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After the cave: Tourism minister orders inspection of thousands of “adventure sites” in Thailand

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As the drama at the Chiang Rai cave continued Thailand’s tourism supremo ordered inspections at all sites deemed to fall into the category of “adventure tourism”.

After the cave: Tourism minister orders inspection of thousands ofIn a CH7 video produced before the successful location of the boys and their coach in the Tham Luang cave, the media said that tourism minister Weerasak Kowsurat had ordered his and other ministries to cooperate in ensuring the safety of tourists.

The Communications Ministry and Environmental Ministry were urged to cooperate with local agencies.

Weerasak said that there were 4,800 adventure tourism locations and despite the fact that this was now the monsoon season there were still a lot of Thai and foreign tourists to consider.

Boats, harbors and warning signs were mentioned as important things to monitor and check.

Small boats should not be setting off to sea in storms, it was noted.

The CH7 article and video also referred to the state of the families of the boys trapped in the cave though this was before their discovery.

All were affected by stress, headaches, fever and lack of sleep. Three in particular were being closely monitored by medical teams.

Rescue teams were also advised to take rests that would help them do their job better. Many were also under severe stress in the race against time operation.

Thai Visa / CH7

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