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The first International Camp on Cruise to be offered

July 17,2019 03:37 PM

Attending the three-day-two-night camp, campers be offered English lesions regarding to water life, sea protection and chances to discover Vietnamese culture, natural heritage and daily life of farming and fishing villages. ...+

Attending the three-day-two-night camp, campers be offered English lesions regarding to water life, sea protection and chances to discover Vietnamese culture, natural heritage and daily life of farming and fishing villages.

The Au Co Cruise in cooperation with Dreamland Eco English Center to organize the first ever English camping trip on cruise for family in Viet Nam. The summer camp on a five-stared cruise is set to travel around Ha Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay and Ha Long Bay.

“The cruise camp is a very new perspective for children that offer total different nature surroundings, in order to awake their curiousness and help them to learn new things about Vietnamese history, maritime life as well as equipped them with some soft skills,” said the representative from Bhaya Group.

Aiming at campers aged from six to 14 and not limited to nationality, the lesions on cruise will be given by five English native teacher and other five Vietnamese assistants, featuring on geology of Karst Mountain rising from the sea, ocean life, environmental issues and how to protect marine and coastal environment.

It is said to be the first and only camp to teach unique set of skills and knowledge, beside English and other soft skills such as water first aid, sea storm survival, how to catch fish or squid, hands on kayaking and water sports and master seafood cooking. Other dead-time activities are including summer camp book and scavenger hunt. The camp’s reward system will be Dragon’s pearls that would be excited by campers.

The camp is about to provide opportunities for family bonding and life changing experiences for parents and children. It is opened for all family members to experience wide range of activities. Parent will have time to relax and children still be kept active and adventurous while staying in luxurious retreat.

The fixed departure dates for International Camp on Cruise in summer 2019 is from 27 to 29 July, 16 to 18 August and 30 August to 1 September.

The Au Co Luxury Cruise sets the highest benchmark for cruising in Ha Long Bay, taking in the sights, sounds and quintessence of Vietnam traditions. It’s a luxury steel ship with safety guarantee featuring 32 cabins with private balconies, a sundeck for dining, sunbathing and onboard activities, a spa room with Jacuzzi, a restaurant serving fine dining meal and an open bar.

Completely breaking the concept of "traditional classroom", Dreamland English Center was established with the aim of teaching children from four years and older English according to the Practical Experience method come from Finland. The new trend of learning language is said to be effective and profound in all over the world because students would absorb the language naturally, excited and in most positively ways.

Sheraton Hanoi Hotel has new General Manager

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Sheraton Hanoi Hotel appointed Mr. Julian Wong its General Manager from December 2018.  As a professional hotelier who has more than 21 years of experience working at Marriott International Inc., Julian has held many leadership positions including ...+

Sheraton Hanoi Hotel appointed Mr. Julian Wong its General Manager from December 2018.  As a professional hotelier who has more than 21 years of experience working at Marriott International Inc., Julian has held many leadership positions including General Manager at multiple Marriott key brands througout his hotelier career before coming to the hotel.

Mr. Julian has also proved to be an excellent leader by leading the team at the properties he managed to win multiple awards - Marriott Global, Regional Awards, including a Global Special Sales Achievement Award, Asia Pacific Sales Team of the Year Award in 2010 and multiple regional awards for general management including the Asia Pacific General Manager of the Year Award – Marriott Executive Apartments brand in 2011.

Sankofa Village Hill Resort and Spa

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Open since April, the Sankofa Village Hill Resort and Spa is hidden among hills of pine trees overlooking the Perfume (Huong) River in Hue, surrounded by waterways and rice fields and just 12 km from the city center. ...+

Open since April, the Sankofa Village Hill Resort and Spa is hidden among hills of pine trees overlooking the Perfume (Huong) River in Hue, surrounded by waterways and rice fields and just 12 km from the city center.

With a nature-inspired concept, the 32-ha property has 97 beautifully-furnished, well-appointed bungalows made from wood and rattan, with exquisite facilities including a large outdoor pool on a hill, a state-of-the-art spa, a dining experience on par with the best restaurants to be found, and a Cultural Village, where antique values are preserved. A visit to Sankofa Village is like experiencing a different world altogether.

The resort is offering a special summer package for VND3.8 million per night in a villa on a pine tree-covered hill for two adults and one child (under six years of age).

SANKOFA VILLAGE HILL RESORT AND SPA

Address: 8 Ngoc Ho, Huong Ho, Huong Tra Dist., Thua Thien Hue Province

Email: info@sankofavillage.com.vn

Website: www.sankofavillage.com.vn

Tel: (0234) 377 7999

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