On January 04th 2019, the 2018 Year-end Staff Party was organized by Furama Resort Danang and Ariyana Company for their employees at the Ariyana Convention Centre.
Year-end Staff Party is an annual “big day” for all Furama and Ariyana’ staff where they can indulge themselves in their own party and enjoy scrumptious culinary delights.
Attended by more than 600 employees, this year’s event marked another highlight of the fruitful year for Furama Resort, Furama Villas and Ariyana Convention Centre.
Organized in a luxurious ambiance of the only oceanfront meeting convention venue in Vietnam, the party featured 10 wonderful and sophisticated performances from all departments, with the First prize belonging to the Housekeeping Department for the contemporary dance performance “Muoi Man” (“Salt”).
The event also honoured two excellent Employees of the Year: Mr. Dinh Hong Giang from Engineering Department and Mr. Hoang Vinh Sang from Sales & Marketing Department.
Another highlight of the party was the valuable gifts handed to staff from the Lucky Draw including HD Bank debit ATM cards, various accommodation vouchers at renowned resorts throughout Vietnam and many more. The special prize of 30 million dongs belonged to Mai Thi Dang Dung – Linen Attendant – Housekeeping Department.
To end yet another wonderful year, all employees rocked the night up with exciting music provided by a professional DJ.
Year-end Staff Party offers a great chance for employees to relax and get to know each other. It is also perfect to get them fired up for yet another exciting business year to come.
Broadway Night – Furama Resort Danang’s unique end-of-year celebration was successfully organised at Ariyana Convention Centre Danang on December 31st, 2018.
The spectacular night of culture, art, and entertainment featured a blend of the finest musical excerpts with the marvelous interaction between music, lights effects and stage designs, delighting more than 500 guests with one surprise after another which they will cherish for a long time.
In this one-night-only event, the spectacular Broadway show marking one of the greatest entertaining parties following its heydays of the last century excited guests with 1960s musical excerpts, featuring “Westside Story”, “Singing in the rain”, etc… performed by singer Au Bao Ngan from The Voice 2013 and famous artists from Ho Chi Minh City.
For those who are passionate about the delicate cuisines, a hearty International Dinner Buffet was introduced by Furama Resort Danang Master Chefs in the most luxuriously mesmerizing ambiance with more than 130 fabulous dishes including fresh seafood, finest lobsters, premium Wagyu beef Teppanyaki style, BBQ seafood, Foie gras, huge cheese & dessert buffet and many more delicacies from all around the world.
The event was successfully organized by the professional events and culinary teams of Furama Resort Danang and Ariyana Convention Centre Danang with the support and coordination from Anh Hoang Ngoc Event Company Ltd., Tran Gia Company and MH Led Company.
On December 24th 2018, more than 400 guests have attended the Christmas Eve celebration at Ariyana Convention Centre.
Guests were treated to a sumptuous Buffet Dinner with more than 60 delightful dishes, featuring “Smoked salmon”, “Lasagna”, “Char-siu style young pork ribs”, “Spaghetti Bolognese” etc. The X-mas buffet also highlighted traditional Vietnamese cuisine such as “Fresh Noodle Soup with River Crabs”, “Cao Lau Noodle Soup” and mouth-watering desserts such as “White Forest Cream Cake”, “Hazelnut and Raspberry Gateau”, “Tofu and Lychee Soup”.
In this festive night, our beloved guests had a chance to indulge in melodious Christmas songs performed by Furama Resort’s Filipino band “Myles and Friends” and singer Hong Minh – The Voice Kids as well as exciting dance performances from children. The event was then followed by the surprising appearance of Santa Claus, providing children with many lavish gifts.
Guests and their families also participated in the Lucky Draw and had the chance to win one of great number of valuable prizes including 01 Complimentary Room Night at the luxury Presidential Suite – Furama Resort Danang; vouchers for Food and Beverage services and many more.
On December 20th – 21st 2018, Furama Resort Danang was honoured to welcome His Majesty the King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni as part of his vacation visit in Danang city.
The King arrived in Hanoi capital city on December 19th, as he embarked on a three-day “friendship building” official visit to Vietnam. His visit to Hanoi and Danang followed an invitation from the government.
The visit’s objective was to boost bilateral ties between both countries, which was the purpose the King met with Vietnamese president Nguyen Phu Trong.
King Norodom Sihamoni, 67, was officially crowned on October 29th, 2004. During his adolescence, he studied music, drama and dance and graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts (AMU) in Prague. He also graduated with a Master’s degree on filmmaking in North Korea; taught classical dance at numerous academies in France and later became president of the Khmer Dance Association in France. In 1993 the prince was appointed Cambodia’s delegate to UNESCO in Paris, where he became known for his hard work and his devotion to Cambodian culture.
Danang was his final destination in Vietnam after the King’s meeting with Party General Secretary – President Nguyen Phu Trong in Hanoi. He also spent time visiting the Cham museum, Ling Ung pagoda and stayed at the Furama Resort Danang, where he was treated to popular local dishes sophisticatedly prepared by the resort’s professional culinary team.
The Da Nang Airport in the central coastal city of the same name on January 1 welcomed the first international flight of this year which carried 180 visitors from Hong Kong (China).
The tourists on Flight UO550 of the Hong Kong Express arrived at the airport at 7:50 am to a welcome ceremony consisting of art performances, and flower and gift presentation.
Meanwhile, more than 2,000 Chinese tourists arrived at Tien Sa port in the afternoon the same day on board of the Italian-registered Costa Atlantica cruiser as the first foreign visitors coming to Da Nang this year on a sea route.
Leading officials of the municipal tourism authority said the arrival of the first foreign visitors on the first day of the new year marks the fine start of the city’s tourism industry in 2019. They said they hope the tour will leave deep imprints on the mind of the visitors about the friendly and hospitable locals and scenic sites in the city.
Over the recent years, Da Nang has emerged as an attractive destination for both foreign and Vietnamese tourists. At the end of last year, the city had 23 direct air routes with 328 flights per week, or 86 flights more than the figure in 2017, and welcomed 7,660,000 tourist arrivals, including 2,875,000 foreign.
Also last year, Da Nang welcomed 100 arrivals of cruisers to Tien Sa port with 145,000 visitors, a surge of 66% in the number of cruise tourists registered a year earlier.
From December 27th – 29th 2018, Furama Resort Danang in cooperation with Danang College of Tourism and BaekSeok Culture University (Korea) organized the “Hansik Night” Korean Food Promotion at the signature Café Indochine restaurant.
Gourmets were treated to a wide range of Korean cuisine, featuring Bulgogi, Chungmu – Gimbap, Bibimbap, etc… In addition, the buffet also introduced to guests more than 70 delicious dishes including half a lobster, unlimited scallop, squid, octopus , etc…which are cooked to your taste accompanied with 20 different kinds of homemade sauces.
The event was held under the supervisor and guidance of professors Seo Kang-tae and Cho Jeong-yoong from the BaekSeok Culture University and Furama Resort Danang’s Executive Chef Doan Van Tuan.
“Through this meaningful event, we would like to introduce delicious traditional Korean dishes with the aim of popularizing Korean cuisine culture to Vietnamese people”, opined professor Seo Kang-tae.
Ms. Truong Thi Hong Hanh, Vice Director of Danang Tourism Department: “With the significant growth of more than 60% in 2017, the Korean market still expects positive growth in the upcoming years. The Hansik Night does not only create a chance for culinary exchange between two countries but also help chefs enhance their professional skills to better satisfy international diners.
According to Mr. Matthias Wiesmann – Furama Resort Danang’s General Manager: “It’s our honour to welcome professors and culinary students from Korea to conduct this Korean Food Festival at the Furama Resort. We hope that this event has brought hands-on Korean cuisine experiences to local people and international visitors staying at Furama Resort. In 2018, Korean guests made up approximately 50% of the total resident guests. This program would also help to enhance Furama chefs’ skills, creating distinctive flavors for Korean food at Furama Resort Danang.”
Being one of the most best culinary resorts in Vietnam, Furama Resort Danang is famous for its diverse food festivals year round, attracting a number of local and international guests, namely Indian Food Fesival, Hongkong Culinary Week, Vietnam Folklore Night, Tet Village Market or Oktoberfest Beer Festival.