In addition to 4 awards for Vietnamese tourism, there are dozens of international awards to name the destinations in Sa Pa, Phu Quoc, Da Nang …
Five years ago, for the first time, the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort in Da Nang surpassed the brightest international candidates to win the most important category “World’s Leading Luxury Resort” awarded by the World Travel Awards 2014 (WTA).
This news about the “Oscars of tourism industry” for luxury resorts of Sun Group has impressed international friends. After that, Da Nang was named in the list of destinations of rich people, tycoons and global politicians. And in successive years, the resort on Son Tra peninsula still holds a high position at the World Travel Awards, when it continuously received this prestigious award for 4 consecutive years.
Recently, in October, InterContinental Danang continued to be honored by the WTA in Asia – Oceania in five important award categories including: “Asia’s Leading Luxury Resort”; “Asia’s Leading Green Resort”; “Asia’s Leading Luxury Wedding Resort”; “Asia’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa” and “Vietnam’s Leading Luxury Resort”.
“When persistent persuasion for years to invite the ‘architectural witch’ Bill Bensley to design InterContinental Danang, we thought that one day, the world’s rich and wealthy would have to come to Vietnam and admire the nature and masterpiece here that they didn’t think Vietnamese people can build.” – said a Sun Group representative.
Following InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, luxury hotels and resorts are no longer a rarity in the S-shaped land. The world-class entertainment complexes that previously Vietnamese had to go abroad to experience, now in Vietnam they are recognized as top destinations.
October 12 is a memorable milestone for not only hotels and resorts of big corporations such as Sun Group, Vingroup, travel businesses like Viettravel, but also for the whole tourism industry in Vietnam. 4 awards were awarded to Vietnam by WTA including: “Asia’s Leading Destination 2019”, “Asia’s Leading Cultural Destination”; “Asia’s Leading Culinary Destination 2019”; Hoi An city was awarded the title of “Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination 2019”.
9 awards were given to Vinpearl resorts of Vingroup. Vietravel Tourism also received three awards at the same time: “Asia’s Leading Tour Operator 2019”, “Vietnam’s Leading Tour Operator 2019” and “Vietnam’s Leading Travel Agency 2019”.
Meanwhile, a series of Sun Group’s hotels, resorts and airports have been honored by the World Travel Awards in Asia – Oceania taking place in Phu Quoc, and the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2019 in Rovaniemi, Finland on the same day. In total, Sun Group’s projects have received 21 international awards.
Among the awards, Hotel De La Coupole – MGallery in Sapa (Lao Cai) and JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay continue to be named. The two hotels are impressive thanks to the architecture of Bill Bensley and the high-class Sun Group created. Other projects of Sun Group such as Mercure Danang French Village Bana Hills, Premier Village Danang Resort Managed by AccorHotels, Premier Village Phu Quoc … were equally good as being honored in many award categories.
In particular, on this occasion, Van Don airport of Sun Group was awarded “Asia’s Leading New Airport 2019”. Two resorts Sun World Ba Na Hills and Sun World Fansipan Legend of the Group also won the “Vietnam’s Leading Theme Park 2019” and “Vietnam’s Leading Tourist Attraction 2019”.