Hanoi – Vietnam has made the shortlist in 11 categories at the
prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) 2020.
was nominated for awards in the Asian region for Leading Culinary
Destination, Leading Cultural Destination, Leading Destination, Leading
Heritage Destination, Leading Nature Destination, Leading River Cruise
Destination, Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination, and Leading Youth
capital city of Hanoi was shortlisted as Asia’s Leading City Break Destination, while
the ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam was nominated
in Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination.
Vietnam National Administration of Tourism is also in the running for the Asia’s
Leading Tourist Board award.
The WTA is
especially calling for votes in the categories of Asia’s Leading City Break
Destination, Leading Culinary Destination, Leading Destination, and Leading
for Vietnam, please access https://www.worldtravelawards.com. The voting will close on September 24.
The WTA was
launched in 1993 to acknowledge excellence in the travel and tourism
industry. Heralded as the “travel industry’s equivalent of the Oscars” by the
Wall Street Journal, the awards are based on votes from the public and travel
professionals across the globe.
World Travel Awards for Asia and Oceania selected Vietnam as Asia’s Leading
Culinary Destination at a ceremony in October 2019 in the Mekong Delta province of Kien
also named Asia’s Leading Destination and Asia’s Leading Cultural
Destination, while Hoi An won the title of Asia’s Leading Cultural City
was then honoured as a World Leading Heritage Destination 2019 by the WTA at
an awards ceremony in November in Oman./.