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Pullman hotels set for rapid expansion in Vietnam

Pullman hotels set for rapid expansion in Vietnam

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 Resort.

“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.

Olalani picPullman Danang Beach is 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 is 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.


Flamboyant 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 is 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 Centre 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 facility.