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The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi, is located in the northern part of the country on the Red River. It houses almost 8 million inhabitants within its metropolitan area. With the highest Human Development Index of all Vietnamese cities, Hanoi has been booming and became an investment magnet and a large-scale industrial producer. Indeed manufacturing is expected to receive a further boost with the ratification of the trans pacific partnership (TPP) in the coming years. Tourism, banking, foreign trade and finance are increasingly strong sectors of the economy. The most important business areas of the city are Hoan Kiem, Cau Giay, Tu Liem and Dong Da. Rapid development has influenced all areas of the city from the reforms in agriculture, striving real estate market, constantly upgrading transportation system and infrastructure. The skyline is changing with new skyscrapers that surround the old historic center.
In the Old Quarter area as well as throughout the city, Hanoi boasts luxurious and standard business hotels, conference facilities and convention centers. They offer full services to fulfill all your MICE requirements. The top venues are the National Convention Centre, International Convention Centre, Vietnam Exhibition Fair Centre and Friendship Culture Palace. All these are suitable for large business meetings and conferences as well as for small indoor company events or private meetings. They can accommodate hundreds of attendees in banquet halls, ballrooms and numerous meeting rooms. Meeting planners can count with state-of- the-art event venues equipped with high-tech convention technologies and amenities.
Hanoi's fascinating history as Vietnam's capital enriched by cultural and architectonic gems left by many dynasties and French colonists make the city a perfect destination for exploring. It is very picturesque with small lakes, treed avenues, pagodas, temples, museums and palaces. Worth seeing is the 4 km long Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural that celebrates the long history of the city. The French imprint can be seen on the style of urban planning, administrative buildings, Grand Opera House, State Bank of Vietnam, the Presidential Palace or the St. Joseph's Cathedral. Unforgettable is an early morning walk around the Hoan Kiem Lake.
Noi Bai International Airport (IATA code: HAN) is the second busiest Vietnamese airport serves Hanoi with two terminals. Terminal 1 is used for domestic flights and Terminal 2 for international ones. The airport houses the main air carrier of the country, Vietnam Airways, and the low-cost VietJet Air and Jetstar Pacific. The airport is located 35 kilometers north of the city and it takes about 45-50 minutes to get to downtown. The airport taxi service will cost about $20 USD one way, while a bus ride is $4 USD.