On October 28th 2013 at the meeting room of Phuket Tourism and Sport Office, PPAO Council Member Mr. Saroj Angkanapilas, acting on behalf of PPAO Chief Executive Mr. Paiboon Upattisign, together with relevant departmental heads, joined a meeting to discuss the running of a campaign which aims to promote safety for Phuket tourists. The meeting was chaired by Director of Phuket Tourism and Sport Office – Mr. Santi Pawai.
The start of the campaign to promote tourist safety will take place on November 15th 2013, between 9.00 – 16.30 hrs, at Moevenpick Hotel in Karon. Taking the form of a training seminar the event will see a number of participants including business people, company owners, volunteers and the public. It will cover a number of important tourism related issues such as facts about accidents and disasters, tourist assistance, basic knowledge about first-aid treatment, and demonstration on how to help tourists, among others. The project aims to promote confidence among both local and foreign tourists in the area of their safety when visiting Phuket.