Asia continues to be the driving force in global tourism, and accordingly Vietnam is increasing expenditure on facilities for tourism in meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions. Frank Bochmann, general manager of Sheraton Grand Danang Resort, shared his inside view with VIR’s Phong Lan on how his resort is geared towards the trend. Frank Bochmann, general manager of Sheraton Grand Danang Resort Sheraton Grand Danang Resort proudly hosted the APEC Gala Dinner in 2017. After a year in operation and having served many other large-scale meeting, incentive, conference and exhibition (MICE) events, what have been the highlights so far? The year saw large MICE events and was overall a successful year for the hotel business. For example, the 6th GEF Assembly in June hosted a total of 1,000 international VIP guests and delegates for a sit down-dinner and buffet. Also, corporate MICE event Unicity Korea in October involved 1,000 guests from different South Korean … [Read more...] about MICE tourism meets trends in Vietnam
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January 7, 2019 by Carol Perehudoff Leave a Comment Tweet Pin Share Flip 0 Shares A Toronto winter is frosty, but that doesn’t mean it’s not fun. You can stay warm by visiting some of the city’s top attractions or face it like a fearless Canadian and get outside for some winter excitement. To help you plan your city explorations, here are the top things to do in Toronto in winter, from a warm-blooded local’s point of view. Things to do in Toronto in winter I’m probably the worst person to write about winter because I, erm, hate it. Sorry, Mother Nature. But that’s also why I’m the best person to write about what to do in Toronto during winter, because if I can survive it, and even enjoy it (sometimes), then surely you can, too. So bundle up and get outside, or bound from art gallery to shopping mall without the tips of your ears ever going red. It’s all good. Whether you’re in … [Read more...] about Things to do in Toronto in winter
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Checking In? No Thanks. I’m Just Here to Use the Wi-Fi. Supported by Hotels have begun to turn their lobbies and common areas into WeWork-like gathering places, attracting both guests and locals. ByTalya Minsberg Dec. 12, 2018 Walk into a hotel lobby and you may notice something unexpected: People. Not people checking in, or waiting for someone to arrive or hustling to the elevator. No, people sitting, working and socializing. In the past handful of years, hotels have started to create lobbies and common spaces that are a destination in themselves for both guests and locals. In part, the trend is in response to the rise of co-working spaces like WeWork and remote work programs like Remote Year, which encourage collaboration in shared work spaces around the world. “The lobby is the new … [Read more...] about Checking In? No Thanks. I’m Just Here to Use the Wi-Fi.
The flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into real estate in Ho Chi Minh City has followed the same trend as with the FDI movement into the country, with the property sector always among the top FDI recipients in recent years. Phu My Hung Urban Area in District 7 of HCM City HCM City has taken the lead in FDI attraction over the last three decades since Vietnam opened its economy to the world, and real estate is one of the sectors receiving most foreign investment. Among major deals recently, Lotte Group of the Republic of Korea has finalised procedures to invest 20.1 trillion VND (855.6 million USD) in a project named Thu Thiem Eco Smart City in the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in District 2. Also in this urban area, the Empire City Tower project with total capital of 1.2 billion USD is now under construction and expected to complete in 2022. It is invested by a joint venture of two Vietnamese companies and the Denver Power Ltd of the UK. Meanwhile, an over-400-million-USD project … [Read more...] about Real estate in HCM City holds great appeal for foreign investors
NORTHERN UNIQUE Vietnam National Convention Centre Pham Hung, Nam Tu Liem District, Hanoi The convention centre was built with a sense of history and politics, beautiful and harmonious architecture and synchronous technical infrastructure. It was designed in accordance with international standards and is a symbol of Vietnamese architecture in the new century. A system of over 60,000sqm of rooms and large halls features modern and highly automatic equipment. The centre can meet the demands of both internal and external high-grade events including many types of conferences, seminars, exhibitions, performances, and parties with up to 15,000 attendants and with the highest requirements. Moreover, the centre is located in a rapidly developing district of west Hanoi and is near My Dinh national stadium, Hanoi Museum and Keangnam Hanoi landmark tower. International Press and Convention Centre 11 Le Hong Phong, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi One of the hottest spots in Hanoi for hosting events due to … [Read more...] about Top MICE venues in Vietnam