Asia’s top islands in Asia

April 23, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE, 23 April 2015: TripAdvisor announced, Tuesday its top 10 Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Islands in Asia with Thailand dominating the list with five destinations.

Five of Thailand’s popular island destinations were on the Asian top 10 list. The Philippines and Indonesia had two islands each on the list and Malaysia one.

This year’s awards honour more than 100 islands, worldwide, with individual  lists for Asia, Africa, Caribbean, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, UK and US. The annual awards are based on reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travellers, worldwide.

Two Asian islands, Tao in Thailand and Bali, Indonesia, also figured on the top 10 world list.

inside no 6“Our well-travelled community has uncovered the best islands around the world for that perfect island escape whether you want to lie on the beach or seek adventure,” said, TripAdvisor chief marketing officer Barbara Messing. “To help travellers book their trips to these remarkable destinations, TripAdvisor has surfaced amazing island hotels to accommodate a range of travel budgets.”

All of the top 10 islands in Asia are located in Southeast Asia, with Ko Tao named the number one island in Asia, ahead of Bali and Phuket.

Ko Tao and Bali were also amongst the top 10 islands in the world, placing 5th and 7th respectively.

“We are thrilled that five of Thailand’s islands have once again been featured in the top 10 islands in Asia for the 2015 Travellers’ Choice awards,” said Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sport for Thailand.

For travellers planning an escape to a Travellers’ Choice Islands in Asia, TripAdvisor has identified the 2015 average hotel rate and highly-rated value, mid-range and high-end hotels with availability to book on TripAdvisor.

Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Islands World

  1. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
  2. Maui, Hawaii
  3. Roatan, Honduras
  4. Santorini, Greece
  5. Ko Tao, Thailand
  6. Madeira, Portugal
  7. Bali, Indonesia
  8. Mauritius, Africa
  9. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  10.  Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Islands Asia

  1. Ko Tao, Thailand
  2. Bali, Indonesia
  3. Phuket, Thailand
  4. Ko Samui, Thailand
  5. Lombok, Indonesia
  6. Ko Lanta, Thailand
  7. Ko Phangan, Thailand
  8. Boracay, Philippines
  9. Palawan, Philippines
  10.  Langkawi, Malaysia

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