Vietnam honored as Asia's Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination

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– For the first time, Vietnam was voted by the World Travel Awards as Asia's Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2021. This prestigious award once again affirms the potential and attractiveness of Vietnam tourism to international visitors.

Cuc Phuong National Park, Asia's Leading National Park 2021

Vietnam has surpassed nominees Nepal (the owner of this title in 2019, 2020), Thailand, Indonesia, and Laos.

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has affirmed that sustainable tourism development makes an important contribution to the implementation of Millennium Development Goals.

Sustainable tourism development is also an important orientation in Vietnam's tourism development strategy, which clearly states the view "Sustainable and inclusive tourism development, on the basis of green growth, maximizing the tourism's contribution to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals; effectively manage and use natural resources, protect the environment and biodiversity, proactively adapt to climate change, and ensure national defense and security”.

World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to recognize and honor the world's leading travel and hospitality brands in the world and the region.

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