Bits & Pieces

  • "Autumn Melodies" concert

    "Autumn Melodies" concert

    08:00 PM,16 - 11:59 PM,16 August

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi

  • ‘Gang of Five Chancing Modern’

    ‘Gang of Five Chancing Modern’

    12:00 AM,20 July - 11:59 PM,09 September

    The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, 15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien Ward, D.2, HCMC

  • Trance Session

    Trance Session

    07:00 PM,19 - 11:59 PM,19 July

    The Toilet Club, 6th Floor, 41 Hai Ba Trung St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi

TRAVEL NEWS

Melia Hanoi Hotel awarded ‘Top five-star’ hotel in Vietnam 2018

July 16,2018 11:47 AM

Meliá Hanoi has received the award of ‘Top 5-star hotel in Vietnam’, given by Vietnam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism for the year 2018. The annual awards are aiming to honour the top Vietnamese travel businesses and enterprises that significantly contributed ...+

Meliá Hanoi has received the award of ‘Top 5-star hotel in Vietnam’, given by Vietnam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism for the year 2018. The annual awards are aiming to honour the top Vietnamese travel businesses and enterprises that significantly contributed to the growth of Vietnamese tourism.

“This award is truly a certification for day by day contribution from our staffs. And moreover, it’s the honest gratitude to all of our dearest loyal guests who always believe and support our hotel. We have a word on keep growing and delivering more value to our customers also Vietnam Tourism,” said Mr. Guillermo Pantoja, Melia Hanoi’s General Manager.

Co-organised by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) and the Vietnam Tourism Association, the Vietnam Tourism Awards are the only and most prestigious awards of the tourism sector, held since 1999.

New General Manager for the Novotel Hanoi Thai Ha Hotel

Welcome

Novotel Hanoi Thai Ha Hotel has appointed Mr Timothy Nott as the hotel’s General Manager. Prior to joining the hotel, Timothy has been working in the hospitality industry for over 20 years at the management level. A passionate Australian hotelier, Timothy has acquired ...+

Novotel Hanoi Thai Ha Hotel has appointed Mr Timothy Nott as the hotel’s General Manager. Prior to joining the hotel, Timothy has been working in the hospitality industry for over 20 years at the management level. A passionate Australian hotelier, Timothy has acquired extensive international hospitality management knowledge and experience through a diverse number of positions in general management, sales and marketing, asset and revenue management, talent and culture development as well as award winning food and beverage from numerous hotels in London, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand and significantly Vietnam.

Timothy has spent a long time working in Vietnam and enjoyed a fruitful 10-year career with AccorHotels as a General Manager. His very first General Manager position was appointed in 2009 to the Mercure Hanoi La Gare Hotel.  He then took the reins at the Novotel Phan Thiet until 2012. From 2012 to 2016, Timothy took the helm at five-star Pullman Danang Beach Resort.

As a General Manager of the 343-room Novotel Hanoi Thai Ha, Timothy will take full responsibility for the opening of the Hotel on schedule and within budget, the implementation of standard operating procedures, the development of sales, distribution and digital marketing strategies. 

InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort

New Faces

Opened on 21 June, InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort features an exclusive beachfront, six restaurants and bars, 459 luxuriously appointed rooms, suites, and villas, as well as state-of-the-art meeting facilities, while seamlessly combining the sophisticated ...+

Opened on 21 June, InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort features an exclusive beachfront, six restaurants and bars, 459 luxuriously appointed rooms, suites, and villas, as well as state-of-the-art meeting facilities, while seamlessly combining the sophisticated and cosmopolitan essence of the InterContinental® heritage with the heartfelt rustic charm of the resort’s surrounding local area and culture. Accepting reservations for stays from 28 June, the resort has an Opening Special Offer starting from VND6,500,000++ per room per night, for a minimum two-night stay until end of September, including a VND2,500,000 credit to spend at the resort’s restaurants, bars and spa, daily breakfast for two, return airport transfers, and 2,000 additional IHG Rewards Club points, while children aged 12 years or less dine for free when accompanied by a paying adult. For more information or reservations, please visit www.phuquoc.intercontinental.com or contact the resort by email at reservations.icpq@ihg.com or by phone on (028) 3978 8888.

Culture

Savour the flavour

Savour the flavour

Known for its history, another highlight of a trip to Hue is the chance to taste its unique savoury cakes.

Life

Into the rhythm

Into the rhythm

Almost any open space in Vietnam can become a dance studio at almost any time of day.

Travel

Touch of the exotic

Destinations

Touch of the exotic

The shores of Hanoi’s West Lake offer a glimpse into Vietnam’s past and the lives of those now living there.

Up close and personal

Travel in Style

Up close and personal

Hiking gives visitors an unhurried experience amid Vietnam’s stunning natural surroundings.

MGallery unveils sanctuary for wellness in Northeastern Vietnam

Hotels & Resorts

MGallery unveils sanctuary for wellness in Northeastern Vietnam

MGallery announces the opening of Legacy Yen Tu, a wellness sanctuary located on the sacred Yen Tu mountain, approximately 1,068 metres above sea level.

Review

Active efforts

Sporting events are a potential new channel for marketing Vietnam as a tourism destination.

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