Hong Kong named Asia’s Leading Destination at World Travel Awards 2016

Published on : Thursday, October 20, 2016

world travel awardsCrowned as Asia’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016, Hong Kong continues to set trends in the tourism sector.


The World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016 was held in Vietnam and hosted by the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort which was voted Asia’s Leading Luxury Resort. The event was attended by 200 hospitality leaders from across the regions.


InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort General Manager Juan Losada said: “Congratulations to all the winners tonight. It was with enormous pride that InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort hosted such a prestigious event as the World Travel Awards Asia Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016.


We are proud to be voted again as Asia’s Leading Luxury Resort and delighted and grateful to World Travel Awards to have been chosen to host such a memorable event.”


Among other winners mention may be made of Chinese aviation pioneer Deer Jet, which took the title of Asia’s Leading Private Jet Charter, and InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong, which was recognised as Asia’s Leading Business Hotel.


In Australasia, Air New Zealand took the title of Australasia’s Leading Airline, while InterContinental Sydney was recognised as Australasia’s Leading Business Hotel.


World Travel Awards President Graham Cooke said: “What a fantastic evening we have here at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, this has truly been a highlight of the tourism calendar here in Vietnam.

“It has been an honour to recognise some leading hospitality providers from Asia and Australasia here tonight and I offer my heartfelt congratulations to each of them.”


World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.


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