Luxury hotels offer free delivery of gourmet food in times of pandemic


The fourth wave of Covid-19 dashed many hopes of hotel companies for a summer of recovery after suffering a year of moderate demand.

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi now offers free home meal delivery for minimum orders of 1.5 million VND ($ 65).

Its menu includes high-end dishes like Wagyu ribs and seared Scottish salmon with a variety of wines.

The hotel is also promoting a six-hour city break for $ 60 per room.

JW Marriott Hanoi has also launched take-out and delivery services. The latter requires a minimum order of 750,000 VND and 24 hours notice.

The InterContinental Hanoi Landmark 72 also offers delivery with minimum orders of 700,000 VND, with free delivery within a five kilometer radius.

It also offers work options at a cost of VND 2.4 to 3.4 million per day, including lunch. Customers can also book a half-day package from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers offers cooking lessons for children aged 5-16. They will learn how to prepare pizza, Zimbabwean and other dishes during a one hour class that costs 450,000 VND.

The current pandemic has devastated the hospitality industry. In the first half of last year, the hospitality market was nearly frozen, pushing occupancy in Hanoi to the lowest in 15 years and prices to the lowest in five years, according to the consultancy firm. real estate Savills Vietnam.

Industry insiders only expect a recovery once the pandemic is contained and travel restrictions lifted.


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