Source = InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort Mr Piero Alejandro Bellizzi, General Manager, InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort, Host – Ela ClarkInterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort wins three awardsThe new InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort in Vietnam is delighted to announce that the luxury resort has won three highly coveted awards at the World Travel Awards 2018.The resort has been named the World’s Leading New Family Resort, World’s Leading New Luxury Resort and World’s Leading New MICE Resort.One of the most prestigious travel and tourism events of the year, the World Travel Awards was launched in 1993 to acknowledge excellence in the travel and tourism industry. Proclaimed the ‘travel industry’s equivalent to the Oscars’ by The Wall Street Journal, the awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals and consumers across the globe.Speaking at the awards ceremony in Lisbon, Piero Bellizzi, General Manager of InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort, 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 honour to have been recognised 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 and true hospitality to our guests.”InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort is an exciting new property in the AsiaPacific region and is located on the pristine Phu Quoc Island, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve off the southwest coast of Vietnam.Offering unparalleled luxury and refinement on the island, the resort is surrounded by verdant jungle matted hills and enjoys breathtaking views that stretch out across an endless ocean horizon. Located just 15 minutes from Phu Quoc International Airport and 20 minutes from the largest town on the island, Duong Dong, the resort offers convenient access to all of the area’s major tourist attractions.The resort features a series of private low rise and sky tower accommodation, with many of the rooms, suites and villas offering landscaped gardens, patios and direct access to the white sand beach. In each of the elegant accommodations, the deep bathtubs, walkin rain showers, floortoceiling windows and spacious balconies ensure a luxurious and inviting space for the ultimate escape in comfort and relaxation.InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort’s six innovative restaurants and bars all offer an eclectic array of gastronomic delights. Guests can enjoy exquisite seafood under the stars at LAVA restaurant, listen to the waves lap the shore with barbecued delights at Sea Shack, sample Japanese and Vietnamese delicacies at Sora & Umi, poolside Italian cuisine at Ombra, and experience breathtaking sunset ocean views with an expertly made cocktail in hand at INK 360, the highest sky bar on the island.With four swimming pools, Planet Trekkers Children’s Club and cooking school, awardwinning HARNN Heritage Spa and distinctive daily activities for both adults and children, the resort is the perfect escape for those looking for an energetic adventure, or simply rest and relaxation.InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort, Bai Truong, Duong To, Phu Quoc, VIETNAM. For reservations, please email [email protected] or call +84 283 978 8888.About Phu Quoc Island• Phu Quoc Island, the largest island in Vietnam, is off the coast of Kien Giang Province in the south.• Known as ‘Pearl’ or ‘Emerald’ Island with pristine beaches, Phu Quoc Island is 574 square kilometres in size with a population of approximately 103,000 people. It was listed as a World Biosphere Reserve in 2006.• More than 50 per cent of the island is protected Phu Quoc National Park (31,422 hectares) while the surrounding sea has a rich diversity of marine life and coral reefs.• The island is part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR), which includes internationally designated protected areas, each known as a biosphere reserve, that are meant to demonstrate a balanced relationship between people and nature. They demonstrate sound sustainable development practices and policies based on research and monitoring; and act as sites of excellence for education and training.• The island is renowned for production of high quality fish sauce and peppercorns, as well as its worldfamous pearl farms.• The resort is 15 minutes’ drive from Phu Quoc International Airport and 20 minutes from the main town of Duong Dong.About InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach ResortInterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort is located on Phu Quoc Island, the largest island in Vietnam, off the southwest coast of Kien Giang Province. Stretching over 20 kilometres, Long Beach is surrounded by turquoise sea, with white sand beaches and magnificent ocean sunsets. InterContinental Phu Quoc is located near the tail end of Long Beach, with a pristine secluded beach exclusively for guests.The beachfront resort seamlessly combines elegance with local charm across its 459 elegantly appointed Rooms, Suites & Villas, Club InterContinental facilities and exclusive beach access. There are six innovative restaurants and bars for guests to choose from, as well as four swimming pools and a collection of stateofthe art meetings and convention venues. The destination HARNN Heritage Spa is inspired by traditional Asian medicine and naturopathy, while the fully equipped gym completes the wellness offering with fitness equipment, and yoga and pilates classes.Leisure activities include an array of water sports, Planet Trekkers Children’s Club, cooking classes, wine tasting and more. Bespoke cultural and destination experiences include excursions such as nature hikes, cultural tours, shopping, night markets and island hopping.The resort is 15 minutes’ drive from Phu Quoc International Airport and 20 minutes from the main town of Duong Dong.service and exceptional amenities. What makes us truly different is the genuine interest we show our guests through personalised and attentive services. We offer our most valued guests signature VIP services through a dedicated InterContinental® Ambassador programme and an exclusive Club InterContinental® experience. We connect our welltravelled guests to what’s special about a destination, so they enjoy authentic local experiences that will enrich their lives.For more information, visit www.intercontinental.com,and connect with us on Facebook www.facebook.com/intercontinental,Twitter www.twitter.com/InterConHotels, and Instagram www.instagram.com/intercontinental.