For year hotels and resorts around the world have steered guests toward reputable tour operators and travel desks, whose job it is to present the destination's historic charms, to laud the local architecture and divert the inquisitive guest.
The place where Thai royalty began vacationing almost a century ago -- and where Thailand's first golf course was built -- is back. In November 2012, the destination welcomed its first international commercial flight. Malaysia's Berjaya Air is flying to Hua Hin because of its "sun, sea and sand"