Industry Vet Launches International Hospitality Women’s Day

International Hospitality Women’s Day is a special recognition day created to help celebrate the achievements of women and a massive call to action in the hospitality industry on an international stage. On a global level, the industry should tune into this extraordinary day as an opportunity to provide the support for professional advancement of women to become effective leaders.    

Bamboo Airways licensed to fly directly to US from September 23

Local carrier Bamboo Airways has been granted a license by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to operate 12 direct flights to the US from September, according to its representative.

An introduction to sustainable travel in Vietnam

Tourism is a great asset. It creates jobs and income, broadens perspectives on other cultures, and benefits economies, including ethnic minorities and small businesses. It all sounds swell, doesn’t it? But if that’s true, where do the calls for responsible travel or sustainable tourism come from? And what do these terms mean? Read on for a simple introduction to what it means to travel sustainably and how to get started. 

Nha Trang – Vietnam’s beautiful coastal city.

Perched on a pristine stretch of the southern coast, Nha Trang is a playground for sunseekers. Days here are spent dining on delicious seafood, snorkelling around stunning islands, and partying on the sand after dark. Nha Trang lays claim to some of the country’s finest luxury resorts and thrilling watersports. Despite the development boom, colourful fishing villages and serene riverside restaurants are just a stone’s throw away.

UNESCO Recognizes Nui Chua, Kon Ha Nung as Vietnam’s New Biosphere Reserves

Two Vietnamese sites were recognized as global biosphere reserves by UNESCO at the 33rd session of the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Program in Nigeria from September 13-17.

Tassie to Vietnam: Meet the Roberts – We make every day an adventure!

This week on Living in Vietnam, Australian Hospitality Alumni Network Vietnam would like to take you to Danang for a visit to two of our ‘local’ Aussies: Michael Roberts and Karen Good-win-Roberts, an Australian couple who has been calling Vietnam home for more than 5 years.

Hue – Vietnam’s beloved former capital city

Huế is a city chock-full of stories. The Kings of the Nguyễn Dynasty built their feudal capital along Huế’s fertile riverbanks and atop its forested hills, but their imperial legacy is just one of many reasons to visit. Huế’s refined cuisine is the stuff of legend, and its leafy streets are lined with mossy pagodas, art déco mansions, and eye-popping markets. Through the whole scene flows the Perfume River, setting a languid pace the rest of the city is happy to follow.

Australia-ASEAN Tourism and Hospitality Forum for SMART Recovery and Development

Responding to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, this project aims to support the recovery and development of the tourism and hospitality sector in Australia and ASEAN countries. The Australia-ASEAN Tourism and Hospitality Forum provides a knowledge-sharing platform and brings together a wide range of stakeholders including practitioners, academic experts, and government officers.