HO CHI MINH CITY
Location : about 1760 km south of Hanoi.
Access : accessible by road, by train and by air ( 2 hours from Hanoi, 1.5 hours from Singapore) or by ship.
Airport terminal : international airport called Tan Son Nhat.
What is special about Ho Chi Minh City ?
This city is the heart and soul of Vietnam. Not only the largest city of the coutry, it is also the most bustling, dynamic and industrious center of commerce, economy, science, technology and tourism, as well as a cultural trendsetter. Yet within the teeming metropolis are the timeless traditions and beauty of an ancient culture with shaded boulevards, pavement cafes and French-styled buildings helping it to retain a bygone colonial atmosphere. The city is bathed by many rivers, arroyos and canals, the biggest river being the Saigon River . Once romantically referred to by the French as the Pearl of the Orient, the city possesses various beautiful buildings, displaying a charateristic combination of Vietnamese, Chinese and European cultures.
Saigon Notre-dame The resplendent Governor’s Palace, completed in 1875, symbolized the regime’s political power in Asia. And five years later, the Duc Ba (Our Lady’s) Cathedral was inaugurated, and became the spiritual and cultural crucible of the French presence in the Orient.
Ben Thanh Market located at the centre of the city, Ben Thanh Market is always loaded with varieties of goods, such as consumer goods, cakes and candies, food and foodstuff, and particularly high-quality fruit and vegetables. Goods are displayed in a very attractive way that always catches the eyes of the buyers. They meet all requirements for the customers’ daily life or for their families. The market has four gates that are very convenient for the market-goers. For all of its advantages, Ben Thanh Market is one of the most attractive tourist sites in the city for both domestic and foreign visitors.
Cu Chi Tunnels are located approximately 70km northwest of Ho Chi Minh City centre in Cu Chi Rural District. The whole system is an extensive and intriguiing network of 200 miles ( 322 km) of tunnels used in the French Indochina war and American war. They have complete facilities, from kitchens to printing presses and even street signs, representing the Vietnamese attributes of ingenuity, loyalty, hard work and determination during the war. Cu Chi has boasted itself as an ideal place not only for individual challenges, but also for team building.
Meeting Room Capacity
CARAVELLE HOTEL *****
Total room number : 335 rooms & suites
01 ball room (300 m2 for max 500 pax in theatre style)
06 meeting rooms (63 m2/40 pax – 104 m2/120 pax max)
HOTEL NIKKO SAIGON *****
Total room number : 334 rooms & suites
03 ball room (216.5 m2 for max 220 pax; 613 m2 for max 600 pax in theatre style)
07 function rooms (20 m2/8 pax – 77 m2/50 pax max each)
NEW WORLD SAIGON HOTEL ****
Total room number : 533 rooms & suites
03 ball room (330 m2 for max 300 pax each in theatre style)
03 function rooms (42 m2/48 pax – 97 m2 /100 pax max each)