Festive Season Celebrations at Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers

Enjoy many festive celebrations at Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers throughout the month of December.

1. Christmas and New Year Celebrations

The festive season is here again and as we start to prepare to reconnect with family and friends during this special time, we invite you to celebrate with us and to enjoy a selection of festive dining options offered throughout our Sheraton Saigon’s venues.

Whether you are celebrating with your loved ones, a group of friends or just an intimate dinner for two, join us for a joyous Christmas and New Year celebration at one of our restaurants and bars. There is a festive season desk and life size gingerbread house in the hotel lobby offering a variety of luxurious gift certificates and Christmas treats and roast turkey for your party at home.

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Vietnam Empty Office Towers Show Dreams Turned to Rubble

What went wrong in Vietnam’s property market

From afar, the gleaming metal and glass edifices of Hanoi’s EVN Tower illustrate Vietnam’s rapid economic development. Up close, the rubble-strewn entrance and missing windows tell another story: one of loose lending and property speculation that now hangs over the country’s banks.

State-run monopoly Vietnam Electricity began construction of the 33- and 29- story dual-tower development in 2007, a year when 54 percent credit growth helped fuel the fastest economic expansion since 1996. Now, the economy has slowed, banks are struggling with an increase in bad debts, and unfinished property projects, empty offices and lower rents risk adding to the pile of non-performing loans.

“Banks were far too eager to lend and a lot of the projects that have been built haven’t been well-thought through,” said Stephen Wyatt, managing director for real estate broker Knight Frank Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City. “A number of developments are on hold, purely because they have run out of funding. Banks are no longer willing to fund these massive developments.”

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Food & Beverage Highlights in June at Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers

Shanghainese Food Festival at Sheraton Saigon

Judge the talent of our Guest Chefs from Shanghai during the Shanghainese Food Festival from 20 June to 2 July 2012 at Saigon Café and Li Bai. These two talented chefs Jackie Chen and Allan Li are currently working for Starwood at Le Royal Meridien Shanghai. During their visit to Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, they will be showcasing the art of Shanghai cuisine with signature dishes such as braised pork belly with soya sauce, fried rice with egg Shanghai style, fried noodles Shanghai style and so much more which will bring you a great experience of Shanghainese food.

The Food Festival will be happening all day at Saigon Café from 20 June to 2 July and at Li Bai on Sunday nights June 24 and July 1 with a live performance from Shanghainese guest chefs.

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Shanghainese Food Festival
Guest Chefs from Le Royal Meridien Shanghai
Jackie Chen & Allan Li

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Compensation and Competitive Business Strategy in a High Inflation Environment, Tue, Dec 13

When: Tue, Dec 13th 2011 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Where: Phu Quoc Room, InterContinental Asiana Saigon, Corner of Hai Ba Trung St.and Le Duan Blvd., District 1,

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Sustainable Talent Management Strategy: Asia Pacific’s vs. Vietnam’s Perspective, We, Sep 14

When: Wed, Sep 14th 2011 8:00 am to 9:30 am
Where: New World Hotel Saigon

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Th, Oct 14 Results of the 2010 Global Talent Management & Rewards Survey (Towers Watson)

When: Thu, Oct 14th 2010 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Where: Caravelle Hotel, 3rd Floor

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