Hoi An, Phu Quoc named among world’s leading destinations
VGP - Hoi An town in central Viet Nam and Phu Quoc island have been selected as the 20th best place in a new global listing of 25 best cities and the 14th position in the list of 25 best islands in the world, respectively.
This is part of the World’s Best Awards 2022 conducted by U.S. magazine Travel + Leisure.
With an overall score of 88.92 out of 100, Hoi An moved ahead of Peru’s Cuzco, South Africa’s Cape Town, the U.S.’s Charleston, Thailand’s Bangkok, and Slovenia’s Ljubljana.
Readers ranked the cities based on factors such as the quality of hotels and restaurants, cultural heritage, attractions, cuisine, and even Covid-19 protocols.
Meanwhile, Phu Quoc - Viet Nam's largest island off the southern province of Kien Giang - gains readers' enthusiasm for the island stems from "its white-sand beaches and delectable food."
The island is renowned for its production of fish sauce, an indispensable Vietnamese condiment, and peppercorns.
Other attractions include its coral reefs and dense tropical forest, the magazine says./.