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Guest Information 2015/1

01 September 2015

Guest Information 2015/ I Update 28th of August 2015

Phuket’s beaches- Commercial Activities Information

Information from the Phuket Governor’s Office.

After months of indecision, the Governor announced on 28th of August 2015 the

solution for Phuket’ beaches with regards to commercial activities.

All Phuket Beaches, inclusive of Patong;

1. Beach goers will be allowed to bring their own chairs, umbrellas and mats, which can be set up in the special assigned zone on the beach.

2. Rental operators are allowed to provide mats and umbrellas.

3. Rental operators can not stake claims to any part of the beach with unoccupied mats and will not be allowed to rent out chairs.

4. No food, no cigarettes and no alcohol to be sold on the beaches.

5. Selling of non-alcoholic beverages will be allowed

6. Vendors supplying goods such as souvenirs, fireworks or Chinese Lanterns will not be allowed.

7. Marine activities such as jet skiing and para-sailing will continue to operate on Phuket beaches.

8. Massage services will be allowed to work within designated areas.

The team and Management at the Holiday Inn will continue to provide you with the latest updated information on what services will be provided on Phuket’s beaches.

Please take note that the Holiday Inn Resort Phuket can not take any responsibility for changes or adjustments or implementations of these policies of services provided on Phuket’s beaches.

Wolfgang Meusburger

General Manager

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