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Top 100 for the bluffs
The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip has just been ranked #74 in Golf Digest’s “World 100 Greatest Golf Courses”. Expert panelists from the world’s best-known golfing magazine amass the rankings once every two years, drawing on their unmatched experience to rank the best courses against set criteria. The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip is the first-ever course from Vietnam to be included in the coveted “World’s Greatest” club and is part of an illustrious group of new courses to be welcomed to the rankings for the first time. The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip, designed by golfing great Greg Norman has had a year beyond compare, bagging some of golf’s most coveted titles and staging what many now regard as the most exciting new event on the professional golf circuit, The Ho Tram Open. For more info, visit www.thebluffshotram.com or www.thegrandhotram.com.
VINGROUP DRIVES NEW AMBITIONS FOR GOLF IN VIETNAM
Vingroup is currently developing golf courses outside Hanoi and Haiphong and has plans to do the same in Quy Nhon and Can Tho. Vingroup’s Vu Yen Golf Community, located near Haiphong, will offer two distinct championship courses, with one routed through marshland and the other featuring an abundance of lakes. Both courses are expected to debut in October. Vinpearl Golf currently has two golf developments in its portfolio: Vinpearl Golf Nha Trang, a hilly, resort-style layout overlooking a secluded bay on Hon Tre island just off the coast of Nha Trang; and Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc, a 27-hole facility that opened last year and is situated within an old-growth forest on the north end of Phu Quoc, the country’s top island destination.
FROM HANOI TO TAIPEI
Vietjet officially launch their Hanoi to Taipei route with three return flights a week. The flight between Hanoi and Taipei will take two hours and 40 minutes one way, and will fly every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Vietjet also currently operate daily flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Taipei. Sanctuary Oi Magazine 160222 FA.pdf 1 2/23/16 2:40 PM
LE MÉRIDIEN SAIGON PROMOTIONS
Café Gourmand @ Latitude 10: Enjoy a set of artisan petite French pastries with any of your favorite coffees for VND180,000++ per person. Latest Recipe: Canadian Lobster Nights is back every Friday and Saturday night. Treat yourself to a lobster feast that includes rich and creamy lobster bisque, grilled lobster with garlic and butter, crunchy lobster pizza, lobster Tom Yum and more. Priced at VND1.2 million++ (including wine, coffee and tea). Bamboo Chic: Indulge in a unique set menu created especially by you. Complimentary welcome cocktails will awake your appetite for the lavish dinner, while a separate selection of wine pairing will enhance your dining experience. Above promotions run throughout March and April; for more info, visit www.starwoodhotels.com/lemeridien.