Ho Chi Minh City welcomes new hotel

10:48 | 23/09/2019
Ho Chi Minh City is in a strong position to capture growth in the tourism sector with the arrival of a new wave of branded properties – such as the latest offering from the InterContinental Hotels Group – which could bring the location more prominently onto the international tourism map. Nhat Ha reports.
ho chi minh city welcomes new hotel

Known worldwide as one of the globe’s leading hotel companies, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has introduced its first Holiday Inn hotel in Vietnam – the Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport. The city’s best-connected hotel offers an authentic option designed to bring friends, family, and business partners together.

Clarence Tan, managing director for Southeast Asia and South Korea at IHG shared, “With Ho Chi Minh City now being a major hub in Southeast Asia, an international standard hotel so close to the airport will offer joyful experiences for both leisure guests and business travellers alike. With our expertise in over 80 countries, we are excited to provide a fresh, convenient, and welcoming connection for all visitors to the city.”

The Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts brand, with hotels around the world, has helped millions of travellers discover the joy of travel since its inception in 1952. The brand is designed to meet the needs of both business and leisure travellers to find amenities to help them work and play in a relaxed and fresh atmosphere.

ho chi minh city welcomes new hotel
ho chi minh city welcomes new hotel
ho chi minh city welcomes new hotel
The hotel offers ultimate relaxation, and caters to both tourists and businesspeople alike

Fit-for-all services

Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport is situated approximately 10 minutes from Tan Son Nhat International Airport and 20 minutes from the city centre’s exciting dining and shopping area, providing the utmost convenience for visitors to Ho Chi Minh City.

The hotel features 350 well-appointed rooms, including 100 spacious suites, all of which feature city or pool views. The 4th floor lifestyle zone offers comfortable lounges, a 50-metre swimming pool, and a 24-hour gym, whilst the Kids Stay & Eat Free programme and Kid’s Activity Room make the hotel a wonderful option for families.

When it comes to dining, the hotel offers an array of local and international culinary experiences. Manja Manja Restaurant showcases authentic Italian and southern Vietnamese cuisine, whilst the Déli Café and Lobby Lounge are designed to deliver a welcoming and informal ambience in which to unwind after a long day of meetings or exploring the many cultural sights of Ho Chi Minh City.

Business tourism advances

Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport features one of the largest meeting and event spaces in the city, accommodating up to 1,200 people. Song Saigon Ballroom is designed to welcome up to 600 guests for banquets, and four additional function rooms can be combined to seat a further 270 guests. State-of-the-art technology throughout the meeting and event space ensures that every guest stays connected on any occasion.

With bright, modern meeting rooms featuring the latest conferencing technology, the space is easily accessible by both elevators and escalators, with all facilities situated on the same floor for convenience. Meeting, conference, and event organisers can choose from 14 flexible configurations for groups of every size, and are supported throughout by state-of-the-art audio-visual systems, including 86-inch display screens in all meeting rooms and a 40 square-metre built-in LED wall in the grand ballroom. In addition to a large foyer area perfect for networking and meetings, events can also be held in a peaceful outdoor environment with poolside settings available.

Meanwhile, the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant next to the meeting rooms offers flexible menus featuring a range of local and international food and beverage options which can be tailored to each group’s needs.

Professional staff

The professional events team at Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport can also offer dedicated wedding services for couples planning their big day. Whether it is a lavish extravaganza or a more intimate gathering, the hotel can arrange personalised decorations, beautiful floral arrangements, and the perfect reception menu, ensuring smooth proceedings from beginning to end so that the happy couple can enjoy a stress-free and truly memorable occasion.

A location close to both Saigon’s international airport and the city centre allows easy access for guests and relatives flying into the city, as well as those locally based, making the hotel one of the best-connected venues in the city in which to arrange an unforgettable wedding or other event.

To mark the opening of Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport, guests can take advantage of the hotel’s Opening Special Offer with complimentary credit of VND1,175,000 to spend in the hotel’s restaurants and lounge during the stay.

Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport
18E Cong Hoa, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: 028 3948 5050; Email: sgnsa.res@ihg.com ; Website: holidayinn.com/saigon_airport

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