Monday, 14 March 2016 – – Nha Trang city received TripAdvisor’s “Destinations on The Rise – Asia” Award for its growth of rating and international recognition by online travel communities. The awarding ceremony was organized by Nha Trang Destination Marketing Organisation (NTDMO) with the presence of:
- Aaron Hung – Vice President of Partnership of TripAdvisor® Asia Pacific
- Nguyen Duc Tai – Vice Chairman of Khanh Hoa People’s Committee
- Nguyen Van Danh – Chairman of Nha Trang People’s Committee
- Nguyen Khac Ha – Deputy Director of Khanh Hoa Cultural, Sports, and Tourism Department
Officially announced on December 2015, Nha Trang was ranked 8th amongst 10 winning destinations in Asia by international travel communities on TripAdvisor’s website. On January 2016, TripAdvisor also awarded 14 Top Hotel and Luxury Hotel in Vietnam and Asia Awards for Nha Trang’s hotels and resorts. It is noteworthy that less than 1% of accommodation businesses on TripAdvisor website received these nominations. The award winners include:
- An Lam Ninh Van Bay Villas – No. 2 Top Hotel In Vietnam, No. 3 Top Luxury Hotel In Vietnam, No. 13 Top Hotel In Asia
- Mia Resort Nha Trang – No. 4 Top Hotel In Vietnam, No. 25 Top Hotel In Asia
- InterContinental Nha Trang – No. 6 Top Luxury Hotel In Vietnam
- Evason Ana Mandara Nha Trang – No. 8 Top Hotel In Vietnam, No. 13 Top Luxury Hotel In Vietnam
- Six Senses Ninh Van Bay – No. 16 Top Luxury Hotel In Vietnam, No. 25 Top Hotel In Vietnam
- Amiana Resort – No. 19 Top Luxury Hotel In Vietnam, No. 21 Top Hotel In Vietnam
“From the recognition and rating by online travelers around the world from 2014 to 2015, The Destinations on the Rise Award by TripAdvisor® represents the significant achievement by the tourism entities such as accommodation, dining, entertainment, and shopping in the destinations around the world. … Vietnam is an ongoing popular name to travel communities especially Hanoi, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, and now Nha Trang with its rich history, diverse culture, mesmerizing sceneries, and heart-warming hospitality has earned its spotlight in the heart of world travelers. It is my great honour to be here, handling this award to Nha Trang City” said Mr. Aaron Hung.
During the award ceremony, the Nha Trang Destination Marketing Organization was officially introduced to the public. The group’s representatives presented their core values, goals, and strategies to promote Nha Trang to international market through key elements, making Nha Trang a unique destination for traveler’s choice. “The birth of NTDMO happened through collaboration because the best future of Nha Trang tourism is not from a single individual but from all entities.” said Mr. Pascal Caubo, the Vice President of NTDMO.
*To download photos/video/presentation of the Destinations on The Rise awarding ceremony and marketing collaterals of NTDMO, please click this Dropbox link.