The InterContinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort has been honoured with four awards in various categories at the World Travel Awards.

These include Asia's Leading Hotel Dining and Entertainment Experience, Leading Luxury Resort, Vietnam's Leading Resort and Vietnam's Leading Spa Resort.

The resort was also nominated for the World's Leading Hotel Dining and Entertainment Experience, along with La Cigale Hotel in Qatar; Le Meridien She Shan in Shanghai, China; MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada; Pan Pacific Hotel in Perth, Australia; Sun City Resort in South Africa; and the Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel.

Last year, the Da Nang-based facility was voted Best New Resort and Vietnam's Leading Resort.

Architect Bill Bensley of Bensley Design Studios in Bangkok designed the iconic 197-room resort, located 600m above sea level on the Son Tra Peninsula. In 2012, Conde Nast Traveller chose the resort as one of the 154 best new hotels in the world.-VNA