TAG : Kien Giang

  • ISLAND LIVING

    ISLAND LIVING

    Just off the coast of the Mekong Delta lies the green Nam Du archipelago.

    More

  • National tourism year to centre on Phu Quoc

    As many as 65 events are planned for the National Tourism Year 2016 in the Mekong Delta’s Kien Giang province and other parts of the country next year, including a range of new events. The central venue of the national tourism year, entitled ‘Discover the Southern Land’, will be Phu Quoc Island, off the province’s coast, with events being organised every month. Familiar events such as photo exhibitions, tourism conferences, poetry shows, tourism-trade fairs, sporting events, and folk festivals are scheduled to take place in the Mekong Delta, the central highlands, and the central and northern regions. More transport services will be launched to meet rising demand. Visitors to Kien Giang and Phu Quoc Island are growing at 18% and 40% a year on average.

  • Kien Giang offers rewards for corruption tip-offs

    The Commission for Internal Affairs of the Party Committee of Kien Giang province has offered to buy information on corruption both from home and abroad at prices subject to its value, in a new effort to combat the misconduct. All individuals and organisations, both inside Vietnam and overseas, are encouraged to report, directly or indirectly, to the commission any useful information and evidence relating to corrupt practices in the province committed by people in positions of power. Depending on the quality and value of the information, the commission will determine the payment and corruption whistleblowers will be commended, with their identity kept under wraps. Information can be sent to the commission via phongchongthamnhungkg@gmail.com or reported over the phone on (+84) 919 166 442.

  • JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort and Spa has recently opened its doors to the public

    JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort and Spa has recently opened its doors to the public

    JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort and Spa has recently opened its doors to the public, making it the first international luxury hotel brand on Kien Giang province’s Phu Quoc Island. As the latest resort designed by Bill Bensley, it offers a selection of 243 lavish rooms, suites, apartments and villas. At a 54 square metre minimum, the resort’s guestrooms provide generous space for indulgence. The design narrative is based on a mythical academy of learning, with each building on the premises modelled after an academic department. The emerald colour of the ocean paints a perfect backdrop to the palate on which the architecture thrives. The resort features three restaurants and contemporary bars. The Tempus Fugit (meaning ‘Time Flies’ in English) offers authentic Vietnamese cuisine, contemporary Japanese dishes, and classic French delights. The Red Rum is the beachside seafood grill, while The Pink Pearl serves exquisite Cantonese cuisine in a splendid beachfront mansion. And the Chemistry Bar offers delicious elixirs while guests admire beautiful Emerald Bay. Opening rates start from VND9,000,000 ($400) including breakfast for two and a daily VND1,100,000 ($50) resort credit. Visit: www.marriott.com

  • Mercure Phu Quoc Resort & Villas opened

    Mercure Phu Quoc Resort & Villas opened

    Mercure Phu Quoc Resort & Villas has just opened, featuring 72 villas with private terraces, offering both privacy and accessibility on Vietnam’s increasingly sought-after island destination. It sits on Truong Beach and is just five minutes from Phu Quoc International Airport. Its luxurious beachfront Executive Pool Villas are built with private swimming pools with underwater lounge chairs, bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs, and separate living rooms. The Little restaurant overlooks the ocean and offers both local and international cuisine, while the Blue Bar offers beautiful beach views and a variety of cocktails and light snacks served poolside. Facilities such as the outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi, 24-hour Fitness Centre, Pure Spa and complementary kayaking, tennis, football and beach volleyball provide plenty of options for leisure activities. Rates start from $106/ room/ night.

    Contact: info@mercurephuquoc.vn.

  • Gain from pain

    Gain from pain

    The pearls of Phu Quoc are famed throughout the world but it’s tough on the oysters.

    More

Save Money

SEARCH
  • VnEconomy - Nhịp sống kinh tế Việt Nam và thế giới

Vietnam EconomicTimes © 2014. All right reserved

An electronic media of Vietnam Economic Times - Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam.

Other publications of the contents this website as well as their reproductions must be approved in writing by Vietnam Economic Times.

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Dao Nguyen Cat

Licence No 04/GP-PTTH&TTDT on April 23,2014

Head Office: 98 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay District, Hanoi

Tel: (84-4) 375 2050 / Fax: (84-4) 3755 2058

Email: info.theguide@tbkt.vn ; editortheguide@gmail.com