Vietnam won numerous important awards at WTA 2019 for Asia and Oceania region
Ông Graham E.Cooke - người sáng lập Giải thưởng Du lịch thế giới phát biểu tại buổi lễ
Mr. Graham E.Cooke - the founder of the World Tourism Awards, emphasized that Vietnam is becoming an attractive destination of the world with a long coastline of over 3,000 km, dynamic economy and colorful culture. Currently, the world is very fascinated with travel and experience, so the World Tourism Awards that Vietnam received is a golden opportunity for Vietnam tourism to promote and attract more and more international friends. It is also a factor that helps tourism develop sustainably, bringing in revenue and creating jobs for local people.
Tổng cục trưởng Tổng cục Du lịch Nguyễn Trùng Khánh phát biểu tại buổi lễ
Speaking at the awards ceremony, the General Director of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Mr. Nguyen Trung Khanh, affirmed that Vietnam is one of the fastest growing tourism countries in the world thanks to various beautiful landscapes and also one of the top tourist attractions in the world. In 2018, Vietnam welcomed 15.5 million international arrivals, which was almost double that figure for 2015. The average growth rate is about 30%/year, contributes over 8.3% of the country's GDP. In 2019, Vietnam tourism expects to welcome 17.5-18 million international tourists and soon becomes a key economic sector of the country.
Tổng cục trưởng Tổng cục Du lịch Nguyễn Trùng Khánh và Vụ trưởng Vụ Thị trường Du lịch Đinh Ngọc Đức nhận giải thưởng "Điểm đến văn hóa hàng đầu châu Á" và "Điểm đến thành phố văn hóa hàng đầu châu Á: Hội An"
At the Awards, more than 50 of the best travel brands and destinations in the Asia and Oceania region were honored. Vietnam is nominated in more than 200 categories, including nominations at the national level and tourism business and tourism agencies. Among them, there are 4 critical awards that Vietnam excellently won, which are: "Asia's Leading Destination 2019", "Asia's Leading Culinary Destination 2019", "Asia's Leading Cultural Destination 2019" and "Asia's Leading Cultural City Destination 2019"- Hoi An.
Tổng cục trưởng Tổng cục Du lịch Nguyễn Trùng Khánh nhận giải thưởng "Điểm đến ẩm thực hàng đầu châu Á"
This is the second consecutive year Vietnam tourism achieved the title of "Asia's Leading Destination". Especially, this is the first time our cuisine was recognized by the prestigious world-class organization and received the "Asia's Leading Culinary Destination 2019" award albeit being highly appreciated by the world for a long time.
Tổng cục trưởng Tổng cục Du lịch Nguyễn Trùng Khánh nhận giải thưởng "Điểm đến hàng đầu châu Á" từ ông Graham E.Cooke - người sáng lập Giải thưởng Du lịch thế giới
Along with the national tourism award, 25 Vietnam tourism and travel service businesses were also honored to receive the awards. The fact that Vietnam was nominated and received awards in many categories shows that the attractiveness of Vietnam tourism is spreading widely on the world tourism map. The quality, and the brand of Vietnam as a tourist destination is increasingly confirmed. The Award is also an opportunity to strongly promote the Vietnam tourism image to the international tourism community.
Vinpearl Resort and Spa Phú Quốc nhận giải thưởng
At the ceremony, WTA also emphasized that Vietnam Tourism was nominated in 6 "World Leading's" categories, including the nomination for the award "World's Leading Culinary Destination 2019". Besides, Vietnam is the most brilliant candidate for the "Asia's Best Golf Destination" award, one category of the "World Golf Awards 2019" which will be held on 29th October 2019 in Abu Dhabi. Before that, Vietnam has won this award for two consecutive years.
The World Travel Awards, held annually since 1993, have become the world's top award to honor outstanding achievements of the travel industry such as passenger carriers, airports, hotels, resorts, tour operators, tourist destinations... Regional and continental award ceremonies occur globally before the Grand World Travel Awards Ceremony, which will take place in Muscat, Oman on 28th November 2019.
Vinpearl Convention Center - Nơi diễn ra Lễ trao Giải thưởng Du lịch thế giới dành cho khu vực châu Á và châu Đại Dương
This year, the World Travel Awards - Asia and Oceania region selected Phu Quoc as the venue for the awards ceremony, and Vinpearl Convention Center was honored to accompany the event. This is a wonderful opportunity to promote Vietnam Tourism in general and Phu Quoc Tourism in particular to friends in Asia, Oceania and around the world. Vinpearl Resort and Spa Phu Quoc General Manager- Mr. Andre Pierre Gentzsch expressed: “In 2006, the coastal biosphere reserve and Phu Quoc island district (Kien Giang) were recognized as World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO for its diversity resources. Along with proper strategies, Phu Quoc has become the tourist center of Vietnam and the region within a decade. Vinpearl is one of the leading hospitality brands contributing to the development of Phu Quoc. Since its operation, Vinpearl has become the first choice for Vietnamese and international tourists when visiting Phu Quoc thanks to its resort and entertainment complex with 5-star modern services of international standards and its vast scale”.
25 Vietnamese travel and tourism service enterprises were honored to receive awards at the World Travel Awards 2019
1. Vietnam Airlines
2. Vinpearl Resort and Spa Phu Quoc
3. Salinda Resort Phu Quoc Island
4. Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort
5. FLC Halong Bay Golf Club & Luxury Resort
6. InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort
7. VinOasis Phu Quoc
8. Hotel de la Coupole MGallery by Sofitel
9. An Lam Saigon River
10. InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort
11. JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay
12. Cuc Phuong National Park
13. Van Don International Airport
14. Anantara Quy Nhon Villas
15. Vinpearl Discovery 2 Phu Quoc
16. The Grand Ho Tram Strip
17. Naman Retreat
18. Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81
19. Ha Long Bay
20. Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort
21. Six Senses Ninh Van Bay
23. Hai Au Aviation
24. Bamboo Airways
25. Hootel des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection