Connect with us

Tourism

Bangkok named Best Leisure Destination in Asia Pacific for the sixth time

The Business Traveller Awards 2017 named Bangkok the ‘Best Leisure Destination in the Asia Pacific‘ for the second straight year, marking and a record sixth time

Avatar

Published

on

The Business Traveller Awards 2017 named Bangkok the ‘Best Leisure Destination in the Asia Pacific‘ for the second straight year, marking a record sixth time Thailand’s capital city has received this prestigious international accolade.

Ms. Sarima Chindamat, Director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Hong Kong Office, was on hand to receive the award from the magazine’s representative, Mr. Willian Tang Tat Chi, a Hong Kong-born veteran fashion designer, at a ceremonial luncheon that took place on 8 September in Hong Kong.

Other awards for Thailand included The St Regis Bangkok that won the Best Business Hotel in Bangkok honour.

According to Ms. Sarima, the Best Leisure Destination in the Asia Pacific and the Best Business Hotel in Bangkok awards reflect the hard work and close cooperation between Thailand’s private and public sectors plus an ongoing commitment to the highest standards of service and product excellence.

The Business Traveller Awards 2017 named Bangkok the Best Leisure Destination in the Asia Pacific

The Business Traveller Awards 2017 named Bangkok the ‘Best Leisure Destination in the Asia Pacific‘ for the second straight year, marking and a record sixth time

Ms. Sarima said, “I am delighted that Bangkok has once again been rightly recognised as the Best Leisure Destination in the Asia Pacific. We thank all involved in this award. No one will be resting on our laurels. Even after receiving the accolade for the sixth time, we intend to constantly strive to improve for many years to come.

“Bangkok has superb hotels and improving mass transit infrastructure that helps visitors conveniently move around the city. The destination offers no shortage of entertainment options ranging from superb restaurants, excellent shopping and unique Thai local experience.”

This marked the 26th edition of the Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards. Each year Business Traveller Asia-Pacific magazine confers the Awards based on votes cast by its readers and subscribers. These include frequent travellers who use airports, airlines and hotels services to visit a variety of regional destinations.

Next year, TAT will continue to maintain the destination’s competitive edge in line with its ‘Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018’ marketing plan by providing quality leisure offerings to travellers.

These include but are not limited to ‘Gastronomy Tourism’ highlighting local Thai culinary experiences; ‘Ladies’ Journey’ focusing on the needs and interests of female travellers and ‘Sports Tourism’ for adrenalin enthusiasts who are keen on diving, running marathons or viewing Thailand’s first MotoGP World Championship motorcycle races starting in October 2018.

Read More here

Advertisement
Comments

Tourism

Tourist arrivals plunge 43% on Chinese travel drought

Coronavirus crisis is keeping Thailand’s top vacation spenders away with a 85% decline in Chinese visitors in the first week of February.

Olivier Languepin

Published

on

Tourist numbers from February 1-9 were down 43.4 per cent, said Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, and among Chinese visitors 86.5 per cent.

(more…)

Continue Reading

Tourism

Thailand’s tourism at risk with China virus

Chinese holidaymakers spent almost $18 billion in Thailand last year, more than a quarter of all foreign tourism receipts, government data show.

Olivier Languepin

Published

on

Foreign tourist arrivals hit a record 39.8 million last year after a rise of 7% to 38.2 million in 2018, but the 41 million target set by the TAT may be difficult to reach as mainland China tours are now prohibited from selling trips abroad.

(more…)

Continue Reading

Tourism

Thailand expects at least 40 million travelers in 2020

The Tourism Council of Thailand expects at least 40 million travelers in 2020, a 6% increase compared to 39.7 million foreign visitors last year

Avatar

Published

on

The Tourism Council of Thailand expects at least 40 million travelers will visit Thailand this year, generating some 2.05 trillion baht in revenue, thanks to the government’s tourism promotion measures.

(more…)

Continue Reading

Most Read

Upcoming Events

Wed 19

13th World Congress on Nursing and Health Care

February 19 @ 9:00 am - February 20 @ 5:00 pm BMT
Phuket
Phuket city
Mar 11

Food science conferences

March 11 @ 8:00 am - March 12 @ 5:00 pm BMT
Mar 11

Food science conferences

March 11 @ 9:00 am - March 12 @ 5:00 pm BMT
Mar 22

41st World Dental Science and Oral Health Congress

March 22 @ 9:30 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm BMT

Press Release

Subscribe via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 12,181 other subscribers

Trending