Once again, Travel+Leisure magazine has named Bangkok as the world's best city. It's the third year in a row. I'm sure the government, and especially the Tourism Authority of Thailand, must be over the moon now.
Expect to see some gaudy plug-ins in various tourism campaigns in the near future. "Voted best city in the world three times!!! Do NOT miss!!!" would flash in bright neon colours and the ugliest fonts available while equally gaudy flyers are handed out at tourism trade shows.
The news has been out for a few days now, and I'm still perplexed about how to feel about the "accolade" bestowed upon our beloved city.
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