Accor’s strategy is to accelerate hotel development through both organic growth and acquisition. The expansion of its hotel network continues at a rapid pace, with a record 52,000 rooms opened last year. The group is focused on reinforcing its positions in Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific, but faces stiff competition from Hilton and Marriott in the US. Across 2018 and 2019, Accor was opening a hotel in Asia-Pacific every three days. … [Read more...] about Mergers between behemoths to revive paralysed tourism market
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This national disaster has got me thinking. Is karaoke something we – foreigners – have the right to complain about? I’ve been living here on and off for over a decade, and I’ve experienced nothing but gracious hospitality from the Vietnamese. I’ve not once been made to feel like I don’t belong. Every day I have warm and genuine encounters that would put my own country people to shame. There’s nowhere else in the world I’d rather live. … [Read more...] about Do foreigners have the right to complain about countryside karaoke?
Lai Xuan Thanh, chairman of the Airports Corporation of Vietnam that manages 22 airports, said the aviation industry in Vietnam seems to be better off than many others in the world, and local airlines could survive the pandemic if their revenues surge during the next holiday. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese carriers bank on lift from Tet holiday
There are many reasons behind the stabilization of the exchange rate, said a representative of a HCMC major commercial bank, adding that among them is the fact that the hoarding of U.S. dollars has been subdued as other investment options such as gold and securities have become more attractive and the 2020 inflation rate was predicted to stay at just 3.5-3.8%. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 8
During that time, I took charge of many jobs including training staff and managers of onsen areas to ensure the operation of onsen service in compliance with specified standards. Therefore, when I had the opportunity to work with Sun Group on consulting, training and managing Yoko Onsen Quang Hanh, I had a lot of enthusiasm and expectation to introduce Japanese culture in general and Japanese bath culture in particular to Viet Nam. I hope Vietnamese people will love onsens and consider them as a part of their spiritual life as Japanese people do. … [Read more...] about Special health benefits of Quang Hanh hot mineral source analysed by the Japanese director