PHUKET, Thailand --
Nearly a month after the deadly tsunami hit the region, the Phuket
Tourism Association (PTA) reports that life is returning to normal
association said, was only affected along the beach road, leaving
80% of the city untouched. On the beaches on the West Coast of the
island, including Kata, Karon, Nai Han, Nai Yang and Bang Thao,
there was less than 10% damage, according to the PTA.
The PTA is urging
travelers to come back and spend their money on the island, where
it will be channeled into the economy and serve as direct relief to
locals suffering from the tsunami.
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