Rejoice Penangites! Once again, our beloved island gained another award for being one of the best places for travel and leisure in Southeast Asia. This is definitely a mood booster for locals and tourism players alike. Especially when we were listed in CNN Travel’s list of 22 best destinations to visit in 2022.
Penang Came In 8th In the Top 10 Islands In Southeast Asia Award
Recently the Travel + Leisure website released Asia’s Best Award 2022! And Penang ranked 8th in their “Top 10 Islands In Southeast Asia” category, while Langkawi ranked 5th. The website is known for being a resource for trip ideas, hotels, flight sales, city guides, and travel tips. Let’s look at the list:
Top 10 Islands In Southeast Asia
- Phuket, Thailand
- Koh Samui, Thailand
- Bali, Indonesia
- Phu Quoc, Vietnam
- Langkawi, Malaysia
- Lombok, Indonesia
- Palawan, Philiphines
- Penang, Malaysia
- Koh Phi Phi, Thailand
- Con Dao, Vietnam
The news was also shared on Georgetown, Penang’s Facebook page. And the comment sections were filled with encouraging and positive praises.
Penang Gained Significant Awards In 2022
Earlier this year, Penang was listed in CNN Travel’s list of “22 Best Destinations To Visit In 2022”. Penang was also awarded “ASEAN Clean Tourist City” At The Latest ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2022. In December last year, it was named as one of the 15 Best Islands in the World to Retire On by International Living. Nice!
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