Honeymoons are, by their very nature, meant to be memorable. They are the post-wedding breaks that define the first happy moments of a freshly hitched couple's life together; romantic episodes devoted to love, laughter and, you know, all that other good stuff. They are supposed to be catalogued in endless photos, snippets of video footage and (in these early years of the 21st century especially) social-media posts - with each snapshot showing its subjects beaming of smile and warm of body language. But then, some honeymoons are more memorable than others. This week marks the passing of an exact half-century since John Lennon sat - in his pyjamas - alongside his new wife Yoko Ono in the first and most famous of their "bed-ins for peace". The just-marrieds spent March 25-31 1969 ensconced in a suite at the Hilton Amsterdam, with just a few dozen journalists for company. They had tied the knot five days earlier - bringing to an end a whirlwind spell of speculation that had seen the Beatle … [Read more...] about Travels in The Ballad of John and Yoko, 50 years after Lennon’s odd honeymoon
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Nestled between the seductive My Khe Beach and Son Tra Peninsula, and managed by world-renowned leisure management groups, Four Points by Sheraton and Altara Suites by Ri-Yaz are two ideal destinations that you simply cannot afford to miss on your next trip to the coastal central city of Danang. Designed for get-togethers As a brand from International Marriott, Four Points by Sheraton is the first in Vietnam. This hotel acts as a get-together destination with a trademark collection of beers, featuring nearly 40 types from around the world. The top-floor Horizon Bar is where you can host a party with friends or colleagues with a range of delicious food and drink, including signature beers from the Best Brews collection. Four Points is famous for its diversified cuisine themes, from Japanese and Italian to Vietnamese. Your meals at The Eatery restaurant will become even more wonderful with the luxurious space, boasting a view overlooking the beautiful My Khe Beach, and attentive … [Read more...] about Dazzling holiday spots in Danang
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
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.