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Vietnam honoured as Asia’s Leading Destination in 2021

Vietnam has won the title of Asia’s Leading Destination in the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021.

In a recent announcement, the WTA said Vietnam has emerged from a tough field to become ‘Asia’s Leading Destination.’

The country outperformed other nominees such as China, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, India, the Republic of Korea and Sri Lanka to secure the title.

The WTA also honoured Vietnam as Asia’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination, and the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism as Asia’s Leading Tourist Board 2021.

Meanwhile, Hoi An was named Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination, Ha Long Bay as Asia’s Leading Tourist Attraction, and Cuc Phuong National Park as Asia’s Leading National Park.

Notably, Vietnam Airlines won the award Asia’s Leading Airline for Economic Class, while Vietravel was awarded the Asia’s Leading Tour Operator title.

Many hotels and resorts in Vietnam, such as Sun World Ba Na Hills in Da Nang, and Avana Retreat in Hoa Binh, also won awards in the hotel and resort category.

World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries./.