|Top class: A corner view of the Hội An Beach Resort in the UNESCO-recognised Hội An town. The resort was recognised by the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017. — Photo courtesy Hội An Beach resort |Viet Nam News
HỘI AN — Hội An Beach Resort has won a world luxury hotel award for 2017.
Vatthanachai Tony Phipatthongpanta, manager of the resort, said the resort received a confirmation email from World Luxury Hotel Awards on Tuesday.
Vatthanachai said the official announcement and other details would not be released until December 2 at a gala ceremony at the Kulm Hotel St. Moritz in Switzerland.
The Hội An Beach Resort, which was built in 2006, includes 174 bungalows and 140 five-star villas facing the sea, as well as an 18-hole golf course on 120ha, 5km north of Hội An town.
In 2013, An Bàng Beach, 3km east of Hội An, was voted one of the top 100 beaches in the world by CNN Summer Travel, while two resorts in Hội An – Life Heritage and Nam Hải – were included in the top 15 resorts in Asia by the US magazine Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards in 2012.
In 2016, An Bàng Seaside Village, a home-stay complex in An Bàng beach of Hội An, received the ASEAN Homestays 2016 award from the Việt Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT). — VNS