Immigration
Except several countries (ASEAN Countries, Japan, Korea, India, China), a visa is required for overseas participants to visit Vietnam. Please contact Vietnamese Diplimatic Missions in your country directly to apply for a visa for you and your accompanying people.

* Important: to be granted for a visa to Vietnam, you should have

  • A valid passport with at least six months from the date of entry into Vietnam.
  • A letter of approval to conference attendee. Please ICICDT-2016 & 4S-2016 Passport and Visa for details.

Accommodation

Grand Hotel Saigon
Address: 08 Dong Khoi St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
(1 minute walking via Dong Khoi St. to Hotel Majestic)

New Hotel
Address: 14 Ho Huan Nghiep St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
(3 minutes walking via Dong Khoi St. to Hotel Majestic)

Riverside Hotel Saigon
Address: 18-19-20 Ton Duc Thang St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(1 minute walking via Dong Khoi St. to Hotel Majestic)

Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon
Address: 8 – 15 Ton Duc Thang St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(3 minutes walking via Dong Khoi St. to Hotel Majestic)

Duxton Hotel Saigon
Address: 63 Nguyen Hue Boulevard, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(6 minutes walking via Dong Khoi St. to Hotel Majestic)

Huong Sen Hotel
Address: 66-68-70 Dong khoi St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(4 minutes walking via Dong Khoi St. to Hotel Majestic)

Bong Sen Hotel Saigon
Address: 117 – 123 Dong Khoi Str, District 1, HCM City, Viet Nam
(4 minutes walking through the Dong Khoi St. to Majestic)

Saigon Hotel Corporation
Address: 41-47 Dong Du Str, Dist 1, HCM City, Viet Nam
(6 minutes walking through the Dong Du, Dong Khoi St. to Majestic)

Catina Saigon
Address: 109 Dong Khoi, Ben Nghe Ward, Dist. 1, HCM City, Viet Nam
(4 minutes walking through the Dong Khoi St. to Majestic)

 

Money exchange
Vietnamese Dong (VND) is preferred in Vietnam. You can change into VND from USD, Euro, Japanese Yen, etc., at the airports, hotels, banks and other authorized money exchange shops. Credit Cards (VISA, MASTER, American Express, etc.) are welcome.

Climate
Rainy season typically starts from May to November in Ho Chi Minh City. In late June, heavy rains are expected to happen frequently in the afternoon. The average temperature is about 28.5°C.