Considered as the largest financial conference in the country, the 6th Vietnam International Conference in Finance (VICIF) brought together the most prestigious domestic and foreign scholars from universities around the world. This year, VICIF was held at Furama Resort Danang in 04th and 05th of July, 2019. The seminar was hosted by Danang University of Economics, Vietnam Finance Association International (VFAI), Foreign Trade University, Ho Chi Minh city University of Economics, University of Economics – Law and the Open University.
VICIF 2019 attracted the participation of 35 scholars from the universities of the United Kingdom, France, the United States, Singapore, Australia, Korea, Hong Kong and China besides the presence of 45 scientists from leading universities in Vietnam. The highlight of this year’s conference is the attendance and presentation of keynote speakers: Professor Sumit Agarwal – Professor of Finance, Economics and Real Estate at National University of Singapore. With in-depth studies in variety fields of finance, Professor Sumit Agarwal has brought up at VICIF attractive and intensive essays for the conference participants.
With world-class caliber, VICIF 2019 is an important event in the academic community in finance and banking, becoming the leading forum for outstanding global financial discussions, as well as in Asian and Vietnamese markets, in the current period.
Furama Resort Danang, with the support of Casa Rinaldi and New Viet Diary company, organized its “Italian Cuisine Week: A Taste of Italy” from May 22nd -25th, 2019 at the Italian restaurant Don Cipriani’s. The dishes were prepared by the Italian Chef: Simone Bianchi.
This guest chef from the “spaghetti country” – Simone Bianchi, with his 20 years of working experience at famous global hotels and restaurants; such as: Park Hyatt Milano (Italy), Casa Rinaldi (Hong Kong), Ciao Chow (Hong Kong) joined his hands with Furama Resort Danang team to introduce to local people a unique culinary journey, including typical Italian dishes, with fresh ingredient imported from his country.
“Taking place right before the Danang International Food Festival and Danang International Fireworks Festival, this program is expected to diversify the city’s tourism products during this summer. We hope this program will enrich the culinary and cultural experiences of international and local tourists”, said Mr. Matthias Wiesmann – General Manager of Furama Resort Danang.
During 4 nights of the Italian Cuisine Week, the chef presented a 4-course menu for lunch and 5-course menu for dinner, featuring Beef tartare with crispy radish and truffle paste, Spaghetti with fresh lobster and lobster bisque, Sautéed lamb loins served with couscous, grapes and red wine sauce or Gnocchi with tuna, citrus fruits and shaved Pecorino, Manicotti alla carbonara di mare – creamy seafood pasta, etc. Lunch and dinner parties priced at 666,000 VND ++ / person (original price: 805,000 ++) and 999,000 ++ / person (original price: 1,265,000 VND ++).
This event was organized in conjunction with the fabulous new Italian Menu which will delight all guests who love this tantalizing cuisine. Chef Alessio and his team worked these past weeks with endless efforts to create superb new and improved dishes for our ever more demanding guests coming from all corners of the world. With his excellent experience in 2* Michelin Restaurants, Chef Alessio has created an amazing array of great Italin dishes from North to South!
Furama Resort Danang has a long tradition of culinary and cultural events: Thai, Indian, Hong Kong, Korean, Mexico Cuisine Week; Vietnam Folk Night, Oktoberfest German Beer Festival, TET Village, Exhibitions of Da Nang Old photos, paintings and photos of nature and people.
On 12th June 2019, at The Cityview Hong Kong Hotel, Danang Center for Tourism Promotion (Danang Department of Tourism) organizes Danang Tourism Presentation to promote tourism products and services in Danang, connect tourism firms in Hong Kong and Danang as well as promoting the direct flight Hong Kong – Danang, operated by Jetstar Pacific Airlines.
The event welcomes the attendance of Mr. Tran Thanh Huan – Consul General, Vietnam Consulate General in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Association of Travel Agents, more than 60 representatives of tourism businesses in Hong Kong as well as local journalists and reporters. The leader of Danang group is Mrs. Huynh Thi Huong Lan – Deputy Director of Danang Center for Tourism Promotion, and the representatives of Danang Tourism Association, airlines, together with hotels, and golf courses in Danang.
“Danang Tourism Presentation in Hong Kong is organized with the effort to develop and reinforce business relationships between tourism firms in Hong Kong and Danang. This beautiful beach city is an ideal leisure destination, which is also a gateway thanks to its proximity and accessibility to many UNESCO Heritage sites in central Vietnam such as Hoi An Ancient Town, Hue Citadels and My Son Holy Land. Honored as Asia’s Leading Festival and Event Destination 2016, Danang also offers various events and cultural festivals year-round to attract international tourists. We do believe the central coast of Vietnam will bring about great product potentials for the tour operators”, states Mrs. Huynh Thi Huong Lan.
Mr. Truong Ngoc Thanh – PR Manager of Furama Resort and Ariyana Convention Centre Danang, added: “Within only 2 hours flight, Hong Kong is recently the potential market for Danang. Danang City, endowed with beautiful beaches, peaceful atmosphere and spacious resorts, hotels, will soon become an attractive destination to Hong Kong people.”
Hong Kong is regarded as one of the potential international markets to Danang. In 2018, there are more than 17,700 tourists from Hong Kong to visit Danang. Within the first 4 months of 2019, Danang welcomed over 6,582 Hong Kong travelers. Hong Kong – Danang direct route is currently operated by Jetstar Pacific (4 flights/week), Cathay Dragon (9 flights/week) and Hong Kong Express (14 flights/week).
At the end of 2018, Danang has 785 accommodation providers with 35,615 standard rooms. There are 79 four or five-star hotels, with 15,400 rooms. Total tour operators number is 331 companies, in which there are 220 international tour operators.
From May 27th- 30th 2019, Furama Resort Danang, in cooperation with the Surf Life Saving Australia, organised once more the four-day Lifeguard Training Course for lifeguards from major resorts and hotels in Danang and Hoian under the direct guidance of Mr. David Field – an Australian volunteer lifesaver with 40 years of experience.
This is an annual joint program between Furama Resort Danang and the Surf Life Saving Australia which aims to give professional lifeguards’ world’s best practice standards in aquatic management, rescue, first aid, spinal injury management and CPR techniques.
The program is organised in an apparent bid to improve knowledge and skills for lifeguards as well as to lower drowning rates. The Certificate Presentation Ceremony took place at Furama Resort Danang on May 30th 2019.
Father’s Day is fast approaching! Celebrate your Dad this June 16th 2019 with our lavish BBQ seafood buffet promotion at the signature Cafe Indochine Restaurant at only VND 766,000 net/dad (including 2-hour free flow of beer) for the first 50 dads.
Have a beer on us and enjoy from our spectacular range of “cooked to your taste” seafood dishes featuring half of a lobster, unlimited prawns, squids, clams and octopus, Danang special sea snails, etc…
Indulge in various kinds of delicious and healthy cold cuts and cheeses, all imported, such as “Brie au poivre”, “Gorgonzola”; Asian favourites such as sushi, maki, BBQ pork Char Siu; Chef’s choices of carvings; Vietnamese hotpots and decadent desserts including cheese cakes, macarons, tarts, homemade ice creams and many more delicacies!
Discounted price: VND 766,000 net/dad; including 2-hour free flow of beer. (Original price: VND 1,234,000 net)
VND 1,234,000 net/adult; including 2-hour free flow of beer, soft drinks, mineral water
VND 1,026,000 net/adult; VND 679,000 net/ child (4-12 years old), exclusive of drinks.
Date & Time: Sunday, 16th of June, From 6.30 pm to 10.00 pm.
Only applies to advance bookings through Hotline: +84-236 651 9999 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Furama Resort Danang
103-105 Vo Nguyen Giap, Khue My Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Danang City
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Furama Resort Danang’s Lifeguard Team was been honored to receive the Overall winner at the 2nd National Beach Rescue Competition, taking place on May 5th, 2019 on the coast of the April 2 Square, Nha Trang city. The program was held within the framework of Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa Sea Festival 2019, organized by the People’s Committee of Nha Trang city.
According to the organizers, this year’s Ocean Rescue Competition attracted 9 units and was divided into 13 teams with the participation of more than 50 athletes. Professional lifeguards competed in various rescue categories including: Swimming relay, relay board, buoy rescue, surfboard rescue, first-aid and triathlon races.
Besides demonstrating professional lifesaving skills, the National Beach Rescue Competition is also an opportunity for professional lifeguards to gain up-to-date knowledge as well as to exchange experiences in maritime rescue activities.
Previously, Furama Resort Danang’s Lifeguard team was also awarded Overall Winner of Danang International Lifeguard Competition 2017; and was also honored with 2 individual First Prizes and 1 Third Prizes.
Da Nang has introduced new tourism products, including a night market and entertainment services to meet the increasing demands of tourists.
The number of visitors to Da Nang in the first quarter of 2019 is estimated at 1.8 million, with arrivals by air increasing 56.5% on-year, Dan Sinh Newspaper reported, citing the municipal Department of Tourism.
Accordingly, Da Nang has upgraded much of its infrastructure and beautified its renowned beaches in preparation to welcome visitors as the year’s peak tourist season approaches.
In addition, Da Nang has provided additional facilities and equipment such as canoes and walkie-talkies to rescue workers at the beaches. It has also published travel information on the city through leaflets in English, South Korean, and Chinese as well as informing accommodation establishments and travel companies on rescue activities, VOV reported.
Aside from improving infrastructure, the city is about to launch the annual firework festival and an international balloon display between April and June.
Earlier, Da Nang has introduced new tourism products, including a night market and entertainment services to meet the increasing demands of tourists.
The number of visitors to Da Nang in 2018 increased 15.5% on-year to an estimated 7.6 million, including 2.8 million foreigners, a 23.3% increase from a year earlier, according to the municipal Department of Tourism. The city welcomed 4.7 million domestic holidaymakers, an 11.2% increase from 2017.
Arrivals by sea and air in the reviewed period recorded annual increases of 66% and 48.7%, respectively. Da Nang’s revenue from travel in 2018 was estimated at VN24 trillion (US$1.03 billion), representing an on-year jump of 23.3%.
Da Nang aims to welcome 8.19 million visitors throughout 2019, up 6.9% year-on-year. the figure includes 3.19 million foreigners, an increase of 11%. The tourism sector aims to gross VND27.4 trillion (US$1.18 billion) in revenue, up 13.9% against the previous year.
Source: The Hanoitimes
Furama Resort Danang has just received the 9th Golden Dragon award for its achievements and contributions to the development and image of the Tourism Industry in Veitnam.
The award is held annually by the Vietnam Economic Times (VET) in collaboration with Foreign Investment Agency (under the Ministry of Planning and Investment), and Furama Resort Danang has received this for the 8th time in a row.
The Golden Dragon award is one of the largest events held by VET, aimed at recognising foreign-invested enterprises that have achieved outstanding business performance and made significant contributions to the development of Vietnam’s economy.
The award criteria focuses on businesses’ efforts to maintain sustainable development, promote environmental protection and fulfil the corporate social responsibility.
Over 22 years of development, Furama Resort Danang has always tried its utmost to maintain its leading role status within Vietnam’s luxurious beach resort market. It is the result of the resort’s efforts to improve management and diversify services, especially culinary services in order to meet various demands and changes within the of Tourism Industry. Since its establishment in October 2017, our second convention centre – Ariyana Convention Centre & the International Convention Palace, have gained immense recognition when being selected as the venue for more than 80% of APEC 2017 events. This first and only oceanfront convention centre in Vietnam was then since become a trusted location for numerous large-scaled domestic and international events such as Techfest Vietnam 2018 with more than 4,500 people; The 6th Global Environment Facility Assembly and Associated Meetings 2018 (GEF 6) with 1,500 delegates from 183 member countries; The 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Water Resources and Renewable Energy Development in Asia (ASIA 2018), etc.”
The Golden Dragon award came on the heels of the resort being granted “Most popular M.I.C.E resort” award by Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA), “Luxury Beach Front Villa” by World Luxury Hotel Awards 2018, “Certificate of Merit 2018” by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, “Most Favoured Hotel in 2017” by JALPAK Award (Japan), and “The Guide Awards 2017-2018” by Vietnam Economic Times and Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Along the contribution to the national budget as well as supporting the economic growth, Furama Resort Danang is well known for its great events to society through a number of programs such as Tet traditional culinary events, support programs for children at Danang’s SOS village, a program of “Go Green @ Fabulous Furama”, aimed at encouraging guests to contribute more to a green living and better environment.
“Hanoi Night” At The Furama Resort Da Nang Welcomes Hundreds Of Guests During The Reunification Day And Labor Day Holidays
The “Hanoi Night” themed dinner buffet to celebrate the Reunification Day and Labor Day has welcomed over 300 visitors to the Furama Resort Danang. With a sumptuous menu of more than 80 dishes including seafood “cooked to your taste” and traditional Vietnamese delicacies, diners had the opportunity to enjoy premium lobster and unlimited scallops, prawns, clams, octopus, New Zealand mussels and sea snails processed at the open kitchen of Café Indochine restaurant. Besides, diners also immersed in melodies from the interesting combination of 16-chord traditional zither and the enchanting piano melodies performed by the Furama Danang artists.
We are truly honoured to share with you that Furama Resort Danang has just been granted “Rakuten Travel Bronze Award 2018” by the Japanese online travel agency- Rakuten Travel. Mr. Matthias Wiesmann – General Manager was invited to receive the award.
This is the first time Furama Resort Danang has received this prestigious award. The Bronze Award recognition is based on five criteria which include: Gross Revenue, Room Nights Sold, Share Ratio, Year on Year Performance and Customer Satisfaction. Rakuten Travel Award winners represent the best of their kinds, hotels that gained high rate of customers’ satisfaction and achieved remarkable success through their hard work and the Japanese “spirit of omotenashi (hospitality)”.
Established in 2002, Rakuten Travel is Japan’s largest online travel agency (OTA) with over 1.2 billion members. With access to more than 290,000 domestic and 60,000 international hotels, Rakuten Travel provides both, the leisure and business travellers a variety of accommodation choices to meet all of their travel needs. Rakuten Travel Awards are held annually and are presented to about 29,000 hotels in Japan and over 60,000 hotels worldwide who have demonstrated outstanding performance during the past year worldwide.
“This reward is the result for the commitment of our resort to service excellence and our constant efforts in providing guests with unforgettable experiences. The award is a great motivation for us to keep delivering our service and product at the highest levels, considering the tough competition in Vietnam’s hospitality sector”, Mr. Wiesmann emphasised.
Last year, Furama Resort Danang was also proud to receive the 2017 JALPAK Award in the “Most Favoured Hotel” category. Being introduced in 2014 by JALPAK – a renowned Japanese travel agency on the occasion of the company’s 50th anniversary, this award honours excellent business partners including domestic and international hotels, leisure facilities and restaurants.