Hilton Worldwide will manage hotel operations for Vietnamese property developer Saigon Cuu Long Corporation who will operate a casino at its future property in Ho Chi Minh City.
To be called the Hilton Saigon when it opens in the fourth quarter of 2019, the new 350-room hotel, located just four miles from the Tan Son Nhat International Airport, will boast 16,000 sq ft of meeting space including an 8,800 sq ft ballroom alongside a casino, two 24-hour restaurants, a spa, numerous beverage outlets, a gym and an outdoor swimming pool.
Nguyen Van Kham, Chairman for Saigon Cuu Long Corporation, said: “We have chosen to partner with Hilton Worldwide because of its sterling reputation and deep hotel management expertise. And given the strength of the Hilton brand, we are confident that the Hilton Saigon will be the hotel of choice for Ho Chi Minh City’s growing number of visitors.”
Guy Phillips, Asia and Australasia Development Senior Vice-President for Hilton Worldwide, added: “This announcement underscores our commitment to grow our presence in Vietnam, both by introducing more brands from our portfolio of 13 brands and by entering into new locations. Chi Minh City, the economic center of Vietnam, is a gateway destination for leisure and business travellers and we are thrilled to partner with Saigon Cuu Long Corporation to develop the Hilton Saigon as a strong addition to our portfolio.”