Travel + Leisure India & South Asia announced the results of its fourth edition of the India’s Best Awards 2014 at The Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel & Residences. Thailand bagged ‘The Best Wedding Destination’, this is the fourth year in a row where Thailand has received the best wedding destination award from Travel + Leisure. The polling was conducted as a reader’s choice both through the magazine and online in 2014 over a period of 6 months. In addition to this, opinions of a panel of outstanding experts were also taken into consideration.
Ms. Runjuan Tongrut, Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand receives the award on behalf of her organisation.
Thailand’s blissful and spectacular beaches, tropical climate, misty mountains, diverse & fascinating culture, hospitable people, exotic cuisine and world class luxury hotels & resorts attract visitors and keep bringing them back, so much that it features among the most popular tourist destinations in South East Asia. Beside traditional and grand wedding celebrations,Thailand’s Underwater Weddings,Jungle Weddings and Cruise Weddings are also gaining popularity.
Every year around 200 Indian weddings are held in Thailand at different exotic locations- while venues in Bangkok, Hua Hin and Phuket like Shangri-La Hotel and Anantara Riverside Resort & Spa Bangkok, Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa and Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket are some of the venues where many Indian weddings are held, the newer destinations in Rayong and Koh Chang are the new choices for destination weddings and social events.
Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok
Secret Garden at Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket
Not only from India, couples from all over the world choose Thailand for their dream wedding and honeymoon. Besides weddings, celebrations such as birthdays, anniversary parties, family re-unions are a common feature in Thailand. As it is rightly said- Discover Thainess in Amazing Thailand and get an amazing experience, be it a holiday, honeymoon or a celebration!