Vietnam Earns Multiple Nominations for 2024 World Tourism Awards

Vietnam Earns Multiple Nominations for 2024 World Tourism Awards

Hanoi, The Gulf Observer: Vietnam has emerged as a prominent contender in several key categories at the esteemed 31st edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) for the Asia and Oceania region. With voting now underway and accessible at, the country anticipates recognition in various spheres of tourism excellence.

Among the significant nominations, Vietnam finds itself vying for accolades in numerous prestigious categories, including Asia’s Leading Beach Destination 2024, Asia’s Leading Culture Destination 2024, Asia’s Leading Destination 2024, Asia’s Leading Heritage Destination 2024, Asia’s Leading Natural Destination 2024, and Asia’s Leading Youth Travel Destination 2024.

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has garnered a nomination for the coveted title of Asia’s Leading Tourism Board 2024, reflecting the nation’s commitment to promoting its diverse and vibrant tourism offerings on the global stage.

Highlighting the diverse tapestry of Vietnamese tourism, several notable attractions have received nominations across various categories. The Hanoi Department of Tourism and HCM City Department of Tourism stand out with nominations for Asia’s Leading City Tourist Board 2024, underscoring their efforts in promoting urban tourism experiences.

Meanwhile, the Quảng Nam Department of Tourism has secured a nomination for Asia’s Leading Regional City Tourist Board 2024, showcasing the allure of provincial destinations in Vietnam’s tourism landscape.

Vietnam’s major cities, HCM City and Hanoi, have also garnered recognition in the awards lineup. HCM City is in contention for the title of Asia’s Leading Business Travel Destination 2024, while Hanoi has earned nominations in two prestigious categories – Asia’s Leading City Break Destination 2024 and Asia’s Leading City Destination 2024, reflecting their appeal as vibrant and dynamic urban hubs.

As Vietnam’s tourism industry continues to evolve and flourish, the country’s presence in the World Travel Awards underscores its status as an emerging global tourism powerhouse, offering travelers a rich tapestry of cultural, natural, and urban experiences. With voting now open, stakeholders and enthusiasts alike are encouraged to participate in celebrating Vietnam’s tourism achievements on the international stage.

Vietnam’s tourism landscape shines brightly with a plethora of nominations across diverse categories in the prestigious 2024 edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA). Historic gems Hội An and Huế have both clinched nominations in the highly coveted category of Asia’s Leading Culture City Destination 2024, highlighting their rich heritage and cultural significance. Meanwhile, the northern provinces of Hà Giang and Hà Nam have garnered attention in the category of Asia’s Leading Emerging Tourism Destination 2024, with Hà Nam additionally recognized as a contender in Asia’s Leading Regional Cultural Destination 2024. Vibrant urban centers Đà Nẵng and HCM City are in the limelight as nominees for Asia’s Festival and Event Destination 2024, showcasing their dynamic cultural scenes. Not to be outdone, Phú Quốc emerges as a nominee for the esteemed title of Asia’s Leading Luxury Island Destination 2023, while Mộc Châu earns recognition as Asia’s Leading Regional Natural Destination 2024, spotlighting Vietnam’s diverse natural beauty. With numerous nominations spanning aviation, hospitality, travel agencies, and top attractions across Asia, Vietnam’s tourism prowess takes center stage. Voting for the awards is now open at, inviting global participation until July 23.

The World Travel Awards, established in 1993 and often dubbed the “Oscars” of the travel industry, annually celebrates excellence in tourism by honoring outstanding destinations and service providers. In 2023, Vietnam’s tourism achievements were lauded with 45 top category nominations in Asia. At the national level, Vietnam clinched prestigious titles including “Asia’s Leading Destination 2023” and “Asia’s Leading Nature Destination 2023,” marking the country’s fifth consecutive win as the region’s leading destination. Notably, Vietnam secured its second consecutive victory as “Asia’s Leading Nature Destination” in 2022 and 2023, solidifying its position as a premier destination for nature lovers worldwide.