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Caravelle Hotel Ho Chi Minh Opens Gym Around the Clock

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Tuesday, 7 October 2008

At first, call centers, supermarkets, petrol stations and restaurants seized on 24/7 as a required service attribute. Now hotels are learning that many guests want the same access to their fitness centres. In response, the gym at the Caravelle Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, now remains open 24/7. While the pool will still close between the hours of 10pm and 6am, the gym remains open.

When its 1am in Ho Chi Minh City, its 1pm for our guests from New York who have just checked into the hotel, said John Gardner, General Manager of the Caravelle. Increasingly, were finding that those running on different clocks want access to the fitness facility in the small hours of the night.

The Caravelles 128-square-meter fitness center features American made fitness equipment, including five Star Trac treadmills, two Star Trac steppers, two upright bikes, two recumbent bikes, an indoor rower and strength training equipment from 14 other companies.

The gym will remain open for hotel guests only.

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