuth together with the Major of Cheng Thalay – Mr.Mar-Ann Sumran opened a new tourist center at Surin Beach. The opening also saw the Heads of Government departments, Members of the Cherngtalay SAO and the general public in attendance.
Mr.Mar-Ann said “This Tourist Center has been opened as it is Phuket’s policy to take care of the tourists who arrival here. This Center will provide tourists with all the information they need with regards to local attractions, accommodation, transportation and other services. It will also be an information point in case of a disaster.”
Mr.Maitree said “The Center opened with a lot of help and participation of people from the Surin area who have worked together with SAO staff. It will improve the quality of tourism services and will benefit the tourists tremendously.”