Quality tourism firms honoured
The country's 124 outstanding hotels, resorts, restaurants, tour operators and other tourist services have been honoured for their service quality in The Guide Awards 2013.
Readers and editors of The Guide magazine have selected the winners among 400 businesses operating in tourism. Criteria for the selection include product quality, infrastructure quality, services, attitude toward customers, and corporate responsibilities.
Best Western Premier Indochine Palace in Hue, InterContinental Asiana Saigon Hotel, Buffalo Tours and Ngon Restaurant in HCM City are among the top ten businesses voted by the magazine's readers.
The awards have been held annually since 1999 to encourage the country's businesses to supply their best services to tourists, aiming at the sustainable development of the tourism industry in the country, the organizers said.
During the 14th The Guide Awards, held yesterday in Da Nang City, a forum gathering historians, cultural experts and businessmen discussed the relationship between heritage and tourism.-VNS