Casino hotel developer selects Hilton Worldwide

Vietnam developer Saigon Cuu Long Corporation has chosen Hilton Worldwide to manage the hotel section of its new casino hotel property, located in Ho Chi Minh City.

The new development, located around seven kilometers from Tan Son Nhat International Airport is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2019.

“We have chosen to partner Hilton Worldwide because of its sterling reputation and deep hotel administration expertise. And given the strength of the Hilton brand, we are confident that Hilton Saigon will be the hotel of choice for Ho Chi Minh City’s growing numbers of visitors,” said Nguyen Van Kham, Chairman, Saigon Cuu Long Corporation.

Guy Phillips, senior vice president, development, Asia and Australasia, Hilton Worldwide said: “Declaration 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. Ho Chi Minh City, the economic center of Vietnam, is a gateway destination for leisure and business travelers, and we are thrilled to partner with Saigon Cuu Long Corporation to develop Hilton Saigon as a strong addition to our portfolio.”

Hilton currently operates the Hilton Hanoi Opera and Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi in Vietnam and has three hotels in the pipeline including Hilton Da Nang.