Hilton Worldwide Grows Pipeline In Vietnam With Signing Of Hilton Saigon In Ho Chi Minh City

First hotel in Vietnam’s largest city to open in 2019

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July 07, 2016

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of a management agreement with Saigon Cuu Long Corporation to manage Hilton Saigon. The new build hotel located in downtown Ho Chi Minh City will open in the fourth quarter of 2019. Hilton Worldwide currently operates Hilton Hanoi Opera and Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi in Vietnam and has three hotels in the pipeline including Hilton Da Nang.

"Today's 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. 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" said Guy Phillips, senior vice president, development, Asia and Australasia, Hilton Worldwide.

"We have chosen to partner Hilton Worldwide because of its sterling reputation and deep hotel management 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 Nguy?n V?n Kh?m, Chairman, Saigon Cuu Long Corporation.

Approximately seven kilometers from Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Hilton Saigon enjoys a premium location next to the new Vietcombank Tower, in the heart of the Central Business District where most of the city's administrative offices, consulates and major commercial buildings are located. The district is also home to major tourist attractions including the Saigon Notre Dame Basilica, Saigon Opera House, Central Post Office, City Hall and the Reunification Palace.

"We are proud to introduce Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide with more than 570 hotels across six continents, to Ho Chi Minh City where Hilton Saigon is ideally poised to deliver memorable experiences to the world's travelers who visit this vibrant city," said, Sean Wooden, vice president, brand management, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide.

Hilton Saigon will have up to 350 rooms that offer views of the city as well as 1,488 square meters of meeting space, including an 820-square meter ballroom. Recreational facilities will include a casino, a spa, a gym and an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel's food and beverage outlets will include two all-day dining restaurants, a bar and a Grab-and-Go.

As part of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, Hilton Saigon will participate in Hilton HHonors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide's 13 distinct hotel brands. Hilton HHonors Members always get an exclusive member rate, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton.

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Contact

Astrid Egerton-Vernon
Hilton
+1 703 883 5696
astrid.egerton-vernon@hilton.com

Audrey Wong
Hilton – Asia Pacific
+65 6833 9763
audrey.wong@hilton.com

Nguyen Thi Bich Lien
MOVE Consulting
+919 428 528
lien.nguyen@moveconsulting.com.vn

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