Mumbai, May 10, 2012 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand was honoured with the “Best Value Destination (International)” award by Lonely Planet magazine in India during a glittering award ceremony held at the Trident Hotel in South Mumbai on 3rd May 2012.
The awards function was attended by some of India’s top Bollywood and corporate leaders in addition to a mix of travel industry heads that included aviation, hotels, resorts, tour operators, state and international tourism boards.
Ayushman Khurana presents the “Best Value Destination (International)” award to Ms. Suladda Sarutilavan, Assistant Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mumbai.
Presenting the award to Ms Suladda Sarutilavan, Assistant Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mumbai Office, was the latest entrant in B-town, Ayushman Khurana.
Commenting on the award, Mr Sethaphan Buddhani, Director for the Tourism Authority of Thailand said, “We are honoured to have received this award from Lonely Planet as a testament that Thailand has been positioned effectively as a destination that offers global and Indian visitors value for their hard-earned money and a quality experience at an affordable value.”
Mr. Buddhani further elaborated, “We are today India’s largest outbound travel destination and an award of this stature further boosts our efforts at positioning Thailand across all segments such as the up-market traveler, leisure segments such as golfing, and wellness, and niche segments that include weddings, honeymooners, senior citizen travels and the family that wishes to explore new areas of Amazing Thailand.”
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