Starwood signs First Le Méridien Hotel in Vietnam

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Le Méridien has signed its first hotel in Vietnam, Le Méridien Saigon. Owned by Tien Phuoc & 990 Company Limited, the hotel is scheduled to open in July 2012.

Le Méridien Saigon is part of a mixed-used 22-storey tower comprising of the hotel and office space. The hotel will feature 350 guest rooms, 4 restaurants and bars, a health club, an outdoor swimming pool, spa and close to 800 square meters of meeting space.

Located on Ton Duc Thang Street, in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City and along the Saigon River, Le Méridien Saigon will be within walking distance to the commercial and entertainment districts of the city and about a 45-minute car ride from Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

Miguel Ko, Chairman and President of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Asia Pacific, said, “Vietnam is amongst the fastest growing nations in Southeast Asia and in the world and has been experiencing strong leisure and business travel within and into the country. The growing demand presents us with tremendous opportunities to better serve the needs of travelers.”

Starwood also recently launched a dedicated customer toll free number for Vietnam: 1206 5111.

In the next 3 years, Le Méridien brand will open 5 new properties in Asia Pacific: Le Méridien Chongqing, Nan’an, Le Méridien Xiamen, Le Meridien Qingdao, Le Méridien Taipei and Le Méridien Saigon.

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