Ko Samui was named Asia's second-best island and the world's seventh best; four Bangkok hotels were named among the top 100 in the world.
Thailand's Tourism Authority (TAT) is pleased to announce that the country performed well in the Travel + Leisure's 'World's Best Awards 2021' survey, with destinations and hotels named among the best in the world.
Both Bangkok and Chiang Mai were in the top ten of the World's Best Cities category, with Chiang Mai coming in ninth with a score of 90.06 and Bangkok coming in tenth with a score of 89.81.
Ko Samui was ranked second in the Top 5 Islands in Asia category with a score of 90.34, and seventh in the Top 25 Islands in the World.
Four Bangkok hotels made the list of the Top 100 Hotels in the World. With a score of 99.38, Capella Bangkok is ranked fourth on the list. The Chao Phraya River's Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok is ranked 55th, while The Sukhothai Bangkok is ranked 73rd.
The Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok was also inducted into the Hall of Fame, indicating that it had been voted into the Top 100 Hotels in the World list for the previous ten years in a row.
The World's Best Awards are determined by an annual reader survey, and voting for the 2021 edition took place from January 11 to May 10, 2021. In the United States, there are categories for airlines, airports, car rental, cities, cruise ships, destination spas, hotels, hotel brands, islands, tour operators, safari outfitters, and national parks.