At the WTA and WLHA gala awards held on October 12, Vietnam was nominated for over 200 award categories and won various titles such as: “Leading Destination in Asia”, “Leading Culinary Destination in Asia” and Hoi An was named as “Leading Cultural City Destination in Asia”.

WTA and WLHA awards ceremony

Among 25 tourism and travel brands from Vietnam honored at the gala, Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort was the center of attention. Surpassing many brands of hotels and resorts, Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort won the awards in the category of Asia's Leading Boutique Resort 2019 at the WTA.

The WTA is the most respected annual award, established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.

WTA and WLHA awards ceremony

At the WLHA, Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort won the titles: Global in Luxury Banquet/Event Hotel and Global in Luxury Eco Resort.

The WLHA is the most prestigious award system in the world in the field of hotel and travel services, is considered the pinnacle of achievement for all luxury hotels and resorts worldwide.

WTA and WLHA awards ceremony
 

Considered as the brainchild of A Dong Silk, a leading brand of personal tailoring in Hoi An ancient town, Silk Sense is a 4-plus-star riverfront resort, which was born to create an ideal accommodation with a focus on embellishing guests’ senses and experience, as well as introduce the related culture to travelers.

Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort is impressive with the peaceful resort space in all shades of green. This resort serves 86 rooms with balconies overlooking the garden and the Co Co River. The largest room is 218 m2 (of which the garden area is up to 140m2). In particular, the sea salt and ozone-treated infinity pool, 3,500m2 organic garden which provides organic greens for the resort’s daily need, the Nypa Conference Hall with the capacity of 300 people are other three important highlights of the resort.

WTA and WLHA awards ceremony

The resort is also known as a pioneer in the field of operation without plastic waste and towards the environmental preservation. Recently, Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort, together with the Quang Nam Tourism Association, host the conference of “Quang Nam Sustainable Tourism Development 2019 - Zero Plastic Waste Tourism”. Representatives from the UNESCO, the Swiss Sustainable Tourism Program (SSTP), Quang Nam People's Committee, and Quang Nam Tourism Association attended the conference, an honored opportunity to introduce about vision and mission of Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort.

WTA and WLHA awards ceremony

Mr. Tran Thai Do - Chairman of Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort - said: “The future orientation of Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort is to become the leading resort in Sustainable Tourism – Eco friendly Materials. We continue to eliminate environmentally unfriendly materials, and also cooperate with Hoi An city’s authorities to launch campaigns for a green environment.”

Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort and its continuous efforts, mission and vision will contribute to protect the green environment, developing sustainable tourism for the locality, and also promoting Hoi An tourism in particularly and Vietnam travel in general.

Thanh Van