Talk Show: Coffee with the GM on 28 May 2022

“Coffee with the GM” is a new offline event series which provides introduction and overview of the global hospitality and tourism industry, its growth and development, industry segments and their distinguishing characteristics, trends, and current concerns. Participants are invited to exclusive in-person talk-shows to meet with the top industry leaders to learn from their real life experiences and explore professional hospitality career opportunities as well as the employability skills needed to succeed in specific hospitality career.

Radisson Hotel Danang makes debut in vibrant city

Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the opening of Radisson Hotel Danang, a brand-new international upscale hotel, marking the brand’s debut in this vibrant Vietnamese city.

Perfectly positioned next to My Khe Beach, just 10 minutes’ drive from Danang International Airport and within easy reach of key business and leisure areas, Radisson Hotel Danang features 182 rooms and suites with panoramic views of the city, ocean or peninsula. The seven-room categories range from 28m² Deluxe Rooms to 70m² Family Room Ocean View, and the Executive Lounge is an exclusive 20th-floor space that promises extra services and all-day refreshments.

Guests can relax at the spa, steam room and fitness centre, or swim at one of the highest infinity pools in Danang. Vivid Rooftop Bar & Pool, the dramatic 21st-floor rooftop venue, offers conceptual menus for lunch and dinner, refreshing cocktails, and a telescope for stargazing. The Market Place specializes in authentic Vietnamese cuisine, creative fusion flavours and international favourites in a traditional market-style ambiance, and The Lobby Café & Terrace is a casual setting for drinks and snacks.

The elegant Cyan Ballroom features 270m² of space supported by state-of-the-art audio-visual technology, set against a stunning backdrop of tropical palms and ocean views. Ideal for destination weddings, events, meetings, and gala dinners, it can comfortably host up to 300 people in a theatre style or be flexibly divided into two smaller spaces.

The opening of Radisson Hotel Danang comes just weeks after Vietnam fully reopened its borders to fully-vaccinated international travellers from all around the world.

“I am delighted to welcome guests to Radisson Hotel Danang, introducing an exciting new era of hospitality to this stunning seafront city. This launch sends a welcoming message that Danang is open for business and ready to host visitors from all around the globe. With our delightful accommodation and amenities, just steps from the beach and surrounded by attractions, Radisson Hotel Danang will become one of the city’s most popular places to stay, meet, dine and unwind,” said Remco Vaatstra, general manager, Radisson Hotel Danang.

“It gives me great pleasure to unveil Radisson Hotel Danang, as we introduce our industry-leading upscale brand to one of Asia’s most dynamic and desirable destinations. Radisson promises ‘Simply Delightful’ stays with a full range of facilities for business and leisure travellers alike. With Vietnam now fully reopen for domestic and international travel, I am confident that this outstanding new hotel will become a compelling choice for guests in Danang,” said Andre de Jong, Vice President, Operations, South East Asia and Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group.

Radisson Hotel Danang becomes Radisson Hotel Group’s fourth property to open in Vietnam, joining upper-upscale Radisson Blu resorts in Phu Quoc, Cam Ranh and Radisson Hotel Phan Thiet which recently opened. As Radisson Hotel Group continues to expand in the market, its portfolio of brands is set to deliver memorable moments and experiences to many more parts of the country in future.

With the health and safety of guests and team members as its top priority, Radisson Hotel Danang is implementing the Radisson Hotels Safety Protocol program. The in-depth cleanliness and disinfection protocols were developed in partnership with SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, and are designed to ensure guest safety and peace of mind from check-in to check-out.

‘Taste of Australia 2022’ kicks off in Vietnam

The Australian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City held a press conference on Wednesday morning to launch the Taste of Australia 2022, an annual celebration of Australia’s food and beverages in Vietnam, at Vietnam House Restaurant in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

Five reasons to study hospitality in Australia

Hospitality is globally thriving. To join this industry, learning the key skills has become easier with institutions and schools popping up everywhere. If you are considering going into hospitality, here are some key reasons as to why now is the perfect time to study it in Australia.