Thai tourism entities won nine honors at the TTG Travel Awards 2014 as the annual event celebrated its Silver Jubilee with 82 of the Asia-Pacific’s best and brightest organizations and individuals.
Thailand’s national carrier, Thai Airways International (THAI), won two awards, recognized as the Best Southeast Asian Airline in the Airline Awards category. In addition, THAI was crowned the Best Airline – Business Class in the BT-MICE Awards category, which also recognized the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau as the Best Convention and Exhibition Bureau, and the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok as the Best Business Hotel.
In the Hotels – Individual Property category, Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok was crowned the Best City Hotel – Bangkok, while in the Travel Agency category, Asian Trails was named the Best Travel Agency Thailand. The long-time pride of Thailand, the Royal Cliff Hotels Group – the State of Exclusivity and Fascination presented the country prominently being among the industry’s very best in the Travel Hall of Fame.
Amid strong competition, two of Thailand’s tourism organizations have made their way into the TTG Travel Awards as first-time winners. Centara Grand Beach Resort and Villas Hua Hin was named the Best Beach Resort in the Resorts – Individual Property category. Bringing additional pride to Thailand, the Centara Hotels and Resorts was named the Sustainable Travel Company of the Year, a new honor in the Outstanding Achievement Awards category.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) joined the Asia-Pacific’s travel industry in congratulating all 82 winners at the 25th TTG Travel Awards 2014 Ceremony and Gala Dinner on October 2 at the Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld in Bangkok.