Vietnam's Hoi An among Asia's best cities: Travel + Leisure

By Phong Ngo   July 3, 2024 | 12:37 am PT
Vietnam's Hoi An among Asia's best cities: Travel + Leisure
Part of Hoi An's historic Old Town. Photo by VnExpress
Industry leading magazine Travel + Leisure's Luxury Awards Asia Pacific featured Hoi An and its Hoiana Resort & Golf listed on its lists of best cities and resorts.

In the Best Cities category, Bangkok, Thailand, secured the top position for the second consecutive year.

Japan featured prominently with three cities in the top five, which are Osaka, Tokyo, and Kyoto.

Hoi An, Vietnam, claimed the 6th spot, a position previously held by Hanoi, another Vietnamese city.

Last year’s Luxury Awards Asia Pacific featured Hanoi and Hue from Vietnam as top contenders, but in 2024 only Hoi An made the list.

Hoi An, situated on Vietnam's central coast, is a UNESCO World Heritage site with a preserved historic Old Town intersected by canals. The town features Vietnamese, Chinese, and French architectural influences.

In the Best Integrated Resorts category, Hoi An’s Hoiana Resort & Golf secured 3rd place for the second consecutive year.

Galaxy Macau took the top spot, followed by Crown Perth in Australia.

Others in the top 5 Best Resorts are the Sands Resorts Macao and Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore.

The Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia-Pacific is an annual event celebrating excellence in travel and hospitality across the Asia-Pacific region. Launched in 2023, the awards are determined by the votes of well-travelled readers, who evaluate a wide range of experiences including hotels, resorts, spas, and pools.

Here is the complete lists of the 2024 Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific:

Best cities:

1. Bangkok, Thailand

2. Osaka, Japan

3. Tokyo, Japan

4. Dubai, UAE

5. Kyoto, Japan

6. Hoi An, Vietnam

7. Hong Kong

8. Seoul, South Korea

9. Singapore

10. Taipei, Taiwan

Best integrated resorts:

1. Galaxy Macau

2. Crown Perth, Australia

3. Hoiana Resort & Golf, Vietnam

4. Sands Resorts Macao

5. Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore

6. Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

7. Crown Melbourne, Australia

8. City of Dreams Manila, Philippines

9. City of Dreams Macau

10. Okada Manila, Philippines

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