World Spa Awards has arrived in Danang, Vietnam, for the Gala Ceremony 2015. The inaugural World Spa Awards ceremony will take place at the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort on Monday, September 14th, with industry leaders from around the world expected to be in attendance.
World Spa Awards has welcomed Oriental Destinations as its Destination Management Company Partner ahead of the upcoming Gala Ceremony 2015. The inaugural World Spa Awards Gala Ceremony will take place at the InterContinental® Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Vietnam, on Monday, September 14th. A highlight of the partnership will see Oriental Destinations offer delegates to the World Spa Awards a specially curated tour of Danang, taking in Marble Mountain, Cham Museum and other must see sights.
Guest to Vietnam are being offered a chance to get ‘served’ in an exclusive series of cooking classes, as Luke Nguyen shares his secrets of modern Vietnamese cooking. Luxury south-east Asia operator Trails of Indochina will offered the exclusive with Nguyen, as he showcases his skills in the traditional tastes and flavours of the east.
Specialist tour operator, Insider Journeys, has hosted a group of eight UK agents on a sales fam trip to Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. The trip was designed to give agents first-hand experience of the operator’s destinations and immersive insider experiences, helping them to sell its escorted small group journeys and tailor-made tours with confidence.
Vietnamese operator Vingroup is weeks away from opening its second Vinpearl Land amusement park in the country. The new park will open on November 1st 2014 on tropical Phu Quoc Island in the Gulf of Thailand alongside the group’s new 750-room Vinpearl Resort Phu Quoc, a signature Vincharm Spa and a 27-hole Vinpearl Golf Club.
Three’s a crowd at the smallest and most sustainable bar in Laos, which opens in October 2014 at Kamu Lodge Experience on the verdant banks of the Mekong River. A 20-tent eco-lodge situated 30 kilometres upstream from Luang Prabang, Kamu Lodge is enhancing its guest experience with the addition of a new thatched-roof bar featuring unrivalled views of the caramel-coloured river and surrounding greenery with lounging space for two or three patrons.
Vietnam has sharply increased the cost of visas for those looking to visit the country. Under the new programme, outlined by the ministry of tourism, travellers will now have to pay US$80 to obtain a one year visa, $100 if they wish to stay for one-to-two years, and $120 for a two-to-three year visa.
Vietnam-based Luxury Travel will join the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in October to promote luxury travel products at World Travel Market London 2012 (WTM) in the UK from November 5 to 8.
Danang has a growing range of tourist facilities, which is contributing to the growth of Danang as a tourism hub. To capitalize on this trend, Luxury Travel Ltd.