Up to 500 entrepreneurs gathered at the Vietnam Entrepreneurs Forum 2019 which started at Ariyana Convention Centre in the central coastal city of Danang on October 5th with Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung in attendance.
Deputy PM Dung was joined by Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vu Tien Loc at the event. The forum is one of a range of activities being held in the build up to the 15th anniversary of Vietnam Entrepreneur Day which first took place on October 13, 2004.
In his opening speech, Deputy PM Dung highlighted the nation’s significant milestones reached on the path of socio-economic development during the three decades of carrying out the Doi Moi (Renewal) process.
Deputy PM Dung also noted how both the Party and the State have always tried to create a favourable climate for entrepreneurs to do business. He called on them to take full advantage of trade agreements and seek further investment opportunities as a means of developing their respective businesses.
Deputy PM Dung also urged ministries, localities, and the business community to go ahead with the path of institutional reforms, maintain attempts to fine-tune the legal system in order to boost transparency, and put preferential policies in place with the aim of facilitating the growth of the private sector.
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, along with his spouse and high-level delegates made a working trip to the central city of Da Nang on October 2nd, as part of his Vietnam three-day official visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Furama Resort Danang was honoured to be chosen as the venue for meeting and accommodation during this important visit.
During the working trip, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith paid visit to some cultural and economic premises in Danang including Danang Hi-Tech Park and an organic vegetables garden.
Vietnam – Lao relations of great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation founded and nurtured by generations of leaders and peoples have become an invaluable common asset of the two nations.
Additionally, Danang has launched effective cooperation programs with Lao localities and partners.
On Sep 26th 2019, at Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, Ariyana Tourism Complex organised a Roadshow promoting Danang tourism and showcasing its properties including Furama Resort Danang, Furama Villas Danang, Ariyana Convention Centre and the 1,400-key Ariyana Beach Resort & Suites scheduled to open in third quarter 2020.
The event has seen the attendance of more than 60 business partners, M.I.C.E travel agencies, and international event planning companies as well as the local media in Singapore.
Ms. Tran Gia Ngoc Phuong, Ariyana Convention Centre Manager, addressed “Danang makes for an excellent destination for Singaporean MICE groups with its unique beauty and convenience. This roadshow is part of our series of events which aim at attracting more Singaporean visitors to the city.”
“Not only the ACC offers a 2500-seat pillarless Ballroom but also delivers a vast array of value-added and authentic services including beachside banquets, team-building activities in the rivers, cultural excursions and various tailour-made programmes”, Phuong added.
“The increasing number of MICE customers and development of new convention facilities for instance, the Ariyana Convention Centre, is a positive signal for Danang’s MICE tourism. Danang’s fascinating image of being an emerging MICE destination with high calibre hotels and resorts, updated meeting facilities, and extensive international flight networks will be the main driving force”, opined Mr. Nguyen Xuan Binh, Deputy Director of Tourism Department of Danang City.
“Currently, around 70% of MICE tourists in Danang are domestic and largely of incentive segment. We also witness the increase of international MICE groups from Southeast Asia alongside Japan and Korea. In the upcoming time, Danang will be more determined to attract more overseas MICE tourists, especially for convention purpose. This MICE segment not only increases tourism revenue but also brings about expertise knowledge contributing towards Danang development. As for Southeast Asian market, we will especially concentrate on Singapore, one of Asian tigers, for many international organisations’ headquarters are established here whom we would like to attract to Danang”, Binh emphasised.
On September 27th, 2019, Furama Resort Danang in collaboration with the Cooperative Community-based Ecotourism Group of Hoa Bac commune in Hoa Vang District, Danang donated useful items and tools to Co-tu ethnic community residing in Ta Lang – Gian Bi of Hoa Bac commune for the Homestay project. The project aims to attract tourist, travelers and contribute to the tourism and economy development of the region.
There are total 140 items including blankets, mattresses, cushions, slippers and some kitchen tools donated, which will contribute to the operation of the Homestay, the economy development of the Co-tu ethnic community, eventually promote the village as the ethnicity tourism destination, thereby facilitating the hunger eradication and poverty alleviation process.
This autumn, the luxurious Hai Van Lounge from Furama Resort Danang is delighted to introduce to you our new delicious drinks:
- Sangria cocktail
This fruity drink is a harmonious blend of white wine, peach liqueur, triple sec liqueur flavoured with fresh fruits including apples, strawberries, oranges, bringing sippers refreshing feelings in this warm weather season.
Price: VND 190,000++/glass
- Fusion herbs
This cocktail offers aromatics including main ingredients: gin, Cointreau liqueur, wolfberries, hibiscus flowers and licorice.
The sweetness of licorice, the sourness of hibiscus flowers, the bitterness of wolfberries, the fragrant orange-flavored Cointreau liqueur together with the spicy and warm tastes of gin create a cocktail full of life’s flavours.
Price: VND 190,000++/glass
On September 18th, 2019, the culinary beach resort Furama Danang partnered with New Viet Dairy Company to organise an exclusive training course on bread baking under the instruction of the celebrated German master baker Clemens Barkhorn.
With 20 years’ experience in baking industry, Clemens Barkhorn is currently in charge of international clients of CSM Bakery Solutions, providing counselling about designs and product development.
“Through the course, Furama’s chefs had the chance to get in-depth professional knowledge as well as improve their baking skills thus make quality breads to enhance customers’ culinary experience” – Executive chef Doan Van Tuan shared.
From August 31st to September 2nd 2019, the seafood market dinner buffet promotion in celebration of Vietnamese National Day has welcomed a number of local and international guests to our signature Café Indochine restaurant at Furama Resort Danang.
The all-you-can-eat dinner buffet highlighted more than 80 delicious dishes including fresh seafood “cooked to your taste” such as half of a lobster, unlimited prawns, squids, clams and octopus, Danang special sea snails. Diners also had the chance to tuck into a wide range of healthy imported ham and cheese; Asian favourites such as sushi, maki, BBQ pork Char Siu; Vietnamese delicacies such as Hanoi snail noodle soup; Chef’s choices of carvings and decadent desserts featuring cheese cakes, macarons, tarts and delicious ice cream while immersing in the enchanting melodies from the traditional 16-chord zither and guitar.
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Looking for flavoursome treats following this awesome Summer Holidays Season in Danang?
The Hai Van Lounge at Furama Resort Danang has just the right ingredients for special drinks during this autumn:
1. “Pho” Cocktail
Inspired by the beef noodle soup – the iconic dish of Vietnam, this unique and creative drink offers aromatics including key ingredients: lemon juice, star anise, cinnamon, cardamom and fresh coriander plus a generous splash of Tanqueray gin and Cointreau for spicing up this autumn.
Price: VND 190,000 net/glass
Daily from 8:00 A.M – 2:00 A.M
2. Mysterious Fire
With both indoor and outdoor seatings overlooking the iconic Courtyard or the infinity pool and the tranquil beach, the scenery dazzles just as much as this flaming Mysterious Fire cocktail – the perfect combination of Kahlua, Baileys and Galliano. Enjoy your night out with nightly live Jazz and lounge music performed by our resident Filipino band in the truly sophisticated environment of our Hai Van Lounge while sipping this delicious cocktail; it will – no doubt, blow you away.
Price: VND 190,000 net/glass
Daily from 8:00 p.m – 2:00 a.m
3. Coconut Coffee
The strong, robust Vietnamese coffee harmoniously blended with creamy, rich coconut milk, condensed milk, fresh coconut meat and coconut copra powder is definitely a not-to-miss drink while in Vietnam.
Price: VND 81,000 net/glass
Daily from 8:00 a.m – 2:00 a.m
4. Furama Milk Tea
Take a sip of a popular drink throughout the world with main ingredients including some of the finest Earl Grey Tea, milk powder and cream, prepared by our skilful bartenders. There are 2 choices of flavours for you to choose: Traditional or Matcha Green Tea.
Price: VND 81,000 net/glass
Daily from 8:00 a.m – 2:00 a.m
The above prices are inclusive of 5% service charge and Prevailing Government Tax.
On August 29th 2019, Danang Hotel Association in co-operation with Ariyana Convention Centre and Outsourcing and Purchasing Club – Central Vietnam Chapter organised the Danang Hotel Solutions Exhibition 2019 at Ariyana Convention Centre.
Amongst the attendants of Danang were Leaders of Danang City, Danang Department of Tourism, Danang Tourism Association alongside 60 distinguished exhibitors who showcased high-calibre hospitality products, services and solutions. The event also gathered 1,000 attendants who are business owners, hospitality industry management and professionals, travel agencies, and also the presence of members from Food and Beverage Managers’ Club, Chief Engineer Club, Housekeeping Club, Chefs’ Club and Tour Operators in Danang and the Central Region.
On the sidelines of the Exhibition, the informative talk-shows also provided audience an in-depth look into the Market Segments of Danang tourism as well as the development trends of the hotel industry such as the Go Green Tourism, environmentally-friendly products in line with Responsible Tourism towards a sustainable tourism development, contributing to the socio-economic development of Danang city.
From the 5th – 7th of September 2019, Mr. Tran Huu Huy – Barman of Furama Resort Danang was the representative of Danang Hotel Association to attend the Bartender Competition at the International Travel Expo in Ho Chi Minh City. This is the first nationwide bartender competition hosted by Vietnam National Administration of Tourism in collaboration with Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism, Vietnam Hotel Association, Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Association and a number of hospitality training premises to pick out the excellent bartenders, improve the professionalism, honour the civilised beauty of the bartender, create good impression on domestic and international visitors.
The three-day competition involved 03 categories: basic bartending (cocktail, mocktail), flair bartending and making espresso (barista). This is a valuable opportunity for the staff of Furama Resort Danang and other hotels, resorts, restaurants across the country to interact with each other, update up-to-date knowledge and improve their performance skills and creativity in preparing drinks, thereby improve the quality of service to domestic and foreign tourists.