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. Credit: Hilton Garden Inn

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.

For more information on DoubleTree by Hilton, visit news.doubletree.com and on Hilton Garden Inn, visit news.hgi.com.

Contacts:
Audrey Wong
Senior Manager, Brand Public Relations, Hilton Worldwide – APAC
+65 6833 9763
audrey.wong@hilton.com

About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn hotel brand provides business and leisure guests with upscale yet affordable accommodations and modern amenities for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. If something isn’t just the way you like it, simply let any hotel Team Member know, and we will make it right. Guaranteed. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn caters to guests’ dining needs by serving daily cooked-to-order breakfast and offering full service restaurants and bars. Team Members at more than 750 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience from the first hello when they arrive. Hilton Garden Inn is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or news.hgi.com or connect on social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. 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 510 upscale hotels with more than 121,000 rooms across six continents. DoubleTree by Hilton prides itself on paying attention to the little details that have a big impact, from welcoming guests with its signature, warm DoubleTree Cookie to serving the communities around them. DoubleTree by Hilton hotels offer contemporary accommodations and full-service facilities, including restaurants and lounges, room service, health clubs, business centers and meeting and banquet space. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit www.doubletree.com. Connect with the DoubleTree by Hilton on facebook.com/doubletree, twitter.com/doubletree and instagram.com/doubletree. Learn about the latest brand news at news.doubletree.com.