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Hanoi to host Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2017 on 6 to 9 April

HANOI :  Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2017 will take place 6 to 9 April at the International Centre for Exhibition in Hanoi.

The fifth edition of VITM continues with the same format dividing the show into inbound, outbound and domestic tourism sectors.

Themed “Hanoi– the destination of Vietnam in 2017,” the travel show is expected to attract 600 enterprises, tourism management and promotion agencies from 43 provinces and cities and 25 countries and territories, according to local media reports.

The domestic part […]

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2016 a record year for Bali foreign tourist arrivals

The Changing Face of Bali Tourism

While Australians continue to represent the top source of visitors to Bali with a 23.18% market share, the People’s Republic of China appears on course to supplant Australia in the top spot sometime in the first half of 2017.

Australian tourists to Bali totaled 1.137 million in 2016, increasing 17.83% over 2015. Meanwhile, Mainland Chinese visitors to Bali are surging ahead increasing a whopping 43.39% year-on-year achieving 986,026 visitors for all of 2016.

Japan, once the top […]

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First golf course being built at Halong Bay, Vietnam

VIETNAM – Halong Bay, north Vietnam’s dazzling tourism magnet, is about to offer another reason to visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed region: a world-class golf course perched above the old town, overlooking the spectacular limestone karst-riddled bay.

Although a site above the city was set aside for a golf course years ago, actually playing golf in such a stunning environment has been, until now, a dream.

But Hanoi-based FLC Group, which is developing golf resorts along Vietnam’s 3260-kilometre coast, is mid-way through […]

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Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin officially opens

The all-new Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin is now open.

“We are excited to welcome the first travellers to our beautiful new hotel, as well as local guests in our restaurants and event spaces,” says General Manager Byron Chong, who leads an international team of 300 carefully chosen staff. “It is our honour to introduce Four Seasons customised service and superior quality to Tianjin for the first time.”

Executive travellers and meeting planners will appreciate the Hotel’s location in the Central Business District, while leisure guests have direct access to […]

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In Bali, Trump’s planned six-star hotel risks angering the Gods

On the Indonesian resort island of Bali, building height is measured by coconut trees.

Anything taller could anger the Gods the Hindu locals believe inhabit the island. So plans to renovate a decades old hotel overlooking a 16th-century temple and turn it into a bigger six-star resort, complete with a tower and upgraded golf course, are causing some anxiety.

It will be known as the Trump International Hotel and Tower Bali. Donald Trump’s company has paired with an Indonesian tycoon to build what […]

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Frasers Hospitality Group will be launching Fraser Suites Kuningan in 2017 in Jakarta

HOTELS and serviced residences owner Frasers Hospitality Group is on the move to ramp up its presence in Indonesia with the addition of its ninth property in Jakarta.

The hospitality arm of Frasers Centrepoint said on Tuesday it would launch this year Frasers Suites Kuningan, which is part of the prestigious Ciputra World 2 Jakarta – an iconic mixed-use development in the heart of Jakarta’s Golden Triangle.

The 210-unit serviced residence is the latest addition to the group and meant that it […]

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