HANOI -Vietnam Airlines will begin direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Bali and from HCMC to Phuket from October 27 to serve increasing demand on these routes.
HONG KONG - The Grand Hyatt brand has been named the 'Best Business Hotel Brand in the World' at the 2019 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards for the 15th time.
HANOI - Vietnam Airlines has unveiled a series of promotional fares starting at AUD757 return (including taxes) between Australia and Vietnam and onwards into Asia and Europe, available for sale till September 27, 2019 and for travel till July 31, 2020. Some blackout dates apply.
Melbourne/Sydney to Saigon/Hanoi with side trip to Phnom Penh/Siem Reap: from $780 return;
JAKARTA - Leading Australian developer Crown Group has unveiled its vision to build a new luxury waterfront residential precinct on the Jakarta waterfront. The development will be the first of its kind for Indonesia, with 2,000 luxury homes and its own marina, beach club and dining precinct at Ancol.
HANOI - Vietnam Airlines has taken delivery of its first new Boeing Dreamliner 787-10, the first of eight to be delivered through into 2020. VN will operate the 787-10 with 24 seats in Business and 343 seats in Economy, and the aircsraft will offer 15% extra cargo capacity compared to Boeing 787-9.
MELBOURNE - A record 37.4 million people travelled through Melbourne Airport in FY18/19, with international growth up by 5.3%.Passenger numbers were 2% ahead of the record set in the previous year.