InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort to welcome World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

17 May 2016 - London



World Travel Awards has revealed InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has been selected to host the prestigious Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016.

The event will take place in the Vietnamese tourism hot spot on October 15th, with hundreds of hospitality leaders from across the regions expected to be in attendance.

A luxury hillside resort overlooking a sparkling private bay, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort allows guests to enjoy the very best of Vietnam.

Designed by famed architect Bill Bensley, the resort reimagines Vietnamese design, history and myth to create a magical retreat over four levels - heaven, sky, earth and sea.

From the moment guests arrive, they are pampered by the personal service and unparalleled amenities.

Ahead of the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony, WTA President Graham Cooke said: “It is an honour for us to reveal InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort as the host for the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016.

“This is a wonderful resort in one of the most exciting tourism destinations anywhere one earth. It will be a pleasure for us to welcome our nominees to the event in October.”

He added: “With voting still open there is a chance for members of the tourism industry, and the general public, to make their voices heard in the build up to the event.”

Voting for the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016 is open until August 31st, with more information here.

A full list of nominees can be seen here.

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

Juan Losada, Resort Manager, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort said: “We are delighted to be hosting the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016.

“Our magnificent resort, located in such a pristine setting, surrounded by a beautiful landscape with panoramic views of the sparkling East Sea, is the perfect backdrop to showcase the best that the destination has to offer.

“We look forward to working alongside the WTA team to create a successful event."

WTA Gala Ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries, and international print and broadcast media.

For more information about World Travel Awards, please visit the official website.

Notes to Editors

About World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards celebrates its 23rd anniversary this year and is acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade.

Attended by senior executives from major travel companies, operators, destinations, WTA events are universally respected as providing established, top level networking opportunities, regionally and globally.

The brand aims to celebrate those organisations who push the boundaries of industry excellence.

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