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    The Guide Awards 2017 an adventure in quality

    The Guide Awards originated from the idea of the marketing team at The Guide in 1999 and 2000. Seventeen years later, The Guide Awards have become firmly established as a popular and...

  • Old- school relief

    Old- school relief

    Traditional medicine can indeed work where western medicine has failed.

  • PERFECT POTS

    PERFECT POTS

    Cơm niêu, or clay pot-baked rice, originated hundreds of years ago in the northern part of Vietnam. Before the advent of modern rice cookers, peasants had to made do cooking rice in clay...

  • Sense of Place

    Sense of Place

    Mr Nicolas Pillet, new General Manager at Amanoi Resort, tells The Guide about the resort’s unique features.

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    Rambling around

    Getting from here to there in vietnam is, for the most part, quite a straightforward affair.

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    ‘The Magic Flute’

    08:00 PM,30 May - 11:59 PM,01 June

    Opera House, Lam Son Square, D.1, HCMC

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    ‘The Journey of Music’

    08:00 PM,09 - 11:59 PM,09 June

    Opera House, Lam Son Square, D.1, HCMC

  • Vietnam-Asia Silk Festival

    Vietnam-Asia Silk Festival

    12:00 AM,11 - 11:59 PM,14 June

    Hoi An Silk Village, 28 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Hoi An,, Quang Nam

TRAVEL NEWS

Fees double at Halong Bay cruise terminal

June 02,2017 07:00 AM

The Tuan Chau Corporation, which manages the only tourist wharf for trips out to Halong Bay and nearby Bai Tu Long Bay, Tuan Chau Wharf, has announced it will double entry fees for visitors to VND40,000 ($1.75). The entry fee includes free water and wi-fi at the ...+

The Tuan Chau Corporation, which manages the only tourist wharf for trips out to Halong Bay and nearby Bai Tu Long Bay, Tuan Chau Wharf, has announced it will double entry fees for visitors to VND40,000 ($1.75). The entry fee includes free water and wi-fi at the wharf, which can handle about 2,000 boats, or ten times more than the old one, and can berth large vessels. Halong Bay, a UNESCO world heritage site, and Bai Tu Long, to its northeast, are popular destinations in northern Vietnam and the main attractions in Quang Ninh province, welcoming 8.3 million tourists last year, 42% of them foreigners.

Sheraton Hanoi Hotel has new Executive Assistant Manager

Welcome

Sheraton Hanoi Hotel has announced the promotion of Ms Nguyen Thi Thuy Minh to Executive Assistant Manager (EAM). She is the first female Vietnamese EAM of the Sheraton brand in the world and in the international five-star hotel chain in Vietnam. Joining Sheraton ...+

Sheraton Hanoi Hotel has announced the promotion of Ms Nguyen Thi Thuy Minh to Executive Assistant Manager (EAM). She is the first female Vietnamese EAM of the Sheraton brand in the world and in the international five-star hotel chain in Vietnam. Joining Sheraton Hanoi Hotel in 2003, she began her career in hospitality as a guest service agent. She was then promoted to Director of Human Resources in 2013. She managed and lead the Human Resources function, ensuring the alignment of the hotel’s culture, strategy and vision. She took part into all operational, human resources, financial, and business decisions. Ms Minh was selected among the ‘Top 5 Human Resources Leaders for ASEAN - Awarded by BMW Hotelier Award 2016’. 

The Anam Resort

New Faces

The Anam Resort held its grand opening ceremony in April. Overlooking 300 metres of absolute beachfront on Cam Ranh Peninsula, Khanh Hoa, the resort’s design is inspired by Vietnam’s bygone Indochine era, with imperial-style roofs, lanterns, big-belled tone vases, ...+

The Anam Resort held its grand opening ceremony in April. Overlooking 300 metres of absolute beachfront on Cam Ranh Peninsula, Khanh Hoa, the resort’s design is inspired by Vietnam’s bygone Indochine era, with imperial-style roofs, lanterns, big-belled tone vases, old Vietnamese mosaic tiles, and stone pathways. It boasts 117 villas and 96 rooms and suites, one restaurant, one fine-dining grill, a cocktail bar, a sports bar, a beach club, a spa, a 3D cinema, three large outdoor swimming pools, and MICE facilities. The Anam’s villas are recognised by Worldhotels as ‘World Luxury’, and the resort is one of only six worldwide to have achieved this status. Visit www.theanam.com.

Culture

PERFECT POTS

PERFECT POTS

Cơm niêu, or clay pot-baked rice, originated hundreds of years ago in the northern part of Vietnam. Before the advent of modern rice cookers,...

Life

Old- school relief

Old- school relief

Traditional medicine can indeed work where western medicine has failed.

Travel

AWAKEN FROM SLUMBER

Destinations

AWAKEN FROM SLUMBER

The magic of electricity has made Ly Son Island one of Vietnams newest tourist destinations.

MOUNTAIN TREASURE

Travel in Style

MOUNTAIN TREASURE

Hoang Su Phi is known for its spectacular natural setting and the richness of the local cultures.

Sense of Place

Hotels & Resorts

Sense of Place

Mr Nicolas Pillet, new General Manager at Amanoi Resort, tells The Guide about the resort’s unique features.

Review

Rambling around

Getting from here to there in vietnam is, for the most part, quite a straightforward affair.

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