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|Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon providing value to MICE tourism|
As Asia continues to be an enthusiastic contributor in global tourism, Vietnam undoubtedly grasps the trends, becoming one of the fastest-growing MICE destinations, luring visitors to the country with its charming beauty, vibrant culture, efficient infrastructure, and services to handle the needs of event organisers and meeting planners.
Among those, the capital city of Hanoi, the bustling metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City, and other commercial centres in Central Vietnam such as Danang and Nha Trang, have now been recognised as important hubs for luxury MICE tourism. Foreign investors are now most interested in high-end hotels in the central business districts of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City where they can utilise their services.
With the potential to branch out, MICE tourism attracts more than 50 per cent of international tourists to Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City, thanks to its rapid economic growth along with good investment attraction and business climate, has become a popular spot for many international business forums, receiving a growing number of international meetings, seminars, and MICE tourists.
The southern pearl has identified MICE tourism as a part of the four strategic tourism products, along with shopping tourism, eco-tourism, cultural tourism. Therefore, there has been more interest in investments in infrastructure and human resources, especially restaurants, hotels, and convention centres.
Of all the facilities in Ho Chi Minh City, Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon is seen among those 5-star hotels with the best value for money. Ideally located at the gateway to the city centre, the hotel can be reached within 15 minutes from Tan Son Nhat International Airport. The hotel offers 5-star luxury services with excellent hospitality and provides conference rooms with state-of-the-art facilities and great dining experiences in its three restaurants and one bar.
Event organisers and meeting planners would find it pleasing to host successful conferences and meetings at Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon, as the business centre hotel offers a range of meeting and event facilities. As such, the hotel boasts a Grand Ballroom, which seats up to 460 guests and includes a large pre-function area, two multi-purpose meeting rooms as well as three executive boardrooms with built-in LCD projectors, automatic screens, and wireless internet access, suitable for small- to medium-sized events. The outdoor poolside terrace provides an alternative choice for tailor-made cocktail parties and similar events.
Pledging to provide value for every occasion, Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon offers its best deal this season for business travellers who are looking for luxurious and safe accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City, starting from VND1,900,000++ per room per night.
The 5-star hotel offers 268 well-appointed rooms and suites, including 34 connecting rooms, all equipped with essential facilities and standard amenities. In addition, guests staying in one of the Executive Club rooms and suites are entitled to additional benefits that will surely be of interest to the discerning business travellers.