Malaysia has been crowned as Asia's leading destination at the prestigious World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia
Hosted by the InterContinental® Danang Sun Peninsula Resort in Vietnam on 15 October, the event was attended by 200 hospitality leaders from across the regions.
The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward, and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.
Each year World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective successes within each key geographical region.
Singapore, Macau, Thailand, and South Korea were nominated in the same category but Malaysia came out on top
Local budget airline AirAsia took home the Asia's leading low-cost airline award
Chinese carrier Hainan took the coveted title of Asia's leading airline, while Air New Zealand took home the same title for Australasia.
For the Australasia region, the Queenstown town of New Zealand nabbed the title for leading destination
Be proud, fellow Malaysians!