HOTEL INDIGO SAIGON OPENS SOON
The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a management agreement with Europe Trading Investment Company Limited to open the new Hotel Indigo Saigon. The hotel Indigo Saigon will have 150 guest rooms and is scheduled to open in 2019, and will be the global hotel group’s second property to open in the South East Asian country. The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced it will manage a new hotel in Vietnam. The global hotel group signed a management agreement with Europe Trading Investment Company Limited for the new Hotel Indigo Saigon The City in Ho Chi Minh City.
The new-build hotel will be located on District 1’s Ly Tu Trong Street in Ba Son, a bustling neighbourhood that sits on the site of the former Ba Son Naval Shipyard and boasts an array of local cafes, restaurants and shops. The property will have 150 guest rooms and will be the hotel group’s second hotel to open in Vietnam.
SCHEDULED TO OPEN IN 2019
Scheduled to open to guests in 2019, the Hotel Indigo Saigon The City will be designed to reflect the neighbourhood’s character and history. As well as elegant décor in its guest rooms and three meeting rooms, the hotel will feature a street-front café which will serve Vietnamese culinary delights using local ingredients. During their stay, guests will be located close to bustling cafes, shops and attractions including the Saigon Opera House and Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica.
The property will be developed by Europe Trading Investment Company Limited, which owns a number of hotels, and is planning to expand its portfolio. Focusing on the lifestyle sector. IHG currently operates three Hotel Indigo hotels in South East Asia. These include Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach, which opened in Indonesia in 2017. In Vietnam, Hotel Indigo Saigon The City will launch in 2019 and Hotel Indigo Phu Quoc Starbay in 2021. The company is planning to open a further nine Hotel Indigo-branded properties in the region within the next three to five years.
Ho Chi Minh City is located in southern Vietnam and is famous for its French colonial architecture and landmarks. Holidaymakers can explore attractions and sites such as Notre-Dame Cathedral, the 19th-century Central Post Office, the Independence Palace, the War Remnants Market, and the bustling Ben Thanh Market, which is lined with stalls selling textiles, food, souvenirs and handicrafts. Family-friendly attractions include Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Suoi Tien Amusement Park, Dam Sen Water Park, Ho May Park, Monkey Island and Binh Quoi Tourist Village.