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Thailand No 5 for Google honeymoon searches

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In the Google rankings, Thailand came fifth after New Zealand, Cancun in Mexico, The Maldives and Bali. The kingdom ranked ahead of Belize, St. Lucia, Tahiti, the Caribbean and Croatia.

The kingdom’s ranking, which placed it firmly in the top five international destinations in 2013 searched via Google, was confirmed in an article published on Fodor’s Travel, one of the USA’s leading travel websites. ran an article called The World’s Best Honeymoon Destinations for 2014, which read in part, “Thailand is perfect for couples who want to enjoy a mix of activities, from city excursions and nightlife, to mountain trekking, beach-combing and shopping in modern malls as well as outdoor food and flower markets.”

According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) New York Office, the Google survey and the Fodor travel article show that the kingdom is one of the places foremost in people’s minds when seeking out romantic destinations,.

Thawatchai Arunyik, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, said, “This is great news for the Thai tourism industry. And this is on a website [] that processed nearly six billion searches a day in 2013.”

The growth in the number of private luxury pool villas available in many parts of the kingdom is one of the factors that make Thailand so alluring for couples, the TAT said in a press release. Such accommodation allows for absolute privacy, comfort and style – the perfect honeymoon atmosphere.

“Villas tend to boast both private swimming pools and beachfront views, making them ideal for anyone who wants the best of both worlds – gorgeous beaches and perfect privacy.”

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