HCM City leader applauds Hilton Group’s investment hinh anh 1Hilton Sai Gon Hotel. (Photo: Reic.vn)

HCM City (VNA) – Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong hailed investment of Hilton Worldwide Group in Vietnam, particularly its cooperation with BRG Group while hosting a reception for Paul Hutton, Vice President of Operations for Southeast Asia at the group, on January 9.

Phong affirmed that the city has given top priority to tourism development which is billed as a spearheaded economy of the southern hub.

Collaboration commitments between the hotel chain and BRG Group is a vivid illustration for the city’s tourism and hotel development potential, he said, adding that the cooperation will make significant contributions to the tourism and economic development of the city.

Sharing Hilton’s investment activities in Vietnam, Paul Hutton said that the group is running 11 hotel projects in the country, many of which are being effectively operated in Ho Chi Minh City.

He suggested the city study to change some planning and construction indexes to improve land use efficiency, meeting the country’s requirements for economic integration in the coming time.

He expressed his hope that the group will receive further support from the city’s leaders to carry out its projects for the development of the city’s economy, especially tourism.-VNA