Sun World Fansipan Legend named "World's Leading Cultural Tourist Attraction" at World Travel Awards 2019

MUSCAT, Oman, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun World Fansipan Legend in Sapa, Vietnam has been named the "World's Leading Cultural Tourist Attraction" at the World Travel Awards 2019 (WTA).

Hundreds of travel and tourism representatives from across the globe attended a special gala ceremony in Oman to witness Sun World Fansipan Legend take the top spot ahead of four heavyweight rivals, including Guggenheim Museum in Seville, Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Vatican City in Rome and the city of Venice.


Known as the "Oscar of the world travel industry", the WTA is one of the most prestigious awards in the global travel industry. Recently, Sun World Fansipan Legend had also been named "Vietnam's Leading Tourist Attraction 2019" at the WTA Asia & Oceania 2019.

"To be named the 'World's Leading Cultural Tourist Attraction' by such a prestigious body as the World Travel Awards is a tremendous honor, which will only further motivate us to keep going above and beyond so all of our visitors have a truly memorable experience when discovering the mountainous beauty of Sapa and Lao Cai Province," said Nguyen Xuan Chien, Director of Sun World Fansipan Legend.

Sun Group representative received the title “World's Leading Cultural Tourist Attraction” at World Travel Awards 2019
Sun Group representative received the title “World's Leading Cultural Tourist Attraction” at World Travel Awards 2019

Invested and built by Sun Group -- Vietnam's premier developer of luxury resorts, world class entertainment complexes and tourism real estate -- Sun World Fansipan Legend is located amidst the majestic natural scenery of the Hoang Lien mountain range and connects Sapa to the peak of Mount Fansipan with a world record holding cable car system. It also introduces visitors to some of the fascinating customs and traditions of the many Hill Tribes, which have lived in this mountainous realm for many hundreds of years.

At the top of the majestic Mount Fansipan, there is also a complex of spiritual buildings, shrines and monuments which further celebrate the ancient beliefs of Vietnamese people. Furthermore, through the year, Sun World Fansipan Legend hosts various festivals, art displays, carnivals and cultural shows to entertain visitors of all ages.

This achievement of Sun World Fansipan Legend further validates the strategic direction that Sun Group to transform the "City in the Clouds" with a unique, world-class and sustainable tourism product. Sun World Fansipan Legend not only enhanced the attractiveness of Sapa but also improved the quality of life for many local communities and already made an immense contribution to the local economy.

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Source: Sun Group