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Thailand Named Best Wedding Destination for the 4th Year in a Row

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Thailand has been named the best wedding destination for the fourth year in a row by Travel + Leisure India & South Asia. The honor was awarded at India’s Best Awards 2014 at New Delhi’s Leela Ambiance Gurgaon Hotel. This is the fourth consecutive year the country has been given this honor from the prestigious travel magazine.

weddingPolling for the award was conducted as a reader’s choice over a 6-month period. The poll was available both online and through the magazine. Opinions of leading travel experts were also taken into consideration.

Juthaporn Rerngronasa, who is Acting Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, called Thailand the “perfect wedding destination” with “romantic wonders,” referring to the country’s tropical beaches and green mountains. She went on to praise the country’s high level of accommodation and warm climate, and noted that the country’s high Indian population allowed couples to plan an unforgettable wedding.

Aside from traditional weddings, couples can also opt for more unique celebrations, including underwater, jungle and cruise weddings.

Each year, approximately 200 Indian weddings are hosted in Thailand. In 2014, the country welcomed over 940,000 visitors from India who spent approximately 7 days in the country and spent around 5,491.83 baht per person each day.

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