Vietnam integrated resort Hoiana, the joint venture development between Suncity Group, VinaCapital and VMS Investment Group, has taken home awards two separate awards this week with Hoiana named Asia’s Leading Tourism Development Project 2020 at the World Travel Awards and Hoiana Shores Golf Club awarded World’s Best New Golf Course 2020 at the World Golf Awards 2020.

“As a new entertainment and lifestyle destination, opening in June 2020, we are honored to receive these prestigious awards from global authorities in the field,” said Hoiana CEO Steve Wolstenholme.

“Besides possessing a fantastic beachside location, Hoiana takes pride in creating a destination that offers many unique and unforgettable experiences for visitors. It’s a combination of exhilarating entertainment, luxurious accommodations and a celebration of the centuries-old traditional values of Vietnam.

“These awards are also the driving force for us to continue our efforts and provide outstanding hospitality products and services to all guests.”


The US$1 billion first phase of Hoiana held a special preview opening in June, with a grand opening planned for mid-2021. Once complete, Phase I will feature four upscale hotels – Hoiana Hotel & Suites, KHOS Hoiana, New World Hoiana Hotel Vietnam and Rosewood Hoi An – plus the already operational Hoiana Suncity entertainment complex and 18-hole championship golf course Hoiana Shores Golf Club.

Officially opened in March 2018, Hoiana Shores is the first golf course in Vietnam to be designed by globally renowned designer Robert Trent Jones Jr.

“We are truly honored to be recognized as the World’s Best New Golf Course 2020,” said Ben Styles, General Manager of Hoiana Shores Golf Club. “Vietnam is a fantastic golfing destination and our goal is to offer exceptional golfing experiences that will leave every golfer with a desire to return.”