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Vietnam wins big at World Travel Awards 2020
The Saigon Times
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Vietnam wins big at World Travel Awards 2020

The Saigon Times

Foreign tourists take a cyclo tour in HCMC. Vietnam was named the “World’s Leading Heritage Destination” at the World Travel Awards 2020 – PHOTO: THANH HOA

HCMC – Vietnam defeated strong candidates such as Brazil, Egypt, Greece and Saudi Arabia to win the “World’s Leading Heritage Destination” award for the second straight year at the 27th World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2020, which was held virtually and televised live from Zaryahye Park in Moscow, Russia, on November 27.

The country also pocketed many other titles at this year’s World Travel Awards, regarded as the "Oscars" in the tourism industry.

The Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81 in HCMC was awarded the “World’s Leading City Hotel”, the “World’s Leading Conference and Wedding Hotel” and the “World’s Leading Riverfront Hotel”.

Sun World Ba Na Hills Resort in Danang City was honored as the “World’s Leading Iconic Tourist Attraction”, while the Golden Bridge was honored as the “World’s Leading Iconic Tourist Bridge”.

The InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort won the “World’s Leading Green Resort”, while JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay was named the “World’s Leading Luxury Wedding Resort” and the Premier Village Danang Resort managed by AccorHotels was awarded as the “World’s Leading Family Villa Resort”.

Vietravel was honored as the “World’s Leading Group Tour Operator” and the Van Don International Airport was named the “World’s Leading Regional Airport”.

The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of excellence.

Each year, the World Travel Awards covers the globe with its Grand Tour – a series of regional gala ceremonies to recognize excellence within each continent – culminating in a Grand Final at the end of the year.

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