Feb. 8, 2013
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — The Caravelle is entering the running for most memorable MICE package in Vietnam with a residential meeting offer showcasing a cross-section of Saigon’s colourful history and its legendary motorcycle traffic. Planners looking for a dynamic destination to hold their business events can book the Caravelle’s new ‘Saigon Buzz’ package featuring ...
Feb. 6, 2013
BAGAN, Myanmar — Bagan Lodge, a highly anticipated luxury lodge by the Apple Tree Group in the heart of historic Bagan, is set for its soft opening on April 15, 2013. Located near the eastern shore of the legendary Irrawaddy River, the property offers 85 air-conditioned rooms in three classes of accommodation, ranging from 261 square meters for the Courtyard Suite...
Feb. 4, 2013
HANOI, Vietnam — Tom Hayden, one of the founders and leaders of the 1960s student movement and an anti-war activist during the Vietnam War, returned to Hanoi in in December to burrow through his history in the city, as well as a warren of subterranean rooms he’d last visited when bombs rained on this war-torn city.
Jan. 21, 2013
HUE, Vietnam — Twenty years after Vietnam emerged from decades of war and privation, lighting up on the radar screens of travelers worldwide, maturation of the country's hospitality industry reached a new milestone this month as La Residence Hotel & Spa appointed Phan Trong Minh as its new general manager.
Jan. 17, 2013
SINGAPORE — GHM, the 20-year-old luxury hotel group that has opened the door to some of Asia’s most exotic locales, is appointing hospitality heavyweight Hansjörg Meier as senior vice president. Meier, a Swiss native with a prominent 34-year career on the international hospitality landscape, will oversee GHM’s hotel and resort operations, as well as the upcoming openings of new projects in Europe and Asia...
Jan. 10, 2013
BANGKOK — As China continues its ascent to the top of the world’s economic rankings, one travel company is lifting the lid on some of the country’s richest tourism assets.
Jan. 7, 2013
HOI AN, Vietnam — Less than a month after celebrating its sixth anniversary, Vietnam's most distinguished resort is raising a glass to a new face and a renovated space. The Nam Hai Hoi An welcomes Anthony Gill, who takes over as general manager after spending almost two years overseeing La Residence Hotel & Spa...
Jan. 4, 2013
HANOI, Vietnam — The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi found favor last month with the two most prestigious travel magazines in North America, winning spots on Travel + Leisure’s and Condé Nast Traveler’s top hotel awards list - the T+L 500 and the Gold List, respectively.
Jan. 2, 2013
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — A 115-year-old municipal theatre designed by French architects is the centrepiece of a newluxury holiday showcasing Vietnam’s colourful culture in the heart of its most progressive metropolis.
Dec. 19, 2012
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Three of the world's finest hotels are located within Vietnam, according to the latest edition of the 'T+L 500', Travel + Leisure magazine's annual compendium of the best international hotels.