• CHANGE OF SEASON

    CHANGE OF SEASON

    Cheaper prices and different scenery are encouraging more Vietnamese to take a holiday in autumn rather than summer.

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    The lighthouses dotting Vietnam’s coastline have witnessed passages both tranquil and treacherous.

  • NATURE’S GIFT

    NATURE’S GIFT

    Off the coast of central Vietnam lies an island that is now home to a particularly fragrant and tasty type of garlic.

  • VIEWS OUT TO SEA

    VIEWS OUT TO SEA

    À La Carte Danang Beach wins over guests with its service quality and, especially, the views from its room and the rooftop bar.

  • ISLAND IDENTITY

    ISLAND IDENTITY

    Inhabitants of Tan Loc island in the Mekong Delta know their home by a few different names.

Bits & Pieces

  • A Night of French Jazz

    A Night of French Jazz

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

    L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi

  • Operetta ‘The Bat’

    Operetta ‘The Bat’

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

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

  • ‘Reallusion’ & ‘Wintercearig Performance’

    ‘Reallusion’ & ‘Wintercearig Performance’

    12:00 AM,10 - 11:59 PM,23 September

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

TRAVEL NEWS

HCMC opens smart tourist information stations

September 05,2017 11:00 AM

Two tourist information stations have been opened in HCMC to help tourists find the travel information they need. Located at Bach Dang Park and September 23 Park, the stations are equipped with two computers with smart screens and help tourists search for information ...+

Two tourist information stations have been opened in HCMC to help tourists find the travel information they need. Located at Bach Dang Park and September 23 Park, the stations are equipped with two computers with smart screens and help tourists search for information in regard to roads, restaurants, shopping, and transport to tourist attractions. A tourism handbook, a map, and a code of conduct are also available, printed in English, Japanese, Russian and Chinese, to assist tourists from around the globe. The stations operate from 8am to 9pm every day, with staff ready to provide full information and support. After a year of testing, the model may be expanded to Tan Son Nhat International Airport and other attractions in the city such as Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum.

Mr Barun Jolly - Crowne Plaza West Hanoi

Welcome

Crowne Plaza West Hanoi has named Mr Barun Jolly as its new General Manager. Barun grew up in India, where he accumulated a wealth of experience in hotel openings and operations at some of the most renowned hotel chains before moving to Indonesia in 2015, where he ...+

Crowne Plaza West Hanoi has named Mr Barun Jolly as its new General Manager. Barun grew up in India, where he accumulated a wealth of experience in hotel openings and operations at some of the most renowned hotel chains before moving to Indonesia in 2015, where he was appointed General Manager of Crowne Plaza Semarang. With 19 years of experience in the hospitality industry, his high-achieving profile has seen him named ‘General Manager of the Year - Upscale Business Hotels’ by Hospitality India in 2014 and ‘Most Enterprising General Manager of the Year - 2015’ at the World Travel Awards.

Flamingo Dai Lai Resort opens the Poem Entertainment Complex

New Faces

Flamingo Dai Lai Resort has opened its Poem Entertainment Complex, featuring a restaurant, a typical Flamingo bamboo bar, a swimming pool, and a romantic walking path. With the theme ‘Love Concerto’, the complex allows guests to experience the diverse poetic emotions ...+

Flamingo Dai Lai Resort has opened its Poem Entertainment Complex, featuring a restaurant, a typical Flamingo bamboo bar, a swimming pool, and a romantic walking path. With the theme ‘Love Concerto’, the complex allows guests to experience the diverse poetic emotions of love. The best feature of the complex is the Poem Restaurant, on an area of up to 4,000 sq m and with a seating capacity of 1,000. The restaurant is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling glass. The Poem swimming pool is over 1,000 sq m and brings about a tropical island feel with a wide range of coconut trees, while Poem Bar is made from bamboo. The complex harmonises the convenience of a hospitality centre and fine architectural masterpieces in the Flamingo style.

 

Culture

SCENES ON THE SILVER SCREEN

SCENES ON THE SILVER SCREEN

‘Kong: Skull Island’ is simply the latest in an increasingly long line of films to use Vietnam’s spectacular scenery as a backdrop.

Life

Nostalgic flavours

Nostalgic flavours

There are a host of coffee shops in HCMC whose décor remind guests of days long gone.

Travel

ISLAND IDENTITY

Destinations

ISLAND IDENTITY

Inhabitants of Tan Loc island in the Mekong Delta know their home by a few different names.

MOUNTAIN TREASURE

Travel in Style

MOUNTAIN TREASURE

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

LOVE STORY in A French Colonial Mansion by the Sea

Hotels & Resorts

LOVE STORY in A French Colonial Mansion by the Sea

La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc MGallery by Sofitel offers a variety of way to express your love to the most important person in your life.

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