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InterContinental Hanoi Landmark 72 opens as highest hotel in Vietnam

The highest hotel in Vietnam has opened its doors to guests in the city of Hanoi. The InterContinental Hanoi Landmark 72 is situated in the Landmark 72 mixed use complex, and it has 359 guest rooms and suites. The hotel occupies the 62nd to 71st floors of the Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower, and has a variety of restaurants and bars, one of Hanoi’s largest pillar-less ballrooms, and an Exclusive Club Intercontinental Lounge.

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JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay in Vietnam offers transfers in luxury Maserati

Holidaymakers visiting the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay resort in Vietnam will now be transported to the hotel via a luxury Maserati car. The new partnership with Maserati is keeping up with the high level of luxury synonymous with JW Marriott, and offers guests a comfortable transfer to the hotel which was designed by Bill Bensley and boasts a unique theme of a fictional sports university.

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Best Western Premier Sonasea Phu Quoc resort to open in Vietnam in 2019

Best Western Hotels and Resorts will open a new beachfront resort on the picturesque island of Phu Quoc in Vietnam, after signing a licence agreement with the CEO Group in Vietnam. The Best Western Premier Sonasea Phu Quoc resort will have 565 guest rooms and suites with views of the sea and beach, and is due to open its doors to holidaymakers in January 2019.

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JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort in Vietnam to host World Travel Awards and World Spa Awards

The World Travel Awards has announced that the World Spa Awards and the Grand Final Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards 2017 will both take place on the same night this December. The ceremonies will be hosted by the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort and Spa in Vietnam, and will be attended by hundreds of leaders and officials from the travel and tourism industry.

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Furama Resort Danang in Vietnam named "Hot 25 Family Hotel in Asia 2017"

The Furama Resort Danang resort in Vietnam has been awarded as one of the 25 best family hotels in Asia in the 14th edition of the SmartTravelAsia.com’s 2017 Best In Travel Poll. The hotel was awarded for its luxury beachfront accommodation and facilities and activities that cater for both adults and children. The five-star resort sits on the pristine Da Nang beach, and has 198 guest rooms that offer views of the ocean, gardens or pools.

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JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi receives multiple awards including Top Five Star Hotel in Vietnam

JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi has been ranked in first place in a list of Top Ten Five-Star Hotels in Vietnam by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism. The luxury hotel is located in Hanoi’s central business district, and it has been recognised by several other associations, including Grand Luxury Hotel of the year 2016- 2017 by the Luxury Travel Guide Awards.

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Vietnam waives visas for UK travellers until June 2018

The government of Vietnam has announced that it has extended its visa exemption programme for UK passport holders for another year. The policy, which was first introduced in 2015, applies to British, French, German, Spanish and Italian nationals, and it will allow visitors to take single-entry stays in the South East Asian country for up to 15 days, and will be valid until June 2018.

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Movenpick Hotel Han River planned for Vietnam's newest tourist destination Danang

Upscale hotelier Movenpick will open a new resort in Vietnam's coastal city of Danang in 2019. The former French colonial port on the South China Sea is currently in the grip of a tourism boom owing to its convenient location in the centre of Vietnam, great transport links, and beaches on the South China Sea.

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Hiltons Worldwide to develop 11 more luxury hotels in Vietnam

Hilton Worldwide has announced that it will open eleven hotels in Vietnam over the next few years in a partnership with the BRG Group, a leading golf course developer. The global hotel group will introduce several six and seven-star properties to the country for the first time, as well hotels under its Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Garden Inn brands.

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JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay in Vietnam wins prestigious World Travel Award

The newly opened JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay hotel has been named as Asia’s Leading New Resort at the 2017 World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia Gala Ceremony. The 244-room upscale resort in Vietnam opened to guests in January, 2017, and was designed by Bill Bensley. It is the first international luxury hotel brand to open on the nation’s “pearl island”.

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