Marriott International has signed a management
agreement with a Vietnamese ownership group, Binh Minh Import
Export Production and Trade, to open a JW Marriott luxury branded
hotel in Hanoi in 2012.
450-room, nine-story JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi represents Marriott’s
growing pipeline of hotels in Vietnam. It will be the only hotel
adjacent to the new, state-of-the-art National Convention Center
in the city’s dynamic Tu Liem District, about 7.5 kilometers west
of central Hanoi and 22.5 kilometers south of the airport.
to the city’s Master Plan through 2020, the hotel will be
surrounded by high-end residential apartments and townhouses,
office buildings and recreational green space when it opens.
“Vietnam ranks high in our strategic
global expansion plans,” said Ed Fuller, president and
managing director for international lodging for
Marriott. “Despite the current global economic slump,
Vietnam remains committed to long-term economic growth
and to capitalizing on its attractiveness as a tourism
destination for visitors especially from Asia, the
United States and Europe where our robust market
presence will provide a strong sense of familiarity for
those considering a visit to Vietnam.”
Mr. Vu Quang Hoi, chairman of the
owning company, added, “Our wish is to attract
all the foreign delegations for conferences and individual
travelers to stay and enjoy what will be the best hotel here in
Hanoi. With architecture designed by Carlos Zapata, a top U.S.
hotel designer, JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi will be well-fitted in the
beautiful premises of the National Convention Center. We believe
that the JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi, managed by Marriott
International, will meet demands of the incentive and
conference-oriented travelers to Hanoi.”
The JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi will
feature an inviting lobby which aims to encourage guests to linger over a morning coffee, meet with
colleagues and acquaintances for impromptu business or social
gatherings and to unwind at day’s end.
The hotel will
have three restaurants including a casual, all-day food outlet
featuring a permanent grand buffet, a Vietnamese restaurant with
four private dining rooms; a specialty themed restaurant offering
two private dining rooms and a café/delicatessen where guests can
order quick snacks.
Accommodations at the JW
Marriott Hotel Hanoi will
feature separate showers and tubs; plush bed and bath amenities;
high definition, flat screen television; high-speed Internet
access; and in-room safe, mini-bar and coffee and tea service.
Business-oriented amenities will include an executive lounge
with a meeting room for small conferences and a fully-equipped
For recreation, the hotel will have a
spa and fitness center as well as an outdoor, heated swimming pool. Other
amenities will be a gift shop and concierge desk.
meetings and social events, the JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi will have
2,150 square meters of space. Included will be a 1,000-square
meter grand ballroom that will be divisible into five sections; a
450-square meter ballroom that will be divisible into three
sections and five meeting rooms in varying configurations, all of
which will also be divisible into two or three sections.
Marriott International currently is represented in Vietnam with
two hotels in Ho Chi Minh City and a 271-room JW Marriott Resort
is scheduled to open in Danang in 2013. In Asia, Marriott
International’s portfolio today consists of 111 hotels in 16
countries. More than 50 hotels and resorts are under construction
in the region.
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