Da Nang luxury resort to host 23rd World Travel Awards

The Asia & Australia Gala Ceremony 2016 of the 23rd annual World Travel Awards will be held at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort in the central coastal city of Da Nang on October 15.


More than 180 invited guests, including leading businessmen and experts in the tourism industry and international communications will gather at The Summit conference center for the most anticipated events of the year of the Asia & Australia tourism sector.

The InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort is chosen to host the event that is heralded by many media as the 'Oscars of the travel industry” for its very luxury, comfort and convenience, and grandiose natural landscape, according to Mr Graham Cooke, President and Founder of WTAs.

The resort has recently received many celebrities and politicians. It was selected to host important international events, such as Creative Connection International Conference with the participation of over 100 investors and politicians, the World Spa Awards 2015. It will be a venue for activities within the framework of Summit 2017, including APEC leaders’ meeting.

The InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has got the largest number of international prestigous travel awards.

It was named as the “Best Resort Hotel in Asia-Pacific” by the Business Traveller at the luncheon ceremony at Conrad Hotel Hong Kong in September, and crowned the Heartbeat Excellence Rewards at the 2016 AMEA Leaders Learning Event at the InterContinental Sydney by the IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) in April.

The resort earlier was recognized as the Asia’s Leading Luxury Resort 2015 at the World Travel Awards Asia and Australia Gala Ceremony 2015 at the InterContinental Grand Stanford in Hong Kong in last October.

It also earned the title of  the Asia’s Leading Hotel Dining and Entertainment Experience 2015, 2015 Vietnam’s Leading Resort and 2015 Vietnam’s Leading Spa Resort.

In 2014, the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort was named World’s Leading Luxury Resort.

Launched in 2012 by the Sun Group and under the management of InterContinental Hotels Group, the multi-award winning Resort, a luxury hillside resort and spa overlooking a sparkling private bay is located only 30 minutes away from Danang International Airport and 45 minutes away from the world heritage site of Hoi An. It has a total 197 rooms with unique landscape and 700 meters of private beach.
Famed architect Bill Bensley has reimagined Vietnamese design, history and myth with his characteristic whimsy, creating a magical retreat over four levels—Heaven, Sky, Earth and Sea.

Established in 1993 , World Travel Awards is the travel industry's most prestigious awards programme, rewarding leaders in the tourism, airline, hotel and hospitality sectors around the world.

By Ngoc Nhung – Translated by Kim Khanh

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