CityNews – RatiLanna Riverside Spa Resort, Chiang Mai was awarded the “Hall of Fame” and the “Golden Awards” for “Luxury Hotel of Accommodation Sector” by The 12th Thailand Tourism Awards 2019.
The riverside resort has received the gold award for three consecutive years which is why it has now been inducted into the Hall of Fame this year. La-iad Bungsrithong, General Manager of RatiLanna Riverside Spa Resort, Chiang Mai received the prestigious award presented by Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Tourism and Sports, witnessed by nationwide attendees from the tourism and hospitality industry.
The Thailand Tourism Awards recognises operators of tourism products and services that are committed to sustainable operations and management whilst meeting the highest possible standards of quality.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand presented 94 Thailand Tourism Awards that recognise the Thai travel industry’s best and brightest for their excellence in delivering remarkable services and experiences to local and international tourists.
Six businesses entered the Hall of Fame this year, and 88 awards under the Kinnari category were presented by the minister.
The 12th biannual Thailand Tourism Awards 2019 presentation ceremony was held on 27 September to coincide with World Tourism Day.
Phiphat said that the ministry initiated the biannual awards project in 1996, and specifically chose to hold the awards ceremony on World Tourism Day, as a symbolic gesture of recognition that builds awareness for responsible and sustainable tourism.