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Vietnams Alma Resort has launched a mobile app that opens the door to contactless communication with guests and staff in

Now available for download on Android, Apple, Windows and Amazon devices, the 'Alma Resort' app offers menus, promotions and vouchers as well as live stream broadcasts and information about events and COVID-19 health and safety tips.

CAM RANH, Vietnam (Feb. 23, 2021) Vietnams Alma Resort has launched a mobile app that opens the door to contactless communication with guests and staff in real-time as the coronavirus continues to ravage the globe.

Now available for download on Android, Apple, Windows and Amazon devices, the 'Alma Resort' app offers menus, promotions and vouchers as well as live stream broadcasts and information about events and COVID-19 health and safety tips.

The app is a game-changer for Vietnams hospitality landscape, according to the resorts general manager Herbert Laubichler-Pichler, and all the more remarkable because Alma has muscled its way into the realm of mobile app technology alongside predominantly major global hotel brands.

There is no facet of our lives that remains untouched by this pandemic and under the new normal, this app is an effective and contactless way to connect with guests and staff, said Laubichler-Pichler.

He believes itll soon be incumbent for five-star resorts across Vietnam to offer the same technology.

In addition to offering an array of menus for Almas restaurants, bars, in-room dining and Le Spa and promotions and vouchers on food and beverage, spa services, beauty products, karaoke and items at Alma's mini supermarket 'Alma Mart' , the Alma app also includes a car transfer service and ample opportunity for app users to provide feedback about the resort and its services.

Under the second phase of the apps development, to be rolled out over the next few months, users will be able to access information about the weather in real-time due to the installation of a live weather cam on the resorts stretch of Long Beach.

Phase two of the Alma app will also usher in a payment gateway, allowing guests to settle bills in a cashless manner via the app.

In this new normal of heightened hygiene and physical distancing, as we also transition to more sustainable solutions by offering menus, resort maps and more digitally, our Alma app will continue to evolve on the cutting edge," said Almas commercial director Martin Koerner. "Our aim is for our app to be a comprehensive one-stop shop for information and a weapon in our arsenal to combat COVID-19 and keep guests, staff and the community safe."

In response to the onset of the global pandemic early last year, the resort implemented an array of ongoing health, safety and hygiene measures including body temperature checks, provision of hand sanitizer, spacious set-ups of facilities such as restaurant tables and sunbeds to ensure physical distancing, continual disinfection of common guest and staff areas as well as frequent touch points such as door handles and dining surfaces, and deep cleaning of guest rooms.

Alma staff have undergone extensive COVID-19 safety training and are required to regularly wash their hands and wear face masks.

Guests are required to fill in a health declaration using a QR code and are furnished with an electronic COVID-19 information kit upon check-in.

To contact Alma or to make a booking, please visit alma-resort.com, call +84 258 399 1666 or email info@alma-resort.com

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About Alma

Situated on Vietnams emerging Cam Ranh peninsula fronting Long Beach, Alma resort commands some 30 hectares of inspiring ground. Emblematic of Vietnam's maturation as a destination, the bold and spacious integrated resort offers 580 oversized suites and pavilions that all afford sweeping vistas of the ocean, including contemporary three bedroom oceanfront pavilions each totalling 224sqm with a living room, four bathrooms and a private pool. Alma features a broad spectrum of restaurants helmed by top chefs, a food court with an array of local and international cuisine, as well as a sports bar, pool bar and beach bar. Other highlights include 12 swimming pools cascading down to the beach, a waterpark, 13-treatment room spa, 70-seat cinema, convention centre, amphitheater, art gallery, science museum, gymnasium and yoga room, 18-hole mini golf course, a youth centre with virtual reality games, a kids club, water sports centre and even an 'Alma Mart' mini supermarket.

Vietnams Alma Resort has launched a mobile app that opens the door to contactless communication with guests and staff in real-time as the coronavirus continues to ravage the globe.

Now available for download on Android, Apple, Windows and Amazon devices, the 'Alma Resort' app offers menus, promotions and vouchers as well as live stream broadcasts and information about events and COVID-19 health and safety tips.

The app is a game-changer for Vietnams hospitality landscape, according to the resorts general manager Herbert Laubichler-Pichler, and all the more remarkable because Alma has muscled its way into the realm of mobile app technology alongside predominantly major global hotel brands.He believes itll soon be incumbent for five-star resorts across Vietnam to offer the same technology.

In this new normal of heightened hygiene and physical distancing, as we also transition to more sustainable solutions by offering menus, resort maps and more digitally, our Alma app will continue to evolve on the cutting edge," said Almas commercial director Martin Koerner. "Our aim is for our app to be a comprehensive one-stop shop for information and a weapon in our arsenal to combat COVID-19 and keep guests, staff and the community safe."