(VOV) – The Vietnam Economic Times has announced its 14th Guide Awards will be held at Vinpearl Luxury Da Nang on August 22. The Guide will recognise 124 outstanding travel businesses chosen by its editorial board and reader votes as the winners of the 2012-2013 “Guide Awards”. The winners include 31 hotels, 40 resorts, six self-contained apartment companies, 24 restaurants and bars, five retail stores and beauty salons, 11 travel companies, and seven sports and entertainment service companies. They were selected according to criteria like product and service quality, environmental consciousness, and civic and community mindedness. Vietnam Economic Times Editor in Chief Professor Dao Nguyen Cat said The Guide promotes the tourism sector’s sustainable and responsible development, helping to preserve the country’s beautiful landscapes and Vietnamese culture.