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Mikazuki Group commences resort project in Đà Nẵng – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News ĐÀ NẴNG — Japan’s Mikazuki Group commenced construction of the Đà Nẵng-Mikazuki Japanese Spa and Resort project – the first five-start resort and entertaiment centre in Đà Nẵng Bay – at a ground-breaking ceremony on Wednesday. The project, which has been designed as a Japanese-style centre of resort and recreation, will cover 12.3ha with total investment of more than US$100 million, offering a 500-room resort, a hotspring and water park and an ecological garden area. It’s expected to open in 2021. General director of…

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Fosun to open Club Med ski resort near Beijing to capture China’s new-found love for snow sports leading to 2022 Winter Olympics

Club Méditerranée, which operates all-inclusive holiday resorts around the world, plans to open a winter retreat with a ski school near Beijing to take advantage of the expected popularity of snow sports during the 2022 Winter Olympics in the Chinese capital. The company, commonly known as Club Med, will open a resort near the Chinese capital, where the winter games are scheduled to be held in three years’ time. Several ski resorts – including the Secret Garden resort by Malaysia’s Genting… Source link

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Resort and recreation complex Grand World Phú Quốc makes debut – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

A bird’s-eye view of Grand World Phú Quốc. – VNS Photo Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Resort and recreation complex Grand World Phú Quốc makes its debut today, promising to not only become a destination for tourists coming to Phú Quốc Island but also offer attractive investment opportunities. Covering more than 85 hectares in Long Beach, Grand World Phú Quốc will be developed into a classy resort, recreation and trade services complex with a building density of just 19.68 per cent, leaving plenty of space for trees,…

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At least eight guests struck down by norovirus at luxury Club Med Yabuli resort in northern China

Eight guests celebrating the Lunar New Year holiday at the luxury Club Med Yabuli resort in northern China had contracted the norovirus sometimes known as “winter vomiting bug”, according to the resort operator. “Harbin local government confirmed that eight guests received medical treatment for symptoms of the ‘Winter Vomiting Bug’ Norovirus on February 9 and 10 at Club Med Yabuli in Heilongjiang Province,” said a statement released by Club Med on Monday. Harbin is the capital city of China’s nothernmost province. No one had been kept in hospital for treatment,…

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InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort honoured at World Travel Awards 2018 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort was honoured in three categories at the World Travel Awards 2018 which took place in Libson, Portugal on Saturday. Developed by BIM Land, a subsidiary of Vietnamese diversified conglomerate BIM Group, Intercontinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort received awards as the World’s Leading New Family Resort 2018, the World’s Leading New Luxury Resort 2018 and the World’s Leading New MICE Resort 2018. Piero Bellizzi, general manager of the InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort, said:…

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HN resort tourism has potential – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Resort tourism in Hà Nội’s suburbs and neighbouring areas has seen potential for higher growth, experts said. Estimates from the General Statistics Office showed that with the travel time of around one and a half hours to suburbs, middle-income people in Hà Nội are likely to take 20 to 30 short-breaks each year. However, the number of resorts which are given adequate investment in Hà Nội suburban areas and neighbouring provinces such as Vĩnh Phúc, Phú Thọ, Hoà Bình and Ninh…

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Macau Theme Park and Resort latest firm to bet big on family tourism with Line Friends themed hotel launch

When the son of Macau casino king Stanley Ho Hung-sun ­unveiled his company’s latest development in the city, the HK$5 billion Lisboeta resort in Cotai, last month, he was clear it was not going to be just another gambling destination. “The clientele I’m going for is … family travellers.” said Arnaldo Ho Yau-heng, director of Macau Theme Park and Resort. “Hotels survive in Macau even when they do not have a casino.” Macau casino operator SJM spikes 8pc as Goldman upgrades target price ahead of hotel opening His comments reflect…

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Philippine resort Puerto Princesa chooses ‘morally correct’ low-carbon path

When Theresa Walgraeve and her husband set up their 15-room resort in Puerto Princesa, a city on the Philippine island of Palawan, they worried about mosquitoes and monsoons, and the high cost of electricity. That is when the island’s Zero Carbon Resorts programme approached them with suggestions on how to save energy and costs – from solar panels and LED lights to rainwater harvesting, refillable bottles and bamboo roofs for extra cooling. The Walgraeves enrolled in the programme, made the changes, and achieved significant savings. “They were not very big…

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