What is WTA?

The World Travel Awards, often dubbed the "Oscars of the Travel Industry," have been honoring excellence in tourism since 1993. With categories spanning hotels, resorts, airlines, tour operators, destinations, and parks, the awards recognize outstanding contributions to the travel sector.

In the 2023 edition of the WTA, Vietnam's Awarded Destinations earned more than 50 awards across various categories, showcasing their remarkable growth and appeal as a travel destination. From the bustling streets of Hanoi to the tranquil beauty of Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam's Awarded Destinations offer a diverse array of experiences for travelers from around the globe.

Vietnam's Top Destinations at WTA 2023

Vietnam, known for its breathtaking landscapes and vibrant cities, has claimed two remarkable titles at the WTA 2023:

  • Asia's Leading Destination: Vietnam emerged victorious as Asia's leading destination, showcasing its incredible diversity and allure to travelers worldwide.

  • Leading Nature Destination in Asia: Vietnam stands tall as the leading nature destination in Asia, with its pristine beaches, lush forests, and captivating scenery.

Hanoi: A City of Excellence

Hanoi, the heart and soul of Vietnam's Awarded Destinations, has shone brilliantly in the limelight, securing three prestigious awards:

  • Asia's Leading City: Hanoi proudly holds the title of Asia's leading city, a testament to its rich history, vibrant culture, and welcoming atmosphere.

  • Top Asian City for Short Getaways: For those seeking quick escapes, Hanoi is the ultimate choice, being recognized as the top Asian city for short vacations.

  • Leading City Tourism Management: The Hanoi Department of Tourism has also received acclaim as the leading city tourism management authority, ensuring your visit to Vietnam's Awarded Destinations is seamless and enjoyable.

Vietnam's Awarded Destinations

Hanoi is the top Vietnam's award destination

Ho Chi Minh City: A Double Triumph

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's Awarded Destinations' bustling metropolis, has once again excelled, earning recognition in two significant categories:

  • Best City for Work and Play in Asia: Ho Chi Minh City's unique blend of business and leisure makes it the ideal destination for those looking to balance work and play.

  • Asia's Leading Festival and Event Destination: Hosting spectacular festivals and events, Ho Chi Minh City secures its spot as Asia's leading destination for celebrations.

Vietnam's Awarded Destinations

Ho Chi Minh City is best city for work and play

Hoi An: The Cultural Gem

Hoi An, known for its enchanting old town and rich cultural heritage, continues to shine as Asia's leading cultural city. This is the fourth time Hoi An has received this prestigious award, proving its timeless appeal.

Vietnam's Awarded Destinations

Hoi An's timeless charm

Ha Giang: A Rising Star

For the first time ever, Ha Giang takes the spotlight as Asia's leading emerging travel destination, showcasing its commitment to sustainable development and authentic experiences.

Vietnam's Awarded Destinations

Ha Giang is the must-go destination for natural lovers

Phu Quoc: The Luxury Island

Phu Quoc Island joins the ranks as Asia's leading luxury island destination, offering travelers a taste of paradise with its pristine beaches and upscale amenities.

Vietnam's Awarded Destinations

Phu Quoc is beach paradise

Ha Nam: A Cultural Haven

Ha Nam makes its debut as Asia's leading regional cultural destination, highlighting its unique cultural attractions. This is also the first time Ha Nam gains this reward.

Vietnam's Awarded Destinations

Biggest pagoda in Ha Nam, Vietnam

Moc Chau, Son La: Nature's Paradise

Moc Chau, Son La secures the title of Asia's leading regional nature destination for the second year in a row, showcasing its natural beauty and outdoor experiences.

Vietnam's Awarded Destinations

Beautiful field of flowers in Moc Chau, Son La

So, if you're planning your next adventure, consider Vietnam's Awarded Destinations for an unforgettable journey. Whether you're a culture enthusiast, a nature lover, or someone seeking a perfect blend of work and leisure, we, New Asia Tours, have something special in store for you. Please contact us for more details!