Few names carry more cachet than Bill Bensley’s when it comes to resort design in Asia. His latest project, JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, continues to build on his already impressive legacy with a property that delivers enriching experiences and intuitive service that every JW Marriott guest comes to expect.
Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company has officially launched the operation of its international flight route from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to Yangon, Myanmar. The route will initially operate five round trips per week with a flight duration of two hours 15 minutes per section. Vietjet currently operates two daily flights from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City.
Officials in Vietnam have outlined ambitious plans to invest over $12 billion in tourism infrastructure over the next decade. Hoang Thi Diep, deputy head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), said the state would provide approximately 20 per cent of the total funds while the rest will come from local and foreign investors.
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A ceremony has been held in Vietnam’s Phu Yen province to mark the launch the country’s National Tourism Year 2011. The campaign will focus on driving tourism to eight cities and provinces on Vietnam’s south and central coast, from Danang to Binh Thuan.
Leading Asia specialist, Travel Indochina, is launching its new Small Group Tours Asia brochure for 2011, featuring more itineraries and departures to Indochina and Thailand than any other tour operator in the UK, for groups of up to 16 travellers.
The exclusive La Perla Bai Tram Hideaway Retreat in Vietnam’s Phu Yen province has been rebadged as Bai Tram Hideout, after being taken over by management company Epikurean Villas Hotels & Hideouts. The luxurious property, which was previously known as La Perla, has now joined Epikurean’s portfolio.
Located in the western section of Hanoi City in the upcoming business area of Cau Giay District, the new Grand Plaza Hanoi Hotel is the closest hotel to the National Convention Centre. Furthermore, the 618-room European-style hotel debuts as the largest hotel in Vietnam and is part of the new Charmvit Grand Plaza complex, which encompasses high-end retail and an office tower.
The ten members of the Association of the South-eastern Asian Nations will officially launch their new consumer destination marketing campaign at ITB Berlin this week. The campaign – entitled South-east Asia: Feel the warmth - is designed to travellers to plan trips, estimate costs, check availability and book through a unique map-based trip planner.