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EU tourists 'deserve better' in Phuket

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PHUKET - The European Union has called for improvements for tourists from Europe visiting the resort island. 

Transport, safety and jet ski scams were all high on the list of problems facing European visitors, said David Lipman, the EU ambassador to Thailand, who led a delegation in talks on Friday.

Michelangelo Pipan, the Italian ambassador to Thailand, suggested flags be put up to warn tourists to avoid swimming and taking boat trips during the monsoon season. More safeguards should be deployed on beaches for the safety of vacationers, he added.

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