Swiss Belhotel expands in Vietnam


HALONG BAY, Vietnam, 28 September 2017: Swiss-Belhotel International has signed a management agreement with Times Garden Vietnam JSC to launch Swiss-Belhotel Suites and Residences Halong Bay.

Comprising 50 Shop Houses and 236 Residences, the development will occupy a prime location close to the newly built Clock Tower overlooking the Halong Bay UNESCO World Heritage site.

The property will open in two phases with three floors of accommodation and shop houses scheduled to welcome guests in the first quarter of 2018 and a mix of one to three-room residences due to open in the first quarter of 2019.

Le Quang Tung – Vice Chairman of Quang Ninh People’s Committee, Gavin M. Faull – Chairman and President with senior representatives from Swiss-Belhotel International and Tran Dinh Lam – Chairman with representatives from Times Garden at the launch event.

According to Swiss-Belhotel International chairman and president, Gavin M Faull, the new development in Halong Bay is a clear indication of the strength of the country’s fast growing tourism industry. Swiss-Belhotel International, a global hotel chain is expanding rapidly in Vietnam.

“Tourism in Vietnam is booming and the hospitality industry is seeing an unprecedented rise in demand both internationally and domestically. With that demand comes competition and Vietnamese developers are seeking global brand names like Swiss-Belhotel International to make sure their properties are operated at a standard expected by the market.”

The five-star Swiss-Belhotel Suites and Residences Halong Bay will offer full service facilities including 24-hour service a dining outlet for both suites and residences with swimming pools, a spa and a fitness centre.

Vice chairman of Quang Ninh People’s Committee, Le Quang Tung expressed confidence in Halong Bay emphasized the importance of partnerships.

“The growth we are seeing in Vietnam would not be possible without co-operation and a commitment to quality on all levels. That is why we are partnering with Swiss-Belhotel International, a global brand with a results-driven proven track record.”