Traditional art now undergoing digital business transformation

Traditional art now undergoing digital business transformation

Online art galleries have boomed in recent times, with skyrocketing transactions taking place. Vu Huy Thong, art director of IndochineArt – Vietnam’s first online gallery – talked to VIR’s Do Huong about the movements of Vietnam’s art market over the past two years.
High hopes for reopening of global flights

High hopes for reopening of global flights

With the resumption of international regular flights, air carriers are pinning high hopes on the prospects to recover and rebound. Dinh Viet Thang, director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, talked with Bich Thuy about the reopening.
Strong businesswomen weather the storms

Strong businesswomen weather the storms

The efforts and bravery of female entrepreneurs in Vietnam have not only helped businesses through the ongoing pandemic, but have also encouraged startup and business development for millions of Vietnamese women.
Getting back in the travel groove for 2022

Getting back in the travel groove for 2022

The past two years have been unprecedented for the majority of the world. Michael Piro, COO of Indochina Capital and CEO of Wink Hotels, forecasts hospitality trends for 2022.
Award-winning Fraser Suites Hanoi unveils newest smart residences

Award-winning Fraser Suites Hanoi unveils newest smart residences

As general manager of Fraser Suites Hanoi, Sandy oversees the management and daily operations for the property, as well as the opening of a new tower comprising of 96 luxury suites and facilities. In Vietnam, where senior female executives are less of a common sight, Sandy is confident that her extensive experience and cultural understanding within the region’s hospitality industry will enable her to lead the team strongly across all functions.
Foreign artist impressed by Vietnam’s charm

Foreign artist impressed by Vietnam’s charm

Jeffrey Wandly is a Singaporean painter who likes to explore the local culture and daily life in Vietnam. Wandly talked with VIR’s Hong Quang about his keenness to the unique culture on the occasion of the National Cultural Conference 2021.
Getting ready for visitor influx with pilots

Getting ready for visitor influx with pilots

With Vietnam looking to reopen for tourists, new vaccine passports and the gradual easing of travel restrictions are high on the agenda.
Actively preparing scenarios for reopening

Actively preparing scenarios for reopening

Dang Minh Truong, chairman of the board and general director of Sun Group, shared with VIR’s Ha An the plans to welcome fully vaccinated travellers to Phu Quoc through the current recovery scheme.
Making vaccine visa trial worthwhile for Vietnam

Making vaccine visa trial worthwhile for Vietnam

Kenneth M. Atkinson, founder and senior adviser of Grant Thornton Vietnam cum vice chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board, shared with VIR..
The Grand Ho Tram prepares for greenlit tourism

The Grand Ho Tram prepares for greenlit tourism

Akshay Moza, vice president of the Commercial Division at The Grand Ho Tram Strip, shared with Timeout’s Que Chi his promising views on Vietnam’s tourism and hospitality industry amid the latest wave of COVID-19.
War, division, reunification, and future what Vietnam and Germany have in common

War, division, reunification, and future what Vietnam and Germany have in common

On the occasion of Reunification Day, I would like to tell you a very personal story, my own story. After a military career, I worked as a banker for a total of 18 years and was then a management professor. You will rightly ask yourself what connects a German man of business with the history and culture of Vietnam. Doesn’t the here and now count more?
Exceptional Vietnam

Exceptional Vietnam 2

When I first arrived in Vietnam in 1995, the country was poor by international measures. Many such countries I had visited before were clearly unorganised and unsafe.
Vietnam trekking tour wakes up all senses of veteran hotelier

Vietnam trekking tour wakes up all senses of veteran hotelier

Erwin R. Popov was born to be a hotelier with his family having a long tradition in hospitality management. He has worked for more than 35 years in the hotel industry. He has traveled to 128 countries around the world.
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