airasia wta2016Hosted by the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016 took place in Vietnam. The event was attended by 200 hospitality leaders from across the regions.

Also among the winners, Hong Kong has been recognised as Asia’s Leading Destination, InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong has recognised as Asia's Leading Business Hotel. AirAsia has been recognizes with two title: 'Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline 2016' and 'Asia's Leading Inflight Service 2016: AirAsia' (see photo).

World Travel Awards President Graham Cooke said: “What a fantastic evening we have here at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, this has truly been a highlight of the tourism calendar here in Vietnam.

“It has been an honour to recognise some leading hospitality providers from Asia and Australasia here tonight and I offer my heartfelt congratulations to each of them.

“I look forward to seeing many of the winners this evening as we move forward to the Grand Final in the Maldives where they will compete for the global titles.”

In Australasia, Air New Zealand took the title of Australasia's Leading Airline, while InterContinental Sydney was recognised as Australasia's Leading Business Hotel.

As the same time, host InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort was voted Asia's Leading Luxury Resort.

A full list of winners from the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony can be seen here.