• Italian wine on show

    Italian wine on show

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    November 29,2018 01:58 PM

    The Italian Trade Agency (ITA), with support from the Embassy of Italy in Vietnam and the Consulate General of Italy in Ho Chi Minh City, is organizing “Borsa Vini Italiani 2018” in Hanoi from November 28 to 30.

    Thirty-one wineries from 12 regions in Italy are showcasing their wines in the city. Winemakers from northern Italy are from Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, and Emilia Romagna, while those from central Italy are from Tuscany and Marche and those from the south are from Campania, Apulia, Calabria, Sicily and Sardinia. Of the 31, eleven are special wineries from the south. All are introducing excellent wines that are quite new in the international market.

    Occupying a large space at the Food - Hotel- Hanoi (FHH2018) exhibition at the I.C.E National Exhibition Centre, 91 Tran Hung Dao Street, the Italian wine booths are always crowded. Visitors have the chance to taste wine, discuss potential cooperation, and attend seminars on food and wine pairing.

    “We plan to launch more wine trade fairs to introduce our ‘national beverage’ to Vietnamese consumers,” said Mr. Paolo Lemma, Trade Commissioner at ITA in Vietnam.  “I also believe that, with extremely competitive prices, Italian wines will soon become familiar among local people.”

    He also shared his personal experience in pairing Vietnamese food with Italian wine. “Having a glass of red wine while eating ‘pho bo’ (noodle soup with beef) is outstanding,” he said. “Italian wine helps support the digestion process, and at the same time helps raise the strong taste of a hot bowl of noodle soup.” Mr. Paolo expects white wine to become more popular in the country, since “the Vietnamese habit of eating vegetables, fish and seafood rather than meat as well as the hot weather will make white wine the best pairing,” he said.

  • Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa Sapa awarded 2 notable prizes by 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards

    Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa Sapa awarded 2 notable prizes by 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    November 14,2018 04:58 PM

    Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa Sapa has won 2 world’s prestigious awards “Global Luxury Garden Resort” and “Asia’s Luxury Mountain Resort” in World Luxury Hotel Awards 2018 Gala Ceremony, held at Bali, Indonesia on 10th November, 2018.

    World Luxury Hotel Awards is a recognized global organization providing luxury hotels & resorts with recognition for their world class facilities and service excellence provided to guests. Winners were chosen based on customers’ votes all over the world. It was also rated by a global panel of consultants situated amongst 144 countries.

    Boasting Luxury Mountain Resort award in Asia, Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa Sapaperches on its own picturesque hill overlooking the marvelous Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range andsurrender guests to the allure of mountain life with breathtaking views of spectacular mountains and glistening rice terraces of Sapa.

    Significantly, the Global Luxury Garden Resort award honors Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa as a wonderful land of flowers with hundreds of old garden roses, hydrangea, peach blossoms planted around the resort and fresh fragrances from your private room, balcony, terrace and along the path...offering guests a memorable experience in the poetic floral paradise in the northwest of Vietnam.

    Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa Sapa is an exceptional blend of local culture of ethnic groups, French Indochina architecture and vibrant Sapa touches amidst the charms of Northwest Vietnam. Its refined style inspired by the magnificent French colonial mansions boasts the delicate art of luxury design with 152 superb rooms. By winning the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards in the first year of operation, the resort has confirmed our service quality and position in the hospitality industry in Vietnam, Asia as well as the world.

  • Hanoi International Heritage Marathon

    Hanoi International Heritage Marathon

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    October 16,2018 05:12 PM

    Hanoi International Heritage Marathon is the first times through the Hanoi Old Quarter is officially opened this weekend.

    This is also the first ever link connecting three sacred heritages of Hanoi: Hoan Kiem Lake – Red River and West Lake. Organized by Nguoi dai bieu Nhan dan Newspaper, DHA Limited, Vietnam Prosperity Bank (VPBank) and other related organizations, Hanoi International Heritage Marathon is sure to be an exciting experience for any athlete, as every check point will not only be a key achievement, but also a place where athletes will enjoy the unique culture of the players.

    The International Heritage Marathon 2018 will be taken placed on Sunday, October 21, 2018 with the participation of more than 2,000 professional and semi-professional athletes from 50 countries and territories.

    Starting from Ly Thai To Park, the running distances are 42km, 21km, 10km and 5km. The longest run will pass through the most beautiful streets and landmarks in Hanoi such as Ba Trieu Street, Thuyen Quang Lake, West Lake and Red River. There will be 10 prizes for 42km and 21km running distances, three prizes for 10km and other three prizes for 5km with the total prize value of up to VND500 million.

    "VP Bank's mission is to bring prosperity to life in the fullest sense: financially, mentally and physically. Over the past few years, we have been recognized for our commitment to financial community care (through banking services) and spirit (through cultural events). We are honored to be accompanying such of the humanitarian event for inspiring positive living to the people in Hanoi,” said Mr. Tran Tuan Viet, Director of Media and Marketing Center, VP Bank.

    More than thousand year’s olds, Hanoi is a city with a long history. Not only that, Hanoi is capital of political, economic, cultural, arts and tourism. More than a thousand years of history has left Hanoi hundreds of cultural, architectural, religious, artistic heritage. Its unique has brought pride to every resident of this historical capital. Presenting thousands of years of cultural heritage in tours has always been a good way to attract travelers all over the world.

    The purpose of the Marathon is to encourage and develop the sport activity in a sustainable and broad way for all ages and classes of Vietnamese people, develop the professional, semi-professional and amateur sports activity to improve the health and stature of the Vietnamese people as well as enhance the image of Hanoi to the international travelers to the capital.

  • Travel Cooperation Agreement signed by Vietnam & Philippines Travel Associations

    Travel Cooperation Agreement signed by Vietnam & Philippines Travel Associations

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    November 16,2018 06:04 PM

    The cooperation agreement is in the framework to welcoming the delegation travel agents from Philippines to Vietnam in searching of promotional tourism opportunities, organized by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.

    The signing ceremony took place on November 11, 2018 with the participation of Mr. Ha Van Sieu, Deputy General Director of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, HE. Noel Servingon, Ambassador of Philippines to Vietnam, and Mr. Trinh Xuan Tung, Head of Tourism Management Department, Hanoi Tourism Department.

    14 travel companies from Philippines and the alliance of six Vietnamese tourism companies (or so-called Vietnam Travel Group) including Tien Phong Travel, Vietcharm Tour, Hanoi Tourist, ANZ Travel, Postum Travel and VNA Travel were pledged to strengthen the corperation between the two countries in the field of tourism.

    "This event is a valuable opportunity for Vietnam Tourism Department to introduce attractive Vietnamese tourist destinations to  Filipinos friends, opens up potentials and opportunities for exchanging visitors between the two countries in the future,” said Mr. Ha Van Sieu at the ceremony.

    At the event, the Ambassador of the Philippines also shared that he was surprised and fascinated with the beauty of nature in Vietnam such as Ban Gioc Waterfall in Cao Bang province, Halong Bay or Bai Dinh - Ninh Binh and hope that more and more Filipinos will know about such of these great places and come to visit in the near future. On the contrary, he also expected that there will be many Vietnamese tourists come to visit the Philippines in the coming years.

    Among 13 million international tourists to Vietnam in 2017, the number of Filipinos tourists ranked in the top 20, reaching the number of 133,543 visitors. In the first eight months of 2018, the number of Filipino tourists to Vietnam reached 96,893, an increase of 12% over the same period in 2017.

  • Six Senses Con Dao offers special deal

    Six Senses Con Dao offers special deal

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    November 07,2018 09:00 AM

    This year, Christmas comes early with a very special offer from Six Senses Con Dao. If you book from now till November 30 2018, you will get an exclusive rate from VND29,990,000 ($1,290) for Ocean view duplex villa a night for 02 persons. It is the biggest present of the year for daily Bed & Breakfast at Ocean View Duplex Pool Villa, round-trip air tickets to Con Dao from HCMC per stay or Christmas buffet on December 24 2018 (excluding beverage) & 60-minute Signature Body Massage per stay and roundtrip shared van transfers from Con Son Airport for maximum number of occupants per villa.

    Six Senses Con Dao is set in a protected national marine park in Con Dao, an island off the southern coast of Vietnam. Comprising 50 contemporary private pool villas, the resort has been recognized as a top eco lodge by National Geographic Traveler.

     Please contact our reservation team via + 84 254 3831 222 or reservations -condao@sixsenses.com referring CODE XMAS18 to book or for any further information.

  • Eco-friendly straws campaign in Accorhotels Central Vietnam

    Eco-friendly straws campaign in Accorhotels Central Vietnam

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    October 05,2018 03:01 PM

    Changing the habit of using plastic straws in Vietnam.

    In order to change the culture around unnecessary plastic straw use to consumers. Accor Hotels Group in Danang including Grand Mercure Danang, Premier Village Danang Resort, Novotel Danang Premier Han River, Pullman Hotels & Resorts and M Gallery Hoi A n are saying sayonara to plastic straws and hello to eco-friendly paper straws.

    By making the switch, The Accor hotels group hope to help set a precedent in Danang City among businesses and tourists alike to think twice about excessive plastic use. As statistics show, Vietnam produces around 18,000 metric tons of plastic waste a day, a revelation that is having a significantly devastating impact on the environment. That is why these hotels & resorts in the central Vietnam have teamed up in a campaign to reduce plastic use and make a difference for the future of the environment.

  • Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi Won the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards

    Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi Won the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    November 16,2018 09:47 AM

    The hotel is honored to be awarded as "Best Luxury Business Hotel - South East Asia" at the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards organized in Bali, Indonesia with the participation of 1000 hotels all over the world

    "Luxury Business Hotel" is one of categories of the “World Luxury Hotel Awards” which is the pinnacle of achievement by a luxury hotel, offering recognition for gaining the respect of guests and industry players alike. Winners were determined based on votes of travellers, hotel guests, hospitality experts and general public during 4 weeks.

    “To be considered for "Luxury Business Hotel, Regional Winner of South East Asia" is a great honor and a privilege for Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi,” says Mr. Barun Jolly, General Manager of Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi, “It reaffirms ourselves that our hotel has been successfully delivering the outstanding services to our customers, especially as the recognition goes beyond the country, reaching out to the region for the first time.”

    Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi, an IHG® hotel, located in the business district of Hanoi, is only minutes away from the National Convention Center, National Stadium and 30 minutes away from Noi Bai International Airport. This 5-star Hotel & Residences complex boasts of 524 premium hotel & residence rooms as well as other multi-purposed restaurants and bars offer a wide range of international and local cuisines. The hotel also has an extensive relaxation zone in the 4th floor, inclusive of fitness, steam, sauna, jacuzzi, spa treatments, outdoor swimming pool, allowing guests to truly make the most of their stay.

  • 1st boutique Heritage Cruises in Halong Bay

    1st boutique Heritage Cruises in Halong Bay

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    October 27,2018 10:18 AM

    Heritage Cruises of Heritage Dragon and Heritage Phoenix had the keel-laying ceremony of Heritage Cruises on 19 October at Vietnam's Nam Phat shipyard in Quang Ninh Province.

    Heritage Cruises derives inspiration for its boutique concept and design from the heritage ships of the patriotic entrepreneur Bach Thai Buoi, who transformed transportation on the waterways of Tonkin in the north of Vietnam in the early 20th century. The vessels feature 20 cabins spread over three decks, two restaurants, indoor and outdoor lounges, gym, game room, gallery, bars, spa, and the first on-board swimming pool in the Halong Bay region. The first two cruise ships have been named after the Phi Long and Phi Phuong, the very first cruise ships among 30 owned by Bach Thai Buoi, who was referred to as the King of Ocean and River Cruises in Vietnam in the bygone century.

  • Run to give

    Run to give

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    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 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)

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