InterContinental Danang takes over World Travel Awards

10:00 | 12/09/2018
InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort developed by Sun Group had a good harvest of prestigious awards at the World Travel Awards 2018 organised in Hong Kong on September 3.
intercontinental danang takes over world travel awards
InterContinental Danang won five awards at this year's World Travel Awards

Notably, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has won the following accolades: Asia’s Leading Green Resort 2018, Asia’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2018, Asia’s Leading Luxury Resort 2018, Asia’s Leading Luxury Wedding Resort 2018, and Vietnam’s Leading Luxury Resort 2018.

Of particular note, this year, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort overcame the winner of the previous four consecutive years, Mission Hills Shenzhen (China) as well as seven other competitors to become Asia’s Leading Green Resort 2018. The prize showed that the organising board recognised the efforts of the investor Sun Group and the managing unit InterContinental Hotel Group to create a luxurious green haven.

Besides, this year, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort also surpassed numerous other heavyweight competitors to retain the Asia's Leading Luxury Resort in 2018 title for the fifth consecutive year since 2014.

intercontinental danang takes over world travel awards
InterContinental Danang dethroned MIssion Hills Shenzen as Asia's Leading Green Resort

Speaking at the ceremony, Juan Losada, general manager of the resort, said, “Being named as Asia’s Leading Green Resort 2018 is a recognition of our efforts to maintain the stable development of the resort and protect the ecosystem of Son Tra Peninsula. Besides, this year’s award is a result of the thoughtful and world-class service and great experiences we deliver to our guests every day.”

Combining the beauty of tropical landscapes and unique architectural space as well as professional, international-standard service, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has long been an ideal choice for couples to host their breathtakingly luxurious weddings. This is the reason why InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort was recognised as Asia’s Leading Luxury Wedding Resort 2018.

In the framework of the event, the Bai Bac Bay Villa, the latest addition to its luxury collection of penthouses and villas designed by famed architect Bill Bensley, received the Asia’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2018 award for the first time.

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort is a one-of-a-kind resort that redefines luxury by combining Vietnamese aesthetics with international standards. Set on 37 hectares of stepped gardens leading down to a private beach, each of the 200 rooms and villas guarantees a magnificent view on the crystal clear water of the East Sea.

Decorated with wooden furniture and handmade silk and craft art pieces procured from Vietnam’s many localities, every inch of this luxury resort is proof of the genius of star architect Bill Bensley. A testament to the resort’s unique design and concept, the resort has welcomed a veritable host of high-profile guests, including politicians and celebrities throughout the years. Especially, it was selected to host the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week held in Danang in October 2017.

intercontinental danang takes over world travel awards
La Maison 1888 restaurant

At this resort, everything from the food to the spa is up to art. Notably, La Maison 1888 was named among the world’s ten most beautiful restaurants by newspapers New York Daily News and The Daily Meal. The restaurant then ranked among the top 10 in the World's Best New Restaurants 2016 list by CNN. In 2016, the restaurant was named as the Best Hotel/Resort Fine Dining Restaurant Worldwide 2016/17 by Hotel of The Year Awards in January.

intercontinental danang takes over world travel awards
HARNN Heritage Spa

With eight specially-designed treatment rooms running alongside a small lake hidden in InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, HARNN Heritage Spa is like a private oasis, a space of absolute relaxation, completely separate from the chaos of the outside world. In particular, each HARNN treatment is thoughtfully designed based on the combination of naturopathy and traditional Asian medicine, bringing not only superb relaxation, but also rejuvenation and wellness.

The World Travel Awards was launched in 1993 to acknowledge excellence in the travel and tourism industry and is now in its 24th year. Heralded as the ‘travel industry's equivalent to the Oscar's’ by The Wall Street Journal, the awards are handed out based on votes by the public and travel professionals across the globe.

By Ha Vy

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