On the evening of September 7, 2022, at the World Travel Awards ceremony for Asia and Oceania in 2022 held in Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang was honored as “Asia’s Leading Festival and Event Destination 2022” This is the second time Da Nang has received this reputable award since 2016.
The World Travel Awards are the world’s leading awards in the tourism industry, which have been held annually since 1993 to honor the outstanding achievements of the tourism industry in all fields. The World Travel Awards 2022 in Asia and Oceania include the following categories: airlines, railways, hotels and resorts, conference venues, travel agencies, tour operators, and attractive destinations. This year, Vietnam actively participates in awards in destination categories, including many landmarks such as Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Noi, Cuc Phuong National Park, Hoi An, Moc Chau…
In this nomination, Da Nang has surpassed the top 8 destinations in Asia such as Bangkok – Thailand, Beijing – China, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Macau, Seoul – South Korea, Shanghai – China, and Singapore. was named at this honorable award ceremony. Being selected as the awarding city for the World Travel Awards 2022 in Asia and Oceania as well as being honored as “Asia’s Leading Festival Event Destination” not only continues to affirm the prestige and level of Da Nang city but also registers Da Nang, Vietnam in the list of modern and safe destinations with many international events on the global tourism map.
“As soon as there was a policy of reopening from mid-March 2022, tourism activities in the city have prospered strongly with many positive signals. The tourism growth targets are clear. Many international activities and events in 2022 will take place, including the Air Balloon Festival in Da Nang, Ironman 70.3 Vietnam, Asia route development forum – Routes Asia 2022, Enjoy Danang Summer Festival, Danang Golf Tourism Festival 2022,… With the experience of organizing many international events, we also expect that after this award, Da Nang will continue to organize large-scale international events in the coming period.” Ms. Truong Thi Hong Hanh – Director of the Department of Tourism, shared.
The title of “Asia’s Leading Festival and Event Destination 2022” is a great motivation for Da Nang’s tourism industry after a long time of being affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, and this is also a perfect opportunity to promote the image of Da Nang tourism to countries around the world, deserving of the position of a tourist city worth living in and worth visiting.
With the orientation as an event and festival destination, Da Nang also focuses on developing the MICE policy – a type of tourism that combines conferences, seminars , and events . After more than a year of pilot implementation, the program has received a positive response from domestic and foreign organizations and business communities. In the coming time, the tourism industry will continue to implement the MICE policy to attract many regional and international events and conferences .
DANANG CENTER FOR TOURISM PROMOTION