‘Korean companies in Vietnam have been paying more attention towards their fulfillment of CSR with purpose of enriching people’s quality of life of not only the workforce and their families’ Korean firms’ determination to improve the quality of their workers’ lives has been recognized A Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award pre-celebration ceremony for Korean investors in Vietnam was successfully held last month by Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment and South Korea’s Ministry of Knowledge Economy. The awards, organised on the occasion of the 20th diplomatic relation anniversary between the two countries, is evidence that Korean enterprises are championing Vietnam’s socio-economic development. During the last nearly 20 years, in addition to effective and successful business operation which directly resulted in the increasing number of jobs and raising the living standards of local people in a wake of Vietnam’s … [Read more...] about CSR Awards underline Korean companies’ social conscience
Hospitality industry general award 2010
Vinpearl Resort Nha Trang Rated as Vietnam's Leading Resort by World Travel Awards Vinpearl Resort Nha Trang has just been voted “Vietnam’s Leading Resort 2011” by the World Travel Awards Organization. This is the fourth time Vinpearl Resort Nha Trang has won prizes from World Travel Awards, including two as Vietnam’s Leading Spa Resort and two as Vietnam’s Leading Resort. Considered by The Wall Street Journal as the “Oscar” in the field of tourism, World Travel Award is one of the most prestigious and well-known awards in the tourism industry. The award measures the excellence of the service providers by setting customers’ satisfaction as the top criterion, by which it can help further encourage the competitiveness and quality of the global tourism and hospitality industry. The poll, which was conducted online on Worldtravelawards.com, draws the attention of 213,000 tourism experts, travel agents and tourists of more than 169 … [Read more...] about Vinpearl Resort Nha Trang Rated as Vietnam’s Leading Resort by World Travel Awards
Nguyen Thi Kim Lien, Director of An Dien General Trading Co., Ltd: Businesswoman of Heart and Mind In recent years, the role and position of women entrepreneurs has been increasingly asserted on the economic front. They not only contribute significantly to the development of local and national economies, but also aggressively take part in social and community development activities by launching or joining philanthropic and appreciation programmes. A typical example is Entrepreneur Nguyen Thi Kim Lien, Director of An Dien General Trading Co., Ltd based in Danang City. Growing up to assert brand name As a former teacher, Nguyen Thi Kim Lien hardly had any knowledge or experience in business. She changed her career because of a big family incident. She took over An Dien Company when it was in the most difficult time because of capital and personal shortages, substantial debts and unsellable goods. She recalled, “I cried when I held tax reports because I did not understand … [Read more...] about Nguyen Thi Kim Lien, Director of An Dien General Trading Co., Ltd: Businesswoman of Heart and Mind
Vietnam welcomed the 6 millionth foreign visitor of 2011, surpassing the set target of 5.5 million and demonstrating the robust growth of the tourism sector. Curvalle Bernard Francois, a French citizen aboard the MV SuperStar Aquarious cruise ship from Hainan, China became the 6 millionth foreign visitor to Vietnam this year. Awards for this lucky visitor included an insignia and other gifts, and a package tour for 2 persons to Da Nang and Hoi An donated by the Saigon Tourist Company. “We’re very glad. By accident, we are here because when we were in China, one of my former Chinese students told me that there was a cruise to Halong Bay and I took the opportunity to come here. It’s a chance to become the 6 millionth visitor to Vietnam. In addition to my 50th anniversary of my wedding, we are twice glad", said Mr. Francois. The 6th million foreign visitor milestone shows that Vietnam remains a safe and friendly destination for tourists. "We are continuing to create a … [Read more...] about Achievements of Vietnam tourism 2011.
The Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) and the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) held a press conference on the Vietnam Tourism Awards 2010 which will be presented at a ceremony on October 17 at the Hanoi Opera House. This is the 12th year the awards are presented. Deputy Director General of the VNAT Nguyen Manh Cuong said the awards are the highest distinction in the tourism sector sponsored by VNAT and VITA. The awards honour travel agencies, hotels and hospitality service providers that have made significant contributions to the Vietnamese tourism industry. The event is expected to provide an opportunity for businesses in the service and tourism industries to meet and exchange experience. President of VITA Nguyen Phu Duc said Vietnam Tourism Awards 2010 was expected to seek outstanding tourist business, impulse their efforts, raise value of trade names, and drive force to enhance competition capacity. The ceremony will honour 50 outstanding travel agencies, hotels … [Read more...] about Vietnam Tourism Awards 2010