HCM city: The capacity of hiring hotel room increase 60 percent
In the second quarte of 2011, the capacity of hiring hotel room in HCM city in the market increase 60 percent, decrease 21 points percent compare with the last quarter and 6 points percent compare with the second quarter of 2010
The average price raise 83 USD for each room for a night, fall 12 percent compare with the first quarter of 2011 and 6 percent compare with the second quarter of 2010.
According to Vietnam Savills Company, the reason of the low rate is the short time of hotel market.
In the fisrt 6 months of 2011, the number of international tourists to HCM city raise 1,7 million increase 10 percent compare with the last year. However, the number of tourists in the second quarter of 2011 decrease 17 percent compare with the first quarter of 2011.
America, Japan and Australia are the markets which have the laregest tourists to HCM city in 6 months of 2011. The number of tourists from Russia have the highest spending, strong increase 40 percent compare with the second quarter of 2010.
MICE tourists are important protential for the markets of HCM city, increase from 15 percent to 30 percent compare with the last year. At moment HCM hotels from 3 stars to 5 stars have 10,000 rooms, maintain compare with the fisrt quarter of 2011, in which District 1 have the number of the largest rooms approximately 70 percent supply.
About 6.200 rooms of 25 future hotel projects from 3 stars to 5 stars will join in the market. These projects concentrate in District 1, District 3, District 7 and Tan Binh district
In 2012, about 1.500 rooms will be joined in this market, including 750 rooms with high standard of 5 stars, 630 rooms with 4 stars and 170 rooms with 3 stars.