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Vietnam wins numerous ASEAN tourism awards
05 February 2024 | Written by Chris Alexander

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam had 25 destinations and establishments named in different categories of the ASEAN Tourism Awards at a ceremony held as part of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2024 in Laos on January 26.

They were honoured for six categories, namely ASEAN Green Hotel, ASEAN Clean Tourist City, ASEAN MICE Venue Award for Meeting Room, ASEAN MICE Venue Award for Exhibition Venue, ASEAN MICE Venue Award for Event Venue, and  ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Award for Gastronomy Tourism theme.

Notably, the tourism product of experiencing traditional northern cuisine at Duong Lam ancient village, Hanoi’s Son Tay township, is one of the two Vietnamese tourism products that won the ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Award for Gastronomy Tourism.

The Thang Long Imperial Citadel and many hotels of Hanoi were also honoured at the event.

This shows Hanoi’s efforts to develop diverse and tourism quality products, thus speeding up the recovery of the sector.

Themed “Quality and Responsible Tourism Sustaining ASEAN Future”, the ATF 2024 aims to strengthen collaboration in further improving ASEAN tourism products to attract more international visitors.

It is the largest annual event held alternately among the 10 ASEAN countries, creating a space for cooperation to promote this region to become an attractive tourist destination globally.

This event demonstrated determination to improve the quality of tourism services and orient sustainable tourism development in the region, with the aim of creating quality destinations and tourism industry with responsible actions towards the environment and nature, meeting the requirements for more rapid and sustainable recovery of the sector in the future.

(source: Vietnam Plus)