To celebrate Christmas and New year, Vingroup today officially opened Vincom Mega Mall Times City, an underground retail and entertainment complex in Times City (458 Minh Khai, Hanoi). With extraordinary scale, high quality and uniqueness, Vincom Mega Mall Times City brings together large categories which appeared for the first time in Vietnam and Hanoi as well as a range of attractive “wonders”. This is expected to become an ideal destination for shopping, entertainment, tourism and culture.
On a massive total area, with a unique and sensible design, Vincom Mega Mall Times City is a continuous underground complex which is considered as a highlight of the Times City - “City of the new era”. This is the largest retail and entertainment complex in the South of Hanoi and the second complex in Vietnam to be developed by Vingroup to satisfy all of the customers’ shopping and entertainment needs to the highest international standards.
With a comprehensive set of services, entertainment and retail “wonders”, VMM Times City has formed a chain of educational, recreational, shopping and tourism values with the slogan “One destination – thousands of happiness”, providing customers with a totally new experience that perfectly combines visiting, consuming, social interacting and particularly, family entertainment. This distinctive model has, once again, helped Vingroup make a breakthrough in the retail market with an occupancy rate of 90% after only 7 months of pre-leasing, especially after only less than 5 months since the grand opening of the first Vincom Mega Mall in Royal City.
Speaking at the Grand Opening Ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Viet Quang, Vingroup’s Vice Chairman said: “With our experience in successfully investing and developing a chain of shopping malls under the brand Vincom Center and Vincom Mega Mall, we believe and commit to make VMM Times City an ideal shopping, entertainment and recreational destination with perfect services for every Hanoian, as well as visitors. This event continues to confirm Vingroup’s status and determination to invest and operate the largest and most premium shopping malls in Vietnam…”
Though having the same scale and “all-in-one” concept as its “sibling” in Royal City, VMM Times City gathers many distinctive categories which appeared for the first time in Vietnam, making a completed complementary in meeting the needs of customers.
In addition to The shopping world with over 300 stores; Ocean Mart (over 11,500m2) and F&B Area (15.000m2) with nearly 90 restaurants gathering flavors from all over the world…, VMM Times City presents an extremely attractive entertainment area with Vinpearl Aquarium Times City – Vietnam’s largest aquarium, gathering more than 30,000 individuals of thousands of species from “all oceans and continents”, many of which appeared for the first time in Vietnam, such as penguins, giant spider crabs, nautilus, otters, moon jellyfish, etc. Platinum Cineplex, Vietnam’s largest cinema covering 5,400m2 with 11 rooms and 2,100 seats, together with the world’s most modern technology.
Another distinction of VMM Times City is to focus on family and children services at a large scale, with unique ideas, especially VinKE, the kids’ edutainment area, a “three in one” model which combines perfectly Education with entertainment, physical activity and knowledge and soul development. Beside playing a number of educational and entertainment games, for the first time in Vietnam, customers, especially children, can visit “Chocolate World” with a wide range of products made from 200 lines of premium chocolate, visit the exhibition introducing history of manufacturing chocolate, as well as create their own products. Besides, VinKC is the paradise for children’s full development, covering 9,000m2 and providing services for shopping, educational consultancies and health care services, exclusively dedicated to children of 15 years old and under. VinKC gathers dreamlands for children such as Toy World, Sweet Land, Book City, Fashion zone as well as Souvenirs, etc.
VMM Times City also promises to be an attractive destination in Hanoi for its scenic beauties and extraordinary utility system, especially the beautiful square with a Musical theater stretching over the 400m artificial river showing unique water dances which first appear in Hanoi. Coming to VMM Times City every day, from 6:00p.m to 9:00p.m in winter, from 6:30p.m to 9:30p.m in summer, customers will be immersed in an amazingly magnificent party of water, music and splendid light, totally for free.
Vingroup simultaneously opens medical and educational services
Beside VMM Times City, on December 24th 2013, Vingroup opens:
Opening Vinschool kindergarten and Vinschool system:
Vinschool Times City kindergarten on 1st and 2nd floor of T8 building is the 1st base of Vinschool in Times City. The school opens with the size of 400 students from 18 months to 5 years old. This is an official event marking the presence of Vinschool system in Times City.
Vinschool Times City kindergarten – Base 2 in T9 building is expected to open on February 15th 2014, with the scale of 450 students. Vinschool Times City multilevel system will open in school year 2014 – 2015.
Opening Vinmec International Clinic – Times City in VinKC:
Located in VinKC, Vinmec International Clinic – Times City is the third branch of Vinmec which is under operation.
The clinic focuses on providing the leading comprehensive and intensive healthcare services for women and children, including intensive in-depth physical assessment, children’s psychological disorders and autism counseling, nutritional counseling for adults and children, gynecological exams as well as pediatric care.