Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh Sets Its Sight On Winter 2021 Debut

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh Sets Its Sight On Winter 2021 Debut

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh is set to launch in the Cambodian capital in early 2021, marking the brand’s first venture into one of Asia’s most dynamic cities. With 247 guestrooms including 43 suites, the new contemporary-meets-colonial property is scheduled to open in January 2021 in the heart of Phnom Penh’s Doun Penh district with the […]

GHM Appoints Three Pivotal Players

GHM Appoints Three Pivotal Players

New moves inside hotel group anticipate robust days to come Though the pandemic has rewritten the playbooks of hotel management groups worldwide and precipitated waves of downsizing all over, GHM is ramping up for the robust growth expected once the hospitality industry is back on its feet.  The 28-year-old hotel group has moved Ilkin Ilyaszade […]

Luxurious New Resort Alma Celebrates Its First Christmas

Luxurious New Resort Alma Celebrates Its First Christmas

A large gingerbread house and winter wonderland display, vibrant outdoor Christmas markets, an artists-in-residence program, Christmas choir performances, pool parties and magic shows are among an array of festivities ushering in Alma’s first season to be merry.  From Dec. 20 until Jan. 2 the five-star beachfront resort, that opened December 29 last year, will host […]

The Anam Cam Ranh Appoints Executive Assistant Manager

The Anam Cam Ranh Appoints Executive Assistant Manager

The Anam has named a talented chef with more than a decade’s experience in luxury hospitality as executive assistant manager of the 12-hectare beachfront property. The Anam’s founder and owner Pham Van Hien has appointed Ye Chang Sheng (Peter) to coordinate all of the resort’s departments and control their operations to help ensure strong revenues […]

Alma Resort’s Staff Come Together to Help Devastated Communities in Central Vietnam

Alma Resort’s Staff Come Together to Help Devastated Communities in Central Vietnam

The new Alma resort and its staff are answering the call to help victims of the Central Vietnam floods, donating relief packs and gearing up to help rebuild battered communities. More than 600 staff at the Cam Ranh resort have contributed to 700 relief packs that include sugar, milk, canned food, backpacks, pens and notebooks. […]

New Resort Encourages Travellers to Foster Passion for Art

New Resort Encourages Travellers to Foster Passion for Art

Alma Resort is ushering talented artists on to its grounds to craft portraits of guests and teach painting classes, as well as introducing an artists-in-residence program, in a bid to make art “more accessible” to travellers. The 30-hectare resort welcomes local artists to Alma Garden every Tuesday and Thursday from 8.30am-10.30am during the restaurant’s buffet […]

Introducing Vietnam’s Coast With the Most

Introducing Vietnam’s Coast With the Most

With world class golf, new boutique hotels and stunning beaches complementing easy access from Ho Chi Minh City, Ba Ria-Vung Tau is a destination on the rise Of all Vietnam’s spectacular coastal enclaves, Ba Ria-Vung Tau is perhaps the country’s most underrated. While long-established beach hubs such as Danang, Nha Trang and Phu Quoc hog […]

New Resort Tees Off with Golf Course to Unveil ‘Stay and Golf’ Experience

New Resort Tees Off with Golf Course to Unveil ‘Stay and Golf’ Experience

Luxurious five-star beachfront resort Alma has joined forces with Greg Norman-designed KN Golf Links to launch packages that combine a stay in an oversized suite or pavilion affording ocean views with time on the green. The two- and three-night “Stay and Golf” packages for two people are on offer at the 30-hectare resort’s contemporary one-bedroom […]

Dinners that Dial Up The Romance Factor

Dinners that Dial Up The Romance Factor

Romantic Dinner at The Anam Comes with a Complimentary Night’s stay For an extra special dining experience, The Anam surrounds a candlelit, beachfront table with blazing torches for a four-course dinner with a private waiter. Topped off with two glasses of sparkling wine and a bottle of red or white, the romantic feast celebrates Asian […]

Five Vietnamese Resorts Lauded as Asia’s Best by Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers

Five Vietnamese Resorts Lauded as Asia’s Best by Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers

A handful of Vietnamese resorts have clinched spots in the Conde Nast Traveler 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards, with The Anam coming in as the highest-ranking Vietnamese resort on the “Top 30 Resorts in Asia” list, closely followed by Banyan Tree Lang Co. The 12-hectare Anam, an Indochine-era inspired resort with 77 villas and 136 rooms […]

Four Vietnamese Hotels Land on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top in Asia” List

Four Vietnamese Hotels Land on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top in Asia” List

Four Vietnamese hotels have won coveted spots in the Condé Nast Traveler 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards, with Azerai La Residence, Hue and Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi leading the way, placing No. 9 and No. 11, respectively, in the “Top 20 Hotels in Asia” category. Azerai La Residence, Hue landed in the Top 10 for the […]

Metropole Hanoi to Host Special Korean Culinary Experience

Metropole Hanoi to Host Special Korean Culinary Experience

Two-Michelin-Star Chef Sung-Jae Anh’s recipes in the limelight from Sept. 25-Oct. 11 Le Club at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is kicking off a two-week celebration of modern Korean gastronomy on September 25 with a special lunch and dinner menu, available à la carte or as a five-course set, featuring exclusive recipes from two-Michelin-star Chef Sung-Jae […]

Alma Appoints Talented Homegrown Hospitality Professionals

Alma Appoints Talented Homegrown Hospitality Professionals

The new Alma resort has welcomed two senior Vietnamese recruits who bring four decades of rich industry experience to the executive team at the helm of the 30-hectare beachfront property. Alma’s general manager Herbert Laubichler-Pichler named Vu Thi Huong Giang and Tran Quoc Dat as the executive assistant manager of food and beverage and executive […]

Mamma Mia! Alma Resort’s ‘Singing Waiters and Cooks’ Delight Diners

Mamma Mia! Alma Resort’s ‘Singing Waiters and Cooks’ Delight Diners

It’s no secret that good music enhances the flavor or any dish, as readily as the right dash of this, the right teaspoon of that. No wonder executive chefs the world over have a lot to say about the playlists on their dining room speakers. In Vietnam these days, they’re doubling down on the enhancement […]

Alma Bolsters Health and Safety Standards In Response to Vietnam’s COVID-19 flare-up

Alma Bolsters Health and Safety Standards In Response to Vietnam’s COVID-19 flare-up

The new Alma Resort has upped the ante on its efforts to protect guests and staff from COVID-19 following a flare-up of the virus in Vietnam, introducing a second round of stringent health and safety measures. The beachfront resort’s latest changes range from temporarily closing its 13-villa spa, 170sqm gym and yoga room, suspending buffet […]

Buffalo power reaps record rice harvest at Laguna Golf Lang Co

Buffalo power reaps record rice harvest at Laguna Golf Lang Co

Laguna Golf Lang Co’s world famous family of water buffalo greenskeepers have helped the club reap a record rice harvest: the fruits of which are going towards feeding members of the local community in Central Vietnam. The bovine brood has been bolstered by the birth of Lulu, a new baby daughter, who joins fellow recent […]

The Anam Cam Ranh Appoints Director of Sales and Marketing

The Anam Cam Ranh Appoints Director of Sales and Marketing

A seasoned hospitality professional with almost two decades of experience working for some of the world’s leading hotel brands has been named five-star Anam’s director of sales and marketing. Vietnamese national Mandy Tran Thi My Dung’s appointment to The Anam, overlooking Long Beach situated on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula, comes after she worked as the […]

Dolphin Stuns Beachgoers at New Alma Resort in Cam Ranh

Dolphin Stuns Beachgoers at New Alma Resort in Cam Ranh

A large dolphin has paid a rare visit to the shallow waters right off new family resort Alma on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula. Alma lifeguard Nguyen Ngoc Tan, who took video footage of the dolphin on Tuesday last week, said the mammal seemed “fearless yet friendly” as he and his fellow lifeguards Nguyen Trung Phi […]

New Alma Resort Welcomes Commercial Director

New Alma Resort Welcomes Commercial Director

A talented hospitality professional with rich experience in sales and marketing and a passion for volunteering has been named Alma’s commercial director. German national Martin Koerner’s appointment to the new 196-pavilion and 384-suite resort overlooking Long Beach on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula comes after he worked at The Anam, another five-star resort also situated in […]

New Alma Resort Welcomes Ingo Stöneberg as Executive Chef

New Alma Resort Welcomes Ingo Stöneberg as Executive Chef

A seasoned professional with almost two decades’ experience in luxury hospitality in Europe and the Middle East and a passion for teaching and mentoring others has been named Alma Resort’s executive chef. German national Ingo Stöneberg has joined the 196-pavilion and 384-suite resort overlooking Long Beach, on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula, to oversee its rich […]

New Alma Resort Announces Herbert Laubichler-Pichler as General Manager

New Alma Resort Announces Herbert Laubichler-Pichler as General Manager

A hospitality veteran with life-long experience making guests feel welcome at hotels and resorts in Europe and Asia has been appointed to the helm of the new 30-hectare beachfront resort Alma. Austrian-born Herbert Laubichler-Pichler has taken charge of the opening of the 196-pavilion and 384-suite resort overlooking Long Beach, on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula, with […]

Back From The Brink: How Laguna Golf Land Co Got it’s Mojo Back

Back From The Brink: How Laguna Golf Land Co Got it’s  Mojo Back

When you meet Adam Calver, it’s impossible to miss his naturally sunny disposition. Talking ten-to-the-dozen, the director of golf at Laguna Golf Lang Co, a Sir Nick Faldo design ranked among the best tracks in Vietnam, will wax lyrical on any number of subjects related to the Royal and Ancient game. Favourite topics include his […]

America’s Top Tourist Destinations are ‘Ghost Towns’, This is What They Look Like Today!

America’s Top Tourist Destinations are ‘Ghost Towns’, This is What They Look Like Today!

The COVID-19 coronavirus pressed the Pause Button for the vast majority of Americans 19 days ago. And the nation’s favorite tourist destinations are mostly Ghost Towns. While the lights have not gone dark in NYC’s Times Square, the streets are empty. From Coast to Coast things have changed… Below is a look at what America’s […]

Stuart Lyall Appointed General Manager of Fusion Newest Vietnam Hotel

Stuart Lyall Appointed General Manager of Fusion Newest Vietnam Hotel

As Fusion grows its hotel portfolio with the opening of Fusion Suites Vung Tau, the wellness-focused hospitality group has appointed seasoned hotelier, Stuart John Lyall, to manage the new property. The new general manager is already leading the hotel through its soft-opening phase and putting plans into action for an April grand opening. Stuart’s most […]

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Forays Into Sustainable Fashion

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Forays Into Sustainable Fashion

– Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort is dressing its staff in a runway-worthy collection of apparel that brings a bold, contemporary layer to Vietnamese culture, after joining forces with a sustainable fashion house. The 17-hectare resort overlooking Ho Tram beach has teamed up with Hanoi-based Chula Fashion to put a Spanish spin on the traditional […]

Paradise Vietnam Debuts Paradise Grand Cruise in Emerging Lan Ha Bay

Paradise Vietnam Debuts Paradise Grand Cruise in Emerging Lan Ha Bay

One of Vietnam’s leading providers of luxury hospitality services has sailed into uncharted waters with the launch of its inaugural cruise in Lan Ha Bay, situated just south of famed Halong Bay. A UNESCO biosphere, Lan Ha Bay is a geological extension of Halong Bay minus its large tourist numbers and home to 300-odd towering […]

Azerai Can Tho Introduces 4- and 6-Day Healthy Yoga Retreat Packages

Azerai Can Tho Introduces 4- and 6-Day Healthy Yoga Retreat Packages

Yoga fans and wellness enthusiasts will learn to master essential poses while calming their minds and re-energizing their bodies with new, multiple-day healthy yoga retreat packages at Azerai Can Tho. The retreats are for experienced practitioners and newcomers alike, and include 6 day/5 night (“Ultimate Yoga Retreat”) and 4 day/3 night (“Essential Yoga Getaway”) options. […]

Alba Wellness Valley By Fusion Launches Wellbeing Retreat Programmes

Alba Wellness Valley By Fusion Launches Wellbeing Retreat Programmes

The hot springs resort in Central Vietnam tunes guests health with detox and Reiki Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion is getting into the flow of things with new retreats that tap the healing powers of a geothermal spring at the resort’s heart. A Reiki Training and Sound Journey in March, a Hot Springs Detox Retreat […]

Fusion Hotel Group Opens Fusion Suites Vung Tau in the South of Vietnam

Fusion Hotel Group Opens Fusion Suites Vung Tau in the South of Vietnam

The latest addition to Fusion’s portfolio is the group’s third suite-style property Fusion’s newest hotel, Fusion Suites Vung Tau, is set to open on January 24th, 2020 in southern Vietnam’s popular coastal playground. The new 19-storey property features 171 well-appointed suites and apartments, a multitude of dining options, a maritime-inspired spa, and the city’s only […]

New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Supports ‘Soap for Hope’ Program

New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Supports ‘Soap for Hope’ Program

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort has signed up to help save lives in disadvantaged communities, create livelihoods, and shield the environment by joining soap recycling program Soap for Hope. The 17-hectare five-star resort, which celebrated its grand opening in April last year, has joined forces with hygiene and cleaning solutions company Diversey to participate in […]

‘Paradise Sails’ to Set Sail in Halong Bay

‘Paradise Sails’ to Set Sail in Halong Bay

Premier cruise outfit on Vietnam’s most famed natural attraction repositions original fleet Paradise Cruises, creator of the most luxurious overnight cruise experiences on storied Halong Bay, will usher in 2020 with the launch of a cruise dedicated to Vietnamese culture. To pay homage to the traditional wooden junk synonymous with UNESCO World Heritage-listed Halong Bay, […]

The Reverie Saigon Charts the City’s Food Scene with Hidden Saigon

The Reverie Saigon Charts the City’s Food Scene with Hidden Saigon

Vietnam’s only Leading Hotel of the World deepens guests’ access to authentic experiences with a new culinary adventure Vietnam (Dec. 10, 2019) – The Reverie Saigon is spicing up its bespoke foodie offerings with the launch of guided excursions designed to help travellers navigate Ho Chi Minh City’s multi-layered food scene – peeling the richness […]

Azerai Announces Third Property in Vietnam, Azerai Ke Ga Bay, to Open in Early 2020

Azerai Announces Third Property in Vietnam, Azerai Ke Ga Bay, to Open in Early 2020

Azerai Ke Ga Bay, a luxurious and secluded oceanfront retreat in southeastern Vietnam, is set to launch in early 2020 as the third property in Azerai Resorts’ growing portfolio. The property is scheduled to open April 1, 2020, with first bookings available online early in the New Year. The 55-room resort, which will succeed Princess […]

Heritage Line Sets A Course For Sailing Bliss In Vietnam

Heritage Line Sets A Course For Sailing Bliss In Vietnam

New 10-berth vessel Ylang pioneers wellness cruising on beautiful Lan Ha Bay One of Asia’s leading boutique cruise operators, Heritage Line, is charting blissful new channels by launching the first ever wellness and mindfulness focused voyage on Lan Ha Bay in Vietnam. The limestone karst-studded seascape in the northern reaches of the Gulf of Tonkin […]

Metropole Hanoi Celebrates Christmas Season in Haute Couture Style

Metropole Hanoi Celebrates Christmas Season in Haute Couture Style

This Christmas season the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is transforming into a “fashion house,” L’Atelier du Metropole, to celebrate the holidays, pairing sophisticated French style with a glitzy joie de vivre. Unique couture collections created by young local Vietnamese designers will be on display throughout the hotel during the festive season. Metropole Hanoi invited Le […]

Fusion To Open 10 Hotels And 1,385 Hotel Rooms Across Vietnam

Fusion To Open 10 Hotels And 1,385 Hotel Rooms Across Vietnam

The wellness-inspired hotel group will launch new brands and expand into emerging destinations Fusion is substantially expanding its Vietnam’s presence by tripling the number of properties in the Land of the Blue Dragon. Over the next three years, the pioneering wellness lodging specialists will launch 10 new hotels and resorts, representing 1,385 rooms and private villas, […]

New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Unveils Vibrant ‘Seafood Market’ Experience

New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Unveils Vibrant ‘Seafood Market’ Experience

Thronged with locals haggling for the freshest catch of the day, Vietnam’s seafood markets are an icon unto themselves. It’s this eclectic market atmosphere that Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort is bringing to life right on its grounds every Saturday night as part of its new “Seafood Market” experience. As the sun goes down to […]

People are Moving to these Places in Asia

People are Moving to these Places in Asia

If you are looking to become an expat or searching for the coolest place to retire, or just need a change of scenery, you might have thought about moving abroad at some point. The Big Q: Where? The Big A: With a low cost of living, fantastic cuisine, and laidback lifestyle, Asian nations like Thailand, Vietnam, […]

New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort in Vietnam Welcomes Executive Chef

New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort in Vietnam Welcomes Executive Chef

Five-star Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort  has appointed a seasoned executive chef with two decades of luxury hospitality experience in Africa, Asia and North America. Tunisian-born Mahdi Ghenam joins the new 17-hectare resort overlooking Ho Tram Beach, within easy reach of Ho Chi Minh City, after working as executive chef at Fusion Resort Phu Quoc. Ghenam […]

Former Tour Champ Evans “Blown Away” By Vietnam’s Potential For Cycling

Former Tour Champ Evans “Blown Away” By Vietnam’s Potential For Cycling

Former Tour De France winner Cadel Evans has tipped Central Vietnam as a future mecca for active tourism following his successful debut in one of Asia’s premier cycle events. The Australian cyclist, who triumphed in the world’s most famous road biking race in 2011, said he was “blown away” by his experience in Vietnam after […]

Metropole Hanoi Hosts ‘Polish Gastronomy Week’ with MasterChef Champion

Metropole Hanoi Hosts ‘Polish Gastronomy Week’ with MasterChef Champion

A Vietnamese-Polish winner of MasterChef, the competitive cooking reality TV show produced in 60 countries around the world, will headline a special “Polish Gastronomy Week” from Nov. 8-15 at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, spotlighting popular dishes from the central European country. Ola Nguyen, 22, who was born in Vietnam and raised in Poland, launched her […]

Akshay Moza Steps Into New Chief Commercial Officer Role At Fusion Hotel Group

Akshay Moza Steps Into New Chief Commercial Officer Role At Fusion Hotel Group

The Vietnam-based hospitality brand creates new role to help with company growth As Vietnam-based wellness-inspired hotel & resort company Fusion readies for two new openings, launches a new Fusion brand, and expands its management services to properties beyond its traditional scope, they’re also growing the core team at the top. The hotel group has created […]

Stretches Before, During and After Long Haul Flights

Stretches Before, During and After Long Haul Flights

Regardless of class, amenities, leg room or movie selection, flights – especially the long-haul variety – have the potential to be brutal on our bodies. Being forced to sit for any length of time is tough, but being cramped in a pressurized box hurling through the atmosphere for hours on end can feel downright. Lack of patience […]

The Anam Introduces Remarkable New Beach Club

The Anam Introduces Remarkable New Beach Club

Vietnam’s new ‘It’ destination Cam Ranh has welcomed its most happening venue yet, a cool new beach club with sweeping views of Long Beach, a vast outdoor deck and live music.  Aptly called the Beach Club, the venue is perched on the 12-hectare Anam resort’s finest ground right on Long Beach, renowned as one of Asia’s top beaches […]

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Unveils The Level Villas

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Unveils The Level Villas

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Unveils The Level Villas Five-star Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort situated a two-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City has launched a “resort within a resort” called The Level Villas that sets apart 61 upscale villas with their own private pools as well as a private lounge and a host of bespoke privileges. The […]

The Bluffs Hits Its Big Five On a High

The Bluffs Hits Its Big Five On a High

Anniversaries, traditionally, are a time for reflection. But Vietnam’s top rated golf course, The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip, is is fixed on the future as it celebrates its 5th birthday this year. Since opening in 2014, the Greg Norman-designed course has helped raise the bar for the game in Vietnam in a number of ways. […]

Azerai La Residence, Hue Debuts Vastly Expanded Spa and New Treatment Menu

Azerai La Residence, Hue Debuts Vastly Expanded Spa and New Treatment Menu

HUE, Vietnam (August 12, 2019) – Azerai La Residence, Hue has unveiled a newly refurbished luxury spa that’s more than 50 percent larger than before, and that boasts new thermotherapy areas for men and women, in addition to a range of revitalizing new treatments. The two-time winner of the World Luxury Spa Award for Vietnam’s […]

Cavory Takes Charge of The Anam in Cam Ranh

Cavory Takes Charge of The Anam in Cam Ranh

CAM RANH, Vietnam (August 8, 2019) – A seasoned professional with almost four decades of experience in the luxury hospitality industry across four continents has been appointed to the helm of the award-winning Anam. French national Philippe Cavory comes to the 12-hectare resort on Vietnam’s pristine Cam Ranh peninsula after four years with YTL Hotels, […]

Vietnam’s Ho Tram Beach Welcomes Cool New Beach Club

Vietnam’s Ho Tram Beach Welcomes Cool New Beach Club

HO TRAM, Vietnam (August 7, 2019) – Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort has opened Vietnam’s first Spanish beach club, with panoramic views of one of the country’s best beaches, entertainment in spades and a distinct Mediterranean vibe. Dubbed “the place to be”, Breeza Beach Club brings the spirit of the world-famous Mediterranean chill-out beach clubs […]

New Resort Unveils Getaway Focused on Fostering Quality Family Time

New Resort Unveils Getaway Focused on Fostering Quality Family Time

HO TRAM, Vietnam (July 29, 2019) – Five-star Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort has launched a package to reconnect family, rolling out recreational pursuits ranging from lantern-making and conical hat painting to pool parties, an outdoor cinema and “Family Olympics” games. The “Family Forever” getaway is on offer at the 17-hectare beachfront resort’s two-, three- […]

Paradise Vietnam Debuts Vibrant Restaurant in Vietnam’s Nha Trang

Paradise Vietnam Debuts Vibrant Restaurant in Vietnam’s Nha Trang

NHA TRANG (July 4, 2019) — The luxury hospitality group behind some of Vietnam’s finest restaurants is expanding its portfolio, unveiling its 13th restaurant dedicated to lobster with live cooking stations that serve up Vietnamese, Japanese, Korean, Western and Chinese fare. Situated at Citadines Bayfront Nha Trang Hotel at 62 Tran Phu along Nha Trang […]

Metropole Hanoi’s GM William Haandrikman named “General Manager of the Year” in Asia for 2019

Metropole Hanoi’s GM William Haandrikman named “General Manager of the Year” in Asia for 2019

HANOI (June 18, 2019) – William Haandrikman, the General Manager of Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, was named “General Manager of the Year” in Asia at the Stelliers Asia and South Asia 2019 awards ceremony on May 28. Haandrikman, who is also the Area General Manager for AccorHotels in the north of Vietnam, was presented with […]

Angsana Lang Co Drums Up Summer Family Fun

Angsana Lang Co Drums Up Summer Family Fun

LANG CO, Vietnam (June 13, 2019) – Angsana Lang Co is pushing the boat out this summer when it comes to family fun with a new action-packed promotion. The luxury resort in central Vietnam, which is part of the expansive Laguna Lang Co integrated property, has long been well-regarded for its family friendly qualities. The […]

Ferriol Takes Charge Of Luxurious New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort in Vietnam

Ferriol Takes Charge Of Luxurious New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort in Vietnam

HO TRAM, Vietnam (May 16, 2019) – A seasoned professional with substantial luxury hospitality experience in Europe and Asia and an enthusiasm for employee development and relations has been appointed to the helm of the new five-star Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort. Spanish-born Manuel Ferriol is spearheading the opening of the 17-hectare beachfront property at Ho […]

Fusion Appoints General Manager to Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion

Fusion Appoints General Manager to Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion

Fusion Appoints General Manager to Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion The newest resort in Fusion’s expanding portfolio will be run by Hylton Lipkin HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (May 10, 2019) — Wellness-inspired hospitality brand Fusion hired former team member Hylton Lipkinearlier this year as GM of Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion, a natural hot springs […]

Fusion Expands Presence in Central Vietnam with Fusion Resort Quang Binh

Fusion Expands Presence in Central Vietnam with Fusion Resort Quang Binh

Fusion Expands Presence in Central Vietnam with Fusion Resort Quang Binh Fusion Resort Quang Binh is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2020 HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (April 24, 2019) – The wellness-inspired resort and hotel chain Fusion has announced that it will bring a Fusion to the oceanside of Bao Ninh Beach, […]

Azerai Resort Can Tho Opens Spacious New Luxury Villas

Azerai Resort Can Tho Opens Spacious New Luxury Villas

Azerai Resort Can Tho is raising the bar in luxury accommodation on Vietnam’s Mekong Delta with the opening of four new spacious villas that offer premium upgrade opportunities for privacy, comfort and personal service. The new 3-bedroom, 4-bedroom and 5-bedroom villas were built as a complement to the year-old resort’s 60 rooms, each of which […]

Golfasian Globalizes Vietnam Golf Coast

Golfasian Globalizes Vietnam Golf Coast

Golfasian Globalizes Vietnam Golf Coast Destination marketing organization spearheaded by Laguna Golf Lang Co teams with awarded golf tour operator Golfasian LANG CO, Vietnam (April 18, 2019) – Asia’s leading golf tour company, Golfasian, has joined the push to promote Central Vietnam as one of the region’s foremost places for play. The Thailand and Vietnam-based […]

Fusion Expands Presence in Central Vietnam with Fusion Resort Quang Binh

Fusion Expands Presence in Central Vietnam with Fusion Resort Quang Binh

Fusion Expands Presence in Central Vietnam with Fusion Resort Quang Binh Fusion Resort Quang Binh is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2020 HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (April 9, 2019) – The wellness-inspired resort and hotel chain Fusion has announced this week that it will bring a Fusion to the oceanside of Bao […]

Travel News: Vietnam’s Cam Ranh is Growing

Travel News: Vietnam’s Cam Ranh is Growing

Vietnam’s Cam Ranh is soaring for the stars with Bangkok Airways emerging as the latest in a string of airlines to unveil a direct route to the pristine coastal destination. Starting Jan. 25, Bangkok Airways will operate four non-stop return flights weekly between Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and Cam Ranh International Airport on Monday, Wednesday, Friday […]

Travel, It is Never Too Late, You are Never Too Old

Travel, It is Never Too Late, You are Never Too Old

No matter how old you are, you are never too old to start traveling, and this is why. It is Liberating Life can be 1 long, mundane routine if you let it.  So, break free of the things that tie you down, even if it’s only for a weekend. Go forth and do the things […]

Banyan Tree Vietnam is a Special Place

Ambitious plans to position Laguna Lang Co as one of Asia’s most far-reaching integrated resorts are ratcheting up with the official launch of the property’s exclusive Banyan Tree Residences. Unfolding over 280 hectares of prime oceanfront real estate in central Vietnam, the project is already renowned for its two award-winning resorts Banyan Tree and Angsana […]

Feel Like ‘Chilling Out’ and Escaping the Stress of Urban Life? 

Feel Like ‘Chilling Out’ and Escaping the Stress of Urban Life? 

Feel Like ‘Chilling Out’ and Escaping the Stress of Urban Life? The world’s notable cities conjure images of gridlocked traffic, poor air quality  and skylines dominated by skyscrapers. The sprawling metropolises are always on the move, and that means that escaping the stress of urban living can prove to be challenging. If you are an […]

Vietnam’s finest restaurateur takes aim at China and Singapore

Vietnam’s finest restaurateur takes aim at China and Singapore

Vietnam’s finest restaurateur takes aim at China and Singapore   The luxury hospitality group behind some of Vietnam’s finest restaurants is taking its recipe for success global, opening two more dining establishments on its home turf before expanding its culinary footprint in China and Singapore early next year.  After unveiling a second HOME restaurant in […]

Travel Vietnam: Halong Bay

Travel Vietnam: Halong Bay

Travel Vietnam: Halong Bay A faster future lies ahead for those wanting to visit Vietnam’s most famous natural attraction.  On Sept. 1, a new highway connecting capital city Hanoi and UNESCO World Heritage site Halong Bay officially opened, cutting the four-hour drive time between the popular northern destinations in half.  “This is a game-changer,” said […]

Travel Vietnam: Hanoi’s new angelina restaurant

Travel Vietnam: Hanoi’s new angelina restaurant

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi’s new angelina restaurant is turning the tide on Hanoi’s entertainment and culinary scene, having opened its doors on September 15, following a top-to-toe renovation. The bar, lounge and restaurant, which features a brand new concept, a new chef as well as a completely different top quality menu, has its sights set […]

Travel Etiquette: What We All Should Know and Practice

Travel Etiquette: What We All Should Know and Practice

Travel Etiquette: What We All Should Know and Practice Travel is a super experience, but there is an unwritten set of rules governing the travelers behavior. From the expectations of other tourists to ingrained traditions and customs of the country or region we are visiting, and we do not want to offend. To avoid making […]

Travel News: The Spa at Cam Ranh, Vietnam

Travel News: The Spa at Cam Ranh, Vietnam

Fusion Gets a New Name and Wellness Concept in Cam Ranh Cam Ranh’s only all-spa inclusive resort introduces aerial & kids yoga and new spa therapies Fusion Resort Cam Ranh, on Vietnam’s south central coast, welcomed the new year with a new name and a new wellness concept. The all-spa inclusive resort has revamped its […]

Travel News: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Travel News: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3 Emerges as THE Place to See the Real Saigon A neighborhood of leafy avenues, storied palaces and pagodas, meaningful museums and some of Vietnam’s most striking colonial architecture, District 3 is one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most underrated enclaves. As well as history and heritage, it is also […]

Julius Baer’s Lifestyle Index 2017: Wealth Report: Asia

Julius Baer’s Lifestyle Index 2017: Wealth Report: Asia The Asian wealth management landscape Asia is Julius Baer’s second home market and a powerhouse of global wealth creation. The region’s pool of investable assets held by High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) is on track to reach USD 14.5 trillion by 2020, representing growth of 160% in […]

President Trump Traveling to Asia for Key State Visits

President Trump Traveling to Asia for Key State Visits

President Trump Traveling to Asia for Key State Visits US President Donald Trump travel to Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor Friday before embarking on a Presidential trip to Asia. In Asia, President Trump will address security and trade concerns in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Between the US, SKorea, and Japan, the NKorean missile threat […]

Travel: Holidaying in Hanoi

Travel: Holidaying in Hanoi

Travel: Holidaying in Hanoi The Vietnamese capital offers an eclectic mix of culture, food, atmosphere and history on the banks of the Red River Despite often being described as a calmer alternative to buzzing Ho Chi Minh City to the South, Hanoi can certainly take your breath away. Whether it’s the hustle and bustle of […]

US Ban on Laptops in Airline Cabins Lifted

US Ban on Laptops in Airline Cabins Lifted

US Ban on Laptops in Airline Cabins Lifted The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the US is over, as federal officials say that large airports in the region have taken other steps to increase security. Those measures include checking electronic devices to make sure they do […]

Travel News: Hanoi La Siesta Spa

Travel News:  Hanoi La Siesta Spa

Travel News: Hanoi La Siesta Spa Welcome to Hanoi La Siesta Spa – The Secret of Relaxation! With several years combined experience in the Vietnamese Spa industry, a skilled and knowledgeable spa management team have partnered with one of Hanoi’s leading boutique hotel chain of Elegance Hospitality. La Siesta Spa invite you to enjoy one […]