Photograph by 娜达韩 by way of Douyin

The Thai authorities’s plan to spice up tourism faces one other powerful problem after a Chinese girl, who suffered a damaged leg whereas parasailing in Phuket, condemned Thai service suppliers for placing cash earlier than security. She mentioned, “Enterprise operators in Thailand solely noticed a international tourist like me as a supply of revenue.”

The Chinese girl, recognized as Nadahan on social media, recounted the parasailing accident in Phuket in a video shared on her Douyin account yesterday, February 27. Nadahan appeared within the video sporting a hospital robe, and sitting on a affected person’s mattress. Nonetheless, it was not clear whether or not she was in a hospital in Thailand or China.

Nadahan defined that the accident befell on February 24 at Karon Seashore in Phuket. She noticed a parasailing service supplier on the seashore and expressed an curiosity in making an attempt it out.

Nadahan talked about that the employees promptly attended to her wants, but they omitted to coach her within the sport or situation any warnings. Regardless of her request for time to make clear queries about parasailing, the employees disregarded her and insisted she begin parasailing instantly.

“Protected, secure. Hurry, hurry.”

Nadahan began parasailing and every thing went nicely throughout the takeoff. Sadly, the accident occurred when she was touchdown. The parasailing contraption went uncontrolled and her left leg hit the bottom exhausting.

Her left shin broke, exposing the bone. Parasailing operators rushed to provide her first help and contacted the hospital. As a result of heavy site visitors within the space, Nadahan arrived on the hospital very late, about two hours after the accident.

Hospital drama

In line with the Chinese girl, the scenario grew to become worse when the hospital didn’t have the tools to deal with her. About 5 to 6 hours after the accident, she was transferred to a different clinic, Mission Hospital Phuket, the place she underwent surgical procedure.

Nadahan revealed that the physician inserted an iron rod into her leg, inflicting a 15-centimetre-long wound on her leg.

In line with Nadahan’s interpreter, the Thai parasailing operator was livid along with her and accused her of faking a severe damage for cash. The operator didn’t consider the CT scan outcomes till Nadahan confirmed the operator her wound.

Nadahan mentioned that she demanded 200,000 baht in compensation as a result of the price of remedy was round 150,000 baht however the supplier insisted on paying her solely 50,000 baht. She didn’t disclose whether or not or not she acquired the requested quantity.

Nadahan warned others, particularly international vacationers in Thailand, to keep away from excessive sports activities in Thailand. She mentioned she noticed no locals taking part in these sports activities on the seashore. She solely noticed foreigners, largely Chinese, who paid to do the sports activities.

“Thai enterprise operators solely noticed a international tourist like me as a supply of revenue. They don’t care about our lives and security. ”

Headline information

Nadahan additional remarked that the parasailing operator knowledgeable her that accidents happen yearly however seldom make headlines within the information. This revelation led her to the realisation that Thai operators persist in providing the service to vacationers with out enhancing security protocols, seemingly unaffected by previous incidents.

Within the feedback part, Nadahan disclosed that the Thai Tourist Police contacted her concerning the accident and pledged to research the case on her behalf. She queried the Thai authorities whether or not she would obtain help if her video failed to realize traction on social media.

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