Awards & Accolades

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Thailand continues to earn accolades as a top global MICE destination, and stays ahead as a thought-leader country that’s redefining business events. Here are some of the awards we have received over the years.

2016
  • Best Hotel Award 2016 - Cape Nidhra Hotel Hua Hin (Booking.Com)
  • Destination of the year 2016 - Thailand (TTG Travel Awards)
  • Best Business Hotel 2016 - Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok (TTG Travel Awards)
  • Best City Hotel - Bangkok 2016 - Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok (TTG Travel Awards)
  • Favourite Leisure City in the World 2016 - BANGKOK (Business Traveller China - BTC)
  • Best Resort Hotel in Asia-Pacific 2016 - Four Seasons Samui (Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards)
  • World's Leading Green Resort 2016 - InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, Thailand (World Traveller Award World Winners)
  • World's Leading Wedding Resort 2016 - Conrad Koh Samui, Thailand (World Traveller Award World Winners)
  • Asia's Leading Beach Resort - InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, Thailand (World Traveller Award World Winners)
  • Asia's Leading Boutique Hotel - The Sarojin, Thailand (World Traveller Award World Winners)
  • Asia's Leading Design Hotel - Hilton Pattaya, Thailand (World Traveller Award World Winners)
  • Asia's Leading Hotel Residences - Conrad Koh Samui Residences, Thailand (World Traveller Award World Winners)
  • Asia's Leading Inflight Service - AirAsia (World Traveller Award World Winners)
  • Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline - AirAsia (World Traveller Award World Winners)
  • Asia's Leading Luxury All Suite Hotel - Tower Club at lebua, Thailand (World Traveller Award World Winners)
2015
  • Top Ten Best Cities in Travel + Leisure Survey 2015 (World Travel Awards)
  • Asia's Leading Beach Destination 2015 (World Travel Awards)
  • Asia's Leading Honeymoon Resort 2015 - Conrad Koh Samui, Thailand (World Travel Awards)
  • Asia's Leading New Resort 2015 - Kata Rocks, Thailand (World Travel Awards)
  • Asia's Leading Sports Resort 2015 - Thanyapura Phuket, Thailand (World Travel Awards)
  • Leading Villa Resort - Kata Rocks, Thailand (World Travel Awards)
  • Asia's Leading Spa Resort 2015 - Layana Resort & Spa, Thailand (World Travel Awards)
  • Best South-East Asian Airline (TTG Travel Awards)
  • Best City Hotel - Bangkok - Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok (TTG Travel Awards)
  • Best Beach Resort - Amari Phuket (TTG Travel Awards)
  • Best Convention & Exhibition Bureau - Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TTG Travel Awards)
  • Best Travel Agency - Thailand - Asian Trails (TTG Travel Awards)
  • Best Asia-Pacific Airline (ranked No.3) - Thai Airways Presented by Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards
  • Best Economy Class (ranked No.2) - Thai Airways (Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards)
  • Best Frequent-Flyer Programme (ranked No.3) - Thai Airways – Royal Orchid (Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards)
  • Best Airline Lounge in Asia-Pacific(ranked No.3) - Suvarnabhumi Airport (Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards)
  • Best Resort Hotel in Asia-Pacific (ranked No.2) - Anantara Phuket Villas (Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards)
  • Best Airport Hotel in Asia-Pacific(ranked No.3) - Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand (Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards)
  • World's Leading All Suite Hotel 2015 - Tower Club at Lebua, Thailand (World Travel Awards)
  • World's Leading Green Resort 2015 - Anantara Hua Hin Resort & Spa, Thailand (World Travel Awards)
  • Asia's Leading Beach Resort 2015 - InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, Thailand (World Travel Awards)
2014
  • Asian Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction - Thailand (Travel Age West’s WAVE)
  • Best City - Bangkok (Travel + Leisure India & South Asia)
  • Best Country - Thailand (Travel + Leisure India & South Asia)
  • Best Family Destination - Thailand (Travel + Leisure India & South Asia)
  • Best Leisure Destination - Thailand (Travel + Leisure India & South Asia)
  • Best Wedding Destination - Thailand (Runner-up) (Travel + Leisure India & South Asia)
  • Best Convention & Exhibition Bureau - Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) (TTG Travel Awards)
  • Best Business City in Southeast Asia (First runner-up) (Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards)
  • Best Leisure Destination in Asia-Pacific (Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards)
  • Global Beachfront Awards - Thailand (The Beachfront Club)
  • The Most Popular Tourist Destination in Asia - Thailand (The German Travel Industry Group Go Asia)
  • Asia's Leading Beach Destination - Thailand (World Travel Awards)
2013
  • Best Country - Thailand (Travel + Leisure India & South Asia)
  • Best Wedding Destination - Thailand (Travel + Leisure India & South Asia)
  • Best Convention & Exhibition Bureau - Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) (TTG Travel Awards)
  • Destination of the Year - Thailand (TTG Travel Awards)
  • Best Destination for Cultural Tourism - Thailand (Business Destinations Awards)
  • Best Golf Destination (Safari India National Tourism Awards)
  • Best Leisure Destination in the Asia-Pacific - Bangkok (Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards)
  • Best Spa Destination (Asia) - Thailand (GeoSpa AsiaSpa India Awards)
  • Most Favourite Country (Conde Nast Traveller Reader’s Travel Awards)
2012
  • Best Business Cities in ASEAN - Bangkok ranked No.2 (Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards)
  • Best Business Events Country in Asia - Thailand ranked No.3 (CEI Magazine)
  • Best Country - Thailand (Travel + Leisure India & South Asia)
  • Best Wedding Destination - Thailand (Travel + Leisure India & South Asia)
  • Global Destination City Index for 2012 - Bangkok ranked No.3 (Forbes Magazine and Master Card)
  • Most Popular Travel Destination in Asia - Thailand (Go Asia Award in Berlin)
  • The Number of International Conventions and Exhibition Host - Thailand ranked No.1 (ICCA & UFI)
  • The World’s Best Tourist Country (Norwegian Grand Travel Award)
  • Travelers' Choice Destination on the Rise - Chiang Mai ranked No.8 (TripAdvisor.com)
  • World's Best Countries for Food - Thailand (TripAdvisor.com)
  • World's Best City 2012 - Bangkok (Travel + Leisure Magazine)
2011
  • Asia’s Leading Meeting & Conference Destination - Bangkok (World Travel Awards)
  • Best Tourist Country - Thailand (Swedish Grand Travel Award)
  • The World’s Best Tourist Country (Norwegian Grand Travel Award)
  • World’s Best City - Bangkok (Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards)