Bangkok, 13 September, 2018 – Bangkok is celebrating its most recent award after being named the ‘Best Leisure Destination in the Asia Pacific’ by Business Traveller Awards 2018 for the third consecutive year. This also marks the seventh time the Thai capital has won this accolade between 2008 and this year, and the multiple awards for Thailand over the past few months.
Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications, received the award from Business Traveller Asia-Pacific magazine’s representative, Ms. Ruby Yang, a Hong Kong Film Director, at the 27th Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards ceremony that took place today (13 September) in Hong Kong.
In addition, Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok was voted the ‘Best Business Hotel in Bangkok’. The hotel’s General Manager, Mr. Gordon Fuller (below picture, left), was also in Hong Kong to receive the award. He was jointly congratulated by TAT’s Mr. Tanes and TAT Hong Kong Office Director Ms. Sarima Chindamat.
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 hotel services to visit a variety of regional destinations.