In spite of the fact that Vietnam tourism is in the generally difficult context of the world economy, there have been still breakthroughs of Vietnam tourism affirming its level in pace with the Region and the world, and Vietravel has been the only travel company of Vietnam voted for two titles by the World Travel Awards (WTA) in Dubai at night, October 1st. In addition, this is the third consecutive year Vietravel has been awarded by TTG Asia – the leading travel magazine in Asia-Pacific Region at the 24th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2013 at night, October 3rd 2013. Both of which were regarded as the most significant events of Vietnam tourism in 2013.

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Vietravel – the only travel company of Vietnam awarded at the World Travel Awards - WTA
Established since 1993, the World Travel Awards (referred to as WTA), known as “the Oscars of the travel industry” by the Wall Street Journal, has been annually held to honor the best service providers in the fields of travel and tourism. For the past over 20 years, WTA has been globally extended.
WTA includes many categories nominated for travel and tourism, including: Airlines, hotels, resorts, travel companies, carriers, cruises, tourist destinations….Vietravel is proud of having been the only travel company of Vietnam voted under WTA with two titles namely “Vietnam’s Leading Tour Operator” and “Vietnam’s Leading Travel Agency”.

The award certificate issued by WTA once again affirmed prestige and service quality of Vietravel globally recognized

Vietravel awarded at the TTG Travel Awards for the third consecutive year

 Mr. Vo Quang Lien Kha received award at the 23rd Annual TTG Travel Awards 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand

This was a firm step of progression affirming Vietravel’s position not only as the number 1 travel company in Vietnam but also listed in the top 16 leading tour operators in Asia. This is the third consecutive year Vietravel has obtained this position and consecutively maintained such achievement for the past three years sustainably. This has shown the leading quality and tour operation of Vietravel well recognized in Asia and all over the world.

TTG Travel Awards was established in 1989 as initiated by TTG Asia Magazine. From a mere 10 awards in 1989 (after 24th annual organization in 2013), the Awards now honours 82 winners across four categories:

1    Travel Supplier Awards (52 awards).
2.     Travel Agency Awards (16 awards – representatives of 16 nations).
3.     Outstanding Achievement Awards (4 awards).
4.     Travel Hall of Fame – offered to entities that have won prizes for 10 times and more since 1989 up to now (10 awards).

- The voting 2013 has seen over 120,000 votes sent to TTG Asia after 3 months of launch – from June to the beginning of August 2013, that is a two-fold increase in comparison with the voting 2012.

Meaning of the trophy: The Trophy is cast from monolithic alloy, gilt 24K, and weighted 2kg. The trophy symbol is Hermes God – the Greek God of travelers. This has become the symbol of the annual TTG Travel Awards since its establishment up to now.

TTG Asia – The leading travel magazine in the Asia – Pacific Region

Established since 1974, TTG Asia has been a magazine specializing in travel and trade with 14, 500 each issue/ 26 issues per year. Up to now, TTG Asia has been present at almost Travel Expos in the world and published in different languages such as English, Indian, and Chinese… Its Readership Audience includes Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Hotels, NTOs, and Airlines in the world.

TTG Asia has been delivering incisive editorials and intelligence analysis on pertinent travel trade developments in the Asia-Pacific Region and won many prestigious press prizes since 1974 up to now. This is a useful reference channel for travel companies in planning and making business policies in bilateral and multi-lateral cooperation in the Asian travel industry.

The two prizes as mentioned above are not only the honor of Vietravel as significant gifts in celebration of the 18th anniversary of Vietravel which would be held on December 20th 2013 but also the pride of Vietnam Tourism. This has proved the strategic business orientation at the regional level by Vietravel – a travel company built up from 7 staffs and nearly VND 7,000,000 and determined to develop sustainably, thereby to step by step build up better travel image of Vietnam. Such prizes are also significant in encouraging and creating motive force for small and medium-sized enterprises to develop together in an equally competitive society in the Region in the process of international integration and willing for new opportunities in competition.

Information about the awarding at the 20th annual World Travel Awards (2013)
Date: October 1st 2013.
Venue: Anatara The Palm, Dubai

Information about the awarding at the 24th Annual TTG Travel Awards (2013)
Date: October 3rd 2013.
Venue:  Bangkok Convention Centre –Centara Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

(Source: Communication Department, Vietravel)



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