Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — A model of trams that used to run through Hà Nội has been specially constructed at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi to welcome the Lunar New Year. Alongside the tram, Việt Nam’s most famous hotel also captures the spirit of old Hà Nội with a bustling Tết market featuring dozens of stalls selling traditional holiday foods, designer clothing and local handicrafts. The free entry bazaar will be open to the public from 11am to 8pm from January 26 to 31. The first stop on this year’s Tết market journey at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is the “jingle tram", located outside L’Epicerie du Metropole, and modelled after one of Hà Nội’s iconic bygone trams from the early 19th century. For the first time, visitors can stroll through the wings of the hotel, each of which will be decorated as a different tram stop representing old Hà … [Read more...] about Metropole Hanoi welcomes Lunar New Year with a tram-themed Tết bazaar
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Vietnam Airlines and VASCO will offer close to 1.4 million seats on 7,600 flights (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam Airlines Group, encompassing the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific, and the Vietnam Air Services Company (VASCO), has opened sales of nearly 2 million tickets for domestic flights for the 2020 traditional Lunar New Year from January 9 to February 8. A representative of the group on September 16 said Vietnam Airlines and VASCO will offer close to 1.4 million seats on 7,600 flights. Meanwhile, Jetstar Pacific will offer nearly 600,000 seats on some 3,000 flights. The airlines will offer more flights for domestic routes with big travel demand. Passengers can get more information at www.vietnamairlines.com or www.facebook.com/VietnamAirlines, or call 1900 1100, and www.jetstar.com/vn or www.facebook.com/JetstarVN or call 1900 1550./. VNA … [Read more...] about Vietnam Airlines Group offers nearly 2 million tickets for Lunar New Year
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 18 October 2019 - Yankee Candle®, America's best-loved candle, celebrates its 50th anniversary and ten years in Singapore this year. Founded by Mike Kittredge in 1969, Yankee Candle® started from humble beginnings as a small retail shop in South Hadley, Massachusetts, after he successfully created a scented candle out of melted crayons for his mother's Christmas gift. Yankee Candle® has since become the world's most renowned brand of premium scented candles, sharing its passion for fragrance® by capturing the spirit of each season with its true-to-life scents. Since Yankee Candle® opened its first store in Singapore in 2009, the brand has warmed the hearts and homes of many Singaporeans with fragrances from different decades. Local favourites such as MidSummer's Night®, which has an intense cologne blend, debuted in the 1990s, while sweet vacation scents such as Pink SandsTM and Bahama Breeze were … [Read more...] about Yankee Candle Celebrates 50 Years of Candle-Making and A ‘Scent-Evoking’ 10 Years in Singapore
Several expats living in Vietnam have shared their stories about Christmas celebrations with Tuoi Tre News as the holiday nears. Kim Cheng, from San Diego, California, USA My husband and I have been living in Vietnam for over six years, and I've celebrated four memorable Christmases and New Year's holidays in Ho Chi Minh City. I remember my first Christmas in Vietnam. It was December 24, 2008 and Vietnam had just won the AFF Championship. Most of Le Duan Street and the area surrounding the Notre Dame Cathedral had thousands of motorbikes with fans cheering and waving Vietnamese flags. Then, just before midnight, there was a wave of silence. It was really cool to see a mass of people become so quiet that you could hear a pin drop. The weather in the city during December is similar to the weather in my hometown most of the year. This year, a small group of friends and I will have Christmas Eve dinner at Saffron restaurant. We're also doing a fun Secret Santa gift exchange. We have a … [Read more...] about That’s how they celebrate Christmas in Vietnam, how about you?
Indonesian archipelago plugged into successful road freight service spanning Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and ChinaDHL ASIACONNECT+ reduces costs and carbon emissions for businesses exporting to Kuala Lumpur, Penang and BangkokJAKARTA, INDONESIA - Media OutReach - October 16, 2019 - DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, today rolled out DHL ASIACONNECT+ in Indonesia. The new less-than-truckload (LTL) scheduled service connects Indonesia to DHL ASIACONNECT, DHL's highly successful road freight network across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and China. Source: DHL "Businesses moving goods out of Indonesia now have a strong viable alternative to traditional air and ocean freight. With DHL ASIACONNECT, we have a robust scheduled road network across Indonesia's key ASEAN trading markets. Adding Indonesia to the service portfolio gives customers a new option for multimodal freight service, which is up … [Read more...] about DHL Global Forwarding launches new multimodal service from Indonesia