Hoi An Wins Asia’s Leading Cultural Destination At World Travel Awards
At World Travel Awards 2021 (WTA), Hoi An has surpassed many competitors including Beijing, Seoul, Kyoto, and Hue to be the winner of Asia's leading cultural city destination.
Starting from 1993, WTA is regarded as "the Oscars of the travel industry" and becomes one of the measurements to evaluate the world’s tourism categories. The winner of each category was decided through the voting volume of travel professionals and the public.
Hoi An in the morning - Photo: @hoiantown
Hoi An is the ancient city of Quang Nam Province in the Central region of Vietnam. It used to be among the most vibrant trading port from 16th to 19th centuries and is famous for the cultural interference between Asian countries such as Japan, Chinese, Vietnam, Indian, and some Western countries. Hoi An architectural and cultural beauty enchants deeply tourists worldwide. Besides, cuisine and beach relaxation is other reasons for travelers to choose this city.
Hoi An Ancient Town in Central Vietnam has recently been ranked as one of the 10 best car-free destinations in the world for American travelers to visit by the US magazine National Geographic (NatGeo).
Danang City and Hoi An Ancient Town are going to hold a fascinating hot-air balloon festival on Saturday, March 27th alongside the welcoming of the first international flights to the city post-Covid-19 pandemic after two years of closure.
Hoi An is shortlisted among 21 world's most romantic places for couples to travel on Valentine's Day by Time Out, a famous magazine based in the UK.