The World Travel Awards (World Travel Awards) was established in 1993, to recognize, reward, and honor excellence in the field of travel and tourism. Today, WTA is the world’s leading prestigious annual award, with more than 80 categories, and is dubbed the “Oscar of the tourism industry”.
WTA 2021 has just announced the results of voting by the Asian region on October 19, in which Vietnam won a series of awards for hotels and resorts.
Located in Mai Chau district, Hoa Binh province, Avana Retreat is a 5-star resort that just opened in April 2021 but quickly became the most favorite destination in northern Vietnam. This year, Avana Retreat won Asia’s top Retreat award.
Featuring 48 floors offering 458 sea-view accommodations, Muong Thanh Luxury Nha Trang is just 200 meters from the beach. The title of Asia’s leading beach hotel has belonged to this hotel for two consecutive years in 2020 and 2021.
Banyan Tree Lang Co of Thua Thien Hue province won the award for Asia’s leading luxury beach resort.
This is a resort of 62 villas located in Lang Co Bay, on the way to discover two UNESCO heritage cities, Hue and Hoi An. Each villa has its own swimming pool, overlooking the bay, beach, or mountains. Guests staying here can enjoy a variety of activities such as golf, spa, yoga, or culinary exploration at the resort’s 3 restaurants.
Hotel de la Coupole – MGallery Vietnam has been selected as Asia’s leading design and style hotel for 3 consecutive years. This is a chain of hotels and resorts under the famous MGallery brand with European architectural touches, especially the French style of the Indochina period.
This year’s InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort is on the international tourism map with three leading awards in Asia: the greenest resort, the most luxurious resort, and the most romantic resort.
In addition, the Bai Bac Bay villa area here won the award in the category of Asia’s leading luxury hotel Villa.
Located in the Ba Na Hills resort complex in Da Nang, Mercure Danang French Village has also won Asia’s Leading Theme Resort Award for two consecutive years.
Located on the top of Ba Na mountain, the French village built according to the Gothic architecture of the 19th century offers a unique European atmosphere in the midst of four seasons in one day. Visitors can spend many days exploring this place with activities ranging from resorts, check-in to the golden bridge, restaurants, coffee shops, wax museum and hundreds of entertainment games.
The title of Asia’s leading boutique resort this year belongs to Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort. This is a 4-star resort space located along the Co Co River with 70 hotel rooms and 16 two-story villas.
As in 2020, the WTA Asia Awards have the presence of many resorts and hotels in Phu Quoc. Which, InterContinental Phu Quoc Bai Dai won the Top Luxury Family Resort award for 3 consecutive years from 2019 to 2021.
La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc received two awards for a boutique beach resort and Asia’s most romantic boutique resort in 2021. This destination is also part of the luxury MGallery brand with 70 resort rooms designed in Indo-French architecture.
JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay – Top luxury resort and spa. This resort has been in operation since 2016 and at the end of 2017 was selected as the place to organize the prestigious WTA tourism award.
This year, JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay has won the WTA Asia’s Leading Luxury Spa and Resort Award for 3 consecutive years.
Premier Residences Phu Quoc Emerald Bay is located in the southern part of Phu Quoc Island, famous for its jade blue sea and fine white sand, this year’s excellent hotel in Asia.
In addition, Premier Village Phu Quoc is located at Ong Doi cape, southeast of pearl island, winning the top Villa resort award.
(According to WTA )
5 hotels and resorts of Sun Group receive international awards
Hotels and resorts owned by Sun Group from North to South were simultaneously honored at the World Luxury Hotel Awards (WLHA) 2021.
Hotel de la Coupole – MGallery
Hotel de la Coupole – MGallery, a 5-star hotel with Indochinese architecture style, located in the heart of Sa Pa (Lao Cai) was named “The most luxurious hotel in the world” (Luxury Architecture). Design Hotel – Global Winner). This is the second time this award has been given to a hotel that CNN likened to a “palace” in the middle of Sapa.
Premier Village Ha Long Bay Resort
Premier Village Ha Long Bay Resort, a new resort next to Ha Long Bay (Quang Ninh) received the award “The world’s leading luxury beach resort” (Luxury Beach Resort – Global Winner). This is a new resort that has just been launched by Sun Group at the end of 2019.
Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort
Possessing a unique location at Ong Doi cape (Southern Phu Quoc), Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort was awarded the title of “Luxury Island Resort – Global Winner” by WLHA.
Corallo restaurant of Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort was also honored as “Asia’s Leading Luxury Seafood Restaurant” (Luxury Seafood Restaurant – Continent Winner) by World Luxury Restaurant Awards.
The Plumeria Spa inside the resort was awarded by the World Spa Awards in the category of “World’s Leading Luxury Sea View Spa” (Luxury Oceanview Spa – Global Winner).
Premier Village Danang Resort
In Da Nang, two resorts of Sun Hospitality Group were also named by the World Luxury Hotel Awards. In particular, Premier Village Danang Resort was honored for the fourth consecutive year. At this year’s tournament, the green resort on My An beach was promoted to the category “Asia’s leading luxury beach resort for families” (Luxury Family Beach Resort – Continent Winner).
InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort
InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, a 6-star resort on Son Tra peninsula, was honored as “Vietnam’s leading luxury beach resort” (Luxury Beach Resort – Country Level).
Nguyen Vu Quynh Anh, General Director of Sun Hospitality Group, shared that the 5 projects honored at this year’s World Luxury Hotel Awards once again affirm the class, outstanding quality and adaptation efforts during the pandemic. The project comes from investor Sun Group.
The Group always takes class, quality and difference as the core values for all tourism and resort projects and products created throughout the three regions of the country. “We are happy that the enthusiasm and aspiration that Sun Group has put into timeless works have been continuously recognized by the international community, at many prestigious awards and world rankings in the world. over the years”, Ms. Quynh Anh affirmed.
At a time when global tourism is promising to recover with new directions, the award from World Luxury Hotel Awards is a strong motivation for Sun Group and Sun Hospitality Group to continue their efforts to invest, renew and develop eyeing more attractive resort projects, products and services, bringing new highlights and attractions to destinations, contributing to a strong recovery of Vietnamese tourism in the coming periods.
Launched in 2006, World Luxury Hotel Awards is one of the world’s most prestigious annual awards in the field of resort tourism, a standard that every hotel and resort is aiming for.
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