Pullman Hotels Vietnam Expansion Grows with an Additional Two Hotels Signed

Pullman Hotels have further added to their
expansion plans in Vietnam with the announcement of an additional two hotels signed
up for Danang and Haiphong.


The two new 5 Star Pullman hotels  to be added to the growning list of hotels for
the Accor group and Pullman hotels will be the Pullman Danang Beach and Pullman
Hai Phong Flamboyant Island Resort.


The first Pullman Hotels are expected to open
in Vietnam from 2011 with the
Pullman Vung Tau, Pullman Danang Beach and Pullman
Hanoi Horison and then the Pullman Saigon Centre and Pullman Hai Phong
Flamboyant Island Resort set to open in 2013.


The full media
release from Accor Group – Pullman Hotels can be read below:


Two new Pullman
hotels signed for Danang and Haiphong in Vietnam


Announcing two newly signed projects – Pullman Danang Beach and Pullman
Hai Phong Flamboyant Island Resort


A total of five Pullman hotels will be operating in the country by 2013


Bangkok, September 23, 2010 Accor, the largest international hotel operator in
Vietnam, announced today two new developments for its 5-star Pullman hotel
brand – Pullman Danang Beach and
Pullman Hai Phong Flamboyant Island


“With sustained economic growth and significant
investment in infrastructure leading to increased volumes for business travel
and continued international and domestic leisure travel strength, opportunities
continue for quality upscale hotel developments in Vietnam.”
says Patrick Basset, Vice President of
Operations for Vietnam, the Philippines, Japan and South Korea.
  “We are delighted to announce these two new
hotels in Danang and Hai Phong and excited about the prospects for the Pullman
brand in Vietnam.”
added Mr. Basset.


Accor has
commitments to develop five Pullman hotels in Vietnam: Pullman Vung Tau,
Pullman Danang Beach and Pullman Hanoi Horison are scheduled to open in 2011;
and Pullman Saigon Centre and Pullman Hai Phong Flamboyant Island Resort are
due to open in 2013.


Pullman Danang Beach


Due to open in mid 2011 and
located on the beach front.  The hotel will feature 207 guest rooms, 4
restaurants and extensive leisure facilities including three swimming
pools.  The city of Danang attracts tourists from Vietnam and abroad and
is renowned for having one of the worlds top ten beaches. This hotel will be
the debut of the Pullman brand in Vietnam.




Pullman Hai
Phong Flamboyant Island Resort


Located in the
Do Son district of Hai Phong, Vietnam’s most important northern seaport. It was
the entertainment and recreation centre for the country’s elite in the past and
with the new development is set to regain its former image. Flamboyant Island
lies in Van Huong Bay, which has been a famous port for ships to shelter in
during storms. The 300-room hotel will have three restaurants, two bars, a
ballroom, meeting rooms, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an entertainment
centre, spa and an amphitheatre.


Island is aptly named as the integrated resort and residential project is made
up of areas such as Apollo, Poseidon, Helios, Eros and Zeus, making the project
reminiscent of some of Dubai’s more adventurous projects.





Pullman Vung Tau


Will have 360 guest rooms, a
ballroom that can accommodate up to 500 guests, several smaller meeting rooms
with “Chill-out” zones, a business centre, gym, spa and a swimming pool. The
hotel will also provide an all-day dining restaurant, a specialty restaurant
and a lobby bar and lounge. Pullman Vung Tau is located adjacent the international
convention centre and a 5-minute walk to the beach.





Pullman Hanoi Horison


Located in the city centre and is
currently undergoing and extensive renovation and upgrade.  Once completed
this 250-room hotel will have significant event space accommodating up to 1,000
guests, whilst providing facilities such as outdoor swimming pool, a fitness
centre, restaurant, lobby and pool side bars. With an extensive range of
tailored services to accommodate meetings and seminars, Pullman Hanoi Horison will
entice business travelers and events visiting the nation’s capital.





Pullman Saigon


A 290-room newly
constructed upscale hotel with contemporary architecture and chic interiors
will be located in District One of Ho Chi Minh City. Once completed, Pullman
Saigon Centre will comprise of 1,500 sqm of ballroom and meeting facilities,
two restaurants, a bar, an outdoor swimming pool, business centre and fitness



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