AccorHotels has continued to expand its portfolio in Vietnam with the signing of two new stunning sea-facing properties. Slated to open in the fourth quarter of 2021, the opening of Mövenpick Resort Van Phong and Mövenpick Resort & Spa Halong Bay will add 525 rooms to the growing portfolio in the region.
Vietnam was named among the destinations with the biggest year-over-year increase in international tourist arrivals at 29.1 per cent, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s (UNWTO) report. In September, the country was recognised as “Asia’s leading destination” at the 25th annual World Tourism Awards. This year, the number of foreign tourist arrivals to Vietnam in the first six months of 2018 surged 27.2 per cent year-on-year to 7.9 million. On July 1 this year, the Vietnamese government granted visa exemptions for tourists travelling from the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy for the next three years until June 2021.
AccorHotels is the biggest international hotel operator in Vietnam with 6,101 rooms across a wide spectrum of brands. The group will be opening another 13 hotels across the country in the next two years, bringing the total portfolio to 41.
Nestled on a pristine stretch of coast just 130 kilometres from Cam Ranh International Airport, Mövenpick Resort Van Phong features 200 rooms and suites plus 100 villas. Overlooking the turquoise sea, the brand beachfront resort features two restaurants, an outdoor pool, spa and fitness centre. For corporate events and weddings, the resort features a 300 seater ballroom and a range of meeting rooms.
Located in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Halong Bay in Northern Vietnam, the 325 room Mövenpick Resort & Spa Halong Bay offers convenient access to the area’s main tourist attractions and activities on Halong Road and Halong Bay Cruise Port. The resort features two restaurants, a rooftop pool and lounge that overlooks the spectacular views across the iconic, islet-studded bay, a spa and a fitness centre. MICE facility includes a 300 seater ballroom and a selection of meeting rooms.
As part of the brand signature, the hotels also feature the Mӧvenpick Chocolate Hour which allows guests to sample delicious Swiss chocolate daily in the lobby.
Part of AccorHotels, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has more than 80 properties in 24 countries and is the most Green Globe certified hotel brand in the world. Mövenpick Resort Van Phong and Mövenpick Resort & Spa Halong Bay will complement the company’s existing collection of hotels in Vietnam, including Mövenpick Resort Cam Ranh and Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi.