LE MERIDIEN SAIGON participatED in global earth hour event 2017

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM – 25 March 2017 – Le Méridien Saigon Hotel joined millions around the world for Earth Hour 2017 – the global environmental awareness event created by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to send a powerful global message about climate change that already had numbers of noticeable effects on the environment.

In 2017, inspired by “Spark in the Dark” theme, the event took place on 25 March at 20:30 local time. Le Méridien Saigon switched the unnecessarily light off and taking several energy-saving measures for one full hour. Participants joined the quaint event from 19:30 with lantern making competition while enjoying the Signature Sparkling Cocktail and listening to the traditional music performance in the illuminated dim light of Latitude 10 Lounge + Bar.

Mr. Robert Conte, Hotel Manager of Le Meridien Saigon shared: “We are committed to any activity that celebrates our Mother Earth. As I believe in the saying – we don’t inherit the world from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”

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About Earth Hour

Earth Hour was born in Sydney, Australia, in 2007, as an idea that could unite people and deliver a firm message to the then climate-sceptic government that climate change was an issue Australians cared about. The hour was seen as a moment where people could unite to protect the planet regardless of age, gender, culture or religion.

Over the last 10 years, Earth Hour has proved its massive environmental impact on millions of people, businesses, and organizations around the globe. Earth Hour 2017 took place on Saturday, 25 March 2017 at 20:30 (local time).


About Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts

Le Méridien, the Paris-born hotel brand currently represented by nearly 100 properties in more than 40 countries, was acquired by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) in November 2005. With more than 80 of its properties located in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific, Le Méridien provided a strong international complement to Starwood’s then primarily North American holdings at the time of purchase. Since then, Le Méridien has gone through a brand re-launch, which included a large scale hotels product consolidation as well as redefining its brand strategy. Through creation of the LM100 artist community, Le Méridien has transformed numerous guest touch points, thus bringing unique, interactive and curated experiences to its guests. Plans call for dynamic expansion of Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts within the next five years, concentrating on markets in Asia-Pacific and the Americas. Le Méridien recently opened new hotels in Bali (Indonesia), Atlanta (Georgia, USA), Dallas (Texas, USA), Santa Monica (California, USA), Yixing (China), Zhengzhou (China), Cairo (Egypt), and will open in the next 12 months in Bangkok (Thailand), Gujarat (India), Mahabaleshwar (India), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Chicago (Illinois, USA), Indianapolis (Indiana, USA), Tampa (Florida, USA) and Columbus (Ohio, USA).

About Marriott International, Inc.

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is the world’s largest hotel company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with nearly 6,000 properties in 120 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts. The company’s 30 leading brands include: Bulgari®, The Ritz-Carlton® and The Ritz-Carlton Reserve®, St. Regis®, W®, EDITION®, JW Marriott®, The Luxury Collection®, Marriott Hotels®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Renaissance® Hotels, Sheraton®, Delta Hotels by MarriottSM, Marriott Executive Apartments®, Marriott Vacation Club®, Autograph Collection® Hotels, Tribute Portfolio™, Design Hotels™, Gaylord Hotels®, Courtyard®, Four Points® by Sheraton, SpringHill Suites®, Fairfield Inn & Suites®, Residence Inn®, TownePlace Suites®, AC Hotels by Marriott®, Aloft®, Element®, Moxy® Hotels, and Protea Hotels by Marriott®. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com  and @MarriottIntl.



Discover Bamboo Chic’s latest secrets in the company of Chef Lai Kuan Geo and his hands on cooking class experience. This interactive event will take place from 11:30 to 14:30 every Saturday at our Bamboo Chic Restaurant.

Let Chef Kuan take you through a variety of Cantonese all-time favourite recipes, as seen through his flirty lenses. Our chef is not only an expert in the culinary art, but also a charismatic entertainer. Join us to a 03-hour session where you will enjoy free flowing house wine, take an apron and a certificate as souvenirs.

The price is VND 999,000++ per person.

Sleeves up and book now, we only open 12 seats every Saturday.

For more details of Tapas@9, please contact:

Bamboo Chic – 9th Floor – Le Meridien Saigon

3C Ton Duc Thang, District 1, HCM City

Tel: +84 8 6263 6688, extension 6969

Email: 03529.bamboochic@lemeridien.com

04. April_May_June 2017 Chef Kuan Cooking Class



LM After-work Series is a playground to unwind after a busy office day. All activities feature free flow of canapés and drinks, entertainment at an affordable price.

Thursday: Wine + Cheese – VND 500,000++/person

Friday: Craft Beer Bash – VND 550,000++/person

Saturday: Tapas@9 – VND 650,000++/person

04. April_May_June 2017 LM After-work series



04. April_May_June 2017 Taste of Australia

Visit Latest Recipe and explore our Taste of Australia culinary journey. Feast on a range of enticing dishes made from the freshest ingredients from Australia like aromatic grilled Lamb rack with rosemary, grilled lobster or succulent roasted Beef strip loin with horseradish sauce while enjoying a nice Australian Accomplice wine.

Price: VND 1,200,000 ++/person (including free flow of wine, beer and soft drink)

Every Friday and Saturday, from 18:00 to 22:00

For more details and other options, please contact:

Latest Recipe Restaurant – M Floor – Le Meridien Saigon

3C Ton Duc Thang, District 1, HCM City

Tel: +84 8 6263 6688, extension 6930

Email: 03529.latestrecipe@lemeridien.com



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