Phuket’s jet skis stay put

September 30, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Thailand

PHUKET, 30 September 2015: Jet ski operators will be free to continue scamming tourists on Phuket beaches this high season, according to a report in yesterday’s Phuket Gazette.

The newspaper quoted Phuket Governor, Nisit Jansomwong, saying jet skis would still be available at specific zones on the island’s popular beaches.

His decision will disappoint the travel industry on the island, which was hoping for a stronger response from the governor to end decades of scams and accidents attributed to the rental of jet skis.

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