Bits & Pieces

  • GBA Oktoberfest 2018

    GBA Oktoberfest 2018

    06:00 PM,11 - 11:00 PM,13 September

    JW Marriott Hanoi Hotel, No 8 Do Duc Duc Road, Me Tri Ward, South Tu Liem District, Hanoi

  • "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

TRAVEL NEWS

Run to give

September 20,2018 09:22 AM

The 5th Run to give 2018 (“Charity Run”) organized by Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports, JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi, Sheraton Hanoi, in cooperation with California Yoga & Fitness Center as partner, will be held on Sunday, 23rd September 2018 ...+

The 5th Run to give 2018 (“Charity Run”) organized by Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports, JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi, Sheraton Hanoi, in cooperation with California Yoga & Fitness Center as partner, will be held on Sunday, 23rd September 2018 at Le PARC – Gamuda City, Hanoi.

Entering its 5th year, the charity run is calling for 3,000 runners’ national wide and aims to raise USD45,000 for Operation Smile Viet Nam. All profits will go to support Operation Smile Vietnam in performing life-changing surgeries to repair cleft lips and palates for children who couldn't otherwise afford the surgery and ongoing medical therapies to children in the low and middle-income brackets around Vietnam.

Detail of Run to Give 2018 on Sunday, 23rd September 2018

•        Time: 7am – 11am, gather at Le PARC, Gamuda City.

•        Fee: VND 200,000 per adult (Including 1 T-Shirt, Bib, Race Kit)

•        Contact: 024 3833 5588 ext 1406 (Ms.Vanh) or 1689 (Ms.Ha)

Those who are interested to participate may register at: https://ticketbox.vn/event/run-to-give-73099/49821 (Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh)

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

BACK IN TIME

BACK IN TIME

Most aspects of Vietnamese culture can be found in a single water puppetry performance.

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.

HIGH-END 5-STAR APARTMENT AT NOVOTEL DANANG

Hotels & Resorts

HIGH-END 5-STAR APARTMENT AT NOVOTEL DANANG

Bringing together the convenience of a five-star condominium with all the comforts of home, Novotel Danang is the perfect stopover for visitors looking to rest their heads for a night or base themselves for a whole lot longer.

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

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