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.
More than 30 members from Lexmark company gathered to attend a gorgeous Gala Dinner on April 05th 2019. The feast was organised at the Ocean Ballroom, Furama Resort Danang where guests were treated to delectable dishes from the sumptuous Vietnamese Set Dinner.
Founded in 1991, Lexmark International, Inc. is a privately held American company that manufactures laser printers and imaging products. Since 2016 it has been jointly owned by a consortium of three Chinese companies: Apex Technology, PAG Asia Capital, and Legend Capital.
Famous monthly magazine “Marie Claire” has just revealed its April issue, showcasing the latest fashion photo collection of leading Korean actor Lee Sun Kyun, which was conducted at Furama Danang from March 3rd -7th 2019.
During his stay in Danang, he has chosen the beachfront Diamond villa of the fabulous Furama Villas Danang where he has conducted the photo shooting for a famous magazine and resided here thanks to its pure atmosphere and romantic landscape and enjoyed a scrumptious Seafood Market Dinner Buffet at the renowned Café Indochine restaurant.
Lee Sun Kyun, born 1975, began his career in musical theatre. Coffee Prince TV series (2007), along with medical drama White Tower (2007) which brought Lee to mainstream popularity and which was then followed with Pasta (2010) and Miss Korea (2013). Meanwhile, on the big screen, he received a Best Actor award from the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival for his role in Paju (2009), followed by critical acclaim in the mystery thriller Helpless (2012), romantic comedy All About My Wife (2012), and crime/black comedy A Hard Day (2014).
Previously, another famous Korean actor Song Seung Heon has also chosen Furama Resort Danang for his photo shooting for the Korean magazine “1st Look”.
Furama Resort Da Nang Honoured With “The Most Popular M.I.C.E resort” Award By Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA)
Furama Resort Danang, the management unit of Ariyana Convention Centre Danang, has just received the “Most popular M.I.C.E resort” award by Vietnam Hotel Association.
This prestigious award was granted to Furama Resort Danang – Ariyana Convention Centre Danang during the VITA Tourism Awards Ceremony 2018 on March 28th 2019, which took place in Hanoi within the framework of Vietnam International Travel Mart 2019 (VITM 2019).
The annual award aims to honour outstanding organisations, enterprises and individuals with significant contribution to the development of Vietnam tourism’s industry, thereby enhancing the national tourism brand and spurring tourism to a spearhead economic sector.
Both Ariyana Convention Centre and Furama Resort Danang’s International Convention Palace (ICP) were hailed as the convention complex with the largest number of M.I.C.E events in Vietnam as well as top-notch M.I.C.E services during the past year.
Mr. Matthias Wiesmann, General Manager of Furama Resort Danang – Ariyana Convention Centre Danang: “Since its establishment in October 2017, our second convention centre – Ariyana Convention Centre has gained strong impression when being selected as the venue for more than 80% of APEC 2017 events. This first and only oceanfront convention and centre in Vietnam was then the 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.”
“It’s our great honour to be praised by Vietnam Tourism Association. This esteemed award once again affirms our leading position in the hospitality sector, especially M.I.C.E services. We also take the responsibility for being the pioneer in promoting and developing a sustainable Vietnam tourism industry.”, he emphasised.
The “Most popular M.I.C.E resort” award came on the heels of the resort being granted “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), “Golden Dragon Award 2017-2018” and “The Guide Awards 2017-2018” by Vietnam Economic Times and Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Air Asia has just announced their new direct flight from Danang – Chiang Mai to be launched in April.
With 7 flights/week, this is the first and only direct route from Danang – the biggest city in Central Vietnam- and Chiang Mai – the biggest city in Northern Thailand, reinforcing Air Asia’s commitment to create a strong network between Vietnam and South East Asia. The first flight is scheduled on April 12th 2019.
Information on the flight:
Currently, Air Asia is also operating 02 other direct routes to Danang:
- Danang – Bangkok: 3 flights/day
- Danang – Kuala Lumpur: 2 flights/day
The new direct flight Danang – Chiang Mai will open new opportunities for Danang to target Thai tourists, especially the locals of Danang and Central Vietnam can travel to Chiang Mai more easily without transiting in HCMC or Hanoi. Moreover, the operation of this new flight will add to the increasing number of direct regular flights to Danang – a facilitating factor that will contribute to enhance MICE tourism in Danang, attracting more MICE visitors to this beautiful coastal city. Ariyana Convention Centre with the capacity of up to 2,500 guests and within close distance to Danang International Airport is an ideal venue for MICE events.
Furama Resort Danang recently had the privilege of hosting the leading Korean actor Lee Sun Kyun over his holiday and photo shooting trip from March 3rd – 7th 2019 in the central city of Danang, Vietnam. During his stay in Danang, he has chosen the beachfront Diamond villa of the fabulous Furama Villas Danang where he has conducted the photo shooting for a famous magazine and resided here due to its pure atmosphere and romantic landscape and enjoyed a scrumptious Seafood Market Dinner Buffet at the renowned Café Indochine restaurant.
Lee Sun Kyun, born 1975, began his career in musical theatre. Coffee Prince TV series (2007), along with medical drama White Tower (2007) brought Lee mainstream popularity, which he followed with Pasta (2010) and Golden Time (2012). Meanwhile, on the big screen, he received a Best Actor award from the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival for his role in Paju (2009), followed by critical acclaim for mystery thriller Helpless (2012), romantic comedy All About My Wife (2012), and crime/black comedy A Hard Day (2014).
Previously, famous Korean actor Song Seung Heon has also chosen Furama Resort Danang for his photo shooting for the Korean magazine “1st Look”.
Stay tuned for the stunning photo collection which will be revealed soon!
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