Vietnam wins multiple awards at World Travel Awards 2022 hinh anh 1 Representatives of Vietnam Airlines receive an award at the ceremony (Photo: VNA)

HCM City, September 8 – Vietnamese airlines and
destinations were named among the winners at the award ceremony of the World Travel
Awards 2022 – Region: Asia & Oceania, which took place in Ho Chi Minh City
on September 7 evening.

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines won
the titles of Asia’s Leading Airline – Economy Class and Asia’s Leading Airline
Brand; while Vietravel Airlines was accredited as Asia’s Leading New Airline.

Meanwhile, the Ville De Mont Mountain Resort in the northern
mountainous province of Lao Cai’s Sa Pa town and Premier Village Ha Long
Bay Resort in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh were called onto the
stage as Asia’s Leading Lifestyle Resort and Asia’s Leading Family Villa Resort
2022, respectively.

Vietnam wins multiple awards at World Travel Awards 2022 hinh anh 2Representatives of Ville De Mont Mountain Resort at the ceremony (Photo: VNA)

This year, Vietnam received a series of nominations for
different categories at the WTA 2022. The country was nominated
for awards in the Asian region for Leading Destination, Leading Sustainable
Tourism Destination, Leading Heritage Destination, Leading Cultural Destination,
Leading Nature Destination, Leading Youth Travel Destination and Leading Beach
Destination.

The capital city of Hanoi was shortlisted as Asia’s Leading
City Break Destination and Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination.

Last year, Vietnam won the title of Asia’s Leading Destination at the World
Travel Awards, and was honoured as Asia’s Leading Sustainable Tourism
Destination, and the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism as Asia’s
Leading Tourist Board 2021.

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.

Last night’s ceremony marked the second time Vietnam has
played host to the Asia & Oceania Gala Ceremony, with Phu Quoc, the nation’s
largest island off the southern province of Kien Giang, selected as the venue
in 2019./.