Vietnam Tourism News

Belmond welcomes La Résidence d’Angkor to Cambodia

Belmond welcomes La Résidence d’Angkor to Cambodia

23rd Nov 2016 Hotel News

Belmond La Résidence d’Angkor in Cambodia reopens as an all-suite hotel following a full refurbishment. Newly designed interiors inspired by the classical Khmer era juxtaposed with contemporary Cambodian art connect the past with the present. Nestled within lush landscaped gardens and surrounding a cooling saltwater swimming pool, the hotel offers a peaceful escape from the bustling city.

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, opens to bookings

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, opens to bookings

16th Nov 2016 Hotel News

One of Asia’s most celebrated beachfront resorts is about to become a Four Seasons, with a host of new features enhancing the luxury vacation experience. Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam debuts on December 20th, 2016, and reservations are now being accepted.

Sol Beach House Phu Quoc takes brand into Vietnam

Sol Beach House Phu Quoc takes brand into Vietnam

10th Nov 2016 Hotel News

Sol Hotels & Resorts is set to launch its first hotel in Vietnam in December 2016. Positioned as a chic lifestyle hotel brand, Sol Beach House Phu Quoc will cater to travellers looking for an intimate and affordable holiday. Nestled in a beautiful tropical garden, Sol Beach House Phu Quoc is set in a beautiful location on the Truong Beach, just 15 minutes from Phu Quoc International Airport.

Thomson and First Choice add Vietnam to long-haul programme

Thomson and First Choice add Vietnam to long-haul programme

Thomson and First Choice are to introduce Vietnam to its winter 2017 programme. The Caribbean islands of St Lucia and Cayo Santa Maria in Cuba, which were new additions to its summer 2017 programme, will also be extended into the winter season. The move is part of continued interest in long haul destinations and builds on the 350 per cent increase in long haul holidays over a ten year period that the brands revealed last year.

World Travel Awards lands in Vietnam ahead of Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016

World Travel Awards lands in Vietnam ahead of Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016

Vietnamese tourism capital Danang is beginning the final preparations for the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016. The event will take place at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort on Saturday, October 15th. Hundreds of leaders from across the hospitality industry will attend the red carpet ceremony, with the best among them recognised with the prestigious World Travel Awards trophies.

Vietnam extends UK visitor visa waiver

Vietnam extends UK visitor visa waiver

1st Jul 2016 Airline News Tourism News

The government of Vietnam has announced that it is extending its visa exemption program for UK passport holders for single-entry stays of up to 15 days, until June 30th, 2017. The policy, which was first introduced on July 1st, 2015, also applies to French, German, Spanish and Italian nationals.

Air New Zealand launches flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Air New Zealand launches flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Air New Zealand has today announced it’s expanding its Pacific Rim presence introducing New Zealand’s first direct service to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Air New Zealand will fly three times a week between Auckland and Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport on a seasonal basis, operating from June to October in 2016 with the potential to expand the season in subsequent years.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Breaking Travel News investigates: Phu Quoc, Vietnam

2nd Oct 2015 Focus

Phu Quoc - known by the Vietnamese as ‘pearl paradise island’ - has built a reputation as a tranquil haven for travellers, its secluded white sandy beaches and lush greenery providing a welcome retreat. Here Breaking Travel News reporter Alice McKeown takes a tour.