But in the last couple of years it has become one of Asia’s most talked about destinations, especially for luxury tourism. At the turn of the 21st century Phu Quoc, blessed with stunning beaches and an attractive year-round climate, was an undeveloped tropical island with little tourism. But even then many tourism observers believed it had the potential to one day compete with the likes of Indonesia’s Bali and Thailand’s Phuket. The island would develop rather slowly for the next 10 years and remain associated with simple beachside pleasures such as eating fresh seafood, snorkelling or just flopping on an otherwise empty beach. Most visitors stayed for just two days before flying back to Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi - the island then had no direct flights from overseas. Roads to Duong Dong, the capital of Phu Quoc, were mostly of red clay and full of potholes, the first clue for visitors that tourism in Phu Quoc tourism had yet to fulfill its potential. There were very … [Read more...] about Phu Quoc, a rising star in Asian luxury tourism
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In Vietnam, highly modern theme parks strive to honour traditional cultural values, too Formosa Taffeta goes green by awarding solar rooftop contract to a Vietnamese renewable developerHow Ha Long City has been tranformed into a vibrant destinationHaving the most fun in the world while at home Vietnam’s tourism brand will benefit from developing more world-class cultural festivals Phu Quoc Island. — SunGroup photo. From many years, Vietnam’s largest island, Phu Quoc had been a rather sleepy, low-key destination. But in the last couple of years, the island has become one of Asia’s most talked about destinations, especially for luxury tourism. Remote destination At the turn of the 21 century, Phu Quoc — blessed with stunning beaches and an attractive year-round climate — was an undeveloped tropical island with minimal tourism. But even then many tourism observers believed it had the potential to one … [Read more...] about Phu Quoc island, a rising star for luxury tourism in Asia
Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Le Quang Tung talks with VIR about the plan of Sun Group to put Ba Na Hills on the global tourism map. Le Quang Tung, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, is upbeat about the global prospects of Ba Na Hills Over the past decade, Vietnam and Danang have made great strides in tourism, with the rise of large private firms like Sun Group. How do you see the role of Sun Group in the development of Vietnam’s tourism sector? Since its inception in Vietnam in 2007, Sun Group has been focusing investment on the tourism sector for 10 years, step-by-step cementing its leading role in developing Vietnam's major tourism projects. The group's investments have turned around Vietnam’s tourism sector by erecting world-class entertainment zones. Ba Na Hills is one of the most successful entertainment projects developed by Sun Group in Danang, attracting a growing number of local and foreign tourists. Other famous … [Read more...] about Sun Group putting Ba Na Hills on global tourism map
Golden Bridge built by Sun Group in Da Nang city. (Photo: VNA) Da Nang (VNA) – The People’s Committee of Da Nang and Sun Group are striving to build the Sun World Ba Na Hills into a global destination. The plan was revealed at a ceremony held in the central coastal city of Da Nang on March 25 to mark the 10th anniversary of the opening of Sun Group’s first cable car system, Ba Na – Suoi Mo. Ba Na belongs to Truong Son mountain range in Hoa Ninh commune, Hoa Vang district, 25km southwest of Da Nang. Its tourism centre is located at the top of Chua Mountain, 1,489m above sea level. The Ba Na – Suoi Mo cable car system was put into operation on March 25, 2009. It won two Guinness World Records for being the longest one-line cable car service in the world at 5,042.62m, and having the highest difference in height between the departure and destination points at 1,291.81m. With 94 cabins, the system can serve 1,500 visitors per hour. The Ba Na Hills tourism … [Read more...] about Da Nang, Sun Group strive to turn Ba Na Hills into world destination
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