Thailand: Andaman Phuket and Simplitel hotels location of recent thefts of Russian tourists

Posted on February 6, 2013 • Filed under: Asia, Thailand, Tourist Robbed

According to, the incidents took place in two different hotels – Andaman Phuket Hotel in Patong and the Simplitel at Karon Beach Phuket – details of the cases are almost identical. The money was stolen from hotel room safe boxes while the owners were on one- or two-day trips, and all the victims were clients of the same tour company – Coral Travel. Last weekend, the Russian tourists gathered in the lobby of the Simplitel to discuss the problem with hotel administration, tourist police volunteers and Coral Travel representatives. Read Article

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