Update news hotels
Capella Hanoi, located in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, has been listed among top 100 best new hotels in the world as complied by prestige US magazine Travel + Leisure.
The number of hotel and resort projects with local and international brands in Vietnam has witnessed impressive growth, increasing from 36 projects in 2010 to 120 as of the end of January this year, according to statistics released by Savills Hotels.
In celebration of the upcoming Lunar New Year, ALL - Accor Live Limitless is rewarding its members with 888 reward points for stays of two nights or longer across Vietnam.
Many resources in society have been mobilized for testing, vaccination and medical quarantine, which has improved service quality and helped businesses earn revenue.
Hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, hotel owners have been forced to put their properties up for sale at much lower prices, providing opportunities for investors who were betting on the tourism recovery when the virus was brought under control.
In the current context, the hotel-hospital model helps authorities to reduce the pressure on hospital beds, and private hospitals can join hands with the health sector to participate in the fight against the epidemic.
The HCM City People’s Committee has submitted to the Prime Minister two preservation plans for the Rex, Kim Đô, Continental and Majestic hotels.
Many hotel owners in HCM City have had to close down their hotels as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic although rents at the premises have been cut by up to 70%.
Over the past eight months, hotel room tariffs have plunged and hotel room occupancy rates have remained low, forcing several hoteliers to divest capital with many financially weak hotels in the local market being put up for sale.
The majority of hotels located in the capital have been left virtually deserted in recent months despite remaining open, largely due to the negative impact of the COVID-19 which has stopped foreign visitors entering the country.
Eight hotels in Hanoi, selected to lodge people during quarantine, are ready to receive guests. The room rate is set at VND1.2-4 million per day.
After several months of having no customers, many hotels in Hanoi's Old Quarter have had to close and some hotels have even posted ads for sale at the price of tens of billions of dong.
Though the second wave of COVID-19 dashed hopes for quick tourism recovery in 2020, real estate services firm CBRE Vietnam believed the industry’s long-term outlook remains positive.