Vietnam Airlines wins two World Travel Awards
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has won the World's Leading Airline � Premium Economy Class 2018 and the World's Leading Cultural Airline 2018 titles of the World Travel Awards (WTA). The awards which are dubbed the Oscar of the tourism industry were announced at the WTA Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday. This is the third consecutive year Vietnam Airlines has been honored by the WTA, the firm said on Monday, noting the prizes were voted on by experts of the World Travel & Tourism Council and passengers from February 1 to October 24.
Vietnam Airlines is offering premium economy class on international flights using the wide-body Boeing 787-9 and Airbus A350 aircraft. The carrier has promoted Vietnamese culture through cuisine and has chosen Vietnamese-Australian chef Luke Nguyen as its Global Cuisine Ambassador.
Luke Nguyen has created a menu imbued with cultural values of the country's northern, central and southern regions and taken part in Vietnam Airlines promotion events around the world.