The Bulletin – March 2017

JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Heralds New Luxury Experiences in Vietnam

JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay opened its door to the public in January 2017. The resort offers a selection of 244 lavish rooms, suites, apartments and villas. At a 54 square-meter minimum, the resort’s guestrooms provide generous space for indulgence.

Experience culinary wonders at the resort’s five restaurants and contemporary bars. Tempus Fugit (meaning “Time Flies” in English) offers three distinctive dining experiences where chefs showcase their culinary craftsmanship through authentic Vietnamese cuisine, a contemporary Japanese kitchen and classic French delights. French & Co is where the talented Pastry Chef resides. Red Rum, the beach side seafood grill, will fire up some fresh local produce in a casual setting. The crown jewel is Pink Pearl, serving Cantonese cuisine in a splendid beachfront mansion. Last but not least is Department of Chemistry Bar, where their “chemists” are mixing up some delicious elixirs. Meetings are redefined in this imaginative 1,100sqm meeting space, 715sqm Grand ballroom and spacious breakout rooms. Opening rate starts from VND9 million including breakfast for two persons and VND1.1 million daily resort credit.

ISHCMC Unveils Renovated Collaboration Centers

International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) has unveiled extensive plans and insights for the new ISHCMC School Campuses. As the secondary students transition to the new Secondary Campus, there are also plans in place to refurbish the existing campus to extend its offering for the primary students.

The new 2016/17 academic year welcomed an insight into what the ISHCMC community can expect from these developments. In line with ISHCMC’s vision to redefine the educational experience, these classrooms look forward in developing skills that are relevant and essential for the 21st century work place. The interlinked classrooms, with moveable glass walls allow a flow of learning between spaces, visible sharing of thinking, connectivity and collaboration both in and outside the classroom. The spaces empower students to take responsibility for their own learning by allowing them to work independently from their teachers in spaces that they can adapt to their learning styles.

These purpose-built modern and innovative learning environments, paired with trained IB educators specialized in inquiry teaching, ensure that students are equipped for their future at university, workplace and life.

 

Dim-Sum

Saturday Brunch at Hotel Equatorial HCMC

Indulge in extravagance with the freshest seafood, roasted meats, international dishes, desserts as well as an all-day breakfast. Children will love the hotel’s kids’ favorites buffet which includes a chocolate buffet and fountain, ice cream trolley and floats, waffles and pancakes—a family brunch your kids will love.

Available every Saturday from 11:30am–2:30pm, and priced at VND790,000 ++ per adult, VND395,000 ++ per child (12 years and under), VND990,000++ includes house wine and beer, VND1,390,000++ includes champagne, craft cocktails, wine and beer. Complimentary for children under six years old. Call (08) 3839 7777 ext. 8000 or visit hochiminhcity.equatorial.com/dining-entertainment to reserve.

East West Brewing Co is Now Open for Lunch

East West Brewing Co. (181-185 Ly Tu Trong, D1) is now serving lunch at 11am every day and their new opening hours are from 11am-11pm daily. Now you can enjoy their Classic Beef Burger Sliders on house made burger bun, Fresh Baked Soft Pretzels, and East West favorites like BBQ Pork Belly Bites and their Chicken Wings for lunch seven days a week. East West Brewing Co. offers artfully crafted quality beer along with a premier menu of Asian and Western-style comfort food.

Time For Wellbeing

Indulge your senses with Pullman Danang Beach Resort’s Time for Wellbeing package, which is designed to relax your body and replenish your mind. Enjoy daily accommodation with breakfast buffet, plus a 30 percent discount on any spa treatment (one hour or more) per room per stay, a healthy snack and complimentary access to the hotel’s health and wellness facilities. The package is priced at USD255 net per room per night. Email [email protected] for more details.

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