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InterContinental Resort Named Asia
InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort took home the notable awards by World Travel Awards for the first time at the gala ceremony in Dubai on Tuesday.

Over four hundred senior travel decision-makers from across Asia and Australasia attended one of the most important events in the travel industry calendar. During a star-studded evening at Anantara Dubai, The Palm Resort & Spa on October 1st, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort was honourly crowned as

These accolades recognise the commitment to excellence which the organisation has demonstrated in the last twelve months.

First open to guests on 1st of June 2012 as the flagship of IHG's resort in Viet Nam, The iconic InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula soon redefines the definition of luxury in Da Nang and throughout Viet Nam and received numerous international recognitions for its excellent service and beautiful architecture.

Arnaud Girodon, General Manager, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort said, "To be recognised in this year's awards is a result of the thoughtful and understated service and authentic local experiences we deliver to our guests every day as well as the fantastic vision from our Owners who built  the most impressive Resort in Asia . We look forward to bringing even more awards to such an iconic property in the making."

The world's first truly international hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts was also named the Leading Hotel Brand in Australasia and Leading Business Hotel Brand in Asia. In addition, six InterContinental properties were named number one in their respective countries. These include InterContinental Manila, InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort and newcomer InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort which also earned the title of Asia's Leading New Resort.

The WTA were launched in 1993 to acknowledge excellence in the travel and tourism industry and are now in their 20th year. Heralded as the 'travel industry's equivalent to the Oscar's' by The Wall Street Journal, the awards are decided based on votes by the public and travel professionals worldwide.

Embedded in the mythical hills of the famous Son Tra Peninsula and surrounded by a beautiful landscape with panoramic views of the East Sea, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, the place "where myth meets luxury", will be the choice for travellers seeking an experience that connects them to what's special about Danang and Vietnam.

This truly iconic 197 bedroom luxury resort, designed by star architect Bill Bensley from Bensley Design Studios Bangkok, opened in June 2012, which also marked the launch of the first InterContinental Resort in Viet Nam.