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!
Call us now at +84236 3847 888 / 333 to receive 50% refund of your room charge, valued from:
*VND 2,500,000 while staying at the fabulous Furama Resort Danang with the prices from VND 5,000,000/room/night to redeem for food and beverage at our 8 restaurants and bars.
*VND 5,900,000 will be redeemed for Food and Beverage at Furama Danang’s restaurants and bars while staying at our private-pool Furama Villas, pricing from VND 11,800,000/villa/night.
Valid from now on until May 31st 2019. Booking period: from now on until April 20th 2019. Surcharge during public holiday from April 28th – May 3rd 2019.
Apply for Vietnamese citizens, overseas Vietnamese and expatriates working in Vietnam (with VISA validity more than 3 months).
The above rate is for maximum 2 persons per bedroom. Maximum additional 1 adult or 2 children per bedroom will be charged (VND 1,150,000/adult/night).
Complimentary welcome drink and daily fruit plate.
Complimentary use of Sauna, Steam bath, Fitness Center, Games Room, Kid Club, Swimming Pools and Free Taichi class in the morning.
For reservation, please contact:
Furama Resort & Villas Danang
103-107 Vo Nguyen Giap, Khue My Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Danang City
T: +84 236 3847 888 / 333
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.
Source: Danang Fantasticity
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.