• In the spirit

    In the spirit

    Enterprises, media, and local authorities all work hard on promoting Vietnam’s traditional culture during Tet.

  • Time of my life

    Time of my life

    Memories of past TET holidays always come flooding back as the old Lunar year comes to an end.

  • That time of year

    That time of year

    Unlike the Kinh and other ethnic minorities in Vietnam, the H'Mong people on Moc Chau Plateau in the northern province of Son La celebrate the lunar new year at the beginning of 12th lunar...

  • Stepping into the past

    Stepping into the past

    The ancient village of Duong Lam boasts some of the oldest houses found in the Red River Delta.

  • Tales of Tet

    Tales of Tet

    Tet can be an unusual experience for tourists and expats in Vietnam and for myriad reasons.

Bits & Pieces

  • Tet 2018 Show

    Tet 2018 Show

    12:00 AM,01 - 11:59 PM,28 February

    Craig Thomas Gallery 27i Tran Nhat Duat, D.1, HCMC

  • VIETNAMESE CALLIGRAPHY FAIR

    VIETNAMESE CALLIGRAPHY FAIR

    12:00 AM,09 - 11:59 PM,25 February

    Literature Lake (Ho Van), Opposite Temple of Literature, Dong Da Dist., Hanoi

  • NGUYEN HUE Flower Street

    NGUYEN HUE Flower Street

    12:00 AM,13 - 11:59 PM,19 February

    Nguyen Hue St., HCMC

TRAVEL NEWS

Can Tho launches electric car service for tourists

February 02,2018 10:11 AM

An electric car service for tourists has gotten underway in the Mekong Delta’s Can Tho city, providing a new and environmentally-friendly way to take in the city’s sights. Three 9-15 seat cars will go into service initially, with three more to be added during the ...+

An electric car service for tourists has gotten underway in the Mekong Delta’s Can Tho city, providing a new and environmentally-friendly way to take in the city’s sights. Three 9-15 seat cars will go into service initially, with three more to be added during the first quarter. Routes include Ninh Kieu Wharf - Truc Lam Phuong Nam Monastery - My Khanh, Ninh Kieu Wharf - Thu Khoa Huan Monument - Binh Thuy Temple, and Ninh Kieu Wharf - Tan An Temple - Night Market. Tickets are VND20,000 per km. Some 26 other electric cars will be put into service if trial operations prove successful. The city welcomed 7.5 million tourists last year, including 300,000 foreigners. The local tourism sector is to develop into a key economic sector by 2020.

Hilton Hanoi Opera and Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi has new Cluster Executive Chef

Welcome

Hilton Hanoi Opera and Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi have appointed Ms Roxanne Castillo as their new Cluster Executive Chef, overseeing all facets of the kitchens to deliver an exceptional culinary experience at both. As the first female Cluster Executive Chef in Vietnam-based ...+

Hilton Hanoi Opera and Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi have appointed Ms Roxanne Castillo as their new Cluster Executive Chef, overseeing all facets of the kitchens to deliver an exceptional culinary experience at both. As the first female Cluster Executive Chef in Vietnam-based Hilton hotels, Roxanne brings with her nine years of culinary experience. As Executive Sous Chef at Hilton Kuala Lumpur, she was responsible for managing ten stellar restaurants and bars as well as catering for meetings and events at the flagship property. While delivering consistently high-quality food and service, she also played a critical role in training and coaching a brigade of more than 200 chefs at the hotel.

Satya Danang Hotel has recently opened in the heart of vibrant Danang

New Faces

Satya Danang Hotel has recently opened in the heart of vibrant Danang, opposite Con Ga Church and facing the Han River. The hotel offers 88 rooms and suites, The Pool Restaurant, and Dragon Bar. Han Market, Con Ga Church, and the Cham Museum are within a few minutes’ ...+

Satya Danang Hotel has recently opened in the heart of vibrant Danang, opposite Con Ga Church and facing the Han River. The hotel offers 88 rooms and suites, The Pool Restaurant, and Dragon Bar. Han Market, Con Ga Church, and the Cham Museum are within a few minutes’ walk of the hotel. There is a Welcome Soft Opening promotional rate on Deluxe River View rooms, of VND1,380,000++ per night including breakfast, one free cocktail at Dragon Bar, and a free upgrade to a Premier River View room, valid until 31 March. For bookings of two consecutive nights, guests will receive one Vietnamese dinner set at the The Pool Restaurant for two.

Email bookings with the code ‘SKET02-2018’ to reservation@satyadanang.com or call (0236) 358 8999.

Culture

Back in the  spotlight

Back in the spotlight

A concerted push is being made by a number of young Vietnamese to revitalise long-neglected Dong Ho and Hang Trong folk paintings.

Life

In the spirit

In the spirit

Enterprises, media, and local authorities all work hard on promoting Vietnam’s traditional culture during Tet.

Travel

Flower frenzy

Destinations

Flower frenzy

Flower markets around HCMC do a roaring trade in the weeks leading up to Tet.

Up close and personal

Travel in Style

Up close and personal

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

Debut of Sheraton Grand Danang Resort in Danang City

Hotels & Resorts

Debut of Sheraton Grand Danang Resort in Danang City

Situated on the tranquil beachfront of Non Nuoc Beach and in the list of 37 other Sheraton Grand properties across the globe, Sheraton Grand is the brand’s collection of premier hotels and resorts recognized for their enticing destinations...

Review

RIVER ROAMING

The first-ever ferry service along the Saigon River in HCMC is a pleasant way to see life on the riverbank.

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