25/06/2013 MUMBAI - Thailand won the ‘Best Value Destination (International)’ award conferred by Lonely Planet Magazine India at its recent awards ceremony in Mumbai, India.
This is the second consecutive year Thailand has won this award. Mr. Sethaphan Buddhani – Director, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mumbai received the award from Bollywood actor Mr. Tusshar Kapoor. Another award that brought pride to Thailand was the ‘Best Hotel (Value)’ award won by Amari Watergate Bangkok.
Mr. Sethaphan commented, “We are proud to be conferred these awards by the Lonely Planet, a world renowned travel publication. It is even more gratifying to be recognised by esteemed members of the Indian travel industry as a destination with a high value-for-money factor, world-class attractions and activities. This award affirms that we have been successful in achieving our marketing objectives.”
Initiated in 2012, the Lonely Planet awards are one of the most credited awards in the travel industry, judged by a team of travel experts, authors, commissioning editors and selected members of the travel community. Lonely Planet Magazine India is one of the leading travel publications in India with a readership of about 400,000.
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