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VN resort wins World Travel Award
The InterContinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort has been named as Asia’s Leading New Resort and Vietnam’s Leading Resort at the World Travel Awards.
The InterContinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort overhead view
The awards ceremony was held in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.
The Da Nang-based resort overcome China’s Anantara Sanya Resort&Spa and Indonesia’s Sheraton Bali Kuta resort to claim both the awards.
The resort is located 600m above sea level on the Son Tra Peninsula and was designed by architect Bill Bensley from Bensley Design Studios Bangkok.
Last year, the resort was chosen by the Conde Nast Traveller as one of 154 best new hotels in the world.
Da Nang-Can Tho air route set to launch in Dec
The first direct flight between Central Da Nang and Can Tho city in the Mekong Delta will take off on December 24.
National flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines will offer three flights every week and increase that number to seven in 2015.
Budget airline VietJetAir also plans to offer a flight between Da Nang and Can Tho, vice chairman of the Da Nang City People’s Committee Phung Tan Viet said at a meeting last weekend.
The direct flight takes one hour and 15 minutes.
Vietnam Airlines offers big promotions for Tet
The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines will launch attractive promotional programs on local routes during the coming Tet holiday season.
Vietnam Airlines will launch promotional programs on local routes during the coming Tet holiday season. (Photo: KK)
Return tickets for flights from Hanoi, Vinh and Hai Phong to Saigon will be VND799,000; from Hue, Da Nang and Quy Nhon to Saigon will be VND599,000; from Buon Ma Thuot, Nha Trang and Phu Quoc to Saigon at VND399,000 (not including taxes).
These special prices will be applicable for flights to Saigon from January 25-30, 2014 and February 3-10, 2014 for flights departing from Saigon. The promotional program will kick off from October 8 to December 31.
The national carrier will give free tickets to children of passengers who buy tickets on routes from Saigon to Hanoi, Hai Phong, Vinh, Da Nang, Nha Trang and Phu Quoc. From October 8 to December 15 flights departing from Saigon on January 17-24; and trips to Saigon on January 31-February 2 and February 11-16 will also receive discounts.
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