World Travel Awards lands in Vietnam ahead of Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016

Vietnamese tourism capital Danang is beginning the final preparations for the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016.

The event will take place at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort on Saturday, October 15th.

Hundreds of leaders from across the hospitality industry will attend the red carpet ceremony, with the best among them recognised with the prestigious World Travel Awards trophies.

Each World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony offers unrivalled networking opportunities to members of the travel and tourism industry, with the events welcoming government and industry leaders as well as international print and broadcast media.

World Travel Awards president Graham Cooke said: “It will be an honour to welcome the nominees for the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony to Vietnam and to the spectacular InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort.

“This is a world-class property and the ideal stage for us to showcase the best of regional hospitality.”

It will be the first time World Travel Awards has visited Vietnam with the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort welcoming the ceremony for the first time.

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort general manager, Juan Losad, added: “We are delighted to open the doors to World Travel Awards for this distinguished occasion.

“It is indeed our pleasure to extend our rich tradition of hospitality to our fellow leaders of the travel industry.

“We are excited to invite all to enjoy the outstanding natural beauty, world class amenities and the charm of true Vietnamese hospitality at this wonderful resort.”

Partners for the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016 include TV5 Monde, Vietnam Airlines, Danang Tourism and Vietravel.

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.

Each year World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective successes within each key geographical region.