The BYD Lofts - Restaurant & Bistro, in the heart of Patong:
Phuket Island, received the , by the 18th Annual Readers Choice,
from the New-York based Condé Nast "Traveller" Magazine (85.51%), in November 2005.
The Swedish Travel Trade has rated the Kingdom of Thailand, .
The 4th consecutive year that Thailand has won the travel industry award. (February 24, 2005).
Phuket awarded for "Best Destination in Southeast Asia", at the Moscow
International Tourist & Travel Exhibition - MITT 2005, held in Moscow, March 23-26, 2005.
Phuket Island, received the inaugural , by the Arabian Travel Market,
under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and
Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, on May 3, 2006.
Phuket Island was ranked 10th (84.06%), first-time-rating, as , by the "Travel & Leisure" Magazine, out of 500 selected island destinations, on September 24, 2006.
The Norwegian Travel Trade has rated the Kingdom of Thailand.
The fourth year in a row Thailand wins. The "Grand Travel Award 2007" was presented
at the annual
award presentation organized by "Travel News", an independent Norwegian travel trade magazine.
"TIME Readers’ Travel Choice Awards" honouring the . Readers of TIME Magazine have chosen Phuket and Bangkok as their preferred holiday destinations
throughout the Asia region. From preferred airlines to favourite hotels and destinations, results of the "TIME Readers’ Travel Choice Awards" reveal destinations where TIME readers, described as an
elite global audience of highly mobile and cosmopolitan travellers, most enjoy spending their time.
The results of the fourth annual Go Asia Awards were announced on 8 March
at I.T.B. 2007
and the very best service providers for travel to Asia were honoured. Thailand received the in the "Best Travel Destination" category while Thai Airways International,
the national carrier, was ranked 2nd"Best Asian Airline 2007". The Tourism Authority of Thailand
(T.A.T.) ranked 2nd in the "Best Tourism Board for Asia 2007 Award". (I.T.B. - Berlin, Germany).
"The New York Times" ranking Phuket Island as Number 12 in , and in the
same poll Phuket ranked Number 1, on January 11, 2009.
"Travel News", an independent Swedish travel trade magazine, presented its annual
for the 18th time on 11 February 2010. The award presentation ceremony was held at The Grand Hotel
in Stockholm. In the category, Thailand ranked first once again,
making this the eighth consecutive year that Thailand has won the Swedish Grand Travel Award.
In the category, Thai Airways International,
(THAI) the kingdom’s national carrier, ranked second, after Singapore Airlines.
The island of Phuket in Thailand was voted during the sixth
edition of the "Asia Boating Awards". The lavish awards presentation ceremony was held at the
Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club’s terrace, Hong Kong, on May 8, 2010. The event coincided
with the Hong Kong Gold Coast Boat Show, and was one of the highlights of the three-day show.