Billionaire Mike Ryan from the Cayman Islands and Bob Livingston, the founder and chairman of Livingston Group LLC will visit Vietnam to seek out investment opportunities.

The Dau tu (Investment) newspaper cited Link World Unlimited Events LLC as saying that during their nine-day stay, the two investors will tour Hanoi , the central province of Ninh Thuan , Phu Quoc Island in the southern province of Kien Giang and Ho Chi Minh City .

The areas they are interested in include heavy industry, finance and banking, shipbuilding, the transport sector, ports and the construction of hotels and resorts.

They also plan to meet with a number of Vietnamese businesses during their visit.

Mike Ryan is the owner and developer of the Grand Cayman, the Ritz Carlton and the Four Seasons in the Cayman Islands . He also owns a number of international conference centres around the world, the Condominium Hotel chain and a string of exclusive resorts.

Bob Livingston, who is the 106 th Speaker of the US House of Representatives, is also an envoy for many world famous names, including Rolls-Royce, Lockheed Martin, the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, the US Chamber of Commerce, Verizon, John Wickerman and the George Washington University.-VNA