Hilton Continues Expansion in Vietnam with Signing of DoubleTree by Hilton Vung Tau and Hilton Garden Inn Saigon
Both hotels are scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2022
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has announced a further expansion of its Vietnamese portfolio, while attending the APEC Summit in the country. Two management agreements have been signed with two affiliates of BRG Group for a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Vung Tau, a key city in southern Vietnam and a Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Ho Chi Minh City respectively.
With the signing of DoubleTree by Hilton Vung Tau and Hilton Garden Inn Saigon, Hilton today has a total of 11 hotels operating or under development in Vietnam, eight of which are owned by BRG Group.
"DoubleTree by Hilton Vung Tau and Hilton Garden Inn Saigon are significant additions to our expanding footprint in Vietnam. Signing three deals in the past three months, including these hotels, not only demonstrates Hilton's growth momentum in Vietnam but also the huge potential for more developments across established and upcoming destinations in the country," said Guy Phillips, senior vice president, development - Asia & Australasia, Hilton. "Furthermore, we are thrilled to build on our successful alliance with BRG Group and its affiliates, and remain committed to delivering exceptional returns to our owners."
The 250-room DoubleTree by Hilton Vung Tau is located in the heart of Vung Tau, a popular destination city that is well known for its long stretches of beaches, lakes and thermal springs. The hotel is an 800-meter walk to the famous Bai Truoc Beach and a short drive away from the Dong Xuyen Industrial Park. Offering more than 1,700 square-meters of meeting space including a ballroom, the hotel will have four dining and bar outlets, a swimming pool, a fitness center and spa.
Hilton Garden Inn Saigon is located in District 1, home to most of the administrative offices, consulates, and multinational companies in Ho Chi Minh City. The 160-room hotel is also within a 1.5-kilometer radius of numerous key attractions such as Saigon Opera House, Reunification Palace and Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon. The hotel will offer two dining and bar outlets, a fitness center and a swimming pool.
"We are proud to have the best performing hotel brands in the world, and delighted to be expanding the presence of DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn in Vietnam," said Sean Wooden, regional head of brand management, Asia Pacific. "Our aim is to be everywhere our customers want to be. In bringing our mid-market brand to Ho Chi Minh City, and DoubleTree by Hilton to thriving tourism destinations such as Vung Tau, we are doing just that."
"BRG Group is proud to be partnering with Hilton to bring their world-class hotel brands to the coastal city of Vung Tau and the dynamic Ho Chi Minh City. DoubleTree by Hilton Vung Tau and Hilton Garden Inn Saigon are results of the long-term partnership between BRG Group and Hilton. The two new hotels will be outstanding products that attract both domestic and foreign tourists to southern of Vietnam," said Madame Nguyen Thi Nga, Chairwoman of BRG Group.
As part of the Hilton portfolio, DoubleTree by Hilton Vung Tau and Hilton Garden Inn Saigon will participate in Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors Members always get an exclusive member rate, along with Honors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton.
About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests upscale, affordable accommodations and unexpected amenities for an experience that is ‘Simply on Another Level.’ The Hilton Garden Inn Promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. Team Members at more than 865 hotels in 49 countries and territories around the world ensure today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience, starting with the first hello. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn serves locally sourced food and beverage at its full-service restaurants and bars, featuring cooked-to-order dishes, handcrafted cocktails, and on-trend small plates. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or newsroom.hilton.com/hgi, and connect on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,200 properties with more than 983,000 rooms, in 118 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 108 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 590 upscale hotels with more than 136,000 rooms across 48 countries. For more than 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events spaces. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with DoubleTree by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.Download Article Photos