Thailand has won the Best Country for People title in the Condé Nast Traveller UK Readers’ Travel Award 2018.
The country was also voted into the third spot for Best Country by travellers around the world, following Italy and Greece.
“That readers of Conde Nast Traveller, one of the world’s leading and most highly respected travel publications, have again this year seen fit to recognise Thailand for multiple best of the world awards, is extremely pleasing,” said Tourism Authority of Thailand governor Yuthasak Supasorn.
“These well-heeled travellers are discerning by nature and as such they honour us with their choices, in the most satisfying of ways.”
The Best Island award went to Greek Islands, with Maldives as the runner-up and Thailand’s Samui island on the ninth spot.
Emirates received the honour for Best Business Airline and Best Airline – Long-Haul Holiday, while Norwegian Air grabbed the title for Best Airline – Short-Haul Holiday.
London’s Heathrow Airport was crowned Best Airport, with Singapore’s Changi Airport in the second position.
On the city level, Rome won Best City for Culture while York snatched Best City for Architecture.
For the full list of winners, visit the website.