Viet Nam named as World's Leading Heritage Destination 2020
17:26 | 29/11/2020
VGP - Viet Nam has been named the “World's Leading Heritage Destination 2020” by the World Travel Awards (WTA) at its ceremony in Moscow on November 27.

An aerial view of world heritage site Ha Long Bay

The Southeast Asian country won the category after surpassing other nominees, namely Brazil, Egypt, Greece, Moscow (Russia), Porto and Northern Portugal, and Saudi Arabia.

This is the second consecutive year the nation was rewarded this ward.

Meanwhile, InterContinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort gained recognition for tis eco-credentials with "World’s Leading Green Resort".

In early November, Viet Nam had been named as Asia’s leading destination at three categories of culinary, culture and heritage at 2020 World Travel Awards ceremony for Asia.

Established in 1993, WTA’s mission is to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.

Each year, WTA covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognize and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region./.

By Hoang Ha

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