This is the second year that Vietnam is honored to receive the World’s Best Golf Destination award (2019, 2021) and the fifth consecutive year to be recognized as Asia’s Best Golf Destination (2017-2021). The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) on October 29 said that at the 8th World Golf Award (WGA) Ceremony taking place at Park Hyatt Dubai, Emirate United Arab Emirates (UAE), Vietnam was recognized as the Best Golf Destination in the World and Asia in 2021. This is the most prestigious award in the golf field in the world, belonging to the World Travel Awards system. This is the second year that Vietnam is honored to receive the World’s Best Golf Destination award (2019, 2021) and the fifth consecutive year to be recognized as Asia’s Best Golf Destination (2017-2021) by the Golf Awards. world. Overcoming other very strong destinations such as the US, New Zealand, China, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia, golf destination in Vietnam with luxurious service infrastructure, class, international standards has been collected. attracts and receives high appreciation from visitors when they come to play golf in combination with resort. According to the information of the organizers, despite the challenges caused by the COVID-19 epidemic affecting the tourism industry in general and golf sport in particular, the 8th World Golf Awards still received the highest number of votes. records from previous years from golfers around the globe. This further confirms that the public’s demand for travel, golf and resort is very strong. Previously, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has just surpassed a series of leading candidates in the region to win the title of “Asia’s Leading Tourism Management Agency in 2021” as voted by the World Tourism Awards. The World Travel Awards have just been announced. This is the second time that Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has been awarded this prestigious award by the World Travel Awards, recognizing its efforts in responding, flexibly adapting to the epidemic situation, and restarting safe tourism activities. . For the first time, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism achieved this title in 2017. Along with that, Vietnam tourism also received many other prestigious awards such as “Asia’s Leading Destination,” “Asia’s Leading Sustainable Destination.” Hoi An Ancient Town won the title of “Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination”; Cuc Phuong was voted as “Asia’s Leading National Park.” Ha Long Bay was listed as “Asia’s Leading Tourist Attraction.” Many other prestigious awards are also given to leading tourism and service businesses in Vietnam… According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the global tourism industry is on the rebound. Many countries and territories simultaneously plan to open their doors to international visitors. On the eve of the pilot opening to welcome international tourists, prestigious awards and titles along with the recognition and honor of the international community will contribute to encouraging and creating a great motivation for our country’s tourism. This is also a golden opportunity to promote the image of “Vietnamese tourism is safe and attractive,” ready to welcome tourists back, creating the expectation that Vietnam will become a bright spot to attract international tourists after the end of the year. disease is under control. According to data released by the General Statistics Office on the morning of October 29, international visitors to Vietnam in October 2021 reached 10,600, down 28.8% over the same period last year. That is because Vietnam is still continuing to implement measures to prevent and control the COVID-19 epidemic, and has not yet opened international tourism, so the number of visitors is mainly foreign experts and technical workers working in projects. case in Vietnam. In the 10 months of 2021, international visitors to Vietnam reached over 125,000, down 96.7% over the same period last year. Among them, air passengers accounted for 67.2% of international arrivals to Vietnam, down 97.3%; road users accounted for 32.4% and decreased by 93.2%; Passengers using the sea route reached 499 arrivals and decreased by 99.7%./.