Phuket in top 25 luxury destinations

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Phuket has been named in the top 25 luxury travel destinations by visitors to a popular luxury travel website.

Given the proven link between tourists and eventual property buyers this can only been as good news for the real estate industry on the southern Thailand island.

Paris, the global hub of art, fashion and culture, was the most popular destination for luxury travelers according to the recent survey by

The survey was sourced using data from more than 3 million website visitors during 2017.

Singapore (5th) and Hong Kong (9th) were the only other Southeast Asian destinations to make the top 25 in the survey.

Phuket was ranked in 23rd in the survey.

The methodology of this survey combined the overall popularity of each destination with the average transaction amount that each traveller spent on their hotel. Results were weighted towards popularity (60 percent) and average booking amount (40 percent).

The higher the average spend per destination and the more visitors, the higher the destination appeared in the rankings.

Andrew Batt
The author of this article is Andrew Batt, the founder and editor of Andrew has been writing about property and real estate issues in Thailand and Southeast Asia for more than 10 years. He has worked for PropertyGuru Group, DDproperty, Dot Property Group, Hipflat and AsiaRents. He has also produced content for leading Thailand property developers and real estate agencies.

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