Representatives from the Furama Resort Danang have participated in the NATAS Travel Fair 2019, taking place from February 22nd-24th 2019 at Singapore Expo. The Singapore’s largest B2C travel fair – NATAS Travel Fair is held annually by the National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS). With more than 80 exhibition booths, NATAS Travel Fair 2019 is an opportunity for more than 100 international travel agents, hotels and resorts to promote their services and products.
According to Mr. Shankar Daniel and Ms. Shiela Gomez, Furama Resort Danang’s Representatives in Singapore: “Singapore is one of the prime markets with high purchasing demands for Southeast Asian tourism. We bring here the outstanding products of the resort, as well as introduce Danang destination with its impressive natural beauty, rich culture and fantastic cuisine to attract travel partners and visitors. With the establishment of the Ariyana Convention Centre and the existing expertise in organising MICE events, we also have all the right ingredients to bring success to any international meetings, conferences, seminars and banquets.”
In 2018, the NATAS Travel Fair attracted more than 100,000 visitors with the participation of 100 international hospitality enterprises.
9th International Asia Pacific Society Of Infection Control (Apsic) To Take Place At Ariyana Convention Centre
The 9th International Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) Congress will be held from March 19th – 22th, 2019 at Ariyana Convention Centre in the beautiful coastal city of Danang in Central Vietnam.
This is the first time for Vietnam to host an APSIC Congress, which promises many innovative and engaging parallel sessions. This biennial congress will be an opportunity for attendees to exchange and gain up-to-date knowledge on Prevention & Control Infection, Patient Safety & Quality Improvement. The event is expected to attract a large number of distinguished international and local speakers during this four-day congress.
APSIC 2019’s highlights include: Update on prevention and control of healthcare associated infections, especially device associated infections; Management of emerging infectious diseases and outbreaks; Antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial stewardship program and Management of medical instruments and hospital environment.
The Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) was established in 1998 and is a multi-national voluntary organisation dedicated to the advancement of infection control practice to reduce hospital associated infections, monitor and control emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and improved patient outcomes. APSIC aims to bring together multidisciplinary infection control professionals in the region to share their expertise, quality improvement approaches and research findings by facilitating the exchange of information through training courses, seminars, congresses and conferences in the Asia Pacific region.
The new route is introduced with the intention to expand domestic flight connections , enabling passengers to travel directly between Danang and Can Tho from 31st January 2019 onwards.
Reportedly, Vietnam Airlines plans to operate the route at 7-flight/week frequency on the Airbus A321, which claims to serve passengers with 4-star on board service.
To support the new launching, from 9th January to 3rd February 2019, Vietnam Airlines also presents an exclusive promotion program with flights starting from only 299,000 VND/one-way Economy ticket (not including taxes and sub-charges) for flights departing from 13th February to 31st March 2019. Tickets can be purchased at all Vietnam Airlines ticket office and official website.
For more information, please visit website www.vietnamairlines.com, Facebook page www.facebook.com/VietnamAirlines, phone line at Customer Service Center 1900 1100 and Vietnam Airlines offices nationwide.
During the busy period of Lunar New Year 2019, Vietnam Airlines recommends passengers to perform pre-flight check-in procedures in advance on the airline website, phone app or at self-check-in kiosks at Danang Airport, for time-saving reasons.
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In order to welcome the Lunar New Year – Year of the Dog, a wide variety of activities have been taken place at Furama Resort Danang before and during Tet holiday.
Taking place from January 29th until 31st 2019 (December 24th – 26th according to Lunar Calendar), the popular “Tet Village Market” which attract thousands of local as well as international guests each year was held at the Furama’s International Convention Palace and Furama’s garden as a joyous tribute to the Year of the Pig and provided a golden chance for family gatherings, especially for overseas Vietnamese who came back to the motherland for Tet holiday.
Over the course of this fun, a snapshot of Vietnamese rice-culture, bamboo plants, banana trees and especially food stalls was reconstituted for visitors to stop by and enjoy square and cylinder formed glutinous rice cakes together with hot tea.
A selection of Vietnamese gastronomic cuisine, highlighting Cao Lau noodles, Hanoi “Bun thang” noodles soup, Hoian “Cao Lau” noodles soup, Danang chicken rice, Saigon Spring Rolls, etc were introduced to the guests to discover the so-called Vietnamese quintessence.
Bamboo dragon flies, silk lanterns, bamboo flutes, and bonsai were be available for gifts and home decoration whilst the popular fortune telling as well as calligraphy booths attracted a significant number of visitors to foresee bad luck, welcome good luck and learn more on their own destiny.
In addition, the resort also kept the custom of giving lucky money and holding a lion dance performance to bring tourists cosiness, especially for those who celebrate Tet far away from home on the first day of the new year. Hundreds of colorful lanterns welcomed visitors in the lobby. A blooming yellow Apricot plant and red firecracker strips covered the space with warm colors. These simple decorated rituals have brought Vietnamese Lunar New year atmosphere to visitors around the world.
Furama Resort Danang Brings Warmth To Po Ning Village In Quang Nam Province And Danang Oncology Hospital
On January 10th 2019, the Trade Union of Furama Resort Danang made the first charity trip in 2019 to bring the joy of warmth to Po Ning Village, Lang Commune, Tay Giang District in Quang Nam Province.
40 gift sets including blankets, clothes, hats, rice and instant noodles were presented to the poor Co Tu ethnic minority people. In addition, VND 25 million was donated to build a public restroom for the local people who are in disadvantageous living condition. There are a total number of 140 households in the Po Ning Village where the sanitation system is still limited.
Mr. Phan Duc – President of Furama Resort Danang’s Trade Union opined: “We believe that, beside all essential commodities, the public restroom which is going to be built soon will be a meaningful activity contributing to improve the living condition of local people in Po Ning Village.”
Throughout the years, Furama Resort Danang always takes active roles in social activities, including supporting S.O.S children in Danang, donating to help victims of storms and floods, building charity houses, taking care of the Vietnamese Heroic Mothers, organizing Children Day and Mid-autumn festivals for orphans and many more.
Followed volunteer program to build a public restroom for Co Tu ethnic minority in Po Ning village, Tay Giang District, Quang Nam Province at the beginning of January 2019, on January 22nd, 2019 the Trade Union of the Furama Resort Danang visited and gave gifts on the occasion of the lunar New Year to the patients of Danang Oncology Hospital. 20 gift packages including Tet candies, cookies and VND 1,000,000 in cash per package were given to 20 kid patients being treated in hospital. The program aims to contribute to alleviate the pain of illness for cancer patients as well as create a warm spring atmosphere for the children.
On January 24th 2019, Furama Resort Danang was honored to receive the certificate of merit from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism for the resort’s outstanding achievements in hospitality activities as well as significant contribution towards the development of Danang’s tourism industry in 2018.
The certificate was awarded during the 2018 Tourism Business Result Conference organised by Danang municipal Department of Tourism.
Amongst 785 lodging properties in Danang, Furama was the only hotel to receive such prestigious award from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
In addition, Mr. Nguyen Duc Quynh – Deputy General Director of Furama Danang and Ariyana Convention Centre, Executive Vice Chairman of Danang Hotel Association was granted the certificate of merit by Director of Danang Tourism Department thanks to his notable dedication to the city’s tourism industry in general and the hospitality industry in particular during the past year.
“It’s such an honor to be highly appreciated by the leaders of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Danang Tourism Department for the remarkable accomplishments that Furama Danang and Ariyana Convention Centre have achieved in 2018, which contributed to bringing large-scaled international and national events to the city. We are also the pioneering property to take the responsibility in promoting the image of Danang and Vietnam tourism, contributing to a sustainable tourism industry and balanced market mix for Danang and Vietnam.”, opined Mr. Nguyen Duc Quynh.
This year, Furama Danang has also taken home numerous awards including “Luxury Beachfront Villa 2017-2018” by World Luxury Hotel Awards, “Most Favored Hotel” Jalpak Award 2017 by JALPAK Japan, “Golden Dragon Award” and “The Guide Awards” by Vietnam Economic Times and Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Not only famous for being the first and the leading 5-star hotel in the city with luxurious accommodation services and international events, Furama Danang is also well-known for its impressive culinary – cultural events, which attract a large number of domestic and international visitors each year such as Thai, Indian, Hong Kong, Mexican Culinary Weeks, Vietnam Folklore Night, Oktoberfest Beer Festival, Tet Village Market during Lunar New Year and photo exhibitions on Danang landscapes, nature and humans.
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.