IHG Opens Its Second Hotel In Vietnam And First Intercontinental Asia Pacific Residences In Ho Chi Minh City
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, today announces the opening of the 305-room InterContinental Asiana Saigon hotel and 260-apartment InterContinental Asiana Saigon Residences. This is the first international luxury hotel to open in Ho Chi Minh City in the last 4 years and the first residential property under the InterContinental brand in Asia Pacific.
The InterContinental Asiana Saigon also provides extensive meeting facilities. This includes 8 meeting rooms and the largest Grand Ballroom in the downtown area, which can cater up to 600 persons in banquet style, with in-door and out-door pre-function spaces.
The hotel boasts a vibrant Food & Beverage scene with 5 restaurants and bars, a spa, along with a health club featuring a 20-metre long outdoor swimming pool. Club InterContinental, situated on the 19th floor of the property, offers our club guests a stunning view of the cityscape.
The hotel’s sister property of InterContinental Asiana Saigon Residences offers 260 fully furnished apartments, ranging from a one-bedroom at 78 m2 to a three-bedroom at 204 m2. The larger three-bedroom residences are located from the 23rd to the 31st floors.
Each serviced apartment is a design in practical luxury, featuring open-plan concepts, state-of-the-art bathrooms and a warm, welcoming environment. The Residences aim to provide long-rent tenants a stunning base to make their private space as individualistic as desired. Meticulously equipped with the latest technologies, residents can also enjoy audio-visual amenities such including home-theatre systems and Wi-Fi Internet access.
The two InterContinental towers are part of Kumho Asiana Plaza, the city’s finest integrated complex featuring up-market commercial, accommodation and shopping arcade. As a result, residents will experience an exclusive work-live-play lifestyle concept as well as enjoy the exceptional facilities and services of an international luxury hotel brand.
“Vietnam has a huge potential as a destination for both business and leisure tourists from around the world and IHG is confident in the success of InterContinental Asiana Saigon.” said Mr. Phil Riley, General Manager. “We are also very positive about premium residential market in Ho Chi Minh City and confident that our service residences will meet the growing needs of discerning, long-term residents of our city. We believe in the strong growth of this market in the medium and long term.”
In addition to premium facilities and a consistent level of service, InterContinental Asiana Saigon is committed to providing an ‘in the know’ knowledge to help its guests enjoy local, authentic and enriching experiences.
Opening Special Rate To celebrate its opening, InterContinental Asiana Saigon is offering a special introductory rate of 3,510,000++ Vietnam Dong (VND) (approx. USD195++) including complimentary breakfast for two persons and free access to health club and outdoor swimming pool. The offer is available from now until 31 December 2009.
Deluxe Meeting Packages The hotel is also offering the Deluxe Meeting Packages with 15% off for all events organised from 9 September to 31 December 2009. This will see meeting packages starting from VND 630,000++ (without lunch) or VND 810,000++ (USD35 – USD45). This includes lunch with free-flow of soft drinks and is applicable for groups of 20 persons or more.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 4,900 hotels and 724,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with almost 1,300 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world"s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with more than 88 million members worldwide.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group"s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG"s hotels and corporate offices globally.
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