Thailand ranks 6th telegraph must-visit places

Thailand ranks 6th in UK-Telegraph’s must-visit places in 2024

Thailand is the only Asian country within the top 10 in The Telegraph’s list of “The 20 places you must visit in 2024,” securing the 6th position.

The British media agency’s compilation features a global spectrum of travel destinations, with Thailand shining brightly as a must-explore locale in Southeast Asia. The Telegraph’s top ten rankings paint a diverse canvas of captivating locales:

  1. Newfoundland and Labrador, in Canada;
  2. Bad Ischl and the Salzkammergut, Austria;
  3. Norwegian slopes, Scandinavia;
  4. Okavango Delta, Botswana;
  5. Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland;
  6. Thailand, Southeast Asia;
  7. Exmoor, England;
  8. Stirling, Scotland;
  9. Paris, France;
  10. Kea, Greece.

Thailand’s appeal is further accentuated by its prominence on the Airbnb platform, emerging as the preferred winter destination for Chinese tourists. The first month of 2024 witnessed over 3.5 million Chinese visitors, with cities such as Phuket and Bangkok ranking among the top 20 most-searched destinations.

Key cities, including Phuket (1st), Bangkok (2nd), Chiang Mai (7th), Koh Samui (10th), and Pattaya (12th), have also earned accolades from TripAdvisor travelers.

Looking to elevate its tourism offerings, Thailand is gearing up for the construction of a Seaplane Terminal in Phuket. This strategic move aims to enhance the overall visitor experience and stimulate tourism revenue, positioning Thailand as a forward-thinking and dynamic destination.

Thailand’s allure lies not only in its stunning natural landscapes but also in its rich cultural tapestry, deep-rooted traditions, and the warm hospitality of its people.

As the nation sets its sights on 2024, a comprehensive plan unfolds to create a new tourism ecosystem characterized by high-value experiences, sustainable practices, and an equitable distribution of income to local communities across the country.

Source: The Telegraph