Tourist police in Thailand have launched a new safety app. The mobile technology is aimed at improving safety of tourists. The app known as Tourist Buddy Application works via a smart-phone and offers safety tips as well as travel information. Tourists can also get in touch with any emergency call center and also police station within the country. The 1155 hotline number is accessible 24/7.
In a bid to improve their services as well as image, tourist police in Thailand have rolled-out an aggressive campaign .The virtual app is viewed as being the most innovative. According to the application’s creator, Pol.Maj.Gen.Roy Inkapairoj who is also the Commander in-charge of Tourist Police Division, the number of tourists is set to rise. And in order to provide efficient services it was critical to launch an innovative security application.
He further asserted that the app would come handy in providing tourists with up-to-date information around the clock. In so doing, it would play an important role in promoting traditions, tourism, festivals and culture in the country. The tourist police in the country realized the necessity of offering tourists effective help, comfort, security and care.