Thailand Showing in Tripadvisor, Five Cities Recognized in Various Categories


Thailand has made an impressive showing in the 2024 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards, with five of its cities being recognized in various categories. Bangkok and Phuket have been listed among the Top 25 Destinations worldwide, securing the 15th and 18th spots, respectively.

Pattaya Beach in Chon Buri claimed the 7th position in the Trending Destinations category, recognized for its beautiful beaches along the Gulf of Thailand. In the realm of culinary delights, Phuket and Chiang Mai were ranked 10th and 17th in the Food Destinations category, respectively. This recognition aligns with their prominence in the Michelin Guide Thailand and Phuket’s designation as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy.

The awards also highlighted Khao Lak in Phang-Nga, which ranked 6th in the Honeymoon Destinations category, noted for its secluded beaches and family-friendly activities. Meanwhile, Bangkok achieved the 11th spot in the new Sustainable Destinations category, marking Thailand’s progress towards sustainable tourism.

Regionally, Bangkok, Phuket, and Chiang Mai were among the Top 25 Destinations in Asia, ranked 5th, 6th, and 16th respectively.

For more detailed information on these recognitions, visit the Tripadvisor website at

The preceding is a press release from the Thai Government PR Department.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.