Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — At the 2016 Mekong Tourism Alliance Awards (MTAA) announced last week, Vietnam Airlines shared Best Airlines of the Year with Cambodia’s Angkor Air, Lao Airlines, Myanmar Airways International and Thai Airways.
Việt Nam’s flagship carrier has made it to the list for three consecutive years, joined by other veterans like Vietravel (Best Outbound Travel Operator of the Year) and Saigontourist (Best Inbound Travel Operator of the Year).
The MTAA recognises and honours tourism agencies, hotels, resorts, airlines and e-commerce sites in the Mekong region comprising Việt Nam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar.
Vietnamese winners at this year’s MTAA also include Best Five-star Hotel of the Year (JW Marriott); The Best Resort of the Year (The Nam Hải, Hội An); Best Tourism Website of the Year (Rex Hotel Saigon); Broadcast Excellence Award for Destination Promotion (Oxalis Adventure Tour); and Best Festival of the Year (Southern Gastronomy).
Rex Hotel Saigon; Oxalis Adventure Tour; and Southern Gastronomy are first-time winners. — VNS