Oscar awards of World tourism industry honour Vietnam

Van Don International Airport received two titles of Asia’s Leading Airport Lounge 2020 and Asia’s Leading Regional Airport 2020. (Photo: Zing.vn)

The results have been officially announced on the website of the World Travel Awards.

Accordingly, Vietnam has been named as Leading Heritage Destination, Leading Cultural Destination, and Leading Culinary Destination of Asia at the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) 2020.

This is the second time in a row that Vietnam has won awards in the categories of cultural, heritage and culinary destinations.

The InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort in the central city of Da Nang was awarded with the titles Asia’s Leading Luxury Resort 2020, Asia’s Leading Green Resort 2020 and Asia’s Most Romantic Resort 2020.

Meanwhile, InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort was voted Asia’s Leading Luxury Family Resort 2020.

According to the WTA, the enchanting mix of French Indochina haute couture in a mountain setting led Hotel de la Coupole, MGallery Sapa, to be voted Asia’s Leading Design Hotel.

In the newcomer categories, Vietnam’s Premier Village Ha Long Bay Resort was named Asia’s Leading New Resort 2020.

In the aviation sector, an unprecedented fleet upgrade has helped Vietnam Airlines earn  the titles of Asia’s Leading Airline – Economy Class, Asia’s Leading Airline- Premium Economy Class 2020 and Asia's Leading Cultural Airline 2020.

Bamboo Airways was honoured with the title of Asia’s Leading Regional Airline 2020.

Van Don International Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh received two titles of Asia’s Leading Airport Lounge 2020 and Asia’s Leading Regional Airport 2020.

In the category of tour operators, Vietravel received the title of Asia's Leading Tour Operator 2020.

The WTA was launched in 1993 to acknowledge excellence in the travel and tourism industry. Heralded as the “travel industry’s equivalent of the Oscars” by the Wall Street Journal, the awards are based on votes from the public and travel professionals across the globe./.


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