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InterContinental Phu Quoc resort wins World Travel Awards 2018

The InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort on Phu Quoc Island in Kien Giang Province won three highly awards at the World Travel Awards 2018 event held in Lisbon, Portugal at the beginning of December.

The World Travel Awards were launched in 1993 and are one of the most prestigious travel events in the world. They awards are acknowledge as the "travel industry's equivalent to the Oscar's" by the Wall Street Journal, the awards are voted on by travel and tourism professionals and consumers across the globe.

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Photo courtesy of The InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort

The three awards that the InterContinental Phu Quoc won were (1) The World's Leading New Family Resort; (2) The World's Leading New Luxury Resort; and (3) The World's Leading New MICE Resort.

Piero Bellizzi, General Manager of InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort, spoke at the awards ceremony in Lisbon and said: “We are absolutely delighted to have won these three highly sought-after awards in our first year. With exceptional facilities for families, couples and business travellers, underpinned by genuine, heartfelt service, the resort offers truly memorable experiences for all our guests. It is an honor to have been recognized at one of the industry’s most highly regarded award ceremonies, and we remain committed to our philosophy of delivering a consistent level of service excellence to our guests.”

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Piero Bellizzi, General Manager of InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort accepting one of the three awards the hotel received

The InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort is located on pristine Phú Quốc Island, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve off the southwest coast of Viet Nam. The resort features a series of private low-rise and sky-tower accommodations, with many of the rooms, suites and villas offering landscaped gardens, patios and direct access to the white sand beach.