Bangkok, 22 June, 2018 – Canadian travel agents recently named Thailand as the Asia-Pacific’s top destination at the recent Agents’ Choice Awards hosted by Baxter Media, Canada’s largest provider of travel industry news and information.
The survey was distributed in January across Baxter Media’s top publications: Canadian Travel Press, Travel Courier, Press Today, and TravelPress.com. Over 6,000 Canadian travel agents cast their votes across 43 categories to honour the best and the brightest in the travel and tourism industry.
This most recent accolade comes just months after the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) officially opened its 28th overseas office in Toronto on 23 April, 2018, which proved a perfect platform to launch the ‘Amazing Thailand’s Open to the New Shades’ marketing concept in Canada.
TAT Governor Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn said, “TAT is very honoured to receive this prestigious award from Baxter Media, and it makes us even more optimistic about the future.
“This award is a big part of a very exciting year for TAT after opening its first Canada office in Toronto this year. TAT has been present in the country for 17 years, but now with a full office, Thailand can strengthen its presence and increase inbound arrivals from the already very lucrative Canadian market.”
In previous years, the Destinations category only consisted of Favourite Honeymoon Destination, but this year, six new categories were added by Baxter; such as, Favourite Canada Destination, Favourite Europe Destination, and Favourite Asia Pacific Destination.
Thailand was included in the category, Favourite Asia Pacific Destinations together with other prominent Asia Pacific destinations, like China, Japan, Indonesia, and Vietnam. However, the results showed that Thailand had a significant lead above top competitors, China and Japan, with the TAT Toronto Office graciously accepting the award.